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pieter
Joined: 03 Nov 2006, 16:49

19 Feb 2008, 17:44 #1

1976 Fiji-N.Caledonia 0-0 and 0-4
1977 march Fiji-Taiwan 2-2
1978 Fiji won 3 matches against Vanuatu (total score 11-0)
1979 Fiji-New Caledonie 0-5 and 5-2
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nfm24
Joined: 07 Apr 2007, 16:28

15 Sep 2015, 20:08 #2

Does anybody have dates for this tour in July 1990?
North California 0-0 Fiji
North California 2-2 Fiji
San Francisco XI 0-3 Fiji

Possibly other games were also played.
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Luca
Joined: 09 Feb 2011, 19:58

16 Sep 2015, 09:50 #3

Have you tried to consult La Opinión from July 1990? It's a Californian newspaper.
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nfm24
Joined: 07 Apr 2007, 16:28

16 Sep 2015, 10:25 #4

Not yet. I have a very slow internet connection at the moment. Also there was some minor tournament happening in Italy in that period which may have attracted more coverage.
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pieter
Joined: 03 Nov 2006, 16:49

09 Nov 2015, 16:08 #5

the games against Solomon Isl, cancelled?
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TheRoonBa
Joined: 31 Oct 2006, 22:16

09 Nov 2015, 20:13 #6

Yes. Teams cannot play more than 2 matches in a FIFA window (first match against Vanuatu is outside FIFA window, second match is inside). I guess they did not want to travel to Solomon Islands for only one match. Solomon Islands want to play the 2 matches against Fiji some time in 2016.
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nfm24
Joined: 07 Apr 2007, 16:28

09 Nov 2015, 22:36 #7

Once again FIFA hampers football in this region. All those Fijians playing for Barcelona would be too tired by their long flights.
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TheRoonBa
Joined: 31 Oct 2006, 22:16

03 Oct 2017, 23:30 #8

http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=416475

Interesting article from Fiji.  Interesting in that it makes no sense at all.

"In every FIFA window we are going to play international friendly matches and it costs us about $100,000 every month and we want to put our resources in that so we can play a number of matches," he said.

"We have already played seven matches and then in October we will play have another two matches and another one in November and then six matches in the Pacific Mini Games. We might play 16 matches altogether this year.

"We want to keep the momentum going in 2018 and fans criticising Fiji FA should know that these matches would cost us heaps of money, but we want to save money and invest in the national team and improve our ranking."

So - by spending $100,000 every month playing friendly matches, the Fiji FA plan to save money.

That's certainly a new approach.  Spending to save...
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nfm24
Joined: 07 Apr 2007, 16:28

04 Oct 2017, 10:19 #9

It does sound like a man arguing with himself.
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