Solomon Islands Football Federation is set to announce soon their new staff heading for the OFC Nations Cup this June to be hosted by New Zealand. Recently, the football body announced a 30-men provisional squad to start trainings at Lawson Tama Stadium – being the sessions controled by U17 national team coach Stanley Waita and Henderson Eels’ Eddie Marahare while the new staff is not announce by SIFF.
Solomon Islands national team is scheduled to play two international frindlies this March at Tri-Nations – a friendly tournament organized by Fiji – where the Bonitos will face the hosts and Tahiti national team.
The scheduled final date by SIFF to receive applications for several positions to compose its staff including the head coach spot is this Wednesday (04th March) – which means the term has expired and the Solomon Islands FA is now analyzing all profiles received.
It is known the governing football body wants a foreign coach to guide the national team in the OFC Nations Cup, being the friendly matches in Fiji this month the first commitments of the new coach and his staff. While the process is not finished, Waita and Marahare prepares the team at Lawson Tama Stadium, despite not couting on various players – Solomon Warriors is in New Caledonia playing the group C of OFC Champions League and players as Atkin Kaua, Raphael Lea’i, Gagame Feni and Leon Kofana are currently abroad. You can see full squadlist by clicking here.