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Saudi Arabia national under-23 football team

Saudi Arabia national under-23 football team (also known as Saudi Arabia Olympics football team) is the football team representing Saudi Arabia in Olympics, AFC U-23 Championship, GCC U-23 Championship and any other under-23 international football tournaments. The team is controlled by the Saudi Arabian Football Federation.

Saudi Arabia Under-23
Nickname(s)الصقور الخضر
(The Green Falcons)
AssociationAFC (Asia)
Head coachSaad Al-Shehri
Home stadiumKing Fahd International Stadium
FIFA codeKSA
First colours
Second colours
Olympic Games
Appearances1 (first in 1996)
Best resultFirst Round (1996)
AFC U-23 Championship
Appearances3 (first in 2013)
Best resultRunners-up (2013)
Asian Games
Appearances2 (first in 2014)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2014, 2018)

Contents

Competitive recordEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Summer Olympic record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA Squad
  1908 to   1988 See Saudi Arabia senior team
  1992 Did Not Qualify
  1996 Group Stage 15th 3 0 0 3 2 5 Squad
  2000 Did Not Qualify
  2004
  2008
  2012
  2016
  2020 To Be Determined
Total Best: Group stage 1/7 3 0 0 3 2 5 -
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFC U-23 ChampionshipEdit

AFC Under-23 Asian Cup record AFC Under-23 Asian Cup qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
  2013 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 0 2 9 7 5 4 1 0 15 2
  2016 Group Stage 12th 3 0 2 1 5 6 4 3 1 0 9 1
  2018 13th 3 0 2 1 2 3 3 2 0 1 11 3
Total Best: Runners-up 3/3 12 4 4 4 16 16 12 9 2 1 35 6
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Asian GamesEdit

Asian Games Record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA Squad
  1951 to   1998 See Saudi Arabia senior team
  2002 Did Not Enter
  2006
  2010
  2014 Quarter-finals 6th 5 3 0 2 9 6 Squad
  2018 8th 5 2 1 2 8 8 Squad
Total Best: Quarter-finals 2/4 10 5 1 4 17 14 -
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Arabian Gulf Cup under-23Edit

GCC U-23 Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
  2008 Champions 1st 4 3 1 0 7 2
  2010 Group Stage 5th 2 0 1 1 1 2
  2011 Third Place 3rd 4 3 0 1 11 5
  2012 Champions 1st 4 3 1 0 9 1
  2013 Runners-up 2nd 4 3 0 1 6 3
  2015 Champions 1st 4 2 1 1 11 8
Total Best: 3 titles 6/6 22 14 4 4 45 21
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Recent results and fixturesEdit

  Win   Draw   Lose

2018Edit

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

  • The following 22 players were selected to compete in the friendly in Kuwait.[1]
  • Match date: 12 – 20 November 2018
  • Opposition:   Oman &   Palestine
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Amin Al-Bukhari (1997-05-02) 2 May 1997 (age 21)   Al-Ittihad
1GK Saleh Al-Ohaymid (1998-05-21) 21 May 1998 (age 20)   Al-Nassr
1GK Hamad Hawsawi (1997-04-07) 7 April 1997 (age 21)   Al-Fayha

2DF Abdulelah Al-Amri (1997-01-15) 15 January 1997 (age 21)   Al-Wehda
2DF Omar Al-Owdah (1998-12-29) 29 December 1998 (age 19)   Al-Fayha
2DF Awn Al-Saluli (captain) (1998-09-02) 2 September 1998 (age 20)   Al-Ittihad
2DF Abdullah Al-Shenqeeti   Al-Ansar
2DF Abdullah Al-Yousef (1996-10-29) 29 October 1996 (age 22)   Al-Fateh
2DF Abdulbassit Hindi (1997-02-02) 2 February 1997 (age 21)   Al-Ahli
2DF Hussein Salem (1997-09-21) 21 September 1997 (age 21)   Al-Ettifaq
2DF Anas Zabani (1997-04-07) 7 April 1997 (age 21)   Al-Batin

3MF Ali Al-Asmari (1997-01-12) 12 January 1997 (age 21)   Ohod
3MF Yousef Al-Harbi (1997-03-16) 16 March 1997 (age 21)   Al-Ahli
3MF Ayman Al-Hojaili   Al-Ansar
3MF Mohammed Al-Majhad (1996-07-16) 16 July 1996 (age 22)   Al-Fateh
3MF Hassan Al-Qeed (1998-04-13) 13 April 1998 (age 20)   Al-Khaleej
3MF Saad Al-Selouli (1998-05-25) 25 May 1998 (age 20)   Al-Ettifaq
3MF Rakan Al-Shamlan (1998-07-14) 14 July 1998 (age 20)   Al-Nassr
3MF Abdullah Majrashi (1997-08-24) 24 August 1997 (age 21)   Al-Ahli

4FW Hussain Al-Hajoj   Al-Ittihad
4FW Abdulrahman Al-Yami (1997-06-19) 19 June 1997 (age 21)   Al-Fayha
4FW Ramzi Solan (1998-04-18) 18 April 1998 (age 20)   Al-Faisaly

Previous squadsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "انطلاق معسكر المنتخب الوطني تحت 21 عامًا الاثنين". saff. Retrieved 12 November 2018.