Stanley Waita

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Stanley Waita
Personal information
Full name Stanley Waita
Date of birth (1979-10-10) October 10, 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Auki, Solomon Islands
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Hana FC
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002 Malaita Eagles
2003–2004 Naha F.C.
2005–2006 Agfa Hana
2006–2008 Waikato FC 30 (2)
2007Ngaruawahia United (loan)
2008 Honiara Warriors
2009–2010 Hekari United
2010–2011 Amicale F.C.
2012 Hana FC
National team
2000– Solomon Islands[1] 31 (5)
Teams managed
2017 Solomon Islands (assistant)
2018 Solomon Islands U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 July 2010
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 January 2018

Stanley Waita (born 10 October 1979 in Auki) is a retired Solomon Islands footballer who played as a midfielder. Since January 2018 he is the head coach of the Solomon Islands under-17.

Club career[edit]

Waita played in the Central League for Wairarapa United in 2006; the Solomon Islands midfielder transferred to Ngaruawahia United where he played a key role in the club's promotion charge scoring ten goals in eleven matches for the club. Waita played in the ASB Premiership for Waikato FC and completed the 2007-2008 Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Division 1 seasons with Ngaruawahia United.

Waita returned to the Solomon Islands in mid-2008 before joining Papua New Guineans Hekari in 2009. In May 2010, he won the Oceania Champions League with Hekari United.[2]

International career[edit]

He has also represented the senior Solomon Islands national football team, making his debut in 2000 and collecting over 30 caps since.[3]




  1. ^ Stanley Waita at
  2. ^ Waitakere United 2-1 Hekari United Archived 5 May 2010 at the Wayback Machine - OFC
  3. ^ Stanley WaitaFIFA competition record