20 May 2008

The Solomon Islands face tough beach football draw in France

8:23 am on 20 May 2008

The Solomon Islands beach football side the Bilikiki Boys face a tough draw in this year's FIFA World Cup in Marseille.

The Bilikiki boys making their third appearance at the tournament will take on Portugal again in a repeat of their meeting two years ago where they were soundly beaten 2-14.

Portugal eventually finished in fourth place after Solomon Islands were eliminated at the first stage on goal difference.

Solomon Islands will also face Portugal, Italy and El Salvador whose making their first appearance.