Ilaitia Tuilau

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Ilaitia Tuilau
Personal information
Full name Ilaitia Tuilau
Date of birth (1987-05-08) 8 May 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth Fiji
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Lautoka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–2011 Lautoka
2011–2012 Labasa
2012–2013 Hekari United
2013–2016 Amicale
2016– Lautoka
National team
2008– Fiji 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ilaitia Tuilau, sometimes spelled Laitia, (born 8 May 1987) is a Fijian footballer who can play as a defender as well as a defensive midfielder plays for Fijian club Lautoka and the Fiji national team.[1]

Club career[edit]

Tuilau started his career with Lautoka. After a few years he joined Lautoka for a short stint. After that he went on to Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu to play OFC Champions League football with Hekari United and Amicale. In 2016 he returned home to play for his first club: Lautoka.[2]

National team[edit]

Tuilau made his debut for the Fiji national football team at the age of 21 in a 2-0 win against New Zealand on November 19, 2008. After this he didn't play for the squad for almost three years. In 2011 he was called up again for the 2011 Pacific Games where he played four games. After this games it took five years before he was called up again. Now for a friendly game against Malaysia. Since then he has got regular call ups for the national team.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fiji - V. Tikomaimereke - Profiel met nieuws, statistieken en geschiedenis - Soccerway". nl.soccerway.com. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Tuilau joins Hekari". fijifootball.com.fj. 16 February 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Fiji team named for Estonia match". fijivillage.com. 19 November 2017. Retrieved 15 December 2017.