Sri Lanka national football team

men's national association football team representing Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka national football team is the national football team of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka
Nickname(s)සිංහ සිංහයා
siṁha siṁhayā
(Simha Lions)
AssociationFootball Federation of Sri Lanka
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationSAFF (South Asia)
Head coachNizam Pakeer Ali
CaptainSujan Perera
Top scorerKasun Jayasuriya (27)[1]
Home stadiumSugathadasa Stadium
FIFA codeSRI
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 204 Steady (27 May 2021)[2]
Highest122 (August 1998)
Lowest201 (October 2018 – present)
First international
 Ceylon 0–2 India 
(Colombo, Ceylon; 1 January 1952)
Biggest win
 Sri Lanka 7–1 Pakistan 
(Taipei, Taiwan; 4 April 2008)
 Sri Lanka 6–0 Bhutan 
(Dhaka, Bangladesh; 6 December 2009)
Biggest defeat
 Ceylon 1–12 East Germany 
(Colombo, Ceylon; 12 January 1964)[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. László Földesi. "Kasun Nadika Jayasuriya Weerarathne - Goals in International Matches". RSSSF. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  3. "Head to head stats Sri Lanka – GDR". WildStat. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  4. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.