Marlon Tahioa, the 24-year-old player of Suva, has received his first call-up for the Solomon Islands national team. The head coach Felipe Vega-Arango has confirmed his inclusion in the squad for the upcoming friendly matches to be played this month in Lautoka, Fiji.
This is an important moment for Tahioa, who has established himself as a top player in Fiji, having previously played for Nasinu and Labasa. He was instrumental in helping Suva finish second in the Digicel Fiji Premier League and winning the prestigious InterDistrict Championship last season.
Recently, Tahioa made headlines for his impressive performance in the OFC Champions League national play-off against Rewa, scoring a goal that helped his team secure a spot in the group stage of the regional tournament to be held in Vanuatu this May.
His call-up to the national team is a significant milestone in his career and a testament to his hard work and dedication to the sport. It is also an excellent opportunity for him to showcase his skills on the international stage and represent his country at the highest level of the sport.
The Solomon Islands national team has a rich footballing history and is one of the top teams in the Pacific region. Tahioa’s inclusion in the squad is a reflection of his talent and potential, and he will undoubtedly be looking forward to making his mark on the team and contributing to their success in the upcoming matches.
Marlon Tahioa’s call-up to the Solomon Islands national team is a well-deserved recognition of his talent and an exciting opportunity for him to take his career to the next level.
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