Fiji national under-19 football team

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Fiji U19
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Fiji Football Association
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Fiji Ravinesh Kumar
Asst coach Fiji Imdad Ali & Fiji Shalen Lal
Captain Jale Dreola
Most caps Praneel Naidu & Narendra Rao (9)
Top scorer Rusiate Matarerega (5)
FIFA code FIJ
First colours
Second colours
First international
Fiji Fiji 1 - 1 New Zealand New Zealand
(Auckland, New Zealand; November 11, 1978)
Biggest win
Fiji Fiji 10 - 1 Samoa Samoa
(Suva, Fiji; September 6, 1988)
Biggest defeat
Australia Australia 11 - 0 Fiji Fiji
(Melbourne, Australia; December 21, 2002)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (2015)
OFC U-19 Championship
Appearances 18
Best result Final (1998), (2002)

The Fiji national under-19 football team is controlled by Fiji Football Association and represents Fiji in international Under 19 football competitions.

Competition record[edit]

OFC[edit]

The OFC Under 19 Qualifying Tournament is a tournament held once every two years to decide the only qualification spot for Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and representatives at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

OFC U-19 Championship
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
French Polynesia 1974
Australia 1978 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 6 6 0 3
Fiji 1980 3rd Place 3 2 0 1 10 7 -3 5
Papua New Guinea 1982 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 1 14 -13 1
Australia 1985 Group Stage 5 1 1 3 9 12 -3 3
New Zealand 1987 Group Stage 4 0 2 2 3 14 -11 2
Fiji 1988 4th Place 4 1 1 2 11 6 +5 3
Fiji 1990 Group Stage 4 0 1 3 2 7 -5 1
French Polynesia 1992 Group Stage 4 2 0 2 11 7 +4 4
Fiji 1994 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 11 -10 0
French Polynesia 1997 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 5 15 -10 3
Samoa 1998 Final 5 3 0 2 13 6 +7 9
Cook Islands 2001 Group Stage 4 2 0 2 4 4 0 6
Fiji 2002 Final 6 4 0 2 14 16 -2 12
Solomon Islands 2005 4th Place 5 2 0 3 13 9 +4 9
New Zealand 2007 Group Stage 6 4 0 2 16 6 +10 12
French Polynesia 2008 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 8 -8 0
New Zealand 2011 4th Place 5 1 1 3 5 11 -6 4
Fiji 2013 2nd Place 4 3 0 1 8 8 0 9
Fiji 2014 1st Place 5 4 1 0 13 3 +10 13
Total 12 74 27 8 39 132 167 -35 86

Group stage[edit]

The group stage fixtures were announced on 7 May, with the games scheduled as a round-robin tournament.[1]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Fiji 5 4 1 0 13 3 +10 13
 Vanuatu 5 3 2 0 11 4 +7 11
 New Caledonia 5 3 0 2 17 5 +12 9
 Solomon Islands 5 1 1 3 7 7 0 4
 Papua New Guinea 5 1 1 3 6 13 −7 4
 American Samoa 5 0 1 4 1 23 −22 1
23 May 2014
14:30 UTC+13
American Samoa  0–4  Fiji
Report Waqa Goal 15'
Dreola Goal 24'
Tuinuva Goal 30'
Nabenia Goal 45+3'

25 May 2014
19:30 UTC+13
Fiji  2-0  New Caledonia
Nabenia Goal 47'
Tuivuna Goal 65' (pen)
Report

27 May 2014
14:30 UTC+13
Fiji  3-0  Papua New Guinea
Sahib Goal 43'
Toma Goal 55'
Waqa Goal 76'
Report

29 May 2014
17:00 UTC+13
Vanuatu  2–2  Fiji
Kalo Goal 22'
Iawak Goal 57'
Report Chand Goal 25'
Dreloa Goal 40'

31 May 2014
19:30 UTC+13
Fiji  2-1  Solomon Islands
Chand Goal 25'
Naidu Goal 26'
Report Kaua Goal 9'


2014 OFC U-19 Championship[edit]

Fiji's starting line-up against American Samoa, OFC U-19 Championship 2014


Current Technical Staff[edit]

Position
National Coaching Director Uruguay Juan Carlos Buzzetti
Team Director Fiji Taranesh Reddy
Coach Fiji Ravinesh Kumar
Assistant Coach Fiji Imdad Ali
Assistant Coach Fiji Shalen Lal
Goal Keeper Coach Fiji Iosefo Vosaboto
Physio Fiji Varoon Karan

Squad for the 2014 OFC President's Cup[edit]

Caps and goals as of 22 May 2014. Waisea Yavala, Iosefo Verevou, Kelvin Naidu, Aveen Kumar and Samuela Gavo have been dropped from the squad because they left the training camp without warning officials.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Misiwani Nairube (1996-02-22) February 22, 1996 (age 18) 5 0 Fiji Ba
20 1GK Shaneel Naidu (1995-03-28) March 28, 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Fiji Ba
2 2DF Praneel Naidu (1995-01-29) January 29, 1995 (age 19) 10 1 Fiji Ba
5 2DF Antonio Tuivuna (1995-03-20) March 20, 1995 (age 19) 8 2 Fiji Suva
6 3MF Mohammed Khan (1995-11-01) November 1, 1995 (age 19) 5 0 New Zealand Waitakere City
11 2DF Josefa Koroi (1996-07-13) July 13, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Fiji Ba Youth
13 2DF Mataiasi Toma (1997-06-14) June 14, 1997 (age 17) 5 1 Fiji Nadi
17 2DF Kolinio Sivoki (1995-03-10) March 10, 1995 (age 19) 9 0 Fiji Suva
3 3MF Garish Prasad (1995-02-01) February 1, 1995 (age 19) 5 0 Fiji Rewa
4 2DF Jale Dreola (c) (1995-04-21) April 21, 1995 (age 19) 9 2 Fiji Suva
7 3MF Nickel Chand (1995-07-28) July 28, 1995 (age 19) 6 2 Fiji Suva
8 3MF Setareki Hughes (1995-06-08) June 8, 1995 (age 19) 5 0 Fiji Rewa
10 3MF Narendra Rao (1995-06-27) June 27, 1995 (age 19) 10 1 Fiji Ba
12 3MF Tevita Waranaivalu (1995-09-16) September 16, 1995 (age 19) 2 0 Fiji Rewa
14 3MF Ravnit Chand (1996-01-31) January 31, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Fiji Ba Youth
16 3MF Jonetani Buksh (1996-07-02) July 2, 1996 (age 18) 2 0 Fiji Ba
18 3MF Al-taaf Sahib (1995-12-09) December 9, 1995 (age 18) 3 1 New Zealand Waitakere City
9 4FW Gabrieili Matanisiga 1 0 Fiji Rewa
15 4FW Saula Waqa (1995-10-12) October 12, 1995 (age 19) 6 2 Fiji Ba
19 4FW Arshnil Raju 3 0 Fiji Labasa
4FW Samuela Nabenia (1995-02-09) February 9, 1995 (age 19) 5 2 Fiji Ba

Current squad[edit]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Tevita Koroi (1994-04-12) April 12, 1994 (age 20) 3 0 Fiji Navua
20 1GK Senirusi Bokini (1994-06-02) June 2, 1994 (age 20) 2 0 Fiji Lautoka
2 2DF Antonio Tuivuna (1995-03-20) March 20, 1995 (age 19) 3 0 Fiji Suva
3 2DF Praneel Naidu (1995-01-29) January 29, 1995 (age 19) 4 0 Fiji Ba
4 2DF Jale Dreola (1995-04-21) April 21, 1995 (age 19) 4 0 Fiji Suva
6 2DF Koli Sivoki (1995-03-10) March 10, 1995 (age 19) 3 0 Fiji Suva
11 2DF Jope Masibalavu (1993-05-21) May 21, 1993 (age 21) 3 0 Fiji Ba
14 2DF Josaia Masiwini (1994-11-24) November 24, 1994 (age 20) 2 0 Fiji Rewa
16 2DF Sakaraia Naisua (1993-03-09) March 9, 1993 (age 21) 4 0 Fiji Suva
17 2DF Ravinesh Dass (1993-11-02) November 2, 1993 (age 21) 2 0 Unattached
7 3MF Vineel Naidu (1994-05-28) May 28, 1994 (age 20) 2 0 Unattached
8 3MF Setareki Hughes (1995-06-08) June 8, 1995 (age 19) 2 0 Fiji Rewa
9 3MF Manasa Nawakula (1994-03-06) March 6, 1994 (age 20) 3 0 Fiji Ba
10 3MF Narendra Rao (1995-06-27) June 27, 1995 (age 19) 4 1 Fiji Ba
12 3MF Ratu Nakalevu (1994-03-07) March 7, 1994 (age 20) 2 1 Fiji Rewa
19 3MF Temesi Tuwai (1994-02-17) February 17, 1994 (age 20) 3 0 Fiji Nadi
5 4FW Rusiate Matarerega (1993-01-17) January 17, 1993 (age 21) 4 5 Fiji Lautoka
13 4FW Jone Salauneune (1993-08-08) August 8, 1993 (age 21) 6 3 Fiji Nadi
15 4FW Napolioni Qasevakatini (1993-03-17) March 17, 1993 (age 21) 3 1 Fiji Nadi
18 4FW Tomasi Tuicakau (1993-06-27) June 27, 1993 (age 21) 2 0 Fiji Nadroga

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pathway to FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 revealed". 7 May 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 

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