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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 coachVacant
CaptainOsama Hawsawi
Most capsMohamed Al-Deayea (178)[1]
Top scorerMajed Abdullah (71)
FIFA codeKSA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 70 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)[2]
Highest21 (July 2004)
Lowest126 (December 2012)
Elo ranking
Current 63 Increase 6 (3 March 2019)[3]
Highest27 (November 1998)
Lowest112 (1970, 1972)
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[4][5])
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. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  3. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  4. "3rd Pan Arab Games, 1961 (Casablanca, Morocco)". www.rsssf.com.
  5. "Egypt v Saudi Arabia, 03 September 1961". 11v11.com.