|Association||Vanuatu Football Federation|
|Head coach||Paul Munster|
|Most caps||Etienne Mermer (35)|
|Top scorer||Richard Iwai (20)|
|Home stadium||Port Vila Municipal Stadium|
|Current|| 163 |
|Highest||131 (October 2007)|
|Lowest||201 (October–November 2015)|
|Current|| 167 |
|Highest||129 (2 June 2004)|
|Lowest||191 (July 1994)|
(Nouméa, New Caledonia; 4 October 1951)
(Lautoka, Fiji; 7 July 2003)
(Nouméa, New Caledonia; 4 October 1951)
|OFC Nations Cup|
|Appearances||9 (first in 1973 )|
|Best result||Fourth place, 1973, 2000, 2002 and 2008|
The Vanuatu national football team is the national team of Vanuatu and is controlled by the Vanuatu Football Federation.
It was known as the New Hebrides national football team until the New Hebrides became Republic of Vanuatu in 1980. It finished fourth in the OFC Nations Cup in 1973, 2000, and 2002. In the 2004 Oceania Nations Cup, Vanuatu beat New Zealand 4–2, preventing the regional powerhouse from making the final and, consequently, the running for the 2006 World Cup.
Vanuatu caused another shock in the 2007 South Pacific Games by knocking out the Solomon Islands for bronze medal and also enable to enter the second stage of qualification for the OFC Nations Cup and consequently a chance with a playoff for the FIFA World Cup in South Africa in 2010. The last time they had won against Solomon Islands was back in 1998 and had since been on the receiving side of many losses save for one draw against them. In July 2008, Vanuatu faced two national teams from the Solomon Islands during the inaugural edition of the Wantok Cup. Vanuatu lost 1–2 to the Solomons' team A, but defeated their team B by two goals to one.
|FIFA World Cup record||FIFA World Cup qualification record|
|Did not enter||Did not enter|
|Did not qualify||4||0||0||4||1||18|
|To be determined||To be determined|
OFC Nations Cup
|18 March 2019 Friendly|| Solomon Islands ||3–1||Honiara, Solomon Islands|
| Ifunaoa |
| Tangis ||Stadium: Lawson Tama Stadium |
Referee: David Yareboinen (Papua New Guinea)
|4 June 2019 Friendly|| Vanuatu ||2–0||Port Vila, Vanuatu|
|17:00|| Bob |
|Report||Stadium: Korman Stadium |
Referee: George Time (Solomon Islands)
|15 June 2019 Friendly|| Indonesia ||6–0||Jakarta, Indonesia|
|18:30 UTC+7|| Beto |
|Report||Stadium: Gelora Bung Karno Stadium |
Referee: Yudi Nurcahya (Indonesia)
|10 July 2019 2019 Pacific Games Group Stage|| Papua New Guinea ||2–0|
|19:00|| Gunemba |
|Report||Stadium: J.S. Blatter Stadium |
Referee: Thoriq Munir Alkatiri (Indonesia)
|12 July 2019 2019 Pacific Games Group Stage|| Vanuatu ||0–0|
|16:00||Report||Stadium: J.S. Blatter Stadium |
Referee: Mongkolchai Pechsri (Thailand)
|15 July 2019 2019 Pacific Games Group Stage|| Tonga ||0–14|
|9:00||Report||Stadium: J.S. Blatter Stadium |
Referee: Clifford Daypuyat (Philippines)
|Assistant Goalkeeper coach|
The following players were called up for the 3 friendly games against Tahiti, Fiji and Indonesia and for the 2019 Pacific Games from 7–20 July in Apia, Samoa
Caps and goals updated as of 18 July 2019 after the game against Samoa.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|1||GK||Chikau Mansale||13 January 1983||24||0|
|21||GK||Dick Taiwia||23 December 1997||4||0|
|22||GK||James Chilia||23 March 2001||0||0|
|2||DF||Brian Kaltack||30 September 1993||22||5|
|3||DF||Jason Thomas (Captain)||20 January 1997||16||0|
|4||DF||Joseph Iaruel||25 January 1998||13||0|
|6||DF||Gordshem Dona||27 August 1996||9||0|
|18||DF||Selwyn Vatu||13 June 1998||13||0|
|19||DF||Michel Coulon||3 December 1995||9||1|
|20||DF||Jonathan Spokeyjack||13 November 1998||3||0|
|23||DF||Waiwo Kalmet||26 April 1999||0||0|
|5||MF||Jeffery Bob||1 July 1992||5||3|
|7||MF||John Alick||25 April 1991||10||0|
|8||MF||Ronaldo Wilkins||30 December 1999||8||0|
|10||MF||Mitch Cooper||18 September 1994||6||5|
|13||MF||Daniel Natou||25 November 1989||12||1|
|14||MF||Elkington Molivakarua||3 March 1993||13||3|
|16||MF||Bong Kalo||18 January 1997||20||2|
|MF||Tom Saksak||8 May 2000||0||0|
|9||FW||Kensi Tangis||19 December 1991||28||8|
|11||FW||Andre Batick||28 April 1993||5||0|
|12||FW||Azariah Soromon||1 March 1999||14||7|
|15||FW||Tony Kaltack||5 September 1996||16||15|
|17||FW||Bill Nicholls||3 June 1993||8||6|
The following players have been called up for the team in the last 12 months.
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Dgen Leo||6 August 2000||0||0||Standby List 2019 Pacific Games|
|GK||Joshua Willie||13 June 2000||0||0||Standby List 2019 Pacific Games|
|GK||Seiloni Iaruel||17 April 1995||6||0||Pre-Squad 2019 Pacific Games|
|GK||Daniel August||28 December 1998||0||0||Pre-Squad 2019 Pacific Games|
|GK||Kaloran Firiam||10 December 1994||3||0||v. |
|GK||Serge Daniel||16 February 1991||0||0||v. |
|DF||Barhormaal Lolo||15 September 1991||0||0||Pre-Squad 2019 Pacific Games|
|DF||Kevin Shem||5 December 1993||9||0||v. |
|DF||Ignace Iamak||23 March 1990||6||0||v. |
|DF||Lucien Hinge||21 March 1992||4||0||v. |
|DF||Jacques Wanemut||2 February 1992||3||0||v. |
|DF||Tasso Jeffery||24 August 1998||0||0||v. |
|DF||Michel Kaltack||12 November 1990||18||2|
|DF||Remy Kalsrap||20 January 1996||2||0|
|DF||Jais Malsarani||7 March 1994||1||0|
|DF||Chanel Obed||30 September 1995||0||0|
|DF||Jesse Kalopang||1 January 1998||0||0|
|MF||Kalfter Kaltack||1 November 1997||0||0||Standby List 2019 Pacific Games|
|MF||Henry Namatak||6 February 1997||0||0||Standby List 2019 Pacific Games|
|MF||Jacky Ruben||10 November 1996||9||1||Pre-Squad 2019 Pacific Games|
|MF||Raoul Coulon||3 December 1995||4||0||Pre-Squad 2019 Pacific Games|
|MF||Barry Mansale||1 November 1995||1||0||Pre-Squad 2019 Pacific Games|
|MF||Jayson Timatua||27 December 1998||3||0||Pre-Squad 2019 Pacific Games|
|MF||Edisson Stephens||2 October 1992||8||0||v. |
|MF||Octave Meltecoin||15 May 1992||2||0||v. |
|MF||Godine Tenene||3 May 1998||0||0||v. |
|MF||Robert Toukoune||25 April 1996||0||0||v. |
|MF||Zica Manuhi||23 July 1993||4||0|
|MF||Nemani Roqara||9 June 1993||3||0|
|MF||Jacksson Tasso||12 July 1993||1||0|
|MF||Claude Aru||25 April 1997||1||0|
|MF||Micah Tommy||21 January 1999||0||0|
|FW||Alex Saniel||8 November 1996||7||1||Standby List 2019 Pacific Games|
|FW||Jordy Tasip||14 July 2000||0||0||Standby List 2019 Pacific Games|
|FW||Bernard Daniel||11 August 1992||2||0||v. |
|FW||Jean Marie Manuriki||25 January 1992||0||0||v. |
|FW||Fenedy Masauvakalo||4 November 1985||16||2|
|FW||Robert Tasso||18 December 1989||9||5|
|FW||Jean Kaltack||19 August 1994||8||9|
|FW||Christopher Andrew||2 January 1993||0||0|
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