The Vodafone Fiji national team is likely to play 139 ranked Botswana side in October.

Fiji FA chief executive officer Mohammed Yusuf confirmed that plans were in progress for the international friendly during the FIFA window.

‘It’s a possibility the Botswana Football side will play our national football team in one match friendly in October in Fiji, Yusuf said.

“Everything is planned to ensure our national team play at least 10-12 international friendlies so we can improve on our rankings.”

Yusuf added that in January. Fiji Football was ranked 185 and now it had moved to 165.

“This is the result of the 13 international friendlies we played last year, ’said Yusuf.

He said plans were underway also to host a three nation’s tournament in Fiji in September.

“In September we intend to play a three nation tournament which we are still negotiating with an Asian team, New Caledonia and Fiji.”

Meanwhile the Vodafone Fiji national side will leave next week for an international friendly against Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur.

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