Fiji releases 21-men squad for U-20 World Cup in Argentina

The Junior Bula Boys have received their call up for the U-20 World Cup, which will be held in Argentina this month. The Fiji side will be led by English coach Robert Mimms, and the team is looking strong with a mix of rising stars of local football and players based overseas.

Some of the local talents in the squad include Nabil Begg, Peter Ravitisai, Junior Dekedeke, and Sterling Vasconcellos. These players have been making waves in the local football scene and are expected to showcase their skills on a global stage.

Meanwhile, the team also boasts players based overseas such as Aydin Mustahib, the goalkeeper of Auckland United in New Zealand, Abdullah Aiyas of Bonnyrig Eagles in Australia, and Josh Laqeretabua, who plays for Charlton in England. Laqeretabua is the highest profile player in the team and is expected to bring a lot of experience to the squad. You can check the full call-up by clicking here.

Fijian squad and staff in meeting with Fiji president Ratu Wiliame Katonivere – Fiji FA Media

The Junior Bula Boys have been placed in a challenging group alongside the United States, Ecuador, and Slovakia. Their debut match will be against Slovakia on 20th May, and they will be looking to start their campaign on a positive note.

To prepare for the tournament, the squad has been training in Australia and playing friendly matches against local teams. This has helped the team to fine-tune their strategies and tactics, and they are ready to give their best performance in the competition.

This will be Fiji’s second appearance in the U-20 World Cup, and the team is determined to make an impact. With the support of their fans back home, the Junior Bula Boys are looking to make Fiji proud by delivering an impressive performance in Argentina.


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