Fiji national under-20 football team

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Fiji U20
Association Fiji Football Association
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Fiji Yogendra Dutt
Captain Mataiasi Toma
Most caps Praneel Naidu & Narendra Rao (12)
Top scorer Rusiate Matarerega (5)
FIFA code FIJ
First colours
Second colours
First international
Fiji Fiji 1 – 1 New Zealand New Zealand
(Auckland, New Zealand; November 11, 1978)
Biggest win
Fiji Fiji 10 – 1 Samoa Samoa
(Suva, Fiji; September 6, 1988)
Biggest defeat
Australia Australia 11 – 0 Fiji Fiji
(Melbourne, Australia; December 21, 2002)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (2015)
OFC U-20 Championship
Appearances 18
Best result Winner (2014)

The Fiji national under-20 football team is controlled by Fiji Football Association and represents Fiji in international Under 20 football competitions.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup record[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup record
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
19772013 Did not qualify - - - - - -
New Zealand 2015 Round 1 3 1 0 2 4 11
Total 1/20 3 1 0 2 4 11

OFC[edit]

The OFC Under 20 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-20 Championship
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
French Polynesia 1974
Australia 1978 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 6 6
Fiji 1980 3rd Place 3 2 0 1 10 7
Papua New Guinea 1982 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 1 14
Australia 1985 Group Stage 5 1 1 3 9 12
New Zealand 1987 Group Stage 4 0 2 2 3 14
Fiji 1988 4th Place 4 1 1 2 11 6
Fiji 1990 Group Stage 4 0 1 3 2 7
French Polynesia 1992 Group Stage 4 2 0 2 11 7
Fiji 1994 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 11
French Polynesia 1997 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 5 15
Samoa 1998 2nd Place 5 3 0 2 13 6
New Caledonia&Cook Islands 2001 Group Stage 4 2 0 2 4 4
Vanuatu&Fiji 2002 2nd Place 6 4 0 2 14 16
Solomon Islands 2005 4th Place 5 2 0 3 13 9
New Zealand 2007 Group Stage 6 4 0 2 16 6
French Polynesia 2008 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 8
New Zealand 2011 4th Place 5 1 1 3 5 11
Fiji 2013 2nd Place 4 3 0 1 8 8
Fiji 2014 1st Place 5 4 1 0 13 3
Tonga&Vanuatu 2016 Group Stage 3 0 2 1 2 3
Total 12 74 27 8 39 132 167

Fixtures and results[edit]


Fiji's starting line-up against American Samoa, OFC U-20 Championship 2014

Current technical staff[edit]

Position
Head Coach Fiji Yogendra Dutt
Team Director Fiji Taranesh Reddy
Coach Fiji Ravinesh Kumar
Assistant Coach Fiji Imdad Ali
Assistant Coach Fiji Shalen Lal
Goal Keeper Coach Fiji Iosefo Vosaboto
Physio Fiji Varoon Karan

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the 2016 OFC U-20 Championship from 3 to 17 September 2016. Names in italics denote players who have been capped for the Senior team.

Caps and goals as of 10 September 2016 after the game against Papua New Guinea.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jovilisi Borisi (1997-07-31) July 31, 1997 (age 19) 3 0 Fiji Tavua
20 1GK Joela Biuvanua (1998-09-04) September 4, 1998 (age 18) 0 0 Fiji Navua
2 2DF Savenaca Baledrokadroka (1999-05-20) May 20, 1999 (age 18) 3 0 Fiji Rewa
3 2DF Suliano Tawanakoro (1997-07-31) July 31, 1997 (age 19) 2 0 Fiji Ba
4 2DF Bruce Hughes (1997-03-27) March 27, 1997 (age 20) 2 0 Fiji Rewa
5 2DF Vinal Prasad (1997-04-09) April 9, 1997 (age 20) 3 0 Fiji Dreketi
18 2DF Jonetani Newa (1997-07-29) July 29, 1997 (age 19) 2 0 Fiji Ba
19 2DF Zainal Ali (1998-10-27) October 27, 1998 (age 18) 2 0 Fiji Nadi
6 3MF Akeimi Ralulu (1998-03-01) March 1, 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Fiji Labasa
7 3MF Mataiasi Toma (c) (1997-06-14) June 14, 1997 (age 20) 6 1 Fiji Nadi
8 3MF Afraz Ali (1998-06-19) June 19, 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Fiji Nadi
10 3MF Jeshal Kumar 3 0 Fiji Nadroga
12 3MF Patrick Joseph (1998-05-03) May 3, 1998 (age 19) 0 0 Fiji Nadi
13 3MF Kartik Kumar (1998-01-26) January 26, 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Fiji Ba
15 3MF Ilaisa Vulimainavuso (1997-05-16) May 16, 1997 (age 20) 2 0 Fiji Labasa
16 3MF Marika Rawasoi (1998-01-26) January 26, 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Fiji Lautoka
9 4FW Leroy Jennings (1998-03-03) March 3, 1998 (age 19) 3 1 England Wrexham
11 4FW Don Raj (1997-06-10) June 10, 1997 (age 20) 3 0 Fiji Suva
14 4FW Simeli Batiratu (1998-04-15) April 15, 1998 (age 19) 1 0 Fiji Rewa
17 4FW France Catarogo (1998-07-13) July 13, 1998 (age 18) 1 1 Fiji Labasa

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