Solomon Islands – AFP
100 officials from the Australia Federal Police (AFP) have arrived in Honiara, forward of the outlet ceremonies of the 2023 Pacific Video games this weekend.
The officials will sign up for their comrades who’re already in Honiara to beef up the Royal Solomon Islands Police Power (RSIPF) at the safety operation for the Pacific Video games.
The AFP mentioned of their remark a request was once gained from the Solomon Islands govt for help.
Australia had additionally supported a contingent of Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary officials who’re within the Solomon Islands to lend a hand with the safety operation for the Pacific Video games.
The Video games will open on 19 November finish on 2 December.
Vanuatu rugby – girls’s
Vanuatu is able to ship their first ever nationwide girls’s rugby workforce to the Pacific Video games in Solomon Islands.
The Vanuatu Day-to-day Submit reviews Vanuatu Rugby League president Antonio Korikalo pronouncing it was once a large fulfillment for the game within the nation.
Gamers have been introduced with their Video games outfit in Port Vila on Saturday.
Vanuatu shall be competing for medals towards groups such because the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Samoa, Fiji and the Prepare dinner Islands.
Wallis and Futuna – squad
The total Wallis and Futuna squad will arrive in Honiara on Wednesday November 15 and shall be accommodated on the Solomon Islands Nationwide College.
Staff Wallis and Futuna’s Chef De Challenge Polelei Valetino was once the primary to reach in Solomon Islands, Honiara prematurely of his workforce.
Valetino was once welcomed via the Video games Setting up Committee and Pacific Video games Affiliation on the Henderson Global Airport ultimate Thursday.
Valetino instructed the Video games Media workforce that they have got a 88-member squad, which incorporates athletes and workforce coaches.
They’ll be competing in seven sports activities.
Fiji – boxer
Fiji boxer Nehal Chand, an Data Techniques and Laptop Science scholar on the College of the South Pacific in Suva, is interested by taking part on the upcoming Pacific Video games in Honiara.
Chand instructed The Fiji Instances he was once proud to be representing Fiji.
He joins rookies Daniel Chand, Samisoni Goneiwai, Aminiasi Saratibau, and Josaia Veiqaravi as a part of Staff Fiji competing of their first Pacific Video games.
They’re joined via the skilled 2019 silver medallist Jone Davule Koroilagilagi and soldier Elia Rokobuli.
Staff Fiji boxing is coached via well known New Zealand teacher Cameron Todd.
Soccer – attracts
The draw for the Pacific Video games soccer pageant in Solomon Islands has been finished with twelve international locations to contest for medals within the males’s pageant and 10 within the girls’s department.
The Video games Organizing Committee introduced the fixtures on Tuesday, with the groups positioned via present FIFA ratings.
Within the males’s pageant Workforce A contains New Caledonia, Tonga and the Prepare dinner Islands; Workforce B has Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and Tuvalu.
In Workforce C Tahiti will tackle Fiji and the Northern Marianas whilst the hosts Solomon Islands have Samoa and American Samoa in Workforce D.
For the ladies’s, Workforce A options Papua New Guinea, Prepare dinner Islands, New Caledonia and American Samoa.
Workforce B contains Tonga, Tahiti and Samoa and Workforce C sees Fiji pooled along Vanuatu and hosts Solomon Islands.
Soccer would be the first recreation to get underway for the video games in Honiara beginning on Friday, two days ahead of the outlet rite.
Vanuatu – football
Vanuatu’s Ifira Black Fowl (IBB) Soccer Membership gamers Timothy Loic Boulet and Jordy Tasip were recruited via the Auckland Town Soccer Membership in New Zealand.
The Vanuatu Day-to-day Submit reported that Boulet had left Port Vila on ultimate Monday for Auckland.
The participant had performed for Ifira on the Oceania Soccer Confederation Champions League previous this yr the place that they had confronted Auckland Town.
Each gamers, who’re on loose transfers till 31 December 2023 are integrated within the Auckland Town Soccer Membership’s squad record for the 2023 season.
The membership additionally record Tasip as having a marketplace price of €50,000.
Dubai 7s – attracts
Fiji and Samoa have their paintings reduce out for them on the upcoming Dubai 7s event in December.
Within the males’s pageant, Samoa is pooled with New Zealand, Canada and South Africa in Pool Some time Fiji is grouped with United States of The usa, France and Nice Britain.
Fijiana is pooled with New Zealand, South Africa and Nice Britain in Pool A of the ladies’s pageant.
New Zealand is the protecting champion in each the lads’s and ladies’s competitions.
The Dubai 7s shall be held from 2-3 December.