Vanuatu national under-19 football team

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Vanuatu U19
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Vanuatu Football Federation
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Vanuatu Etienne Mermer
Asst coach Australia Anthony Pisano
Captain Jacky Ruben
Most caps Seiloni Iaruel, Kevin Shem & Jean Kaltak (9)
Top scorer Jean Kaltak (9)
FIFA code VAN
First colours
Second colours
First international
French Polynesia Tahiti 2 - 1 New Hebrides New Hebrides
(Papeete, French Polynesia; December 8, 1974)
Biggest win
American Samoa American Samoa 0 - 15 Vanuatu Vanuatu
(Apia, Samoa; August 19, 1998)
Biggest defeat
Fiji Fiji 11 - 0 Vanuatu Vanuatu
(Suva, Fiji; October 1, 1994)
World Cup
Appearances 0
OFC U-19 Championship
Appearances 13 (1974), (1988), (1990), (1992), (1994), (1998), (2001), (2002), (2005), (2007), (2011), (2013), (2014)
Best result Second (2014)

The Vanuatu national under-19 football team is the national U-19 team of Vanuatu and is controlled by the Vanuatu Football Federation.

History[edit]

The Vanuatu national under-19 football team took 5 times part on a tournament (1995, 2005, 2009, 2011 and 2013) and the best result was in 2005 when the team reached the final but unfortunately they lost it against Australia. In 2014 the team got the best result with a second place.

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 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 3 7 -4 1
Australia 1978
Fiji 1980
Papua New Guinea 1982
Australia 1985
New Zealand 1987
Fiji 1988 Group Stage 2 0 0 2 2 8 -6 0
Fiji 1990 Group Stage 4 2 0 2 4 10 -6 4
French Polynesia 1992 Group Stage 4 1 1 2 4 9 -5 3
Fiji 1994 4th Place 4 2 0 2 6 6 0 6
French Polynesia 1997
Samoa 1998 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 15 9 +6 3
Cook Islands 2001 Group Stage 5 4 0 1 23 4 +19 12
Fiji 2002 Group Stage 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2 1
Solomon Islands 2005 4th Place 5 3 0 2 12 15 -1 9
New Zealand 2007 Group Stage 6 1 2 3 8 17 -9 5
French Polynesia 2008
New Zealand 2011 4th Place 5 4 0 1 19 5 +14 12
Fiji 2013 3rd Place 4 2 0 2 12 7 +5 6
Fiji 2014 2nd Place 5 3 2 0 11 4 +7 11
Total 12 47 20 5 22 110 101 +9 62

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
17:00 UTC+13
Vanuatu  1-0  New Caledonia
Koka Goal 66' Report

25 May 2014
14:30 UTC+13
Solomon Islands  0-0  Vanuatu
Report

27 May 2014
19:30 UTC+13
American Samoa  0-4  Vanuatu
Report Kalo Goal 15'
Saniel Goal 41'
Kalsong Goal 56'67'

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
17:00 UTC+13
Papua New Guinea  2-4  Vanuatu
Donna Goal 15' (o.g.)
Awele Goal 62'
Report Kalsong Goal 42',Goal 63'
Kaltak Goal 89', Goal 90+'


2014 OFC U-19 Championship[edit]

Vanuatu's starting line-up against New Caledonia, OFC U-19 Championship 2014

Current Technical Staff[edit]

Position
Head coach Vanuatu Etienne Mermer
Assistant coach Australia Anthony Pisano
Teammanager Vanuatu Tom Philip
Goalkeeping coach Vanuatu Obed Jimmy
Physio Vanuatu Albert Kaipam
Media Officer Vanuatu Harry Atisson

Squad for the 2014 OFC U-19 Championship[edit]

Caps and goals as of 22 May 2014.
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
24 1GK Ricky Dick (1998-10-17) 17 October 1998 (age 16) 0 0 Vanuatu Teouma Academy
2 2DF Jaison Thomas (1997-01-20) 20 January 1997 (age 18) 4 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
3 2DF Goshen Donna (1997-06-07) June 7, 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Vanuatu Amicale
4 2DF Alphonse Lency 5 0 Vanuatu Tupuji Imere
5 2DF Joseph Iaruel (1998-01-25) 25 January 1998 (age 17) 0 0 New Zealand St Peter's College
6 2DF Remy Kalsrap (1996-01-20) 20 January 1996 (age 19) 5 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
7 2DF Elie Melte Rossi (1996-01-09) January 9, 1996 (age 19) 2 0 Vanuatu Yatel
18 2DF Kerry Iawak (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 19) 4 1 Vanuatu Spirit 08
8 3MF Justin Koka (1997-05-05) 5 May 1997 (age 17) 5 1 Vanuatu Amicale
10 3MF Bong Kalo (1997-01-18) 18 January 1997 (age 18) 5 2 Vanuatu Tafea
12 3MF Andre Bule (1996-08-29) 29 August 1996 (age 18) 2 0 Vanuatu Yatel
14 3MF Kersom Kalsong 5 4 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
15 3MF Etienne Naieu (1996-02-13) February 13, 1996 (age 19) 2 0 Vanuatu Amicale
16 3MF Jacky Ruben (c) (1996-11-10) November 10, 1996 (age 18) 4 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
19 3MF Renold Iwai (1996-05-31) May 31, 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Vanuatu Yatel
9 4FW Tony Kaltak (1996-11-05) 5 November 1996 (age 18) 4 2 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
11 4FW Alex Saniel (1996-11-08) November 8, 1996 (age 18) 5 1 Fiji Suva
13 4FW Ruben Frank (1996-10-07) October 7, 1996 (age 18) 5 0 Vanuatu Amicale
17 4FW Sam Iwai 3 0 Vanuatu Teouma Academy

Squad for the 2014 OFC U-19 Championship[edit]

Caps and goals as of 22 May 2014.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Seiloni Iaruel (1995-04-17) 17 April 1995 (age 19) 9 0 Vanuatu Tafea
1GK Charlie Waivui (1996-02-08) 8 February 1996 (age 19) 5 0 Vanuatu Tafea
2DF Raoul Coulon (1995-12-03) 3 December 1995 (age 19) 2 0 Vanuatu Tupuji Imere
2DF Jaison Thomas (1997-01-20) 20 January 1997 (age 18) 4 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
2DF Chanel Obed (1995-09-03) 3 September 1995 (age 19) 2 0 Vanuatu Amicale
2DF Remy Kalsrap (1996-01-20) 20 January 1996 (age 19) 5 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
2DF Goshen Donna (1997-06-07) June 7, 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Vanuatu Amicale
2DF Elie Melte Rossi (1996-01-09) January 9, 1996 (age 19) 2 0 Vanuatu Yatel
2DF Kerry Iawak (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 19) 4 1 Vanuatu Spirit 08
3MF Barry Mansale (1995-11-01) 1 November 1995 (age 19) 3 0 Papua New Guinea Hekari United
3MF Michel Coulon (1995-12-03) 3 December 1995 (age 19) 3 0 Vanuatu Tupuji Imere
3MF Bong Kalo (1997-01-18) 18 January 1997 (age 18) 5 2 Vanuatu Tafea
3MF Santino Mermer (1995-05-28) 28 May 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Vanuatu Shepherds United
3MF Justin Koka (1997-05-05) 5 May 1997 (age 17) 5 1 Vanuatu Amicale
3MF Andre Bule (1996-08-29) 29 August 1996 (age 18) 2 0 Vanuatu Yatel
3MF Etienne Naieu (1996-02-13) February 13, 1996 (age 19) 2 0 Vanuatu Amicale
3MF Jacky Ruben (c) (1996-11-10) November 10, 1996 (age 18) 4 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
3MF Renold Iwai (1996-05-31) May 31, 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Vanuatu Yatel
4FW Tony Kaltak (1996-11-05) 5 November 1996 (age 18) 4 2 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
4FW Alex Saniel (1996-11-08) November 8, 1996 (age 18) 5 1 Vanuatu Spirit 08
4FW Ruben Frank (1996-10-07) October 7, 1996 (age 18) 5 0 Vanuatu Amicale
4FW Edwin Bai (1995-12-21) December 21, 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Vanuatu Spirit 08

Current squad[edit]

Caps and goals as of 10 March 2013.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Seiloni Iaruel (1995-04-17) 17 April 1995 (age 19) 9 0 Vanuatu Tafea
20 1GK Kalo Firiam (1994-12-10) December 10, 1994 (age 20) 0 0 Vanuatu Tafea
2 2DF Raoul Coulon (1995-12-03) 3 December 1995 (age 19) 2 0 Vanuatu Tupuji Imere
3 2DF Chanel Obed (1995-09-03) 3 September 1995 (age 19) 2 0 Vanuatu Amicale
4 2DF Jaycen Botleng (1994-06-06) June 6, 1994 (age 20) 4 0 Vanuatu Tafea
5 2DF Kevin Shem (1993-12-05) 5 December 1993 (age 21) 9 2 Vanuatu Tafea
6 2DF Jais Malsarani (1994-03-07) 7 March 1994 (age 21) 4 0 Vanuatu Tafea
15 2DF Eric Johnsam (1993-05-19) May 19, 1993 (age 21) 1 0 Vanuatu Shepherds United
7 3MF Barry Mansale (1995-11-01) 1 November 1995 (age 19) 3 0 Papua New Guinea Hekari United
8 3MF Jackson Tasso (1993-07-12) 12 July 1993 (age 21) 4 1 Vanuatu Amicale
12 3MF Santino Mermer (1995-05-28) 28 May 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Vanuatu Shepherds United
14 3MF Michel Coulon (1995-12-03) 3 December 1995 (age 19) 3 0 Vanuatu Tupuji Imere
16 3MF Zica Manuhi (1993-07-23) July 23, 1993 (age 21) 4 1 Vanuatu Tafea
18 3MF Philipe Tabilip (1993-05-24) May 24, 1993 (age 21) 1 1 Unattached
9 4FW Jean Kaltak (1994-08-19) 19 August 1994 (age 20) 9 9 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
10 4FW Bill Nicolls (1993-06-03) June 3, 1993 (age 21) 4 0 Vanuatu Tupuji Imere
11 4FW Ratu Hungai (1993-10-18) October 18, 1993 (age 21) 2 0 Unattached
13 4FW Dalong Damalip (1993-05-12) May 12, 1993 (age 21) 4 4 Vanuatu Amicale
17 4FW Nicol Tari (1994-11-29) November 29, 1994 (age 20) 2 1 Vanuatu Tafea
19 4FW Edwin Bai (1995-12-21) December 21, 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Vanuatu Spirit 08

References[edit]

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

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