SBT Grabs 3K as Champions of Buma Pentecost Soccer Tournament


BY RODRICK DESURI

FREELANCE JOURNALIST

SBT is now the crowned champions of the Buma Pentecost Soccer Tournament in West Kwaio, Malaita Province.

The champions were awarded $3000 and a trophy over the weekend.

The tournament’s Games Commissioner, Lina Iro thanked every participating team for their positive contribution to the week-long organized soccer tournament. 

“I like to thank every team for their participation and good behavior during the long week stay here.

He said without all the teams from Zones 1 to Zone 8 in the Buma community, the tournament to mark the Pentecost celebration would be meaningless.

Second prize winner Kwabu Kings 1.

“Without your participation, our celebration feast to mark the coming of the Holy Spirit would be meaningless and we will not enjoy the festivity, since we haven’t celebrated the event over the last 3 years,” Iro said.

The prizes for the winners of the tournament are as follows:

  • SBT – first prize winner – $3000
  • Kwabu Kings 1 – second prize winner – $2000

The consolation prizes are as follows:

  • Golden boot award – Rodney Lea’i of Bona United
  • Fairest team of the tournament – Buma Station 4 Red

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