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The Mongolia national football team (Mongolian: Монголын хөлбөмбөгийн үндэсний шигшээ баг Mongolyn khölbömbögiin ündesnii shigshee bag) represents the State of Mongolia in international football under the Mongolian Football Federation.

Mongolia
Nickname(s)Хөх Чононууд (Khökh Chononuud)
(Blue Wolves)
AssociationMongolian Football Federation (MFF)
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationEAFF (East Asia)
Head coachMichael Weiß
CaptainTurbat Daginaa
Most capsDonorovyn Lümbengarav (35)
Top scorerDonorovyn Lümbengarav (8)[1]
Home stadiumMFF Football Centre
FIFA codeMNG
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
FIFA ranking
Current 187 Increase 1 (4 April 2019)[2]
Highest160 (August 2011)
Lowest205 (July 2015)
Elo ranking
Current 217 Increase 7 (27 March 2019)[3]
Highest205 (22 November 2011, 2 March 2013)
Lowest225 (17 March 2015)
First international
 North Vietnam 3–1 Mongolia 
(Hanoi, North Vietnam; 3 October 1960)
Biggest win
 Mongolia 9–0 Northern Mariana Islands 
(Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; 4 September 2018)
Biggest defeat
 Uzbekistan 15–0 Mongolia 
(Chiang Mai, Thailand; 5 December 1998)

Founded in 1959 the association was inactive between 1960 and 1998 when the team did not feature in any international fixtures. The Mongolian Football Federation is a member of the Asian Football Confederation and the East Asian Football Federation.

Contents

Competition recordsEdit

FIFA World CupEdit

FIFA World Cup Finals Record Qualifications Record
Hosts / Year Result Position GP W D* L GS GA GP W D L GS GA
  1930 to   1958 Team did not exist
  1962 to   1998 Not a member of FIFA
   2002 Did not qualify 6 0 1 5 2 22
  2006 2 0 0 2 0 13
  2010 2 0 0 2 2 9
  2014 2 1 0 1 1 2
  2018 2 0 0 2 1 5
  2022 To be determined
    2026 To be determined
Total 0/22 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 1 1 12 6 51

Asian CupEdit

AFC Asian Cup Finals Record AFC Asian Cup qualification
Hosts / Year Result Position GP W D* L GS GA GP W D* L GS GA
  1956 to   1996 Not an AFC Member
  2000 Did Not Qualify 3 0 0 3 1 10
  2004 2 1 1 0 5 0
     2007
  2011
  2015
  2019 2 2 0 0 6 0
Total 0 Titles 0/16 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 1 3 12 10

Asian GamesEdit

Football at the Asian Games has been an under-23 tournament since 2002.
Asian Games Record
Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
  1951 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1954 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1958 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1962 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1966 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1970 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1974 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1978 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1982 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1986 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1990 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1994 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1998 - 2 0 0 2 0 26
2002–present See Mongolia national under-23 football team
Total 1/13 2 0 0 2 0 26

AFC Challenge CupEdit

AFC Challenge Cup Finals Record Qualifications Record
Hosts / Year Result Position GP W D* L GS GA GP W D* L GS GA
  2006 Did Not Participate
  2008
  2010 Did Not Qualify 2 1 0 1 3 3
  2012 2 1 0 1 2 3
  2014 3 0 1 2 1 5
Total 0 Titles 0/5 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 1 4 6 11

East Asian CupEdit

EAFF East Asian Championship Finals Record Qualifications Record
Hosts / Year Result Position GP W D* L GS GA GP W D* L GS GA
  2003 Did Not Qualify 4 1 0 3 2 16
  2005 4 1 1 2 4 13
  2008 2 0 1 1 0 7
  2010 3 2 0 1 6 3
  2013 Suspended by EAFF
  2015 Did Not Qualify 3 1 0 2 6 5
  2017 3 1 1 1 10 4
  2019 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 Titles 0/7 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 6 3 10 28 48

AFC Solidarity CupEdit

AFC Solidarity Cup
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
  2016 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 3 5
Total Best: Group Stage 3 1 0 2 3 5

Fixtures and resultsEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

2018Edit

2019Edit

6 June 2019 (2019-06-06) 2022 World Cup qualificationBrunei  v  Mongolia
11 June 2019 (2019-06-11) 2022 World Cup qualificationMongolia  v  Brunei

Current squadEdit

Squad for matches against   North Korea,   Chinese Taipei,   Hong Kong.[5]
Caps and goals are correct as of 16 November 2018, after the match against   Hong Kong.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Mönkh-Erdene Enkhtaivan (1995-10-17) 17 October 1995 (age 23) 5 0   Athletic 220
21 1GK Amarbayasgalan Saikhanchuluun (1996-08-28) 28 August 1996 (age 22) 5 0   Ulaanbaatar

2 2DF Mönkh-Orgil Orkhon (1999-01-30) 30 January 1999 (age 20) 7 1   Deren
3 2DF Törbat Daignaa (1992-07-31) 31 July 1992 (age 26) 18 1   Athletic 220
4 2DF Tserendovdon Tömör-Ochir (1998-12-04) 4 December 1998 (age 20) 1 0   Khangarid
5 2DF Garidmagnai Bayasgalan (captain) (1985-09-16) 16 September 1985 (age 33) 34 2   Deren
6 2DF Narmandakh Artag (1997-03-08) 8 March 1997 (age 22) 7 2   Ulaanbaatar City
17 2DF Davaajav Battör (1990-05-21) 21 May 1990 (age 29) 16 0   Erchim
23 2DF Tsedenbal Norjmoo (1988-09-12) 12 September 1988 (age 30) 26 4   Ulaanbaatar City

7 3MF Janchiv Sündorj (1994-08-01) 1 August 1994 (age 24) 15 1   Ulaanbaatar
8 3MF Gankhuyag Ser-Od-Yanjiv (1994-09-06) 6 September 1994 (age 24) 13 4   Khangarid
9 3MF Tögöldör Mönkh-Erdene (1991-02-23) 23 February 1991 (age 28) 18 7   Erchim
10 3MF Tsend-Ayuush Khürelbaatar (1990-02-21) 21 February 1990 (age 29) 21 1   Deren
24 3MF Baljinnyam Batbold (1999-11-08) 8 November 1999 (age 19) 8 3   Ulaanbaatar
29 3MF Altansükh Temüüjin (1997-01-09) 9 January 1997 (age 22) 3 1   Athletic 220
19 3MF Mönkh-Erdene Tsagaantsooj (1992-07-16) 16 July 1992 (age 26) 17 2   Ulaanbaatar

11 4FW Naranbold Nyam-Osor (1992-02-22) 22 February 1992 (age 27) 16 7   Athletic 220
13 4FW Enkhbileg Purevdorj (1996-02-08) 8 February 1996 (age 23) 5 1   Anduud City
14 4FW Jansyerik Maratkhan (1999-04-04) 4 April 1999 (age 20) 7 2   Deren
25 4FW Batbayar Khash-Erdene (1997-06-20) 20 June 1997 (age 21) 1 0   Anduud City

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the Mongolia squad within the last 12 months and are still available for selection.[6][7]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Ariunbold Batsaikhan (1990-04-03) 3 April 1990 (age 29) 11 0   Erchim 2019 EAFF Championship PRE
GK Purev Tengis (1992-09-07) 7 September 1992 (age 26) 0 0   Ulaanbaatar City 2019 EAFF Championship PRE

DF Uuganbat Bat-Erdene (1997-07-05) 5 July 1997 (age 21) 1 0   Deren 2019 EAFF Championship PRE
DF Damindorj Bilgüün (1999-08-31) 31 August 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Deren 2019 EAFF Championship PRE
DF Sükhbat Dölgöön (1995-04-04) 4 April 1995 (age 24) 0 0   Anduud City 2019 EAFF ChampionshipPRE
DF Usukhbayar Sukhbaatar (1995-12-21) 21 December 1995 (age 23) 0 0   Ulaanbaatar City 2019 EAFF Championship

MF Baljinnyam Batmömkh (1999-12-10) 10 December 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Deren 2019 EAFF Championship PRE
MF Chin Bat-Erdene (1995-11-30) 30 November 1995 (age 23) 0 0   Athletic 220 2019 EAFF Championship PRE
MF Soyol-Erdene Gal-Erdene (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 23) 9 1   Erchim 2019 EAFF Championship
MF Tögsbileg Batbold (1995-02-04) 4 February 1995 (age 24) 8 0   Ulaanbaatar City 2019 EAFF Championship

Record goal scorersEdit

As of 16 November 2018[8]

Players in bold are still active. Players with an equal number of goals are ranked in order of average.

# Name Goals Caps
1 Lümbengarav Donorov 8 35
2 Naranbold Nyam-Osor 7 16
Tögöldör Mönkh-Erdene 7 18
3 Tögsbayar Ganbaatar 6 26
4 Bayarjargal Oyuunbat 4 9
Gankhuyag Ser-Od-Yanjiv 4 12
Bayarzorig Davaa 4 19
Tsedenbal Norjmoo 4 26

CoachesEdit

 
The National Sports Stadium was Mongolia's home stadium until the MFF Football Centre was constructed.[9]
Name Nat Period Matches Wins Draws Losses Win %
Pavel Aleksandrovich Sevastyanov   1958–1960 3 0 0 3 0%
None 1961–1992
1994–1997
National football team does not exist
Lkhamsürengiin Dorjsüren   1993, 1998[10] 2 0 0 2 0%
Luvsandorjiin Sandagdorj   February 1999 – January 2000 0 0 0 0 0%
Ishdorjiin Otgonbayar   January 2000 – January 2011 31 7 4 21 17%
Sandagdorjiin Erdenebat   January 2011 – July 2014 4 2 0 2 50%
Vojislav Bralušić   July 2014 – January 2015 3 1 0 2 33.3%
Sanjmyataviin Purevsukh   January 2015 – 2016 5 1 1 3 20%
Zorigtyn Battulga[11]   May 2016 3 1 1 1 33%
Toshiaki Imai[12]   October 2016 – January 2017 3 1 0 2 33%
Michael Weiß   January 2017 – present 5 2 1 2 40%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Földesi, László. "International Goals of Mongolia". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
  2. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 4 April 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  3. ^ Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  4. ^ "AFF Suzuki Cup: Stacked Azkals lineup looks to impress". rappler.com. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Mongolia Squad". East Asian Football Federation. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  6. ^ "2019 EAFF Championship Squad" (in Mongolian). Mongolian Football Federation. Retrieved 18 August 2018.
  7. ^ Grimm, Justin. "MFF Confirms Five MNT Matches, EAFF Cup Details". Mongolian Football Central. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  8. ^ Grimm, Justin. "Blue Wolves All-Time Top Scorers List". Mongolian Football Central. Retrieved 25 March 2018.
  9. ^ Lim, Miakka. "Azkals now in Mongolia, tired but in high spirits". GMA Network. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  10. ^ Asian Coaches Year : Mongolia – AFC.com
  11. ^ Bayarsaikhan, U. "УЛС ТӨР ЧӨЛӨӨТ ЦАГ ДЭЛХИЙД СПОРТ БУСАД ШУУД ЭФИР 8-р сар 15 Даваа 22o / 9o 5 м/с Улаанбаатар MNB Сэтгэлийн Үндэс ШУУРХАЙ: Рио 2016 Хүндийн өргөлт /эрэгтэй 105 кг/ шууд 2350 тонн хог цэвэрлэжээ Шарилж,харшил үүсгэгч зэрлэг ургамалыг устгав.. Өнөөдөр болох тэмцээний хуваарь Нийслэлийн удирдлагууд сургууль, цэцэрлэгийн засварын явцтай танилцаж байна.. Хөлбөмбөгийн шигшээ багийн хувь заяаг З.Баттулгад даатгалаа" (in Mongolian). mnb.mn. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  12. ^ "IMAI PLEASED WITH MONGOLIA'S FORTUITOUS WIN OVER SRI LANKA". The AFC. Retrieved 7 November 2016.

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