The head of the Solomon Islands Football Federation says he does not regret voting for Sepp Blatter at last week's FIFA Congress.
The 79 year old Blatter announced he will step down as FIFA President amid a major corruption investigation, saying he does not feel he has a mandate from the entire world of football.
New Zealand was the only Oceania country to vote against Blatter during last week's meeting in Zurich.
Oceania Football would not comment but the President of the Solomon Islands Football Federation, William Lai, has defended its support for the Swiss.
"Our vote for Mr Blatter: for us this is still out vote because he looks after small nation countries and for many years I think you look around the pacific [and] every pacific island got academic set-ups, FIFA projects, many projects so, whatever [happens] in the high place, I think it doesn't change our view of the person who gives so much opportunity for small nation countries".