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Saudi Arabia national under-20 football team

Saudi Arabia national under-20 football team (Arabic: المنتخب السعودي لكرة القدم تحت 20 سنة‎) also known as Saudi Arabia Youth team, represents Saudi Arabia in international football competitions in AFC U-19 Championship and FIFA U-20 World Cup, as well as any other under-20 international football tournaments.

Saudi Arabia Under-20
Nickname(s)الصقور الخضر
(The Green Falcons)
AssociationSAFF
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachKhaled Al Atwi
Home stadiumKing Fahd Stadium
FIFA codeKSA
First colours
Second colours
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances13 (first in 1973)
Best resultWinners (1986, 1992, 2018)
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances9 (first in 1985)
Best resultRound of 16 (2011, 2017)

Contents

HonoursEdit

AFC U-19 Championship
Arab Cup U-20
GCC U-19 Championship

Competitions recordEdit

FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup record
Host/Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1977 Did Not Qualify
  1979
  1981
  1983
  1985 Group stage 10th 3 1 1 1 1 1
  1987 Group stage 16th 3 0 0 3 0 6
  1989 Group stage 10th 3 1 0 2 4 3
  1991 Did Not Qualify
  1993 Group stage 13th 3 0 2 1 1 2
  1995 Did Not Qualify
  1997
  1999 Group stage 21st 3 0 1 2 2 6
  2001 Did Not Qualify
  2003 Group stage 19th 3 0 2 1 2 3
  2005 Did Not Qualify
  2007
  2009
  2011 Round of 16 10th 4 2 0 2 8 5
  2013 Did Not Qualify
  2015
  2017 Round of 16 15th 4 1 1 2 3 5
  2019 Group stage 20th 3 0 0 3 4 8
  2021 To be determined
Total 9/23 Best: R16 29 5 7 17 25 39
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFC U-19 ChampionshipEdit

AFC U-19 Championship record
Host/Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1959 Did not enter
  1960
  1961
  1962
  1963
  1964
  1965
  1966
  1967
  1968
  1969
  1970
  1971
  1972
  1973 Semi-finals 4th 6 2 1 3 5 11
  1974 Did not enter
  1975
  1976
  1977 Quarter-finals 5th 4 2 2 0 7 2
  1978 Quarter-finals 5th 5 2 2 1 12 5
  1980 Did not enter
  1982
  1985 Round-robin 2nd 3 1 2 0 8 5
  1986 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 17 1
  1988 Did not enter
  1990
  1992 Champions 1st 6 5 0 1 13 3
  1994 Did not enter
  1996
  1998 Semi-finals 3rd 6 4 1 1 10 6
  2000 Did not qualify
  2002 Semi-finals 3rd 6 4 0 2 18 5
  2004 Did not qualify
  2006 Quarter-finals 6th 4 2 1 1 7 4
  2008 Quarter-finals 7th 4 2 1 1 7 4
  2010 Semi-finals 4th 5 3 0 2 5 6
  2012 Group stage 10th 3 1 1 1 6 8
  2014 Did not qualify
  2016 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 2 1 16 11
  2018 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 13 4
  2021 To be determined
Total 14/40 Best: 3 titles 69 42 13 14 144 75
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Recent results and fixturesEdit

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Nawaf Al-Ghamdi (1999-01-21) 21 January 1999 (age 20)   Al-Hilal
2 2DF Saud Abdulhamid (1999-07-18) 18 July 1999 (age 20)   Al-Ittihad
3 2DF Khalifah Al-Dawsari (1999-01-02) 2 January 1999 (age 20)   Al-Qadsiah
4 2DF Naif Almas (2000-01-18) 18 January 2000 (age 19)   Al-Nassr
5 2DF Hassan Al-Tambakti (1999-02-09) 9 February 1999 (age 20)   Al-Shabab
6 3MF Firas Al-Ghamdi (1999-12-03) 3 December 1999 (age 19)   Al-Ahli
7 4FW Yahya Al-Najei (1999-03-02) 2 March 1999 (age 20)   Al-Nassr
8 3MF Hamed Al-Ghamdi (1999-04-02) 2 April 1999 (age 20)   Al-Ettifaq
9 4FW Firas Al-Buraikan (2000-05-14) 14 May 2000 (age 19)   Al-Nassr
10 3MF Turki Al-Ammar (1999-09-24) 24 September 1999 (age 19)   Al-Shabab
11 3MF Khalid Al-Ghannam (2000-11-08) 8 November 2000 (age 18)   Al-Qadsiah
12 2DF Mohammed Al-Shanqiti (1999-05-15) 15 May 1999 (age 20)   Al-Nassr
13 2DF Muhannad Al-Shanqeeti (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 20)   Al-Ittihad
14 3MF Mansor Al-Bishi (2000-04-24) 24 April 2000 (age 19)   Al-Hilal
15 3MF Faraj Al-Ghashayan (2000-04-29) 29 April 2000 (age 19)   Al-Nassr
16 2DF Hazim Al-Zahrani (1999-04-23) 23 April 1999 (age 20)   Al-Ittihad
17 3MF Ibrahim Mahnashi (1999-11-18) 18 November 1999 (age 19)   Al-Ettifaq
18 3MF Salem Al-Saleem (1999-03-14) 14 March 1999 (age 20)   Al-Hilal
19 3MF Abdulmohsen Al-Qahtani (1999-06-05) 5 June 1999 (age 20)   Al-Qadsiah
20 1GK Abdulrahman Al-Shammari (2000-07-09) 9 July 2000 (age 19)   Al-Nassr
21 1GK Mohammed Al-Dawsari (1999-10-02) 2 October 1999 (age 19)   Al-Shabab

Previous squadsEdit

See alsoEdit

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