Desmond Fa'aiuaso

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Desmond Fa'aiuaso
Personal information
Full name Desmond Richmond Fa'aiuaso
Date of birth (1984-02-24) February 24, 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Samoa
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Strickland Brothers Lepea
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Titavi
2002–2004 Strickland Brothers Lepea (38)
2005 Tuanaimoto Breeze
2005–2007 A.S. Pirae
2007–2009 Strickland Brothers Lepea
2009–2010 YoungHeart Manawatu 5 (0)
2010–2014 Team Taranaki
2014–2016 Central United
2016 Strickland Brothers Lepea
2016 Vailima Kiwi
2016– Strickland Brothers Lepea
National team
2001– Samoa 17 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 June 2016

Desmond Fa'aiuaso (born 24 February 1984) is a Football striker from Samoa who currently plays for Vailima Kiwi.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Fa'aiuaso had his first stint in international football with Tahiti side A.S. Pirae and signed up with YoungHeart Manawatu for the 2009–10 season to form an all South Pacific strikeforce with Vanuatuan striker Seule Soromon.[1]

International[edit]

He made his debut for Samoa in an April 2001 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Tonga and scored four goals in his second international, against American Samoa.

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

Samoa
Year Apps Goals
2001 4 4
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 0 0
2005 0 0
2006 0 0
2007 4 2
2008 0 0
2009 0 0
2010 0 0
2011 3 0
2012 0 0
2013 0 0
2014 0 0
2015 3 1
Total 14 7

Statistics accurate as of match played 4 September 2015[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list. Samoa's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref
1. 9 April 2001 International Sports Stadium, Coffs Harbour, Australia  American Samoa
3–0
8–0
2002 FIFA WCQ
2.
4–0
3.
7–0
4.
8–0
5. 27 August 2007 National Soccer Stadium, Apia, Samoa  American Samoa
2–0
7–0
2007 South Pacific Games
6. 29 August 2007 National Soccer Stadium, Apia, Samoa  Vanuatu
1–0
2–1
2007 South Pacific Games
7. 31 August 2015 Loto-Tonga Soka Centre, Nuku'alofa, Tonga  American Samoa
1–0
3–2
2018 FIFA WCQ OFC First Round [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Samoan star shines bright – Oceania Football
  2. ^ "Desmond Fa'aiuaso". National Football Teams. Retrieved 2 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Samoa 3–2 American Samoa". http://www.fifa.com/. FIFA. 2 September 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.  External link in |website= (help)

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