Oman national under-23 football team

Oman national under-23 football team (also known as Oman Olympic, Oman U-23) represents Oman in international football competitions in the Olympic Games. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23 but the final tournament at the Olympics allows for the addition of up to three overage players. The team is controlled by the Oman Football Association.

Oman U-23
عمان الأولمبي
Nickname(s)Al-Ahmar
(The Reds)
AssociationOman Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachCroatia Dario Bašić[1]
CaptainNadhir Awadh Bashir
Home stadiumSultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Bahrain 2–0 Oman Oman
(Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 16 April 1987)
Biggest win
 Cambodia 0–9 Oman Oman
(Muscat, Oman; 9 April 2003)
Biggest defeat
 Iraq 4–0 Oman Oman
(Amman, Jordan; 3 March 2004)
AFC U-22 Championship
Appearances2 (first in 2013)
Best resultGroup Stage : 2013, 2018

Oman nearly made its first appearance in football at the Summer Olympics after earning an inter-confederation play-off match with Senegal for a chance qualify for the 2012 Olympics but a 0-2 loss eliminated them from the contention.[2]

ScheduleEdit

Recent and forthcoming matchesEdit

8 May 2017 Friendly Palestine   2–2   Oman
Report
11 May 2017 Friendly Oman   3–2   Turkey
Report
15 May 2017 Friendly Oman   1–1   Algeria
Report
18 May 2017 Friendly Cameroon   0–0
(3–4 p)
  Oman
Report
21 May 2017 Friendly Azerbaijan   2–1   Oman
Report
21 July 2017 2018 AFCU23CQ Oman   5–1   Kyrgyzstan Dolen Omurzakov Stadium, Bishkek
Report
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Saoud Al-Athbah (Qatar)
23 July 2017 2018 AFCU23CQ Iran   0–2   Oman Dolen Omurzakov Stadium, Bishkek
Report
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Muhammad Nazmi Nasaruddin (Malaysia)
20 December 2017 Friendly Jordan   2–1   Oman
Report
23 December 2017 Friendly Jordan   1–2   Oman
Report
9 January 2018 (2018-01-09) 2018 AFC U-23 China PR   3–0   Oman Changzhou Olympic Sports Centre, Changzhou
16:00 Yang Liyu   30'
Li Xiaoming   34'
Wei Shihao   53'
Live Report
Report
Attendance: 11,800
Referee: Chris Beath (Australia)
12 January 2018 (2018-01-12) 2018 AFC U-23 Oman   0–1   Qatar Changzhou Olympic Sports Centre, Changzhou
19:30 Live Report
Report
Afif   43' Attendance: 820
Referee: Ali Sabah (Iraq)
15 January 2018 (2018-01-15) 2018 AFC U-23 Uzbekistan   1–0   Oman Jiangyin Stadium, Jiangyin
16:00 Tursunov   36' Live Report
Report
Attendance: 380
Referee: Hettikamkanamge Perera (Sri Lanka)
3 August 2018 (2018-08-03) 2018 Vinaphone Cup Uzbekistan   0–0   Oman Mỹ Đình National Stadium, Hanoi
19:30 Report (PLO)
Report (Zing.vn)
Attendance: 1,183
Referee: Nguyễn Hiền Triết (Vietnam)
5 August 2018 (2018-08-05) 2018 Vinaphone Cup Oman   0–1   Vietnam Mỹ Đình National Stadium, Hanoi
19:30 Report (PLO)
Report (Zing.vn)
Đoàn Văn Hậu   89' Attendance: 30,859
Referee: Nazmi Nasaruddin (Malaysia)
7 August 2018 (2018-08-07) 2018 Vinaphone Cup Palestine   1–1   Oman Mỹ Đình National Stadium, Hanoi
16:30 Obaid   22' Report (PLO)
Report (Zing.vn)
Sulaman   90+1' Attendance: 4,465
Referee: Nguyễn Hiền Triết (Vietnam)

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Ibrahim Al-Mukhaini (1997-06-20) 20 June 1997 (age 24)   Al-Orouba
18 1GK Faris Al-Ghaithi (1996-07-09) 9 July 1996 (age 25)   Sohar
22 1GK Bilal Al-Balushi (1996-05-28) 28 May 1996 (age 25)   Oman Club

3 2DF Majid Al-Saadi (1996-05-09) 9 May 1996 (age 25)   Al-Mussanah
4 2DF Juma Al-Habsi (1996-01-28) 28 January 1996 (age 25)   Al-Seeb
5 2DF Thani Al-Rushaidi (1995-03-16) 16 March 1995 (age 26)   Saham
14 2DF Maadh Al-Khaldi (1995-10-25) 25 October 1995 (age 26)   Saham
16 2DF Ahmed Al-Matroushi (1997-05-26) 26 May 1997 (age 24)   Al-Salam
20 2DF Yousuf Al-Mukhaini (1995-03-20) 20 March 1995 (age 26)   Al-Orouba
21 2DF Abdulaziz Al-Gheilani (1995-05-14) 14 May 1995 (age 26)   Sur

2 3MF Mataz Saleh Raboh (1996-05-28) 28 May 1996 (age 25)   Dhofar
6 3MF Abdullah Fawaz (1996-10-03) 3 October 1996 (age 25)   Dhofar
7 3MF Al-Mandhar Al-Alawi (1995-03-31) 31 March 1995 (age 26)   Oman Club
8 3MF Jameel Al-Yahmadi (1996-07-27) 27 July 1996 (age 25)   Al-Shabab
10 3MF Azan Al-Tamtami (1995-02-21) 21 February 1995 (age 26)   Fanja
12 3MF Matasam Al-Mahijari (1997-05-08) 8 May 1997 (age 24)   Al-Orouba
15 3MF Ahmed Al-Kaabi (1996-09-15) 15 September 1996 (age 25)   Al-Nahda
17 2DF Samir Al-Alawi (1996-08-08) 8 August 1996 (age 25)   Al-Orouba
19 3MF Zahir Al-Aghbari (1998-05-28) 28 May 1998 (age 23)   Al-Seeb
23 3MF Ibrahim Al-Sawwafi (1996-03-22) 22 March 1996 (age 25)   Bosher

9 4FW Marwan Taaib (1996-04-07) 7 April 1996 (age 25)   Al-Seeb
11 4FW Muhsen Al-Ghassani (1997-03-27) 27 March 1997 (age 24)   Al-Suwaiq
13 4FW Hassan Al-Ajmi (1995-03-04) 4 March 1995 (age 26)   Sohar

Previous squadsEdit

PersonnelEdit

Current technical staffEdit

Position Name
Head Chief   Ahmed Al-Mayasi
Manager   Dario Bašić
Assistant Coach   Mohammed Al-Araimi
Goalkeeping Coach   Haroon Al-Bartamani
Team Manager   Salah Al-Araimi
Fitness Coach   Manuel José Alves Ramos
Fitness Coach   Arif Al-Mukhaini
Fitness Coach   Juma Al-Saifi

Competitive RecordEdit

Asian GamesEdit

Asian Games Record
Hosts / Year Result Position GP W D L GS GA
  2002 Round 1 9 3 2 0 1 8 5
  2006 Round 1 16 3 1 0 2 4 5
  2010 Quarter-finals 8 5 3 1 1 9 2
  2014 Group Stage 25 3 0 1 2 3 6
Total 4/4 - 14 6 2 6 24 18

Olympic GamesEdit

Host nation / Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
  1896 No football tournament was held
  1900 Did not enter
  1904
  1908
  1912
  1920
  1924
  1928
  1932 No football tournament was held
  1936 Did not enter
  1948
  1952
  1956
  1960
  1964
  1968
  1972
  1976
  1980
  1984
  1988 Did not qualify
  1992
  1996
  2000
  2004
  2008
  2012
  2016
Total 0/25 0 0 0 0 0 0
*Denotes draws including knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFC U-23 Championship recordEdit

Year Result Pos P W D L F A
  2013 Group stage 3/4 3 1 0 2 4 3
  2016 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
  2018 Group stage 4/4 3 0 0 3 0 5
Total Group stage- - - - - - - -

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "تعيين مدرب جديد لمنتخب عمان الأولمبي". Kooora. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Senegal see off Oman to reach Olympics". fifa.com. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012.