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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
CaptainTsedenbal Norjmoo[1]
Most capsLümbengarav Donorov
Garidmagnai Bayasgalan (35)
Top scorerLümbengarav Donorov
Naranbold Nyam-Osor (8)[2]
Home stadiumNational Sports Stadium
MFF Football Centre
FIFA codeMNG
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 187 Steady (14 June 2019)[3]
Highest160 (August 2011)
Lowest205 (July 2015)
Elo ranking
Current 217 Increase 7 (20 July 2019)[4]
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

EAFF SuspensionEdit

According to the voting outcome at AFC Congress held in January 2011, the Mongolian Football Federation was suspended to conduct any activities at the EAFF until EAFF Ordinary Congress of March 2014.[5] They were welcomed back to the federation at The 7th Ordinary Congress and 41st & 42nd Executive Committee Meeting.[6]


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 2 0 0 6 0
  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

2020Edit

Current squadEdit

Squad called up for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against   Brunei on 6 June and 11 June

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
16 1GK Saikhanchuluun Amarbayasgalan (1996-08-28) 28 August 1996 (age 22) 5 0   Ulaanbaatar
18 1GK Ariunbold Batsaikhan (1990-04-03) 3 April 1990 (age 29) 11 0   Erchim

2 2DF Mönkh-Orgil Orkhon (1999-01-30) 30 January 1999 (age 20) 7 1   Deren
3 2DF Törbat Daginaa (1992-07-31) 31 July 1992 (age 26) 18 1   Athletic 220
4 2DF Dölgöön Amaraa (2001-02-19) 19 February 2001 (age 18) 0 0   Deren
5 2DF Garidmagnai Bayasgalan (1985-09-16) 16 September 1985 (age 33) 34 2   Deren
17 2DF Davaajav Battör (1990-05-21) 21 May 1990 (age 29) 16 0   Erchim
20 2DF Bilgüün Ganbold (1983-04-02) 2 April 1983 (age 36) 1 0   Erchim
21 2DF Uuganbat Batmönkh (1997-07-05) 5 July 1997 (age 22) 1 0   Deren
23 2DF Tsedenbal Norjmoo (captain) (1988-09-12) 12 September 1988 (age 30) 26 4   Ulaanbaatar City

6 3MF Narmandakh Artag (1997-03-08) 8 March 1997 (age 22) 7 2   Ulaanbaatar City
7 3MF Sündorj Janchiv (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) 8 4   Khangarid
10 3MF Tsend-Ayuush Khürelbaatar (1990-02-21) 21 February 1990 (age 29) 21 1   Deren
12 3MF Baljinnyam Batbold (1999-11-08) 8 November 1999 (age 19) 8 3   Ulaanbaatar
14 3MF Jansyerik Maratkhan (1999-04-04) 4 April 1999 (age 20) 7 2   Deren
19 3MF Mönkh-Erdene Tsagaantsooj (1992-07-16) 16 July 1992 (age 27) 17 2   Ulaanbaatar

9 4FW Tögsbileg Batbold (1990-07-03) 3 July 1990 (age 29) 8 0   Erchim
11 4FW Naranbold Nyam-Osor (1992-02-22) 22 February 1992 (age 27) 17 8   Athletic 220
13 4FW Enkhbileg Pürevdorj (1996-02-08) 8 February 1996 (age 23) 5 1   Anduud City
15 4FW Khash-Erdene Batbayar (1997-06-20) 20 June 1997 (age 22) 1 0   Anduud City
22 4FW Ganbayar Ganbold (2000-03-09) 9 March 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Puskás Akadémia

Record goal scorersEdit

As of 11 June 2019[8]

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

# Name Goals Caps
1 Naranbold Nyam-Osor 8 18
Lümbengarav Donorov 8 35
3 Tögöldör Mönkh-Erdene 7 18
4 Tögsbayar Ganbaatar 6 26
Tsedenbal Norjmoo 6 28
6 Bayarjargal Oyuunbat 4 9
Gankhuyag Ser-Od-Yanjiv 4 15
Bayarzorig Davaa 4 19
9 Bold Buman-Uchral 3 11
Baljinnyam Batbold 3 11

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 33.3%
Michael Weiß   January 2017 – present 12 4 2 6 33.3%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New captain Tsedenbal delivers for Mongolia". The Asian Football Confederation. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  2. ^ Földesi, László. "International Goals of Mongolia". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
  3. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 14 June 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  4. ^ Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 20 July 2019. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  5. ^ EAFF. "Agenda and Decisions of 6th Ordinary Congress and 33rd and 34th Executive Committee Meeting". EAFF. Retrieved 19 March 2011.
  6. ^ EAFF. "The 7th Ordinary Congress and 41st & 42nd Executive Committee Meeting". EAFF. Retrieved 8 January 2014.
  7. ^ "AFF Suzuki Cup: Stacked Azkals lineup looks to impress". rappler.com. Retrieved 14 November 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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