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The Aruba national football team (Dutch, "Arubaans voetbalelftal"; Papiamento, "Seleccion Arubano di futbol") is the national team of Aruba, it was founded in 1932 and is affiliated with the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), CONCACAF and FIFA (since 1988) and is controlled by the Arubaanse Voetbal Bond.

Aruba
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationArubaanse Voetbal Bond
ConfederationCONCACAF
(North America)
Sub-confederationCFU (Caribbean)
Head coachMartin Koopman
CaptainRaymond Baten
Most capsTheric Ruiz (24)
Top scorerRonald Gómez (5)
Home stadiumTrinidad Stadium
FIFA codeARU
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 195 Decrease 6 (19 September 2019)[1]
Highest112 (November 2015)
Lowest202 (February–April 2008)
Elo ranking
Current 199 Decrease 5 (18 October 2019)[2]
Highest50 (1924)
Lowest201 (September 2015)
First international
Aruba 0–4 Curaçao
(Aruba; 6 April 1924)[3]
Biggest win
 Aruba 7–0 British Virgin Islands 
(Oranjestad, Aruba; 1 June 2014)
Biggest defeat
 Trinidad and Tobago 11–0 Aruba 
(Arima, Trinidad and Tobago; 23 April 1989)

World Cup recordEdit

FIFA World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1930 to   1986 Did not enter, was part of Netherlands Antilles
  1990 Did not enter
  1994
  1998 Did not qualify
    2002
  2006
  2010
  2014
  2018
  2022 To be determined
      2026 To be determined
Total 0/21 0 0 0 0 0 0

Gold Cup recordEdit

  • 1991 – Did not enter
  • 1993 – Withdrew
  • 1996 to 2003 – Did not qualify
  • 2005 – Withdrew
  • 2007 – Did not enter
  • 2009 – Did not qualify
  • 2011 – Did not enter
  • 2013 to 2019 – Did not qualify

Caribbean Cup recordEdit

  • 1989 – Did not qualify
  • 1990 – Did not enter
  • 1991 – Did not qualify
  • 1992 – Did not qualify
  • 1993 – Withdrew
  • 1994 – Did not enter
  • 1995 – Did not qualify
  • 1996 – Did not enter
  • 1997 – Did not qualify
  • 1998 – Did not qualify
  • 1999 – Withdrew
  • 2001 – Did not qualify
  • 2005 – Withdrew
  • 2007 – Did not enter
  • 2008 – Did not qualify
  • 2010 – Did not enter
  • 2012 – Did not qualify
  • 2014 – Did not qualify
  • 2017 – Did not qualify

List of coachesEdit

Recent results and forthcoming fixturesEdit

2018Edit

2019Edit

15 November Nations League BGuyana  v  Aruba

Aruba all-time record against all nationsEdit

Note: teams that are in italics indicates that the team got collapsed, a historical team, or a team which is not a FIFA member.[4]

As of 23 March 2019[5]

Against Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA GD
  Antigua and Barbuda 2 0 0 2 0 5 −5
  Barbados 3 1 0 2 6 11 −5
  Bermuda 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2
  British Virgin Islands 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7
  Costa Rica 1 0 0 1 2 3 −1
  Cuba 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3
  Curaçao 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1
  Curaçao 22 0 8 14 19 47 −28
  Dominican Republic 2 0 0 2 3 6 −3
  El Salvador 1 0 0 1 0 3 −3
  French Guiana 2 1 0 1 1 2 −1
  Grenada 2 0 0 2 3 7 −4
  Guadeloupe 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Guam 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2
  Guyana 1 0 0 1 0 3 −3
  Haiti 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
  Honduras 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
  Jamaica 1 0 0 1 0 6 −6
  Netherlands Antilles 8 1 0 7 10 23 −13
  Panama 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Puerto Rico 2 1 1 0 6 4 +2
  Saint Lucia 3 1 0 2 8 9 -1
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1
  Suriname 14 2 5 7 15 44 −29
  Trinidad and Tobago 1 0 0 1 0 11 −11
  Turks and Caicos Islands 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
  Venezuela 2 0 0 2 1 6 −5
Total 80 14 19 47 100 201 −101

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the CONCACAF Nations League matches against Guadeloupe on October 17, 2018

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1GK Matthew Lentink (1993-08-18) 18 August 1993 (age 26)   Zeelandia Middelburg
1GK Lionel Kaarsbaan (1987-11-06) 6 November 1987 (age 31)   Dakota

2DF Leroy Oehlers (1992-12-12) 12 December 1992 (age 26)   Nijkerk
2DF Nickenson Paul (1997-08-24) 24 August 1997 (age 22)   Dakota
2DF Jefferson Vegas (1995-01-30) 30 January 1995 (age 24)   Sarto
3MF Gino Mulder (1987-10-09) 9 October 1987 (age 32)   Craeyenhout
2DF Jean-Pierre Heyden (2000-02-25) 25 February 2000 (age 19)   Deportivo Nacional
2DF Marlon Pereira (1987-03-26) 26 March 1987 (age 32)   SteDoCo

3MF Walter Bennett (1997-03-18) 18 March 1997 (age 22)   SV Racing Club Aruba
3MF Erik Santos de Gouveia (1990-08-30) 30 August 1990 (age 29)   Racing Club Aruba
3MF Raymond Baten (1989-01-26) 26 January 1989 (age 30)   Quick Boys
3MF Jeamirr Howell (1992-11-16) 16 November 1992 (age 26)   Racing Club Aruba
3MF Annuar Kock (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 (age 27)   Estrella
3MF Gregor Breinburg (1991-09-15) 15 September 1991 (age 28)   Sparta Rotterdam

4FW Joshua John (1988-10-01) 1 October 1988 (age 31)   Kaisar
4FW Erixon Danso (1989-07-22) 22 July 1989 (age 30)   Sandnes Ulf
4FW Josh Gross (1993-05-15) 15 May 1993 (age 26)   ASWH Ambacht
4FW Ronald Gómez (1984-10-25) 25 October 1984 (age 34)   Racing Club Aruba
4FW Jean Pierre Fingal (1993-05-16) 16 May 1993 (age 26)   Racing Club Aruba


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 19 September 2019. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  2. ^ Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 18 October 2019. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Aruba - List of International Matches". rsssf.com. Rec.Sport Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 17 November 2010.
  4. ^ "World Football Elo Ratings". www.eloratings.net. Retrieved 2018-11-09.
  5. ^ "World Football Elo Ratings: Aruba". Elo Ratings. Retrieved 23 March 2019.

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