Fiji national football team

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Fiji
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Bula Boys
Association Fiji Football Association
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Frank Farina
Most caps Malakai Kainihewe (35)
Top scorer Esala Masi (23)
Home stadium Post Fiji Stadium
FIFA code FIJ
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 186 Increase 4 (3 December 2015)
Highest 94 (July 1994)
Lowest 199 (July 2015)
Elo ranking
Current 126 (8 July 2015)
Highest 71 (17 September 1991)
Lowest 150 (July/August 1979)
First international
Fiji Fiji 4–6 New Zealand 
(Suva, Fiji; 7 October 1951)
Biggest win
Fiji Fiji 24–0 Kiribati 
(Suva, Fiji; 24 August 1979)
Biggest defeat
 New Zealand 13–0 Fiji Fiji
(Auckland, New Zealand; 16 August 1981)
OFC Nations Cup
Appearances 7 (First in 1973)
Best result Third place, 1998, 2008

The Fiji national football team is the national team of Fiji and is controlled by the Fiji Football Association.[1][2][3] Their best finish in the OFC Nations Cup was third in 1998 and 2008.

World Cup record[edit]

Oceania Nations Cup record[edit]

OFC Nations Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
New Zealand 1973 Group Stage 5th 4 0 0 4 2 13
New Caledonia 1980 Fourth Place 4th 4 2 0 2 11 9
1996 Did not qualify
Australia 1998 Third Place 3rd 4 2 0 2 8 6
French Polynesia 2000 Withdrew
New Zealand 2002 Group stage 5th 3 1 0 2 2 10
Australia 2004 Fourth Place 4th 5 1 1 3 3 10
2008 Third Place 3rd 6 2 1 3 8 11
Solomon Islands 2012 Group stage 6th 3 0 2 1 1 2
2016 To Be Determined
Total 7/9 0 Titles 29 8 4 17 35 61

South Pacific Games record[edit]

  • 1963 – Second place
  • 1966Did not enter
  • 1969 – Fourth place
  • 1971 – Round 1
  • 1975 – Fourth place
  • 1979 – Second place
  • 1983 – Second place
  • 1987Did not enter
  • 1991First place
  • 1995 – Third place
  • 2003First place
  • 2007 – Second place

Coaches[edit]


Recent Results[edit]

2015[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 35 players were called up to a preliminary squad for four friendly's against Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands on 7 November, 9 November, 11 November and 13 November 2015.

Caps and goals updated as of 10 November 2015 after the game against Vanuatu.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Simione Tamanisau (1982-06-05) 5 June 1982 (age 33) 30 0 Fiji Rewa
1 1GK Vereti Dickson (1988-01-13) 13 January 1988 (age 28) 2 0 Fiji Nadi
1GK Tevita Koroi (1994-04-12) 12 April 1994 (age 21) 1 0 Fiji Suva
20 1GK Beniaminio Mateinaqara (1987-08-18) 18 August 1987 (age 28) 7 0 Fiji Nadi
1GK Misiwani Nairube (1996-02-22) February 22, 1996 (age 19) 0 0 Fiji Ba
1GK Emori Ragata (1988-06-05) 5 June 1988 (age 27) 0 0 Fiji Suva
18 2DF Alvin Singh (1988-06-09) 9 June 1988 (age 27) 16 1 Fiji Ba
17 2DF Avinesh Suwamy (1986-04-06) 6 April 1986 (age 29) 14 2 Fiji Ba
2 2DF Samuela Kautoga (1987-05-21) 21 May 1987 (age 28) 10 0 Fiji Lautoka
6 2DF Jone Vesikula (1986-04-30) 30 April 1986 (age 29) 11 0 Fiji Lautoka
15 2DF Amani Makoe (1991-02-20) 20 February 1991 (age 24) 3 0 Fiji Rewa
4 2DF Jale Dreloa (1995-04-21) 21 April 1995 (age 20) 4 0 Fiji Suva
2DF Dave Radrigai (1990-03-15) 15 March 1990 (age 25) 1 0 Fiji Lautoka
2DF Kolinio Sivoki (1995-03-10) 10 March 1995 (age 20) 1 0 Fiji Lautoka
2DF Peniame Drova (1990-10-15) 15 October 1990 (age 25) 0 0 Fiji Rewa
2DF Garish Prasad (1995-02-01) February 1, 1995 (age 21) 0 0 Fiji Rewa
3MF Malakai Tiwa (1986-10-03) 3 October 1986 (age 29) 16 5 Fiji Ba
3MF Zibraaz Sahib (1989-09-09) 9 September 1989 (age 26) 3 0 Fiji Lautoka
12 3MF Tevita Waranaivalu (1995-09-16) 16 September 1995 (age 20) 3 1 Fiji Rewa
16 3MF Ilimotama Jese (1990-03-16) 16 March 1990 (age 25) 4 0 Fiji Nadi
3MF Taione Kerevanua (1991-04-19) 19 April 1991 (age 24) 2 1 Fiji Labasa
7 3MF Ilisoni Logaivau (1993-07-07) 7 July 1993 (age 22) 4 0 Fiji Labasa
3MF Nickel Chand (1995-07-28) July 28, 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Fiji Suva
3MF Setareki Hughes (1995-06-08) June 8, 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Fiji Rewa
3MF Edward Justin (1993-03-15) March 15, 1993 (age 22) 0 0 Fiji Lautoka
3MF Munit Krishna (1992-05-12) 12 May 1992 (age 23) 0 0 Fiji Nadi
8 3MF Laisenia Raura (1990-10-14) 14 October 1990 (age 25) 1 0 Fiji Ba
5 3MF Antonio Tuivuna (1995-03-20) March 20, 1995 (age 20) 1 0 Fiji Suva
11 4FW Roy Krishna (Captain) (1987-08-20) 20 August 1987 (age 28) 23 15 New Zealand Wellington Phoenix
4FW Osea Vakatalesau (1986-01-15) 15 January 1986 (age 30) 17 17 Fiji Ba
13 4FW Maciu Dunadamu (1986-06-14) June 14, 1986 (age 29) 14 5 Fiji Suva
14 4FW Samuela Drudru (1989-04-30) 30 April 1989 (age 26) 4 0 Fiji Nadi
4FW Napolioni Qasevakatini (1993-03-17) 17 March 1993 (age 22) 2 3 Fiji Nadi
3 4FW Abbu Zahid Shaheed (1991-02-14) 14 February 1991 (age 24) 3 1 Fiji Ba
9 4FW Iosefo Verevou (1996-01-05) January 5, 1996 (age 20) 2 0 Fiji Rewa

Recent call-up's[edit]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Akuila Mateisuva (1992-01-15) 15 January 1992 (age 24) 0 0 Fiji Labasa v.  American Samoa, 27 August 2015
MF Ilisoni Tuinawaivuvu (1991-08-01) 1 August 1991 (age 24) 2 0 Fiji Labasa v.  American Samoa, 27 August 2015

References[edit]