28 Aug 2007

Oceania beach soccer champ has a date with the world's glamour side

10:29 am on 28 August 2007

Oceania Football Confederation Beach soccer champs, the Solomon Islands have drawn glamour side Brazil at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in November.

The Bilikiki Boys have been clustered in Group A with defending champ Brazil, Russia as well as Mexico in Rio de Janeiro.

Among the 16 teams to compete on the famous Copacabana beach will be four new qualifiers; Mexico, Russia, Senegal and United Arab Emirates.

The opening game of the third edition of this sand based competition will pit Russia against Mexico on November 2