Rio Olympic Games

Fiji Soccer team to Rio Olympics named

The Vodafone Fiji under 23 football side to play at next month’s Rio Olympics was named this morning. The side is pooled with Korea, Germany, and Mexico at the tournament. The Fiji Football Association’s Technical Director Mr Ravinesh Kumar announced the following players this morning: Shaneel Naidu Praneel Naidu Samuela Nabenia Jale Dreloa Anish Khem […]

Luke Nacei

July 16, 2016 8:50 am

The Vodafone Fiji under 23 football side to play at next month’s Rio Olympics was named this morning.

Members of the Under 23 Football team with Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. (Alvin Chand/Facebook)
Members of the Under 23 Football team with Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. (Alvin Chand/Facebook)

The side is pooled with Korea, Germany, and Mexico at the tournament.

The Fiji Football Association’s Technical Director Mr Ravinesh Kumar announced the following players this morning:

  1. Shaneel Naidu
  2. Praneel Naidu
  3. Samuela Nabenia
  4. Jale Dreloa
  5. Anish Khem
  6. Roy Krishna
  7. Antonio Tuivuna
  8. Sakaraia Naisua
  9. Nickel Chand
  10. Filipe Baravilala
  11. Setareki Hughes
  12. Ratu Tevita
  13. Ratu Savenaca
  14. Iosefo Verevou
  15. Kolonio Sivoki
  16. Simione Tamanisau
  17. Saula Waqa
  18. Alvin Singh
  • Coach: Frank Farina
  • Assistant coach: Ravinesh Kumar
  • Manager: Yogendra Dutt

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