English Futsal Coach Damon Shaw has been appointed as the new head coach of the Solomon Islands national team futsal team, Kurukuru.
Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare officially opened the country’s first-ever Futsal complex Friendship Hall – Multipurpose Futsal Stadium Complex. It is incredible what the Solomon Islands has achieved on the international stage with limited resources.
The Solomon Islands Futsal National team is preparing for the upcoming OFC Futsal Cup 2022 to be held in Suva, Fiji, next month.
“With the Futsal facility, we'll have more competitions in futsal here, and our international participation will be maintained,” SIFF President William Lai
Elliot Ragomo is perhaps Oceania’s most decorated futsal player. The Solomon Islands star will lead his side to a fourth World Cup next year and the Kurukuru have set their sights on first-ever knockout-stage qualification.
The construction of the Solomon Islands' first-ever regulation-size futsal courts at a Futsal Multipurpose Courts complex will commence later this year.
The audio recording in this post is a radio interview discussing the impact that Futsal had on the Solomon Islands during a difficult period of their history and after.
Today, the Solomon Islands announced more great news for the sports development. Construction will begin next month on a long-awaited futsal complex in Solomon Islands.