Twelve (12) franchises for the next cycle of the Telekom S-League from the 2023 to 2025 seasons have been confirmed by the TSL board after screening applicants from both old and new teams.
This is after the expiry of club licenses granted to the previous 12 franchises at the end of the 2022/2023 season.
The Telekom S-League board during a Board Meeting on Monday has thoroughly screened the applications and finalized and approved the following clubs to join the new franchise 2023 -2025.
These clubs’ applications have been approved by the S-League board by compliance with the requirements to have a youth team, have qualified coaches with a minimum qualification of OFC C License, have a major sponsor, and have the financial support to pay in full their registration fees.
Ten (10) clubs from the previous season return for the new cycle with the likes of Solomon Warriors, KOSSA FC, Central Coast FC, Henderson Eels, Laugu United, Marist FC, Honiara City, Southern United FC, Waneagu United, Real Kakamora.
The two new inclusion for 2023-2025 is SOSA FC and FC Juniper. Both clubs have been approved based on their history in sports and football.
TSL approved clubs
Solomon Warriors FC
Central Coast FC
Henderson Eels FC
Laugu United FC
Honiara City FC
Southern United FC
Waneagu United FC
Real Kakamora FC
FIFA has approved the dates for the registration of players for the S-League. The window will be open from Monday 13th March to Friday 21st April 2023.
The registration period is very important that club management complies with the player’s requirements regarding player transfer both domestically and internationally. Clubs can use the window to register players from overseas should they wish to strengthen their performance in the upcoming season.
The Telekom S League 2023 season is scheduled to start on Saturday 22nd April 2023. There will be capacity-building workshops planned for clubs to prepare club Managers to be club administrators who will manage Comet and support the coaches and players, Coaching refreshers to help coaches motivate and plan well for the season as well as for referees and the sports medicine team. To improve our competition we need a holistic approach to progress.
The TSL board reiterates the importance for clubs to settle their fees before the due date. Clubs are advised to settle their fees in full either by way of cash payment or bank cheque. TSL board will not accept club cheques or personal cheque payments. One club is prepared to replace any club that does not meet the deadline. Clubs are strongly advised to pay their fees from Monday 13th March to Friday 24th of March, 2023 before closing of business at 5 pm.
- SIFF MEDIA