Antonio Tuivuna

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Antonio Tuivuna
Personal information
Full name Antonio Tuivuna
Date of birth (1995-03-20) 20 March 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Navala, Ba, Fiji
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Dreketi
Number 6
Youth career
Ba Sangam College
Ba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Ba
2014–2015 Suva
2015–2016 Nadi
2016–2017 Ba
2017–2018 Labasa
2018– Dreketi
National team
2013–2015 Fiji U-20 10 (2)
2015– Fiji U-23 6 (11)
2015– Fiji 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 Februari 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 December 2017

Antonio Tuivuna (born 20 March 1995) is a Fijian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Dreketi.

Career[edit]

Tuivana advanced through the youth ranks at Ba, making his senior debut in 2012 at the age of seventeen. After two years with the club, he departed on a free transfer to Suva[2] A season later, Tuivana moved to Nadi before moving back to Ba on a $5,000 FJD transfer.[3] In 2017 he moved to the Labasa, known as the Babasiga Lions.[4]

International career[edit]

Tuivuna made his debut for the senior team in November 2015 in a 1-1 draw against Vanuatu. Before this he was a member of the U20's and the U23's. With the U20's he won the 2014 OFC U-20 Championship and qualified for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup. This was the first time that Fiji had qualified for a FIFA World Cup event. Tuivuna played in all three group matches, including in the historical 3-0 victory against Honduras.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Fiji's goal tally first.[5]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 December 2017 Port Vila Municipal Stadium, Port Vila, Vanuatu  New Caledonia 3–1 4–1 2017 Pacific Mini Games

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 Pacific Games - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea". GEMS.pro. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Antonio Tuivuna has joined Suva on a free transfer". Fiji Football transfer news. 19 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Nadi wants $5k". Fiji Times. 1 October 2016.
  4. ^ "I play for my family says midfielder". Fiji Sun. 30 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Tuivuna, Antonio". National Football Teams. Retrieved 4 January 2018.

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