Palestine national football team

national association football team

Palestine national football team is the national football team of Palestine.

Palestine
Nickname(s)أسود كنعان (Lions of Canaan)[1]
الفدائيون (The Fedayeen)
الفرسان (The Knights)
AssociationPalestinian Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachNoureddine Ould Ali
CaptainAbdelatif Bahdari
Most capsRamzi Saleh (68) [2]
Top scorerFahed Attal (14)[2]
Home stadiumFaisal Al-Husseini International Stadium
FIFA codePLE
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 104 Steady (27 May 2021)[3]
Highest73 (February–March 2018)
Lowest191 (April–August 1999)
First international
 Egypt 8–1 Palestine State of Palestine
(Alexandria, Egypt; 26 July 1953)
Biggest win
State of Palestine Palestine 11–0 Guam 
(Dhaka, Bangladesh; 1 April 2006)
 Palestine 10–0 Bhutan 
(Hebron, Palestine; 10 October 2017)
 Northern Mariana Islands 0–9 Palestine 
(Kathmandu, Nepal; 4 March 2013)
 Palestine 9–1 Vatican City  
(Al-Khader, Palestine; 12 June 2011)
 Palestine 8–0 Chinese Taipei 
(Al Wakrah, Qatar; 18 February 2004)
Biggest defeat
 Egypt 8–1 Palestine State of Palestine
(Alexandria, Egypt; 26 July 1953)
 Iran 7–0 Palestine State of Palestine
(Tehran, Iran; 5 October 2011)
Asian Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2015)
Best resultGroup stage (2015 and 2019)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Smale, Simon. "Who the Socceroos are facing as the Asian Cup kicks off, and when to watch". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Player Database". www.footballpalestine.com. Archived from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 2019-03-21.
  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.