Sports Archive February 2011

Tahiti Stun Bilikiki to Qualify for Beach Soccer World Cup

Oceania has a new beach soccer champion. Tahiti Nui caused a major upset on Saturday beating three-time champions the Solomon Islands 4-3 in the final of the OFC Beach Soccer Championship in Papeete, Tahiti, to qualify for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup for the first time.
Young Robert Laua had a standout performance, scoring a hat trick.

Solomon Islands Too Strong for Fiji

The Solomon Islands' quest to qualify for their fifth consecutive FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup began well today as they defeated a resilient Fiji side 9-4 in the opening match of the OFC Beach Soccer Championship Tahiti 2011.

Bilikiki Confident Ahead of Opener with Fiji

The Solomon Islands insist they will not be taking their opponents lightly when the Oceania Beach Soccer Championship gets underway in Tahiti today.

Vanuatu Pulls Out of Tournament

Vanuatu will not participate at the Oceania Football Confederation Beach Soccer Championship set to kick off in Papeete, Tahiti, tomorrow.
Expected to once again lead the charge for the Solomon Islands is James Naka, who has scored a remarkable 17 goals in four FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup campaigns.

Solomons Lead Pacific Charge for Italy

The OFC Beach Soccer Championship commences this Wednesday with all four participants dreaming of securing passage to September's FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Ravenna, Italy. History indicates that Fiji, Vanuatu and host nation Tahiti face a massive task if they are to unseat regional sand kings Solomon Islands.