Sports: Solomons salvage 2-all draw with All Whites

7:45 pm on 5 September 2017

The Solomon Islands football team have salvaged some pride today in the second leg of their World Cup qualifier against New Zealand.

Lawson Tama Stadium Honiara

Lawson Tama Stadium Honiara Photo: PHOTOSPORT

A 2-all draw against the All Whites in Honiara this afternoon was not enough to win through to the next stage of qualifying.

However it was an improved result for the Solomon Bonitos after the 6-1 defeat by New Zealand in Auckland last week.

New Zealand will now play the fifth-best South American team for a spot at next year's world cup in Russia.

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