Papua New Guinea national under-20 football team
(Tok Pisin for Cuscus)
|Association||Papua New Guinea Football Association|
|Head coach||Harrison Kamake|
|Most caps||Mauri Wasi (10)|
|Top scorer||Mauri Wasi (11)|
| Australia 9 - 0 PNG |
(Auckland, New Zealand; November 11, 1978)
|OFC U-20 Championship|
|Best result||Fourth Place (1978, 1982)|
The Papua New Guinea national under-20 football team is the national U-20 team of Papua New Guinea and is controlled by the Papua New Guinea Football Association. PMRL Stadium, which has a capacity of 15,000, is used for home games.
The Papua New Guinea national under-20 football team took part in the OFC U-20 Championship tournament 13 times (1978, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1988, 1992, 1994, 2001, 2002, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016) and their best results were in 1978 and 1982 when the team achieved fourth place both times.
The OFC Under 20 Qualifying Tournament is a tournament held once every two years to decide the two qualification spots for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and its representatives at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
|OFC Under 20 Qualifying Tournament|
|1974||Did Not Enter|
|1986||Did Not Enter|
|1990||Did Not Enter|
|1997||Did Not Enter|
|1998||Did Not Enter|
|& 2001||Group Stage||5||1||0||4||5||18|
|& 2002||Group Stage||2||0||1||1||2||8|
|2005||Did Not Enter|
|& 2016||Group Stage||3||0||1||2||3||8|
|& 2018||Group Stage||3||1||0||2||4||10|
FIFA U-20 World Cup
|FIFA U-20 World Cup record|
|1977||Did Not Qualify|
Fixtures and results
|3 September 2016 2016 OFC U-20 Championship||Papua New Guinea||1-4||New Caledonia||Port Vila, Vanuatu|
|12:00||Awi 34'||Report||Watrone 56'
Gope-Fenepej 68' (pen.)
|Stadium: Port Vila Municipal Stadium|
Referee: Kader Zitouni (Tahiti)
|6 September 2016 2016 OFC U-20 Championship||Vanuatu||3-1||Papua New Guinea||Port Vila, Vanuatu|
|15:00||Wilkins 50' (pen.)
|Report||Yanum 77'||Stadium: Port Vila Municipal Stadium|
Referee: Campbell-Kirk Waugh (New Zealand)
|10 September 2016 2016 OFC U-20 Championship||Fiji||1-1||Papua New Guinea||Port Vila, Vanuatu|
|12:00||Catarogo 71'||Report||Dabinyaba 35'||Stadium: Port Vila Municipal Stadium|
Referee: Nelson Sogo (Solomon Islands)
2014 OFC U-20 Championship
The following players have been called up for the 2018 OFC U-19 Championship from 5 to 18 August 2018. Names in italics denote players who have been capped for the Senior team.
- Caps and goals as of 12 August 2018 after the game against New Zealand.
Squad for the 2016 OFC U-20 Championship
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 Fiji.
2014 OFC U-20 Championship
The squad for the 2014 OFC U-20 Championship is shown below.
- Caps and goals as of 1 June 2014.
2013 OFC U-20 Championship
The squad for the 2013 OFC U-20 Championship is shown below.
- Caps and goals as of 10 March 2013.