Anthony Talo acrobatic fly in the recent World Cup Qualification in New Caledonia
BILIKIKI Beach Soccer player and Kurukuru World Cup hero Anthony Talo has expressed his excitement after qualifying with Bilikiki for his second FIFA World Cup appearance.
Talo, 21, who guided the goal in court and as a defender on the sand, said he is one of the proud young footballers Solomon Islands has produced that will make his second World Cup appearance.
The undefeated Kokohale netball clubKOKOHALE Netball club won of the Honiara Netball Association (HNA) League after an undefeated run in the Division B competition.
The combined girls from Roviana in Western Province grabbed their second title again this year in the division B following their final encounter against Kakamora 23-8 last Wednesday.
Honiara Under 21 team players during one of their training sessions
HONIARA U-20 Netball Team Head coach Rita Bennett has admitted that her girls need to work extra hard in training to gain fitness ahead of the fifth Solomon Games in Tulagi later this month.
“We currently have 15 players in the training squad and each of our training sessions we concentrate on the girl’s physical fitness to mould our team,” Bennett said.
A JOB WELL DONE..... Team Solomons Chef De Mission Nina Davis congratulates female distance runner Sharon Firisua by hugging her after winning the women’s half marathon.Team Solomons has so far bagged four gold medals, nine silver medals and one bronze in the Pacific Mini Games currently underway in Matautu, Wallis & Futuna.
The latest gold came from Sharon Firisua in the women’s half marathon event while Rosefelo Siosi could only settle for bronze in men’s marathon on Friday.
The current completion of the games stadium in Tulagi
TULAGI is shaping up for the upcoming fifth Solomon Games to be held starting September 23.
Central Province Local sports committee officer in charge, George Sasi confirmed that work on the various games sites have almost completed.
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