New Caledonia U-17 head coach Dominique Wacalie has announced his 21-member squad for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.
New Caledonia, one of two representatives in the competition from the Oceania Football Confederation, has never qualified for a FIFA World Cup at any age group before and the Wacalie’s team is looking forward to leave a mark in India.
The Oceanian country will face France in their Group E opening match at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati on October 8, before they face Honduras at the same venue three days later. New Caledonia then travel to Kolkata to play their final group stage match against Japan at the Saltlake Stadium on October 14.
NEW CALEDONIA U-17 SQUAD
Unê Kecine (FC Dumbea), Robin Escorne (Magenta), Gaizka Ipeze (Mont-Dore)
Jean-Pierre Enoka (Magenta), Bernard Iwa (Qanono Sport), Cameron Wadenges (Magenta), Kiam Wanesse (Taramene Sports), Henry Welepane (Tiga Sports), Paul Wananije (Qanono Sports), Jules Omei (Mont-Dore)
Pierre Bako (AS Wetr), Josuah Hlemu (Mont-Dore), Abiezer Jeno (Dumbea FC), Raymond Galé Luewadia (Gaïtcha), Cyril Nyipie (Mont-Dore), Neil Wahiobe (Païta FC), Raoul Wenisso (Gaïtcha)
Vita Longue (Mont-Dore), Theo Bosshard (Baco), Titouan Richard (Mont-Dore), Lionel Thahnaena (Qanono Sports)