Saudi Arabia national football team

men's national association football team representing Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia national football team is the national football team of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia
Nickname(s)الأخضر (al-‘Akhḍar, "The Green One")
الصقور الخضر (aṣ-Ṣuqūr al-‘Akhḍar, "The Green Falcons") صقور نجد والحجاز (Falcons of Najd and Hejaz)
AssociationSaudi Arabian Football Federation
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachHervé Renard
CaptainOsama Hawsawi
Most capsMohamed Al-Deayea (178)[1]
Top scorerMajed Abdullah (71)
FIFA codeKSA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 65 Steady (27 May 2021)[2]
Highest21 (July 2004)
Lowest126 (December 2012)
First international
 Saudi Arabia 1–1 Lebanon 
(Beirut, Lebanon; 18 January 1957)
Biggest win
 Timor-Leste 0–10 Saudi Arabia 
(Dili, East Timor; 17 November 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Egypt 13–0 Saudi Arabia 
(Casablanca, Morocco; 3 September 1961[3][4])
World Cup
Appearances5 (first in 1994)
Best resultRound of 16 (1994)
Asian Cup
Appearances10 (first in 1984)
Best resultChampions (1984, 1988, 1996)
Confederations Cup
Appearances4 (first in 1992)
Best resultRunners-up (1992)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "FIFA Century Club" (PDF). Fifa.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 October 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  3. "3rd Pan Arab Games, 1961 (Casablanca, Morocco)". www.rsssf.com.
  4. "Egypt v Saudi Arabia, 03 September 1961". 11v11.com.
  5. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.