The Solomon Islands have named their 18-man travelling squad fort the first OFC Stage 3 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM Qualifier against Tahiti In Papeete on Monday (local time).
Six players have been left out of the training squad of 24 including experienced forward Benjamin Totori as the Bonitos travel to French Polynesia with a more streamlined group.
Gagame Feni, Charlie Otainao, James Do’oro, Richard Fono and Tutizama Tanit were also not selected for the Tahiti leg.
However at least some of those omitted could come back into contention when the teams meet again in Honiara on November 13 with up to 23 players allowed in the match day squad.
Solomon Islands squad for FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Tahiti (away)
Philip Mango (GK) Marist
Zantas Kabini (GK) Marist
Michael Boso (Marist)
Hadis Aengari (Solomon Warriors)
Joachim Waroi (Western United)
Emanuel Poila (Solomon Warriors)
Junior Albert (Kossa)
Freddie Kini (Western United)
Michael Sira (Marist)
Henry Fa’arodo (Western United)
Tigi Molea (Solomon Warriors)
Atkin Kaua (Marist)
Joses Nawo (Western United)
Gibson Daudau (Solomon Warriors)
Moffat Kilifa (Western United)
James Naka (Western United)
Jerry Donga (Solomon Warriors)
Mathias Iani (Marist)