New Caledonia national football team

national association football team

New Caledonia national football team is the national football team of New Caledonia.

New Caledonia
Nickname(s)Les Cagous (The Kagus)
AssociationFédération Calédonienne de Football
ConfederationOFC (Oceania)
Head coachThierry Sardo
Most capsPierre Wajoka (39)
Top scorerBertrand Kaï (20)
Home stadiumStade Numa-Daly Magenta
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 161 Steady (22 December 2022)[1]
Highest93 (August 2013)
Lowest191 (April–May 2016)
First international
 New Caledonia 2–0 New Zealand 
(Nouméa, New Caledonia; 19 September 1951)
Biggest win
 New Caledonia 18–0 Guam 
(Papua New Guinea; 3 September 1991)
 New Caledonia 18–0 Micronesia 
(Fiji; 1 July 2003)
Biggest defeat
 Australia 11–0 New Caledonia 
(Auckland, New Zealand; 2002)
OFC Nations Cup
Appearances5 (first in 1973)
Best resultRunners-up, 2008 and 2012


  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 22 December 2022. Retrieved 22 December 2022.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.