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The two brothers are internationalists in no less than three sporting codes – football, beach soccer and rugby union. Sons of a fisherman from Luaniua in the Lord Howe Islands in the northern most tip of Solomon Islands, both…

Chung, who arrived in French Polynesia alongside FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke, described the excitement ahead of two weeks of exhilarating beach soccer action.“From my observation the LOC and the federation have done a wonderful job of preparing for…

4, 672 – The average number of spectators at the total 180 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup games played so far. Brazil 2006 has been the most popular edition to date, with 179,800 fans turning out across the 32…

Next Wednesday’s opening will mark the first time a Pacific Islands nation has hosted a FIFA tournament, meaning the Melanesians will, for once, not be forced to depart their continent in order to rub shoulders with the world’s elite.Now…

The global giants of beach football descend on the breathtaking French Polynesian island of Tahiti in September to compete for the biggest prize in the sport – the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2013.Set among the precious coral reefs…

For the Bilikiki, this player is none other than talismanic winger, James Naka, who this year will lead Bilikiki at a record fifth FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Tahiti next week.Just before the Bilikiki departed for Tahiti, Naka,…

The Ukrainians capitalised on the Bilikiki’s early nerves to register three on the scoreboard by the end of the first period. The second period was more closely fought but Ukraine extended their advantage, albeit by a single goal, to…

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) successfully secured the friendly match before the Bilikiki departed on Tuesday. The match will take place in Pape’ete at 15:30pm Tahiti time on Thursday (12:30pm on Friday,…

It will be a two-day journey for the Bilikiki who tonight will stopover in Vanuatu before proceeding on to New Caledonia on Wednesday. In New Caledonia the team will stopover for 11 hours and will use the travel break…