3 Nov 2006

Solomon Islands enjoys first up win in Brazil

10:35 am on 3 November 2006

The Solomon Islands Beach Soccer Team this morning demolished African soccer giant Cameroon with a 5-2 win in their first match in the Beach Soccer World Cup tournament currently underway in Brazil.

Representing the Oceania Football Confederation, the little known Solomon Islands team went to the competition as under-dogs.

Home grown talent James Naka was the inspiration for the Oceania boys.

Solomon Islands take on Paraguay in their second encounter on Sunday.