The country’s national men’s football team will play three friendly matches in Queensland, Australia before leaving for Qatar to play the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ OFC preliminary competition.
The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) made the confirmation, Wednesday.
The first friendly match will be up against Brisbane Roar on March 1st.
Starting off their Australian camp playing against A-League team Brisbane Roar FC is a good test for the team.
The second friendly match is scheduled for March 5th against Caboolture Sports of the Queensland Premier League, third tier of Australian football.
The squad will meet Brisbane Strikers on March 8th for their third and final friendly match.
This is another good test for the national team as Brisbane Strikers is a club playing in the Queensland Premier League.
Following the three friendly matches, the team is expected to continue their journey to Doha, Qatar.
The team is currently in camp at the Pacific Casino Hotel and is expected to leave for Australia at the end of the week.
The final squad comprises of 25 players, 14 new players and 11 experienced players.
Solomon Islands is grouped in pool A of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ OFC preliminary competition alongside Cook Islands, Vanuatu and Tahiti.
By CARLOS ARUAFU