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Saudi Arabia national football team
Saudi Arabia
Nickname(s) الصقور الخضر

(Green Falcons)

Association Saudi Arabia Football Federation
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Flag of France Herve Renard
Captain Osama Hawsawi
Most caps Mohamed Al-Deayea (178)
Top scorer Majed Abdullah (71)
Ground King Fahd International Stadium
FIFA code KSA
FIFA ranking 67 Steady (7 June 2018)
Highest FIFA ranking 21 (July 2004)
Lowest FIFA ranking 126 (December 2012)
Elo ranking 69 Decrease 1 (19 June 2018)
Highest Elo ranking 27 (November 1998)
Lowest Elo ranking 112 (1970, 1972)
First international Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 1–1 Lebanon Lebanon
(Beirut, Lebanon; 18 January 1957)
Biggest win Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 8–0 Macau Flag of Portugal
(Taif, Saudi Arabia; 14 May 1993)
Biggest defeat Flag of Egypt UAR 13–0 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia
(Casablanca, Morocco; 9 September 1961)
World Cup appearances 5 (First in 1994)
Best result Round of 16; 1994
Asian Cup appearances 9 (First in 1984)
Best result Winners: 1984, 1988, 1996
Saudi Arabia 2018 HomeSaudi Arabia 2018 Away

The Saudi Arabia National Football Team represents Saudi Arabia in association football. It is known by its fans as Al-Saqour (The Falcons), Al-Akhdar (The Green). Considered one of Asia's most successful national teams, Saudi Arabia has won the Asian Cup three times (1984, 1988, and 1996) and qualified for the World Cup four consecutive times ever since debuting at the 1994 tournament.

In the 1994 World Cup, Saudi Arabia upset seeded Belgium and beat Morocco in the group stage before falling to Sweden in the Round of 16. Saudi Arabia was dismissed in the first round of the next three Cup tournaments. They failed to qualify for the 2010 and 2014 tournaments, and then returned to 2018 tournament.

Honours

International

Runner-up (1): 1992
Fourth Place (1): 1999

Continental

Winner (3): 1984, 1988, 1996
Runner-up (3): 1992, 2000, 2007
Silver Medalists (1): 1986

Regional

Winner (3): 1994, 2002, 2003
Runner-up (6): 1972, 1974, 1998, 2009, 2010, 2014
Winner (2): 1998, 2002
Runner-up (1): 1992

Other

Runner-up (2): 1985, 1997
Silver Medalists (1): 1976
Gold Medalists (1): 2005

Competition records

Main article: Saudi Arabia at the FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup record

FIFA World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
Flag of Uruguay 1930 to
Flag of Germany 1974
Did Not Enter
Flag of Argentina 1978 to
Flag of Italy 1990
Did Not Qualify
Flag of the United States 1994 Round of 16 12 4 2 0 2 5 6
Flag of France 1998 Group Stage 28 3 0 1 2 2 7
South Korea Flag of Japan 2002 Group Stage 32 3 0 0 3 0 12
Germany 2006 Group Stage 28 3 0 1 2 2 7
Flag of South Africa 2010 to
Brazil 2014
Did Not Qualify
Flag of Russia Good One 2018 Group Stage TBD 2 0 0 2 0 6
Total Round of 16 5/22 15 2 2 11 9 38

Asian Cup record

AFC Asian Cup Record
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA
Flag of Hong Kong 1956 to Flag of Thailand1972Did not enter------
Iran 1976withdrew------
Flag of Kuwait 1980withdrew------
Flag of Singapore 1984Champions633073
Flag of Qatar 1988Champions633051
Flag of Japan 1992Second place522183
Flag of the United Arab Emirates 1996Champions6321116
Lebanon 2000Second place6312118
Flag of the People's Republic of China 2004Group stage301235
Flag of IndonesiaFlag of MalaysiaFlag of ThailandFlag of Vietnam 2007Second Place6411126
Flag of Qatar 2011Group stage300318
Flag of Australia 2015Group stage310255
Flag of the United Arab Emirates 2019Qualified
Total10/19441913126345

FIFA Confederations Cup

FIFA Confederations Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA Squad
Flag of Saudi Arabia 1992 Runners-up 1st 2 1 0 1 4 3 Squad
Flag of Saudi Arabia 1995 Group Stage 5th 2 0 0 2 0 2 Squad
Flag of Saudi Arabia 1997 Group Stage 7th 3 1 0 2 1 8 Squad
Flag of Mexico 1999 Fourth Place 4th 5 1 1 3 8 16 Squad
South Korea Flag of Japan 2001 Did Not Qualify
Flag of France 2003
Germany 2005
Flag of South Africa 2009
Brazil 2013
Flag of Russia 2017
Flag of Qatar 2021 To Be Determined
Total Runners-up 4/9 12 3 1 8 13 31 -

Gulf Cup of Nations record

Gulf Cup of Nations Record
Year Round
1970Third Place
1972Runners-up
1974Runners-up
1976Group Stage
1979Third Place
1982Group Stage
1984Third Place
1986Third Place
1988Third Place
1990Withdrew
1992Third Place
1994Champions
1996Third Place
1998Runners-up
2002Champions
2003–04Champions
2004Group Stage
2007Third Place
2009Runners-up
2010Runners-up
2013Group Stage
2014Runners-up
2017–18Group Stage

Arab Nations Cup

Arab Nations Cup Record
Year Round
Lebanon 1963Flag of Iraq 1966Did not qualify
Flag of Saudi Arabia 1985Third Place
Jordan 1988Group Stage
Flag of Syria 1992Runner Up
Flag of Qatar 1998Champion
Flag of Kuwait 2002Champion
2009Canceled
Flag of Saudi Arabia 20124th Place


West Asian Football Federation Championship record

Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Jordan 2000Did not enter
Flag of Syria 2002Did not enter
Iran 2004Did not enter
Jordan 2007Did not enter
Iran 2008Did not enter
Jordan 2010Did not enter
Flag of Kuwait 2012 Group Stage 311111
Flag of Qatar 2014 Group Stage 201114
Total-512225

Recent results and forthcoming matches

2017

2018 WCQ 8 June 2017 Australia Flag of Australia.png 3–2 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Adelaide, Australia  
19:30 UTC+9:30 Juric Soccerball 7'36'
Rogic Soccerball 64'
Report (FIFA)
Report (AFC)
Al-Dawsari Soccerball 23'
Al-Sahlawi Soccerball 45+2'
Stadium: Adelaide Oval
Attendance: 29,785
Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)
2018 WCQ 29 August 2017 United Arab Emirates Flag of the United Arab Emirates.png 2–1 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Al Ain, UAE  
20:30 UTC+4 Mabkhout Soccerball 21'
Khalil Soccerball 60'
Report (FIFA)
Report (AFC)
Al-Abed Soccerball 20' (pen.) Stadium: Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium
Attendance: 10,221
Referee: Kim Jong-hyeok (South Korea)
2018 WCQ 5 September 2017 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png 1–0 Flag of Japan.png Japan Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  
20:30 UTC+3 Al-Muwallad Soccerball 63' Report (FIFA)
Report (AFC)
Stadium: King Abdullah Sports City
Attendance: 62,165
Referee: Valentin Kovalenko (Uzbekistan)
Friendly 7 October 2017 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png 5–2 Flag of Jamaica.png Jamaica Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  
20:15 UTC+3 Al-Dawsari Soccerball 22'
Al-Hazaa Soccerball 37'
Al-Faraj Soccerball 44' (pen.)
Al-Breik Soccerball 47'
Al-Jouei Soccerball 90+1'
Report Hardware Soccerball 34'
Morgan Jr. Soccerball 67'
Stadium: King Abdullah Sports City
Attendance: 8,226
Referee: Sultan Al Marzouqi (UAE)
Friendly 10 October 2017 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png 0–3 Flag of Ghana.png Ghana Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  
20:15 UTC+3 Report Nuhu Soccerball 44'
Hawsawi Soccerball 68' (o.g.)
Partey Soccerball 89'
Stadium: King Abdullah Sports City
Attendance: 13,707
Referee: Sultan Al Marzouqi (UAE)
Friendly 7 November 2017 Latvia Latvia.png 0–2 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Lisbon, Portugal  
20:00 UTC+3 Report Al-Zaqaan Soccerball 38'
Fallatah Soccerball 44'
Stadium: Estádio Nacional
Friendly 10 November 2017 Portugal Flag of Portugal.gif 3–0 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Viseu, Portugal  
23:45 UTC+3 Fernandes Soccerball 33'
Guedes Soccerball 52'
João Mário Soccerball 90'
Report Stadium: Estádio do Fontelo
Referee: Sebastian Colțescu (Romania)
Friendly 13 November 2017 Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 1–0 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Lisbon, Portugal  
20:00 UTC+3 Popov Soccerball 81' Report Stadium: Estádio do Restelo
Attendance: 80
Referee: Fábio Veríssimo (Portugal)
23rd AGC 22 December 2017 Kuwait Flag of Kuwait.png 1–2 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Kuwait City, Kuwait  
18:30 UTC+3 Al Buraiki Soccerball 60' Report Al-Moasher Soccerball 13'
Fallatah Soccerball 52'
Stadium: Jaber International Stadium
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Ali Abdulnabi (Bahrain)
23rd AGC 25 December 2017 United Arab Emirates Flag of the United Arab Emirates.png 0–0 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Kuwait City, Kuwait  
17:30 UTC+3 Report Stadium: Jaber International Stadium
Attendance: 47,556
Referee: Aziz Asimov (Uzbekistan)
23rd AGC 28 December 2017 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png 0–2 Flag of Oman.png Oman Kuwait City, Kuwait  
18:30 UTC+3 Report Al-Ruzaiqi Soccerball 58'77' Stadium: Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium
Referee: Hettikamkanamge Perera (Sri Lanka)

2018

Friendly 26 February 2018 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png 3–0 Flag of Moldova.png Moldova Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  
20:30 UTC+3 Hawsawi Soccerball 10'
Al-Jassim Soccerball 57'
Assiri Soccerball 88'
Report Stadium: King Abdullah Sports City
Attendance: 6,914
Referee: Paweł Gil (Poland)
Friendly 28 February 2018 Iraq Flag of Iraq.png 4–1 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Basra, Iraq  
19:00 UTC+3 Al-Robeai Soccerball 21' (o.g.)
Mohsin Soccerball 47'
Ali Soccerball 51'73'
Report Muath Soccerball 57' Stadium: Basra Sports City
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Ammar Al-Jeneibi (United Arab Emirates)
Friendly 23 March 2018 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png 1–1 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Marbella, Spain  
18:00 UTC+1 Al-Muwallad Soccerball 38' Report Kravets Soccerball 32' Stadium: Estadio Municipal de Marbella
Attendance: 450
Referee: Alberto Undiano Mallenco (Spain)
Friendly 27 March 2018 Belgium Belgium.png 4–0 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Brussels, Belgium  
20:45 UTC+2 Lukaku Soccerball 13'39'
Batshuayi Soccerball 77'
De Bruyne Soccerball 78'
Report Stadium: King Baudouin Stadium
Attendance: 22,578
Referee: Matej Jug (Slovenia)
Friendly 9 May 2018 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png 2–0 Flag of Algeria.png Algeria Cádiz, Spain  
19:30 UTC+2 Al-Faraj Soccerball 24'
Al-Shehri Soccerball 81'
Report Stadium: Estadio Ramón de Carranza
Attendance: 175
Referee: Juan Martínez (Spain)
Friendly 15 May 2018 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png 2–0 Flag of Greece.svg.png Greece Seville, Spain  
19:30 UTC+2 Al-Dawsari Soccerball 19'
Kanno Soccerball 79'
Report Stadium: Estadio de La Cartuja
Attendance: 100
Referee: Carlos Del Cerro (Spain)
Friendly 28 May 2018 Italy Flag of Italy.gif 2–1 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia St. Gallen, Switzerland  
20:45 UTC+2 Balotelli Soccerball 21'
Belotti Soccerball 68'
Report Al-Shehri Soccerball 72' Stadium: kybunpark
Attendance: 10,100
Referee: Sandro Schärer (Switzerland)
Friendly 3 June 2018 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png 0–3 Flag of Peru.png Peru St. Gallen, Switzerland  
20:45 UTC+2 Report Carrillo Soccerball 20'
Guerrero Soccerball 41'64'
Stadium: kybunpark
Attendance: 18,053
Referee: Fedayi San (Switzerland)
Friendly 8 June 2018 Germany Germany.png 2–1 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Leverkusen, Germany  
19:30 UTC+2 Werner Soccerball 8'
Hawsawi Soccerball 43' (o.g.)
Report Al-Jassim Soccerball 84' Stadium: BayArena
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)
2018 FWC GS 14 June 2018 Russia Flag of Russia Good One.gif 5–0 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Moscow, Russia  
18:00 MSK (UTC+3) Gazinsky Soccerball 12'
Cheryshev Soccerball 43'90+1'
Dzyuba Soccerball 71'
Golovin Soccerball 90+4'
Report (FIFA)
Report (BBC)
Stadium: Luzhniki Stadium
Attendance: 78,011
Referee: Néstor Pitana (Argentina)
2018 FWC GS 20 June 2018 Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.gif 1–0 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Rostov-on-Don, Russia  
18:00 MSK (UTC+3) Suárez Soccerball 23' Report (FIFA)
Report (BBC)
Stadium: Rostov Arena
Attendance: 42,678
Referee: Clément Turpin (France)
2018 FWC GS 25 June 2018 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png v Flag of Egypt.png Egypt Volgograd, Russia  
17:00 MSK (UTC+3) Stadium: Volgograd Arena

2019

2019 Asian Cup GS 8 January 2019 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png v Flag of North Korea.png North Korea Dubai, United Arab Emirates  
20:00 GST (UTC+4) Report Stadium: Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum Stadium
2019 Asian Cup GS 12 January 2019 Lebanon Lebanon.png v Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Dubai, United Arab Emirates  
20:00 GST (UTC+4) Report Stadium: Al-Maktoum Stadium
2019 Asian Cup GS 17 January 2019 Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia.png v Flag of Qatar.png Qatar Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  
20:00 GST (UTC+4) Report Stadium: Zayed Sports City Stadium

Players

Current squad

Caps and goals updated as of 14 June 2018 after the game against Russia.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Abdullah Al-Mayouf 23 January 1987 (1987-01-23) (age 33) 9 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
21 1GK Yasser Al-Mosailem 27 February 1984 (1984-02-27) (age 36) 31 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
22 1GK Mohammed Al-Owais 10 October 1991 (1991-10-10) (age 28) 7 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
2 2DF Mansoor Al-Harbi 19 October 1987 (1987-10-19) (age 32) 36 1 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3 2DF Osama Hawsawi (captain) 31 March 1984 (1984-03-31) (age 36) 124 6 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
4 2DF Ali Al-Bulaihi 21 November 1989 (1989-11-21) (age 30) 5 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
5 2DF Omar Hawsawi 27 September 1985 (1985-09-27) (age 34) 43 3 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
6 2DF Mohammed Al-Breik 15 September 1992 (1992-09-15) (age 27) 10 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
13 2DF Yasser Al-Shahrani 25 May 1992 (1992-05-25) (age 28) 37 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
23 2DF Motaz Hawsawi 17 February 1992 (1992-02-17) (age 28) 15 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
7 3MF Salman Al-Faraj 1 August 1989 (1989-08-01) (age 30) 39 2 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
8 3MF Yahya Al-Shehri 26 June 1990 (1990-06-26) (age 29) 52 7 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
9 3MF Hattan Bahebri 16 July 1992 (1992-07-16) (age 27) 7 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
11 3MF Abdulmalek Al-Khaibri 13 March 1986 (1986-03-13) (age 34) 31 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
12 3MF Mohamed Kanno 22 September 1994 (1994-09-22) (age 25) 7 1 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
14 3MF Abdullah Otayf 3 August 1992 (1992-08-03) (age 27) 15 1 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
15 3MF Abdullah Al-Khaibari 16 August 1996 (1996-08-16) (age 23) 6 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
16 3MF Housain Al-Mogahwi 28 January 1988 (1988-01-28) (age 32) 16 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
17 3MF Taisir Al-Jassim 25 July 1984 (1984-07-25) (age 35) 128 18 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
18 3MF Salem Al-Dawsari 19 August 1991 (1991-08-19) (age 28) 34 4 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
19 3MF Fahad Al-Muwallad 14 September 1994 (1994-09-14) (age 25) 45 10 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
10 4FW Mohammad Al-Sahlawi 10 January 1987 (1987-01-10) (age 33) 42 27 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
20 4FW Muhannad Assiri 14 October 1986 (1986-10-14) (age 33) 17 4 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Assaf Al-Qarni 2 April 1984 (1984-04-02) (age 36) 11 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
GK Fawaz Al-Qarni 2 April 1992 (1992-04-02) (age 28) 3 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad v. Flag of Greece.svg.png Greece, 15 May 2018 INJ
GK Waleed Abdullah 19 April 1986 (1986-04-19) (age 34) 72 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v. Belgium.png Belgium, 27 March 2018
GK Abdulquddus Atiah 1 March 1997 (1997-03-01) (age 23) 1 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Fayha v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
GK Moslem Al-Furayj 8 April 1988 (1988-04-08) (age 32) 0 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Fayha 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
GK Abdullah Al-Owaishir 13 May 1991 (1991-05-13) (age 29) 0 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh v. Flag of Ghana.png Ghana, 10 October 2017
DF Saeed Al Mowalad 9 March 1991 (1991-03-09) (age 29) 13 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Mohammed Jahfali 24 October 1990 (1990-10-24) (age 29) 2 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Hassan Muath 27 January 1986 (1986-01-27) (age 34) 68 4 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab v. Belgium.png Belgium, 27 March 2018
DF Abdullah Al-Zori 13 August 1987 (1987-08-13) (age 32) 58 1 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
DF Ahmed Assiri 14 November 1991 (1991-11-14) (age 28) 11 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
DF Saeed Al-Robeai 4 June 1994 (1994-06-04) (age 25) 1 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
DF Mohammed Al-Khabrani 14 October 1993 (1993-10-14) (age 26) 5 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Abdurahman Al-Obaid 30 April 1993 (1993-04-30) (age 27) 5 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Salem Ali Saeed 1 March 1999 (1999-03-01) (age 21) 2 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Sultan Al-Ghanam 6 May 1994 (1994-05-06) (age 26) 1 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Abdullah Al-Shammari 17 September 1993 (1993-09-17) (age 26) 1 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Taawoun 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Abdullah Al-Ammar 1 March 1994 (1994-03-01) (age 26) 0 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Hammam Ajaj 24 February 1995 (1995-02-24) (age 25) 0 0 Unattached 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Mohammed Al-Fatil 4 January 1992 (1992-01-04) (age 28) 8 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli v. Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria, 13 November 2017
DF Abdullah Al-Hafith 25 December 1992 (1992-12-25) (age 27) 0 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v. Flag of Portugal.gif Portugal, 10 November 2017
MF Nawaf Al-Abed 26 January 1990 (1990-01-26) (age 30) 44 8 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Mohammed Al-Kwikbi 8 August 1994 (1994-08-08) (age 25) 5 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Ibrahim Ghaleb 28 September 1990 (1990-09-28) (age 29) 20 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v. Flag of Greece.svg.png Greece, 15 May 2018
MF Salman Al-Moasher 5 October 1988 (1988-10-05) (age 31) 24 2 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli v. Belgium.png Belgium, 27 March 2018
MF Abdulfattah Asiri 26 February 1994 (1994-02-26) (age 26) 11 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli v. Belgium.png Belgium, 27 March 2018
MF Ahmed Al-Fiqi 31 December 1992 (1992-12-31) (age 27) 1 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v. Belgium.png Belgium, 27 March 2018
MF Mohammad Al-Shalhoub 8 December 1980 (1980-12-08) (age 39) 118 19 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
MF Ahmed Al-Fraidi 29 January 1988 (1988-01-29) (age 32) 37 6 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
MF Waleed Bakshween 12 November 1989 (1989-11-12) (age 30) 16 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
MF Mohammed Abousaban 20 January 1990 (1990-01-20) (age 30) 2 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
MF Abdulaziz Al-Jebreen 19 April 1990 (1990-04-19) (age 30) 4 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v. Flag of Moldova.png Moldova, 26 February 2018
MF Abdulwahab Jaafer 15 September 1993 (1993-09-15) (age 26) 1 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab v. Flag of Moldova.png Moldova, 26 February 2018
MF Nooh Al-Mousa 23 February 1991 (1991-02-23) (age 29) 6 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Saleh Al-Amri 14 October 1993 (1993-10-14) (age 26) 3 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Ali Al-Nemer 25 August 1991 (1991-08-25) (age 28) 2 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Naif Hazazi 30 September 1992 (1992-09-30) (age 27) 2 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Khalid Kaabi 24 May 1992 (1992-05-24) (age 28) 1 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Maan Khodari 13 December 1991 (1991-12-13) (age 28) 1 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Batin 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Jaber Mustafa 7 June 1997 (1997-06-07) (age 22) 1 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Ali Al-Zaqaan 1 November 1991 (1991-11-01) (age 28) 2 1 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh v. Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria, 13 November 2017
MF Abdulmajeed Al-Sulayhem 15 May 1994 (1994-05-15) (age 26) 2 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab v. Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria, 13 November 2017
MF Abdulmajeed Al-Ruwaili 28 August 1986 (1986-08-28) (age 33) 11 2 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Taawoun v. Flag of Ghana.png Ghana, 10 October 2017
MF Mukhtar Ali 30 October 1997 (1997-10-30) (age 22) 2 0 Netherlands Vitesse v. Flag of Ghana.png Ghana, 10 October 2017
MF Abdullah Al-Jouei 2 March 1995 (1995-03-02) (age 25) 1 1 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Batin v. Flag of Ghana.png Ghana, 10 October 2017
MF Faris Abdi 19 May 1999 (1999-05-19) (age 21) 1 0 Switzerland Team Vaud M-21 v. Flag of Ghana.png Ghana, 10 October 2017
MF Abdullah Al-Mutairi 1 July 1986 (1986-07-01) (age 33) 0 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Fayha v. Flag of Ghana.png Ghana, 10 October 2017
FW Haroune Camara 1 January 1998 (1998-01-01) (age 22) 0 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah v. Flag of Greece.svg.png Greece, 15 May 2018
FW Nasser Al-Shamrani 23 November 1983 (1983-11-23) (age 36) 78 19 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
FW Hassan Al-Raheb 7 April 1983 (1983-04-07) (age 37) 8 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
FW Abdulfattah Adam 1 January 1995 (1995-01-01) (age 25) 0 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Taawoun v. Flag of Iraq.png Iraq, 28 February 2018
FW Mojahed Al-Munee 15 January 1996 (1996-01-15) (age 24) 0 0 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v. Flag of Moldova.png Moldova, 26 February 2018
FW Mukhtar Fallatah 15 October 1987 (1987-10-15) (age 32) 12 2 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
FW Hazaa Al-Hazaa 8 August 1991 (1991-08-08) (age 28) 3 1 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup INJ
  • SUS Player suspended
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury
  • RET Retired from the national team

Managerial history

Updated 22 November 2018.

Manager From To
Flag of EgyptFlag of the United Arab Republic Abdul-Rahman Fawzi 1957 1961
Flag of Tunisia Ali Chaouach 1967 1969
England George Skinner 1970 1970
Flag of the United Arab RepublicFlag of Egypt Mohammed Sheita 1970 1972
Flag of Egypt Taha Ismail 1972 1974
Flag of Egypt Abdo Saleh El Wahsh 1974 1974
Flag of Hungary Ferenc Puskás 1975 1975
England Bill McGarry 1976 1977
England Danny Allison 1978 1978
England David Woodfield 1979 1979
Brazil Rubens Minelli 1980 1980
Brazil Mario Zagallo 1981 1984
Flag of Saudi Arabia Khalil Ibrahim Al-Zayani 1984 1986
Brazil Castilho 1986 1986
Brazil Osvaldo 1987 1987
England Ronnie Allen 1988 1988
Brazil Carlos Galletti 1988 1988
Flag of Uruguay Omar Borras 1988 1988
Brazil Carlos Alberto Parreira 1988 1990
Flag of Turkey Metin Türel 1990 1990
Brazil Claudinho Garcia 1990 1992
Brazil Veloso 1992 1992
Brazil Nelsinho 1992 1992
Brazil Candinho 1993 1993
Template:Country data The Netherlands Leo Beenhakker 1993 1994
Flag of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Al-Kharashy 1994 1994
Brazil Ivo Wortmann 1994 1994
Flag of Argentina Jorge Solari 1994 1994
Flag of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Al-Kharashy 1995 1995
Brazil Ze Mario 1995 1996
Flag of Portugal Nelo Vingada 1996 1997
Flag of Austria Hansel Waldem 1996 1997
Germany Otto Pfister 1998 1998
Brazil Carlos Alberto Parreira 1998 1998
Flag of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Al-Kharashy June 1998 June 1998
Germany Otto Pfister 1999 Feb 1999
Flag of Czech Milan Máčala May 1999 2000
Flag of Saudi Arabia Nasser Al Johar 2000 2000
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro Slobodan Santrac Aug 2001 Aug 2001
Flag of Saudi Arabia Nasser Al Johar Aug 2001 July 2002
Netherlands Gerard van der Lem Aug 2002 Aug 2004
Netherlands Martin Koopman 2002 2002
Flag of Saudi Arabia Nasser Al Johar Sep 2004 Nov 2004
Flag of Argentina Gabriel Calderon Nov 2004 Dec 2005
Brazil Marcos Paqueta 2006 2007
Brazil Helio dos Anjos March 2007 June 2008
Flag of Saudi Arabia Nasser Al Johar June 2008 February 2009
Flag of Portugal José Peseiro February 2009 January 2011
Flag of Saudi Arabia Nasser Al Johar January 2011 February 2011
Brazil Rogério Lourenço June 2011 July 2011
Netherlands Frank Rijkaard August 2011 January 2013
Flag of Spain Juan Ramón López Caro January 2013 December 2014
Romania Cosmin Olăroiu December 2014 January 2015
Flag of Saudi Arabia Faisal Al Baden March 2015 August 2015
Netherlands Bert van Marwijk September 2015 September 2017
Flag of Argentina Edgardo Bauza September 2017 November 2017
Flag of Argentina Flag of Spain Juan Antonio Pizzi November 2017 Present

Records

As of 8 June 2018
Most Caps
# Player Caps Goals Career
1 Mohamed Al-Deayea 178 0 1993–2006
2 Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi 163 3 1990–2001
3 Sami Al-Jaber 156 46 1992–2006
4 Abdullah Zubromawi 142 3 1993–2002
5 Osama Hawsawi 135 7 2006–
6 Hussein Sulaimani 134 5 1996–2014
7 Saud Kariri 133 7 2001–2015
8 Taisir Al-Jassim 132 19 2004–
9 Mohamed Abd Al-Jawad 121 7 1981–1994
10 Mohammad Al-Shalhoub 118 19 2000–2018
Top Goalscorers
# Player Goals Caps Career
1 Majed Abdullah 71 116 1978–1994
2 Sami Al-Jaber 46 156 1992–2006
3 Yasser Al-Qahtani 42 112 2002–2013
4 Obeid Al-Dosari 41 94 1994–2002
5 Talal Al-Meshal 32 60 1998–2006
6 Khaled Al-Muwallid 28 114 1988–1998
Mohammad Al-Sahlawi 28 40 2010–
8 Fahad Al-Mehallel 26 87 1992–1999
9 Saeed Al-Owairan 24 75 1992–1998
Ibrahim Al-Shahrani 24 86 1997–2005

Kit Providers

  • Admiral (1970's-early 80's)
  • Adidas (1984–1992)
  • Shammel (1993–2000)
  • Adidas (2001–2005)
  • Puma (2005–2011)
  • Nike (2011–present)

External links

Saudi Arabia
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International football

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Confederation Competitions
AFC Asian Cup
CAF Africa Cup of Nations
CONCACAF Gold Cup
CONMEBOL Copa América
OFC Nations Cup
UEFA European Championship
Non-FIFA N.F.-Board · Viva World Cup
National football teams of Asia (AFC)

Afghanistan · Australia · Bahrain · Bangladesh · Bhutan · Brunei · Cambodia · China PR · Chinese Taipei · Guam · Hong Kong · India · Indonesia · Iran · Iraq · Japan · Jordan · Kuwait · Kyrgyzstan · Laos · Lebanon · Macau · Malaysia · Maldives · Mongolia · Myanmar · Nepal · North Korea · Northern Mariana Islands · Oman · Pakistan · Palestine · Philippines · Qatar · Saudi Arabia · Singapore · South Korea · Sri Lanka · Syria · Tajikistan · Thailand · Timor-Leste · Turkmenistan · United Arab Emirates · Uzbekistan · Vietnam · Yemen
† Associate member - Not a member of FIFA

Union of Arab Football Associations
International competitions

Arab Cup · Pan Arab Games · Palestine Cup of Nations (defunct) · Arab Futsal Championship · Arab Beach Soccer Championship

Club competitions

Arab Club Championship · Arab Cup Winners' Cup (defunct) · Arab Super Cup (defunct)

National Teams

Algeria · Bahrain · Comoros · Djibouti · Egypt · Iraq · Jordan · Kuwait · Lebanon · Libya · Mauritania · Morocco · Oman · Palestine · Qatar · Saudi Arabia · Somalia · Sudan · Syria · Tunisia · United Arab Emirates · Yemen

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AFC Asian Cup winners

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AFC Asian Cup 2000 AFC Asian Cup
Champions
Japan
Runners-up
Saudi Arabia
Third Place
South Korea
Fourth Place
China PR
Eliminated in Quarterfinals
Iran · Iraq · Kuwait · Qatar
Eliminated in Group Stage
Indonesia · Lebanon · Thailand · Uzbekistan

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Champions

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Runners-Up

South Korea South Korea

Third Place

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Fourth Place

Flag of Iraq Iraq

Eliminated in Quarter-finals

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Eliminated in Group stage

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Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia – 1994 FIFA World Cup

1. Al-Deayea 2. Al-Dosari 3. Al-Khilaiwi 4. Zubromawi 5. Madani 6. Anwar 7. Al-Ghesheyan 8. Al-Bishi 9. Abdullah 10. Al-Owairan 11. Al-Mehallel 12. Al-Jaber 13. Abd Al-Jawad 14. Al-Muwallid 15. Al-Dawod 16. Jebreen 17. Al-Taifi 18. Al-Anazi 19. Saleh 20. Idris 21. Al-Sadiq 22. Al-Helwah

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Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Group stage

1. Al-Mayouf 2. Al-Harbi 3. Os. Hawsawi (c) 4. Al-Bulaihi 5. Om. Hawsawi 6. Al-Breik 7. Al-Faraj 8. Al-Shehri 9. Bahebri 10. Al-Sahlawi 11. Al-Khaibri 12. Kanno 13. Al-Shahrani 14. Otayf 15. Al-Khaibari 16. Al-Mogahwi 17. Al-Jassim 18. Al-Dawsari 19. Al-Muwallad 20. Assiri 21. Al-Mosailem 22. Al-Owais 23. M. Hawsawi

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