Tonga national under-23 football team

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Tonga U23
Association Tonga Football Association
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach Flag of Tonga.svg Timote Moleni
FIFA code TGA
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First colours
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First international
Flag of American Samoa.svg American Samoa 0 - 3 Tonga Flag of Tonga.svg
(Auckland, New Zealand; January 14, 2004)
Biggest win
Flag of American Samoa.svg American Samoa 0 - 3 Tonga Flag of Tonga.svg
(Auckland, New Zealand; January 14, 2004)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga 0 - 10 New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg
(Taupo, New Zealand; March 21, 2012)
World Cup
Appearances0
OFC U23 Championship
Appearances3
Best resultGroup Stage

The Tonga national under-23 football team, also known as Tonga U23, represents Tonga at U23 tournaments. The team is considered to be the feeder team for the Tonga national football team and is controlled by the Tonga Football Association.

Contents

History

Tonga U23 made three appearances so far at the OFC U23 Championship. They never reached further than the Group Stage. In 2019 they will participate again.

OFC

The OFC Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament is a tournament held once every four years to decide the only qualification spot for Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and representatives at the Olympic Games.

OFC Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
YearRoundPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of Fiji.svg 1991
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 1996
Flag of New Zealand.svg 1999 Group Stage3003120-190
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2004 Group Stage420248-46
Flag of Fiji.svg 2008
Flag of New Zealand.svg 2012 Group Stage2002013-130
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg 2015
Flag of Fiji.svg 2019 Group Stage3003218-160
Total39207541-366

Fixtures & Results

2019


Current squad

The following players were called to the squad for the 2019 OFC Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament from 21 September - 5 October 2019.
Caps and goals updated as of 28 September 2019 after the match against Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Mahe Malafu (1998-02-24) 24 February 1998 (age 22)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
201 GK Polutele Tavite (1999-08-28) 28 August 1999 (age 20)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Longoteme

22 DF Tevita Vakatapu (1999-12-02) 2 December 1999 (age 20)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Haʻamoko United Youth
32 DF Nicolas Vea (2002-10-31) 31 October 2002 (age 17)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Navutoka
42 DF Kelepi Mataele (1999-09-16) 16 September 1999 (age 20)30 Flag of Tonga.svg
52 DF Opesi Tu'ifangaloka (1999-07-21) 21 July 1999 (age 20)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
132 DF Amanaki Laui (1998-06-11) 11 June 1998 (age 21)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Longoteme
142 DF Sitaleki Fisi (2000-02-11) 11 February 2000 (age 20)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotohaʻapai United
152 DF Pita Huni (2001-02-25) 25 February 2001 (age 19)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotohaʻapai United
172 DF Valeiaatu Fili (1999-01-14) 14 January 1999 (age 21)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Longoteme

63 MF William Senituli (2002-02-24) 24 February 2002 (age 18)10 Flag of Tonga.svg
73 MF Sione Tu'ifangaloka (1999-04-24) 24 April 1999 (age 21)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
83 MF Soakai Vea (1998-07-19) 19 July 1998 (age 21)30 Flag of Tonga.svg Marist
93 MF Rick Taula (2000-02-12) 12 February 2000 (age 20)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Longoteme
123 MF Mohammad Rajani (1999-04-16) 16 April 1999 (age 21)30 Flag of Australia (converted).svg GHFA Spirit
163 MF Pesamino Tomasi (2001-03-08) 8 March 2001 (age 19)10 Flag of Tonga.svg
3 MF Aisea Muli (1998-10-17) 17 October 1998 (age 21)00 Flag of Tonga.svg Longoteme

104 FW Laulea Taufa (1999-07-14) 14 July 1999 (age 20)10 Flag of Tonga.svg
114 FW Hemaloto Polovili (1997-07-26) 26 July 1997 (age 22)42 Flag of Tonga.svg Veitongo
4 FW Tuloi Maamaloa (2000-12-28) 28 December 2000 (age 19)00 Flag of Tonga.svg Navutoka

2012 squad

Caps and goals as of 16 March 2012.
No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Sione Faupula (1991-01-07)7 January 1991 (aged 21)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotoha'apai United
181 GK Vei Taufa'ao (1989-05-27)27 May 1989 (aged 22)00 Unattached
42 DF Christian Likio (1990-03-28)28 March 1990 (aged 21)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Unattached
92 DF Sione Langi (1992-06-07)7 June 1992 (aged 19)00 Unattached
102 DF Matana Paongo (1989-03-09)9 March 1989 (aged 23)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotoha'apai United
132 DF Samisoni Mafi (1990-08-20)20 August 1990 (aged 21)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotoha'apai United
142 DF Sevedale Latu (1990-11-09)9 November 1990 (aged 21)10 Unattached
172 DF Joseph Kapani (1989-06-09)9 June 1989 (aged 22)10 Unattached
202 DF Ilaisa Lotaki (1990-01-12)12 January 1990 (aged 22)10 Unattached
23 MF Fineasi Palei (1989-05-20)20 May 1989 (aged 22)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotoha'apai United
53 MF Oliveti Vai (1994-05-10)10 May 1994 (aged 17)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotoha'apai United
73 MF Siosifa Moimoi (1994-09-30)30 September 1994 (aged 17)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Kolofo’ou FC
83 MF Timote Maamaaloa (1989-06-17)17 June 1989 (aged 22)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotoha'apai United
163 MF Misinale Lutu (1994-01-12)12 January 1994 (aged 18)10 Unattached
193 MF Steven Likio (1991-06-03)3 June 1991 (aged 20)00 Unattached
214 FW Vaha Maamaaloa (1989-06-17)17 June 1989 (aged 22)10 Unattached
64 FW Malakai Savieti (1989-11-11)11 November 1989 (aged 22)20 Unattached
114 FW Kinitoni Falatau (1994-11-14)14 November 1994 (aged 17)20 Flag of Tonga.svg Houmakelikao
124 FW Siosaia Latupauu (1993-11-13)13 November 1993 (aged 18)20 Unattached
154 FW Hemaloto Polovili (1997-07-26)26 July 1997 (aged 14)10 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotoha'apai United
224 FW Valu Kolofale (1993-08-03)3 August 1993 (aged 18)00 Flag of Tonga.svg Lotoha'apai United

List of coaches


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