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Solomon Islands a soccer powerhouse

OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL COORDINATOR

REGIONAL ASSISTANCE MISSION TO SOLOMON ISLANDS

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 7th September 2006

Solomon Islands a soccer powerhouse

RAMSI Special Coordinator James Batley today congratulated the Solomon Islands Bilikiki Beach Soccer team on its recent success in Tahiti and urged the team to train hard for Brazil.

Mr Batley said the team had made all Solomon Islanders proud.

“The win shows, once again, that Solomon Islands is a soccer powerhouse in the Oceania region,” Mr Batley said.

The latest victory was sure to remind the rest of the region that Solomon Islands could not be underestimated. It was a sign of even bigger things to come in future.

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