Tonga national under-20 football team

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Tonga U20
Association Tonga Football Association
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Flag of Tonga.svg Soane Mailangi
Captain Sione Tu'ifangaloka
Most caps Sione Tu'ifangaloka, Tevita Vakatapu & Vai Lutu (8)
Top scorer Hemaloto Polovili (3)
FIFA code TGA
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First colours
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Second colours
First international
Flag of Samoa.svg Samoa 1 - 0 Tonga Flag of Tonga.svg
(Apia, Samoa; August 15, 1998)
Biggest win
Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga 3 - 0 Cook Islands Flag of the Cook Islands.svg
(Rarotonga, Cook Islands; May 26, 2018)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga 0 - 19 Australia Flag of Australia (converted).svg
(Honiara, Solomon Islands; January 25, 2005)
World Cup
Appearances0
OFC U-20 Championship
Appearances6 (1998, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2016, 2018)
Best resultGroup Stage (4 times)
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The Tonga national under-20 football team represents Tonga in international Under 20 or youth football competitions and is controlled by the Tonga Football Association.

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OFC

The OFC Under 20 Qualifying Tournament 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-20 World Cup.

OFC Under 20 Qualifying Tournament
YearRoundPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of French Polynesia.svg 1974 Did not Enter
Flag of New Zealand.svg 1978 Did not Enter
Flag of Fiji.svg 1980 Did not Enter
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg 1982 Did not Enter
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 1985 Did not Enter
Flag of New Zealand.svg 1986 Did not Enter
Flag of Fiji.svg 1988 Did not Enter
Flag of Fiji.svg 1990 Did not Qualify
Flag of French Polynesia.svg 1992 Did not Qualify
Flag of Fiji.svg 1994 Did not Qualify
Flag of French Polynesia.svg 1997 Did not Qualify
Flag of Samoa.svg 1998 Group Stage3003116-150
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg & Flag of the Cook Islands.svg 2001 Group Stage5113321-184
Flag of Vanuatu.svg & Flag of Fiji.svg 2002 Group Stage4004428-240
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg 2005 Group Stage3003128-270
Flag of New Zealand.svg 2007 Did not Qualify
Flag of French Polynesia.svg 2008 Did not Qualify
Flag of New Zealand.svg 2011 Did not Qualify
Flag of Fiji.svg 2013 Did not Qualify
Flag of Fiji.svg 2014 Did not Qualify
Flag of Tonga.svg & Flag of Vanuatu.svg 2016 Preliminary Round30305503
Flag of the Cook Islands.svg & Flag of French Polynesia.svg 2018 Group Stage6213621-157
TotalGroup Stage2735162099-11914


FIFA U-20 World Cup

U-20 World Cup record
YearRoundPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of Tunisia (1959-1999).svg 1977 Did Not Qualify
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg 1979
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 1981
Flag of Mexico.svg 1983
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 1985
Flag of Chile.svg 1987
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg 1989
Flag of Portugal.svg 1991
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 1993
Flag of Qatar.svg 1995
Flag of Malaysia.svg 1997
Flag of Nigeria.svg 1999
Flag of Argentina.svg 2001
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2003
Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2005
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2007
Flag of Egypt.svg 2009
Flag of Colombia.svg 2011
Flag of Turkey.svg 2013
Flag of New Zealand.svg 2015
Flag of South Korea.svg 2017
Flag of Poland.svg 2019
Flag of Indonesia.svg 2021 To be determined
TotalTBD0/230000000

Current squad

The following players were 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 Tahiti.
No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Semisi Otukolo (1999-06-23) June 23, 1999 (age 20)60 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotohaʻapai United
201 GK Sionela Lui (1999-05-18) May 18, 1999 (age 20)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Lavengatonga

22 DF Petueli Tokotaha (2000-09-10) September 10, 2000 (age 19)60 Flag of Tonga.svg Navutoka
32 DF Sione Tu'ifangaloka (1999-04-24) April 24, 1999 (age 21)80 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
42 DF Ofa Kite (2000-04-26) April 26, 2000 (age 20)50 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
52 DF Tevita Vakatapu (1999-12-02) December 2, 1999 (age 20)80 Flag of Tonga.svg Haʻamoko United Youth
132 DF Opesi Tu'ifangaloka (2001-07-21) July 21, 2001 (age 18)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotohaʻapai United
142 DF Sione Va'enuku (2000-05-27) May 27, 2000 (age 19)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Toula
193 MF Setafano Vaomo'unga (2000-08-02) August 2, 2000 (age 19)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Marist Prems

63 MF Vai Lutu (1999-09-30) September 30, 1999 (age 20)80 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotohaʻapai United
73 MF Tuia Falepapalangi (2000-07-15) July 15, 2000 (age 19)51 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotohaʻapai United
83 MF Kalakaua Faiva'ilo (2001-01-18) January 18, 2001 (age 19)60 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
103 MF Mohammad Rajani (1999-04-16) April 16, 1999 (age 21)52 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rockdale City Suns
123 MF Tevita Sili (2000-07-05) July 5, 2000 (age 19)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Atele Old Boys
153 MF Jacob Kilmartin (2001-01-12) January 12, 2001 (age 19)30 Flag of the United States.svg Castro Valley
163 MF Tellos Kaufusi (2000-09-16) September 16, 2000 (age 19)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
183 MF Anthony Likiliki (1999-12-19) December 19, 1999 (age 20)61 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo

94 FW Tevita Kau (2001-03-11) March 11, 2001 (age 19)51 Flag of Tonga.svg Mangia
114 FW Viliami Tukia (2001-01-07) January 7, 2001 (age 19)50 Flag of Tonga.svg 'Ikale Kolomotu'a
174 FW Atunaisa Namoa (1999-10-08) October 8, 1999 (age 20)62 Flag of New Zealand.svg Papatoetoe United

Squad for the 2016 OFC U-20 Championship

Caps and goals updated as of 28 June 2016 after the game against Samoa.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Mahe Malafu (1998-02-24) February 24, 1998 (age 22)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
201 GK Semisi Otukolo (1999-06-23) June 23, 1999 (age 20)00 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy

22 DF Kilifitoni Vea (1998-04-08) April 8, 1998 (age 22)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy
32 DF Sione Tu'ifangaloka (1999-04-24) April 24, 1999 (age 21)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
52 DF Tevita Vakatapu (1999-12-02) December 2, 1999 (age 20)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy
132 DF Timeth Bogidua (1998-07-02) July 2, 1998 (age 21)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy
182 DF Folauhola Mesui (1998-08-11) August 11, 1998 (age 21)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy

43 MF Sione Kite (1997-06-07) June 7, 1997 (age 22)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
63 MF Aisea Muli (1998-10-17) October 17, 1998 (age 21)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy
73 MF Soakai Vea (1998-07-19) July 19, 1998 (age 21)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotoha'apai United
83 MF Sateki Matakaiongo (1998-03-06) March 6, 1998 (age 22)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Marist Prems
93 MF Vai Lutu (1999-09-30) September 30, 1999 (age 20)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
113 MF Anthony Likiliki (1999-12-19) December 19, 1999 (age 20)31 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
143 MF Kapeliele Malafu (1998-05-05) May 5, 1998 (age 21)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy
153 MF Talatala Po'oi (1997-03-03) March 3, 1997 (age 23)31 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy

104 FW Hemaloto Polovili (1997-07-27) July 27, 1997 (age 22)23 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
124 FW Fisihoi Palu (1998-11-29) November 29, 1998 (age 21)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy
164 FW Lachman Atoa (1997-12-05) December 5, 1997 (age 22)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy
174 FW Etilei Tuiono (1999-10-10) October 10, 1999 (age 20)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy
194 FW Tevita Tukimaka (1998-11-15) November 15, 1998 (age 21)00 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Football Academy

Fixtures & Results

2016

2018

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References

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  2. "2016 OFC U-20 Championship Preliminary Match Summary: Tonga - American Samoa" (PDF). Oceania Football Confederation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-08-06.
  3. "2016 OFC U-20 Championship Preliminary Match Summary: Samoa - Tonga" (PDF). Oceania Football Confederation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-08-07.