Malango secures bronze

BY ELTON LONARATHA JNR

THE Malango Women’s Football Club (FC) concluded their campaign in the second edition of the Guadalcanal Football Association (GFA) Women’s Championship with a well-deserved Bronze medal, leaving them hopeful for an even stronger performance in the next tournament.

A total of six teams from across the province competed in a round-robin format, with players aiming to impress and secure a spot in the final squad that will represent Guadalcanal in the upcoming Women’s Solomon Cup later this year.

The championship concluded on Monday at the DC Park in East Honiara, with the final round of fixtures followed by an awards ceremony to recognize the winning teams.

National women’s striker, Jeminah David, featured for her home club and made a significant impact, contributing to the team’s impressive third-place finish.

“I am incredibly proud of our team’s performance, especially given the challenges we faced throughout the week,” David said. “This is a big improvement from past years, and I want to thank our guest players for their contributions. We are also grateful to our families, friends, and supporters who cheered us on. We hope to build on this momentum for the next edition.”

The tournament showcased the growing talent and potential of women’s football in the province, and the Malango Women’s FC has certainly left their mark, setting their sights on future success.

Meanwhile, the order of presentation for the second edition is as follows:

1st Whitewest FC

2nd Nahonia’ra FC

3rd Malango FC

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