|Full name||Commins Menapi|
|Date of birth||18 September 1977|
|Place of birth||Lata,Temotu Province, Solomon Islands|
|Date of death||18 November 2017(aged 40)|
|Place of death||Honiara, Solomon Islands|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 August 2009|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 August 2009
Commins Menapi (18 September 1977 – 18 November 2017) was a Solomon Islands striker. He was last the manager of Western United. He guided them to their first and only Telekom S league title season 2014/2015.
In the 2006–2007 season, he became the first player to be sent off in a New Zealand Football Championship Grand Final. He represented the Solomon Islands national football team on over 30 occasions, scoring a record 34 goals (including 7 against non-FIFA members). Menapi was arguably the most famous Solomon Islands footballer.
References[change | change source]
- "Soccer: Wisdom of Solomon to help with scoring goals". The New Zealand Herald. 2 October 2006. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
- "Vale Commins Menapi". 18 November 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Player profile – Waitakere club website