10 Jul 2007

Solomon Islands Bilikiki Boys elated by Auckland win over Vanuatu

10:28 am on 10 July 2007

The just ended Beach Football competition won by Solomon Islands in Auckland at the weekend has been hailed as a huge success. The Bilikiki Boys are off to Brazil for the FIFA World competition after beating Vanuatu 5-3 in the final...Oceania Football Confederation secretary Tai Nicholas says the idea now is to get more people interested and Solomons captain Gideon Omokoreria agrees.

"..... very very important for our people in Solomon Islands and also our Federation. we are very excited that we win and we hope, win again, in the upcoming World Cup."