Vanuatu national under-17 football team

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Vanuatu U17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Vanuatu Football Federation
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Vanuatu Etienne Mermer
Captain Joseph Iaruel
Top scorer Sylvain Worworbu (11)
FIFA code VAN
First colours
Second colours
First international
1995
Biggest win
American Samoa American Samoa 0 - 13 Vanuatu Vanuatu
(Pago Pago, American Samoa; January 13, 2015)
Biggest defeat
New Zealand New Zealand 5 - 1 Vanuatu Vanuatu
(Auckland, New Zealand; January 10, 2011)
World Cup
Appearances 0
OFC U17 Championship
Appearances 7 (1995, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015)
Best result 2nd Place (2005)

The Vanuatu national under-17 football team is the national U-17 team of Vanuatu and is controlled by the Vanuatu Football Federation.

History[edit]

The Vanuatu national under-17 football team took 7 times part on a tournament (1995, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015). The best result was in 2005 when the team reached the final but unfortunately they lost it against Australia. During the 2015 Tournament Sylvain Worworbu scored 11 goals. After this tournament topscorer Sylvain Worworbu and captain Joseph Iaruel got a scholarship for two years at St Peter's College. This is the first time that a Vanuatu player gets a scholarship.

Competition Record[edit]

OFC[edit]

The OFC Under 17 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-17 World Cup.

OFC U-17 Championship
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
New Zealand 1993 Did not Qualify
Vanuatu 1995 Third Place 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 3
New Zealand 1997 Did not Qualify
Fiji 1999 Did not Qualify
Cook Islands 2001 Did not Qualify
Australia 2003 Group Stage 5 3 1 1 17 7 +10 10
New Caledonia 2005 Did not Qualify
French Polynesia 2007 Did not Qualify
New Zealand 2009 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 8 -7 0
New Zealand 2011 Third Place 5 3 0 2 13 7 +6 9
Vanuatu 2013 Third Place 5 2 2 1 9 6 +3 8
American Samoa 2015 Third Place 6 4 0 2 31 8 +23 12
Total 25 13 3 9 74 36 +38 42


Matches[edit]

2013

2015

Squad for the 2015 OFC U-17 Championship[edit]

Caps and goals as of 27 January 2015.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ricky Dick (1998-10-17) 17 October 1998 (age 16) 6 0 Vanuatu Shepherds United
20 1GK Andreas Duch (1998-10-12) 12 October 1998 (age 16) 0 0 Vanuatu Spirit 08
2 2DF Joseph Iaruel (c) (1998-01-25) 25 January 1998 (age 17) 6 0 New Zealand St Peter's College
3 2DF Obed Nicky (1998-10-24) 24 October 1998 (age 16) 6 1 Vanuatu Shepherds United
4 2DF Jeffrey Tasso (1998-08-24) 24 August 1998 (age 16) 4 0 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
5 2DF John John (1998-06-05) 5 June 1998 (age 17) 6 0 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
12 2DF Barnabe Taliban (1998-11-04) 4 November 1998 (age 16) 3 0 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
16 2DF Gregory Patrick (1998-04-30) 30 April 1998 (age 17) 5 0 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
6 3MF William Edison (1998-06-03) 3 June 1998 (age 17) 6 1 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
7 3MF Frederick Massing (1998-09-11) 11 September 1998 (age 16) 5 2 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
10 3MF Ronaldo Wilkins (1999-12-30) 30 December 1999 (age 15) 6 4 Vanuatu Shepherds United
11 3MF Abednigo Sau (1998-07-28) 28 July 1998 (age 17) 5 6 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
14 3MF Max Uguna (1998-05-21) 21 May 1998 (age 17) 5 2 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
15 3MF Simeon Joshua (1998-08-02) 2 August 1998 (age 16) 4 1 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
17 3MF Jayson Timatua (1998-12-27) 27 December 1998 (age 16) 1 0 Vanuatu Shepherds United
8 4FW Jonathan Spokeyjack (1998-11-13) 13 November 1998 (age 16) 2 0 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
9 4FW Sylvain Worworbu (1998-08-17) 17 August 1998 (age 16) 5 11 New Zealand St Peter's College
13 4FW Xavier Johnny (1998-09-25) 25 September 1998 (age 16) 4 1 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
18 4FW Derek Bule (1998-03-16) 16 March 1998 (age 17) 1 0 Vanuatu Teouma Academy

Squad for 2013 OFC Under 17 Tournament[edit]

Caps and goals as of 11 April 2013.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Charlie Waivui (1996-02-08) 8 February 1996 (age 19) 5 0 Vanuatu Tafea U20
20 1GK Samuel Loli (1996-01-10) 10 January 1996 (age 19) 0 0 Vanuatu Sia-Raga
3 2DF Goshen Donna(c) (1997-06-07) 7 June 1997 (age 18) 4 0 Vanuatu Amicale
2 2DF Jaison Thomas (1997-01-20) 20 January 1997 (age 18) 5 2 Cambodia Phnom Penh Crown
4 2DF Elie Melte Rossi (1996-01-09) 9 January 1996 (age 19) 4 0 Vanuatu Yatel
5 2DF Remy Kalsrap (1996-01-20) 20 January 1996 (age 19) 4 1 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
6 2DF Douglas Patrick (1996-02-10) 10 February 1996 (age 19) 1 0 Vanuatu Torba
15 2DF Andrew Vanva (1996-09-15) 15 September 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Vanuatu Torba
17 2DF Kerry Iawak (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 19) 2 0 Vanuatu Spirit 08
7 3MF Etienne Naieu (1996-02-13) 13 February 1996 (age 19) 1 1 Vanuatu Amicale
8 3MF Alphonse Toa (1996-03-21) 21 March 1996 (age 19) 5 0 Vanuatu Spirit 08÷
10 3MF Bong Kalo (1997-01-18) 18 January 1997 (age 18) 5 0 Vanuatu Tafea
12 3MF Jacky Ruben (1996-06-24) 24 June 1996 (age 19) 3 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
13 3MF Justin Koka (1997-05-05) 5 May 1997 (age 18) 5 1 Vanuatu Amicale
14 3MF Andre Bule (1996-08-29) 29 August 1996 (age 18) 5 0 Vanuatu Yatel
18 3MF Renold Iwai (1996-05-31) 31 May 1996 (age 19) 3 0 Vanuatu Varona
21 3MF Donald Napat (1997-08-13) 13 August 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Vanuatu Tafea
9 4FW Gregory Rouard (1996-07-21) 21 July 1996 (age 19) 4 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
11 4FW Alex Saniel (1996-11-08) 8 November 1996 (age 18) 5 2 New Zealand Fencibles United
16 4FW Frank Ruben (1996-10-07) 7 October 1996 (age 18) 5 2 Vanuatu Amicale
22 4FW Joe Flosse Nako (1997-09-09) 9 September 1997 (age 17) 0 0 Vanuatu Teouma Academy

Current squad[edit]

Caps and goals as of 20 January 2011.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Seiloni Iaruel (1995-04-17) 17 April 1995 (age 20) 5 0 Vanuatu Tafea
16 1GK Julian Kalotang (1994-04-10) 10 April 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Vanuatu Tafea
2 2DF Raoul Coulon (1995-12-03) 3 December 1995 (age 19) 5 0 Vanuatu Tupuji Imere
3 2DF Jais Malsarani (1994-03-07) 7 March 1994 (age 21) 5 0 Vanuatu Tafea
4 2DF Chanel Obed (1995-09-03) 3 September 1995 (age 19) 4 0 Vanuatu Amicale
5 2DF Jelene Waiwai (1995-05-20) 20 May 1995 (age 20) 5 0 Vanuatu Spirit 08
7 2DF Yoan Ben (1995-12-10) 10 December 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Unattached
15 2DF Xavier Massing (1994-08-20) 20 August 1994 (age 20) 0 0 Vanuatu Amicale
8 3MF Barry Mansale (1995-11-01) 1 November 1995 (age 19) 5 0 Vanuatu Amicale
9 3MF Santino Mermer (1995-05-28) 28 May 1995 (age 20) 5 2 Vanuatu Shepherds United
10 3MF Abraham Roquara (c) (1994-07-20) 20 July 1994 (age 21) 5 2 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
12 3MF Steve Lolten (1994-01-07) 7 January 1994 (age 21) 5 0 Unattached
13 3MF Steve Sallas (1994-04-21) 21 April 1994 (age 21) 2 0 Unattached
14 3MF Daniel Tenene (1994-01-15) 15 January 1994 (age 21) 2 1 Unattached
17 3MF Michel Coulon (1995-12-03) 3 December 1995 (age 19) 5 1 Vanuatu Tupuji Imere
18 3MF George Mahit (1995-08-13) 13 August 1995 (age 19) 4 1 Unattached
11 4FW Jean Kaltak (1994-08-19) 19 August 1994 (age 20) 5 5 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
19 4FW Tony Kaltak (1996-11-05) 5 November 1996 (age 18) 5 3 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
20 4FW Andre Kalselik (1995-10-17) 17 October 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Unattached
6 4FW Romain Carlot (1994-07-30) 30 July 1994 (age 20) 2 0 Unattached

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