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Kuwait national football team

national association football team

Kuwait national football team is the national football team of Kuwait.

Kuwait
Nickname(s)Al-Azraq (The Blue) (The Blue Wave)
AssociationKuwait Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachRomeo Jozak[1]
Most capsBader Al-Mutawa (168)[2]
Top scorerBashar Abdullah (75)
Home stadiumJaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium
FIFA codeKUW
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 158 Steady (7 February 2019)[3]
Highest24 (December 1998)
Lowest189 (December 2017)
Elo ranking
Current 97 Steady (3 March 2019)[4]
Highest26 (11 December 1998)
Lowest102 (February 2008)
First international
Flag of Kuwait 1940-1961.png Kuwait 2–2 Libya 
(Morocco; 3 September 1961)
Biggest win
 Kuwait 20–0 Bhutan 
(Kuwait City, Kuwait; 14 February 2000)
Biggest defeat
 United Arab Republic 8–0 Kuwait Flag of Kuwait 1940-1961.png
(Morocco; 4 September 1961)
 Portugal 8–0 Kuwait Kuwait
(Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003)
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 1982)
Best resultGroup Stage, 1982
Asian Cup
Appearances10 (first in 1972)
Best resultChampions, 1980

Most appearancesEdit

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 Bashar Abdullah 134 1996-present
2 Wail Sulaiman Al-Habashi 109 1986-1996
2 Nohair Al-Shammari 109 1996-present
4 Jamal Mubarak 108 1994-2004

ReferencesEdit

  1. "ROMEO JOZAK ZNALAZŁ PRACĘ. ZOSTAŁ DYREKTOREM SPORTOWYM W KUWEJCIE". Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  2. "FIFA Century Club des Cent del la FIFA Club de los Cien de la FIFA" (PDF).
  3. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  4. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.