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 148 Steady (27 May 2021)[3]
Highest24 (December 1998)
Lowest189 (December 2017)
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". Archived from the original on 29 July 2018. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  2. "FIFA Century Club des Cent del la FIFA Club de los Cien de la FIFA" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-18. Retrieved 2019-03-30.
  3. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  4. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.