CIS national football team

former national association football team representing the Commonwealth of Independent States

The CIS national football team was a transitional national team. It was created by the Football Federation of the Soviet Union in 1992. It would represent the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationFootball Federation of the Soviet Union
Head coachAnatoly Byshovets
Most capsDmitri Kharine (11)[a]
Top scorerSergei Kiriakov (4)
Home stadiumVarious
First colours
Second colours
First international
United States United States 0–1 CIS
(Miami, Florida; 25 January 1992)
Biggest win
El Salvador El Salvador 0–3 CIS
(San Salvador, El Salvador; 29 January 1992)
Biggest defeat
Mexico Mexico 4–0 CIS
(Mexico City, Mexico; 8 March 1992)
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 1992)
Best resultRound 1, 1992

European Championship record change

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  1992 Group stage 8th 3 0 2 1 1 4
Total 1/1 8th 3 0 2 1 1 4

Post-Soviet national federations change

National federation members of the CIS association change

  Armenia 18 January 1992 National team UEFA
  Azerbaijan March 1992 National team UEFA
  Belarus 1989 National team UEFA
  Georgia 15 February 1936 National team UEFA
  Kazakhstan 1992 National team UEFA[1]
  Kyrgyzstan 25 February 1992 National team AFC
  Moldova 14 April 1990 National team UEFA
  Russia 8 February 1992 National team UEFA
  Tajikistan 1936 National team AFC
  Turkmenistan 1992 National team AFC
  Ukraine 13 December 1991 National team UEFA
  Uzbekistan 1946 National team AFC

1. ^ Kazakhstan was an AFC member from 1994 until 2002, when they joined UEFA.

National federations outside the CIS association change

  Estonia 14 December 1921 National team UEFA
  Latvia 1921 National team UEFA
  Lithuania 9 December 1922 National team UEFA

Notes change

  1. Includes two FIFA-sanctioned friendlies against Mexico, that were not registered with the Russian Football Federation.

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