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29 October 2020
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Late Kisina (centre) playing for Isabel U-14 against Solomon Warriors at DC Park. [Photo: SIFF]


THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has paid tribute to a young footballer from Isabel Province who was killed by a crocodile on Monday. 

SIFF delivered a message of condolences to the families of Isabel Frigates U-14 player Kisina Kuliusu Damutalau who was killed by a crocodile at Koltakesa, Havulei district in Isabel.

The 13-year-old played for Isabel in the recent SIFF Just Play National U-14 Championship held in Honiara. 

“We have received the sad news today (Wednesday) with profound shock and wish to mourn with the bereaved families the tragic loss of a future player for Isabel and Solomon Islands,” according to the SIFF statement.

Many football fans and supporters also shared their condolence messages through social media.

By CARLOS ARUAFU
Newsroom, Honiara

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