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Results

Melanesian Cup: Solomon Islands 1-1 Fiji
21.10.1988, 
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Melanesian Cup: Vanuatu 0-8 Fiji
24.10.1988,
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Melanesian Cup: New Caledonia 0-2 Fiji
25.10.1988,
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Melanesian Cup (final): Solomon Islands 1-3 Fiji
26.10.1988, 
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Apparently, in the build-up to the final, there were threats made, unbeknownst by whom, towards the Fiji squad: “You had better not take to the field.” This had, naturally, struck some fear among players, but encouraged by legendary captain Pita Dau, they eventually went out and won the tournament, beating the host nation in the final. 

Friendly: Fiji 1-1 New Zealand
14.11.1988, 
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Friendly: Fiji 2-0 New Zealand
17.11.1988,
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Friendly: Fiji 1-0 New Zealand
19.11.1988, 
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Qualification – First round

First leg: Fiji 1-0 Australia
26.11.1988, Prince Charles Park (Nadi)
Goal: Madigi
Line-up: Buli – Watkins, Lutumailagi, Dau (c) (Ali 71), Nemani, Delai – Evans, Vuilabasa, Sami – Peters, Watisoni (Madigi h-t)

Second leg: Australia 5-1 Fiji
03.12.1988, Sydney Football Stadium (Sydney)
Goal: Delai
Line-up: Buli – Watkins, Lutumailagi (Watisoni 78), Dau (c), Nemani, Delai – Evans, Vuilabasa, Sami – Peters, Madigi (Ali 58)

Exit before the second round group stage: 5-2 aggregate loss against Australia.

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