Chinese Taipei national football team

men's national association football team representing Taiwan

Chinese Taipei national football team is the national football team of Chinese Taipei.

Chinese Taipei
AssociationChinese Taipei Football Association (CTFA)
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationEAFF (East Asia)
Head coachLouis Lancaster
CaptainChen Po-Liang
Most capsChen Po-Liang (70)
Top scorerChen Po-Liang (25)
Home stadiumTaipei Municipal Stadium
Kaohsiung National Stadium
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 141 Steady (27 May 2021)[1]
Highest121 (April–May 2018)
Lowest191 (June 2016)
First international
 Philippines 2–1 Republic of China Republic of China (1912–1949)
(Manila, Philippines; February 1, 1913) [2] [Note 1]
Taiwan Republic of China 3–2 South Vietnam 
(Manila, Philippines; May 1, 1954) [4]
Biggest win
 Chinese Taipei 10–0 Guam 
(Macau, China; June 17, 2007)
Biggest defeat
 Kuwait 10–0 Chinese Taipei 
(Al Ain, United Arab Emirates; November 9, 2006)
Asian Cup
Appearances2 (first in 1960)
Best resultThird Place, 1960


  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  2. "China matches, ratings and points exchanged". World Football Elo Ratings: China. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  3. Bojan, Jovanovic (15 October 1999). "First Far Eastern Games 1913 (Manila)". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 November 2010.
  4. "Taiwan matches, ratings and points exchanged". World Football Elo Ratings: Taiwan. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  5. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.


  1. China were represented by club side South China; this match is not considered an official match for China. [3]