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Samoa national under-17 football team

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Samoa U17
AssociationFootball Federation Samoa
ConfederationOFC (Oceania)
Head coachSamoa Martin Tamasese
CaptainWillie Sauiluma
Most capsWillie Sauiluma (9)
Top scorerFalaniko Nanumea (7)
Home stadiumNational Stadium
FIFA codeSAM
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Solomon Islands 4 – 0 Western Samoa Samoa
(New Zealand; April 14, 1997)
Biggest win
 Tonga 0 – 9 Samoa Samoa
(Nuku'alofa, Tonga; July 20, 2018)
Biggest defeat
 Solomon Islands 12 – 0 Samoa Samoa
(Pirae, Tahiti; February 18, 2017)
World Cup
Appearances0
OFC Under-17 Championship
Appearances8 (first in 1997)
Best resultGroup Stage, 6 times
Current season

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

History

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 Ecuador 1995 Did not Participate
Egypt 1997 to Finland 2003 Did not Qualify
Peru 2005 Withdrew
South Korea 2007 to Mexico 2011 Did not Participate
United Arab Emirates 2013 to Brazil 2019 Did not Qualify
Peru 2021 To be determined
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 to Vanuatu 1995 Did not Participate
New Zealand 1997 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 11 −11 0
Fiji 1999 Group Stage 4 1 0 3 4 13 −9 3
Samoa&Vanuatu 2001 Group Stage 4 1 0 3 5 17 −12 3
American Samoa&Australia&New Caledonia 2003 Group Stage 4 1 0 3 3 10 −7 3
New Caledonia 2005 Withdrew
French Polynesia 2007 to New Zealand 2011 Did not Participate
Samoa&Vanuatu 2013 Preliminary Round 3 1 1 1 6 6 0 4
American Samoa&Samoa 2015 Group Stage 5 1 0 4 7 22 −15 3
Samoa&French Polynesia 2017 Group Stage 6 2 1 3 6 27 −21 7
Tonga&Solomon Islands 2018 Group Stage 6 3 1 2 26 12 +14 10
Total Group Stage 35 10 3 22 57 118 -61 33

Current squad

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

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Semu Faimata (2003-08-10) 10 August 2003 (age 18) 5 0 Samoa Kiwi
21 1GK Steve Vainalepa (2002-11-04) 4 November 2002 (age 18) 1 0 Samoa Faleasiu

2 2DF Eli Satuala (2002-11-06) 6 November 2002 (age 18) 5 0 Samoa BSL Vaitele Uta
3 2DF Posiano Fuatogi (2002-08-18) 18 August 2002 (age 19) 0 0 New Zealand Ellerslie AFC
4 2DF Tavita To'o (2002-07-19) 19 July 2002 (age 19) 6 0 Samoa Kiwi
5 2DF Fetuao Belcher (2003-05-01) 1 May 2003 (age 18) 6 3 New Zealand Havelock North Wanderers
12 2DF Tony Amituanai (2002-12-29) 29 December 2002 (age 18) 5 0 Samoa Moaula United
15 2DF Alex Falelua (2002-01-02) 2 January 2002 (age 19) 5 0 Samoa Faleasiu
18 2DF Michael Leatutu (2002-12-04) 4 December 2002 (age 18) 3 0 Australia Minto Stingers

3MF Samu Galu Tauasa (2002-05-07) May 7, 2002 (age 19) 3 0 Samoa Moaula United
6 3MF Kawasaki Saofaiga (2002-03-04) March 4, 2002 (age 19) 6 3 Samoa Lepea
8 3MF Bitner Tafili (2003-11-05) 5 November 2003 (age 17) 2 0 Samoa Lupe o le Soaga
9 3MF Falaniko Nanumea (2002-01-17) January 17, 2002 (age 19) 10 7 Samoa Kiwi
10 3MF John Tumua (2003-01-15) 15 January 2003 (age 18) 6 2 Samoa Vaipuna
13 3MF Jensen Fa'afua (2002-07-24) 24 July 2002 (age 19) 1 0 New Zealand Ellerslie AFC
14 3MF Isaako Sione (2002-02-26) 26 February 2002 (age 19) 5 0 Samoa Lupe o le Soaga
19 3MF Stanley Leavai (2003-04-18) April 18, 2003 (age 18) 1 0 Samoa Fa'atoia United

7 4FW Lotial Mano (2002-01-15) January 15, 2002 (age 19) 11 5 Samoa Kiwi
11 4FW Jarvis Filimalae (2003-04-20) April 20, 2003 (age 18) 6 7 Samoa Kiwi
16 4FW Denny Cheshire (2002-03-27) 27 March 2002 (age 19) 2 0 Samoa Moamoa Rovers
17 4FW Alman Kwan (2003-01-18) 18 January 2003 (age 18) 1 0 Samoa Vaivase-Tai

Results and Fixtures

2016

4 July 2016 (2016-07-04) 2017 OFC U-17 Championship Samoa  3–0  American Samoa Samoa Apia, Samoa
19:00 Sauiluma Goal 4'
Tumua Goal 68'73'
Report Stadium: J.S. Blatter Stadium
Attendance: 500[1]
Referee: Amos Anio (Papua New Guinea)
6 July 2016 (2016-07-06) 2017 OFC U-17 Championship Tonga  1–1  Samoa Samoa Apia, Samoa
19:00 Kau Goal 71' Report Mano Goal 3' Stadium: J.S. Blatter Stadium
Attendance: 350[2]
Referee: Médéric Lacour (New Caledonia)
8 July 2016 (2016-07-08) 2017 OFC U-17 Championship Cook Islands  0–2  Samoa Samoa Apia, Samoa
19:00 Report Savelio Goal 90+1'
Sauiluma Goal 90+4'
Stadium: J.S. Blatter Stadium
Attendance: 300[3]
Referee: Averii Jacques (Tahiti)

2017

12 February 2017 (2017-02-12) 2017 OFC U-17 Championship Samoa  0–11  New Zealand French Polynesia Pirae, Tahiti
16:00 Report Spragg Goal 5'20'40'90+4'
Ebbinge Goal 10'
Sinclair Goal 21'
Palmer Goal 67'70'90+3'
Whyte Goal 86'
Mata Goal 89'
Stadium: Stade Pater
Attendance: 527
Referee: Vanuatu Joel Hopkken (Vanuatu)
15 February 2017 (2017-02-15) 2017 OFC U-17 Championship Fiji  3–0  Samoa French Polynesia Pirae, Tahiti
19:00 Matalau Goal 9'
Dau Goal 17'62'
Report Stadium: Stade Pater
Attendance: 800
Referee: Vanuatu Arnold Tari (Vanuatu)
18 February 2017 (2017-02-18) 2017 OFC U-17 Championship Solomon Islands  12–0  Samoa French Polynesia Pirae, Tahiti
16:00 Mekawir Goal 9'19'30'
Toata Goal 29'
Kaoni Goal 45+4'67'80'88'
Keana Goal 53'65'
Allen Goal 57'79'
Report Stadium: Stade Pater
Attendance: 300
Referee: French Polynesia

2018

14 July 2018 (2018-07-14) 2018 OFC U-16 Championship Preliminary stage Samoa  3-0  Cook Islands Tonga Nuku'alofa, Tonga
11:00
Report Stadium: Loto-Tonga Soka Center
Attendance: 100
Referee: New Zealand Campbell-Kirk Waugh (New Zealand)
17 July 2018 (2018-07-17) 2018 OFC U-16 Championship Preliminary stage American Samoa  3-10  Samoa Tonga Nuku'alofa, Tonga
11:00
  • Taumua Goal 41' (pen.)45'
  • Lauvao Goal 70' (pen.)
Report
  • Saofaiga Goal 3'8'
  • Tumua Leo Goal 14'74'
  • Nanumea Goal 22'44'
  • Mano Goal 77' (pen.)
  • Belcher Goal 90'
  • Filimalae Goal 90'90+6'
Stadium: Loto-Tonga Soka Center
Attendance: 100
Referee: Solomon Islands Ben Aukwai (Solomon Islands)
20 July 2018 (2018-07-20) 2018 OFC U-16 Championship Preliminary stage Tonga  0-9  Samoa Tonga Nuku'alofa, Tonga
14:00 Report
  • Nanumea Goal 8' (pen.)30'37'45+1'75'
  • Belcher Goal 22'
  • Saofaiga Goal 23'
  • Filimalae Goal 39'
  • Mano Goal 52'
Stadium: Loto-Tonga Soka Center
Attendance: 200
Referee: New Zealand Campbell-Kirk Waugh (New Zealand)
10 September 2018 2018 OFC U-16 Championship Group Stage Samoa  2-3  Fiji Solomon Islands Honiara, Solomon Islands
12:00[note 1]
  • Mano Goal 7'18'
Report
  • Kumar Goal 45+2'
  • Sela Goal 63'79' (pen.)
Stadium: Lawson Tama Stadium
Attendance: 200
Referee: Solomon Islands Hamilton Siau (Solomon Islands)
13 September 2018 2018 OFC U-16 Championship Group Stage Samoa  1-1  New Caledonia Solomon Islands Honiara, Solomon Islands
15:00
Report
  • Kutran Goal 23'
Stadium: Lawson Tama Stadium
Attendance: 250
Referee: Vanuatu Joel Hopken (Vanuatu)
16 September 2018 2018 OFC U-16 Championship Group Stage Tahiti  5-1  Samoa Solomon Islands Honiara, Solomon Islands
15:00
  • Hanere Goal 11'
  • Labaste Goal 45+4' (pen.)50'
  • Gitton Goal 45+6'55'
Report
Stadium: Lawson Tama Stadium
Referee: Vanuatu Joel Hopken (Vanuatu)

List Of Coaches

Notes

  1. ^ Kick-off of the match between Samoa and Fiji was delayed from 10:00 to 12:00 due to Samoa's disrupted flight schedule.[4]

References

  1. ^ "2016 OFC U-17 Championship Preliminary Match Summary: Samoa – American Samoa" (PDF). Oceania Football Confederation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-08-09.
  2. ^ "2016 OFC U-17 Championship Preliminary Match Summary: Tonga – Samoa" (PDF). Oceania Football Confederation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-08-09. Retrieved 2016-08-19.
  3. ^ "2016 OFC U-17 Championship Preliminary Match Summary: Cook Islands – Samoa" (PDF). Oceania Football Confederation.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Change to Group B kick-off time". Oceania Football Confederation. 10 September 2018.
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