Vanuatu national under-17 football team

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Vanuatu U17
Association Vanuatu Football Federation
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Vanuatu
Most caps Joseph Iaruel
Top scorer (11)
FIFA code VAN
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Australia 24 - 0 Vanuatu Vanuatu
(Australia; January 24, 1989)
Biggest win
Vanuatu Vanuatu 13 - 0 American Samoa 
(Pago Pago, American Samoa; January 13, 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Australia 24 - 0 Vanuatu Vanuatu
(Australia; January 24, 1989)
World Cup
Appearances 0
OFC Under-17 Championship
Appearances 14 (first in )
Best result 2nd Place, (2005)

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

History

The Vanuatu national under-17 football team has currently taken part in the tournament 13 times (, , , , , , 2003, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017). Their best result was in 2005 when the team reached the final, but unfortunately they lost it against Australia. During the 2015 Tournament, scored 11 goals. After this tournament, both top scorer and captain Joseph Iaruel got a scholarship for two years at St Peter's College. This was the first time that a Vanuatu player got a scholarship.

Current squad

The following players were called up for the 2018 OFC U-16 Championship from 9 to 22 September 2018.

Caps and goals as of 15 September 2018 after the game against Solomon Islands.
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK (2003-02-28) 28 February 2003 (age 15) 1 0 Vanuatu
20 1GK (2003-07-24) 24 July 2003 (age 15) 2 0 Vanuatu Mauriki

2 2DF (2003-03-17) 17 March 2003 (age 15) 3 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
3 2DF (2002-08-15) 15 August 2002 (age 16) 1 0 Vanuatu Malapoa College
4 2DF (2002-05-10) 10 May 2002 (age 16) 3 0 Vanuatu Ifira Black Bird
12 2DF (2002-12-08) 8 December 2002 (age 15) 3 0 Vanuatu
16 2DF (2002-02-28) 28 February 2002 (age 16) 1 0 Vanuatu

6 3MF (2002-02-23) 23 February 2002 (age 16) 3 0 Vanuatu
7 3MF (2002-10-30) 30 October 2002 (age 15) 3 0 Vanuatu
8 3MF (2005-11-04) 4 November 2005 (age 12) 1 0 Vanuatu Malapoa College
10 3MF (2003-05-10) 10 May 2003 (age 15) 1 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
11 3MF (2002-04-07) 7 April 2002 (age 16) 3 0 Vanuatu Malapoa College
14 3MF (2002-06-01) 1 June 2002 (age 16) 2 0 Vanuatu
15 3MF (2004-05-05) 5 May 2004 (age 14) 1 0 Vanuatu
17 3MF (2002-11-14) 14 November 2002 (age 15) 2 0 Vanuatu

5 4FW (2003-04-01) 1 April 2003 (age 15) 3 0 Vanuatu Mauriki
9 4FW (2004-04-19) 19 April 2004 (age 14) 3 0 Vanuatu Erakor Golden Star
13 4FW (2003-05-26) 26 May 2003 (age 15) 2 0 Vanuatu Malapoa College
18 4FW (2002-02-11) 11 February 2002 (age 16) 2 0 Vanuatu
19 4FW (2002-06-10) 10 June 2002 (age 16) 2 0 Vanuatu

2017 squad

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

Caps and goals as of 17 February 2017 after the game against New Caledonia.
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK (2000-06-13) 13 June 2000 (age 18) 2 0 Vanuatu
20 1GK (2000-08-06) 6 August 2000 (age 18) 2 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy

2 2DF (2000-11-02) 2 November 2000 (age 17) 3 1 Vanuatu
3 2DF (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 18) 3 1 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy
4 2DF (2000-10-16) 16 October 2000 (age 17) 0 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy
6 2DF (2000-02-08) 8 February 2000 (age 18) 0 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy
13 2DF (2000-07-07) 7 July 2000 (age 18) 1 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy
15 2DF (2000-12-09) 9 December 2000 (age 17) 3 0 Vanuatu
19 2DF (2000-02-27) 27 February 2000 (age 18) 2 0 Vanuatu

5 3MF (2000-03-13) 13 March 2000 (age 18) 3 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy
7 3MF (2000-01-26) 26 January 2000 (age 18) 3 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy
8 3MF (2000-05-08) 8 May 2000 (age 18) 3 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy
9 3MF (2000-05-03) 3 May 2000 (age 18) 3 1 Vanuatu
10 3MF (2000-05-24) 24 May 2000 (age 18) 3 1 Vanuatu Amicale
11 3MF (2000-12-24) 24 December 2000 (age 17) 2 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy
14 3MF (2000-07-05) 5 July 2000 (age 18) 0 0 Vanuatu
18 3MF (2000-07-11) 11 July 2000 (age 18) 1 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy

12 4FW (2000-10-07) 7 October 2000 (age 17) 3 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy
16 4FW (2000-05-06) 6 May 2000 (age 18) 3 1 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy
17 4FW (2000-05-05) 5 May 2000 (age 18) 1 0 Vanuatu Northern Region Academy

Squad for the 2015 OFC U-17 Championship

Caps and goals as of 27 January 2015.
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK (1998-10-17) 17 October 1998 (age 19) 6 0 Vanuatu Shepherds United
20 1GK (1998-10-12) 12 October 1998 (age 19) 0 0 Vanuatu Spirit 08
2 2DF Joseph Iaruel (c) (1998-01-25) 25 January 1998 (age 20) 6 0 New Zealand St Peter's College
3 2DF (1998-10-24) 24 October 1998 (age 19) 6 1 Vanuatu Shepherds United
4 2DF (1998-08-24) 24 August 1998 (age 20) 4 0 Vanuatu
5 2DF (1998-06-05) 5 June 1998 (age 20) 6 0 Vanuatu
12 2DF (1998-11-04) 4 November 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Vanuatu
16 2DF (1998-04-30) 30 April 1998 (age 20) 5 0 Vanuatu
6 3MF (1998-06-03) 3 June 1998 (age 20) 6 1 Vanuatu
7 3MF (1998-09-11) 11 September 1998 (age 20) 5 2 Vanuatu
10 3MF Ronaldo Wilkins (1999-12-30) 30 December 1999 (age 18) 6 4 New Zealand Wellington Phoenix
11 3MF (1998-07-28) 28 July 1998 (age 20) 5 6 Vanuatu
14 3MF (1998-05-21) 21 May 1998 (age 20) 5 2 Vanuatu
15 3MF (1998-08-02) 2 August 1998 (age 20) 4 1 Vanuatu
17 3MF (1998-12-27) 27 December 1998 (age 19) 1 0 Vanuatu Shepherds United
8 4FW (1998-11-13) 13 November 1998 (age 19) 2 0 Vanuatu
9 4FW (1998-08-17) 17 August 1998 (age 20) 5 11 New Zealand St Peter's College
13 4FW (1998-09-25) 25 September 1998 (age 19) 4 1 Vanuatu
18 4FW (1998-03-16) 16 March 1998 (age 20) 1 0 Vanuatu

Results and Fixtures

2013

2015

2017

2018

Competition Record

FIFA U-17 World Cup record

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
China 1985 to Canada 1987 Did not participate
Scotland 1989 Did not qualify
Italy 1991 Did not participate
Japan 1993 to
Peru 2005
Did not qualify
South Korea 2007 Did not Participate
Nigeria 2009 to Peru 2019 Did not qualify
Total - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

OFC U-17 Championship record

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 Did not Participate - - - - - - - -
Chinese Taipei Did not Participate - - - - - - - -
Australia Group Stage 4 0 0 4 0 51 -51 0
New Zealand 1991 Did not Participate - - - - - - - -
New Zealand Group Stage 2 0 1 1 1 11 -10 1
Vanuatu 3rd Place 4 2 0 2 5 10 -5 3
New Zealand Group Stage 3 1 0 2 7 10 -3 3
Fiji Group Stage 5 3 0 2 32 15 +17 9
Samoa&Vanuatu Group Stage 4 2 1 1 16 3 +13 7
American Samoa&Australia&New Caledonia 2003 Group Stage 5 3 1 1 17 7 +10 10
New Caledonia 2005 2nd Place 5 3 0 2 26 7 +19 6
French Polynesia 2007 Did not Participate - - - - - - - -
New Zealand 2009 4th Place 3 0 0 3 1 8 -7 0
New Zealand 2011 4th Place 5 3 0 2 13 7 +6 9
Samoa&Vanuatu 2013 3rd Place 5 2 2 1 9 6 +3 8
American Samoa&Samoa 2015 3rd Place 6 4 0 2 31 8 +23 9
Samoa&French Polynesia 2017 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 5 7 -2 1
Tonga&Solomon Islands 2018 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 18 -18 0
Total ' 57 23 6 28 163 168 -5 66

List of coaches

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