Fiji national under-17 football team

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Fiji U17
Nickname(s) Bula Boys
Association Fiji Football Association
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Fiji Shalen Lal
Captain Patrick Joseph
Most caps Iosefo Verevou (8)
Top scorer Osea Vakatalesau, Iosefo Verevou (6)
FIFA code FIJ
First colours
Second colours
First international
 New Caledonia 4 - 3 Fiji Fiji
(Auckland, New Zealand; December 3, 1983)
Biggest win
 American Samoa 0 - 9 Fiji Fiji
(Auckland, New Zealand; January 8, 2011)
Biggest defeat
Fiji Fiji 0 - 6 New Zealand 
(Apia, Samoa; January 13, 2015)
World Cup
Appearances 0
OFC Under-17 Championship
Appearances 16 (first in 1983)
Best result 2nd Place (1999)

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

Competition Record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
China 1985 to South Korea 2007 Did not qualify
Nigeria 2009 Did not participate
Mexico 2011 to India 2017 Did not pualify
Total - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

OFC U-17 Championship record[edit]

The OFC U-17 Championship is a tournament held once every two years to decide the only two qualification spots for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and its representatives at the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

OFC U-17 Championship
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
New Zealand 1983 5th Place 5 0 2 3 6 18 -12 2
Chinese Taipei 1986 5th Place 4 0 2 2 2 8 -6 2
Australia 1989 4th Place 4 1 0 3 9 24 -15 2
New Zealand 1991 3rd Place 4 0 0 4 4 21 -17 0
New Zealand 1993 4th Place 3 0 1 2 2 11 -9 1
Vanuatu 1995 Group stage 1 0 0 1 0 4 -4 0
New Zealand 1997 4th Place 5 2 0 3 5 13 -8 6
Fiji 1999 2nd Place 7 4 1 2 37 13 +24 12
Samoa&Vanuatu 2001 Group stage 4 1 0 3 9 5 +4 3
American Samoa&Australia&New Caledonia 2003 Group stage 4 3 0 1 18 3 +15 9
New Caledonia 2005 Group stage 4 2 1 1 9 6 +3 7
French Polynesia 2007 3rd Place 3 0 2 1 2 4 -2 2
New Zealand 2009 Did not participate - - - - - - - -
New Zealand 2011 Group stage 4 1 0 3 10 6 +4 3
Samoa&Vanuatu 2013 4th Place 5 2 1 2 10 8 +2 7
American Samoa&Samoa 2015 Group stage 5 2 1 2 10 12 -2 7
Samoa&French Polynesia 2017 Group stage 3 1 1 1 4 6 -2 4
Total 2nd Place 65 19 12 34 137 162 -25 67

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the 2017 OFC U-17 Championship from 11 to 24 February 2017.

Caps and goals as of 18 February 2017 after the game against New Zealand.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Mohammed Alam (2000-02-08) 8 February 2000 (age 17) 3 0 Fiji Seqaqa
20 1GK Asaeli Batikasa (2000-05-30) 30 May 2000 (age 17) 1 0 Fiji Labasa

2 2DF Kishan Sami (2000-03-13) 13 March 2000 (age 17) 2 0 Fiji Ba
3 2DF Paula Tuinaserau (2000-03-25) 25 March 2000 (age 17) 2 0 Fiji Tavua
4 2DF Simione Nabenu (2000-05-06) 6 May 2000 (age 17) 3 0 Fiji Ba
12 2DF Kemueli Uluikavoro (2000-02-16) 16 February 2000 (age 17) 2 0 Fiji Navua
17 2DF Jone Sukulu (2000-12-09) 9 December 2000 (age 16) 3 0 Fiji Ba
18 2DF Romit Narayan (2000-03-24) 24 March 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Fiji Sigatoka
19 2DF Mohammed Jamil (2001-01-30) 30 January 2001 (age 16) 3 0 Fiji Ba

6 3MF Mohammed Naizal (2000-03-02) 2 March 2000 (age 17) 3 0 Fiji Rewa
8 3MF Shaneel Narayan (2000-03-17) 17 March 2000 (age 17) 3 0 Fiji Ba
9 3MF Shaneel Gounder (2001-12-03) 3 December 2001 (age 15) 2 0 Fiji Rakiraki
10 3MF Navau Tikoruku (2000-01-05) 5 January 2000 (age 17) 3 0 Fiji Rewa
11 3MF Fardean Hussein (2001-04-09) 9 April 2001 (age 16) 0 0 Fiji Navua
13 3MF Waisake Soga (2000-01-04) 4 January 2000 (age 17) 1 0 Fiji Ba
14 3MF Shivam Naidu (2000-03-24) 24 March 2000 (age 17) 3 0 Fiji Lautoka

5 4FW Jovilisi Muloca (2000-03-08) 8 March 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Fiji Ba
7 4FW Semi Matalau (2001-02-17) 17 February 2001 (age 16) 2 1 Fiji Lautoka
15 4FW Iliesa Rakuka (2000-04-11) 11 April 2000 (age 17) 3 0 Fiji Labasa
16 4FW Ratu Dau (2000-05-06) 6 May 2000 (age 17) 2 3 Fiji Ba


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

Caps and goals as of 13 January 2015. 'Muni Reddy was drownd to dead during the tournament on January 27, 2015 at the age of 16.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
20 1GK Joela Biuvanua (1998-09-04) 4 September 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Fiji Navua
21 1GK Waisake Ravuiwasa (1998-04-24) 24 April 1998 (age 19) 4 0 Fiji Labasa
2 2DF Arami Manumanubai (1998-11-13) 13 November 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Fiji Navua
4 2DF Mateiwai Akeimi Ralulu (1998-03-01) 1 March 1998 (age 19) 5 0 Fiji Labasa
6 2DF Adeel Ali (1998-05-20) 20 May 1998 (age 19) 5 0 Fiji Nadi
8 2DF Shamron Prasad (1998-12-15) 15 December 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Australia Ba Sydney
13 2DF Alvish Naidu (1999-03-07) 7 March 1999 (age 18) 1 0 Fiji Lautoka
18 2DF Shavneel Deo (1998-04-08) 8 April 1998 (age 19) 4 0 Fiji Lautoka
3 3MF Muni Reddy* (1998-03-26) 26 March 1998 (age 19) 5 1 Fiji Nadi
5 3MF Shoel Khan (1998-01-19) 19 January 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Fiji Labasa
7 3MF Fazeem Khan (1999-01-05) 5 January 1999 (age 18) 3 3 New Zealand Wellington Phoenix Academy
9 3MF Patrick Joseph (c) (1998-05-03) 3 May 1998 (age 19) 5 0 Fiji Nadi
12 3MF Amena Bolaitamana (1998-02-06) 6 February 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Fiji Ba
14 3MF Afraz Ali (1998-06-19) 19 June 1998 (age 19) 4 0 Fiji Nadi
16 3MF Ratu Lino Roseru (1998-05-29) 29 May 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Fiji Navua
17 3MF Timoci Dovi (1998-01-08) 8 January 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Fiji Labasa
19 3MF Rusiate Qio (1998-01-28) 28 January 1998 (age 19) 1 0 Fiji Rewa
10 4FW Kartik Kumar (1998-01-26) 26 January 1998 (age 19) 5 0 Fiji Ba
11 4FW Simeli Batiratu (1998-04-15) 15 April 1998 (age 19) 4 4 Fiji Rewa
15 4FW France Catarogo (1998-07-13) 13 July 1998 (age 19) 4 1 Fiji Labasa

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 Ratu Yavala (1996-12-24) 24 December 1996 (age 20) 2 0 Fiji Ba
20 1GK Misiwani Nairube (1996-02-22) 22 February 1996 (age 21) 3 0 Fiji Ba
2 2DF Rupeni Rabici (1996-11-27) 27 November 1996 (age 20) 4 0 Fiji Ba
3 2DF Josefa Koroi (1996-07-13) 13 July 1996 (age 21) 2 0 Fiji Ba
4 2DF Suliano Tawananakoro (1997-07-27) 27 July 1997 (age 20) 3 1 Fiji Ba
5 2DF Iliesa Smith (1996-05-20) 20 May 1996 (age 21) 1 0 Unattached
6 2DF Maikeli Ketewai (1996-06-19) 19 June 1996 (age 21) 5 0 Fiji Ba
17 2DF Mataiasi Toma (1997-06-14) 14 June 1997 (age 20) 4 0 Fiji Nadi
7 3MF Ravnit Chand (1996-01-31) 31 January 1996 (age 21) 5 1 Fiji Ba
8 3MF Kelvin Naidu (1996-06-17) 17 June 1996 (age 21) 4 0 Fiji Suva
9 3MF Shalvin Sharma (1996-03-11) 11 March 1996 (age 21) 5 1 New Zealand Unattached
10 3MF Iosefo Verevou (1996-05-05) 5 May 1996 (age 21) 8 6 Fiji Rewa
12 3MF Prashant Sharma (1996-03-28) 28 March 1996 (age 21) 2 0 Unattached
13 3MF Raees Rafiq (1996-07-31) 31 July 1996 (age 21) 5 0 Fiji Suva
14 3MF Anusheel Singh (1996-04-01) 1 April 1996 (age 21) 1 0 New Zealand Auckland United
18 3MF Jonetani Buksh (1996-07-02) 2 July 1996 (age 21) 4 2 Fiji Ba
11 4FW Vishwa Sharma (1996-05-22) 22 May 1996 (age 21) 5 0 Unattached
15 4FW Seremaia Koroi (1996-08-26) 26 August 1996 (age 20) 2 0 Unattached
16 4FW Mohamed Mobeen (1996-01-01) 1 January 1996 (age 21) 4 0 Fiji Ba
19 4FW Sekove Finau (1997-03-10) 10 March 1997 (age 20) 2 0 Fiji Lautoka

List of coaches[edit]

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