Young players dominate national football squad for international friendly match

Fiji football head coach Christophe Gamel. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA/FILE

A host of young players will represent the Vodafone Fiji football team in the international friendly match against Malaysia on July 5.

Defender Remueru Takiate will captain the team and he will be assisted by Laisenia Raura and Kolinio Sivoki.

National coach Christophe Gamel said a lot of the boys from the Fiji under-20 squad had made the trip.

“I called in a lot of youth players in training and there was about 70 per cent,” he said.

Fiji faces Malaysia on July 5.

Fiji Squad (Passport Names): Remueru, Laisenia Raura Naioko, Kolinio Vakarauvanua Sivoki, Kavaia Rawaqa, Epeli Leiroti, Christopher Frances Wasasala, Kishan Ravinesh Sami, Rusiate Matarerega, Filipe Baravilala, Atonio Tuivuna, Zibraaz Hanif Sahib, Ilimotama Jese, Ilisoni Logaivou Tuinawaivuvu, Misiwani Nairube, Mitieli Namuka, Jovilisi Draveto Borisi, Paulo Buke, Savenaca Tabilai Baledrokadroka, Ratu Kaliova Rokomaya Dau, Vilive Naulalevu.

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