Syria national under-23 football team

The Syria national under-23 football team is a national association football youth team of Syria and is controlled by the Syrian Football Association.

Syria
Nickname(s)The Red Eagles
Qasioun Eagles
AssociationSyrian Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachAyman Hakeem
FIFA codeSYR
First colours
Second colours
Summer Olympics
Appearancesnone
AFC U-23 Championship
Appearances4 (first in 2013)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2013)
Asian Games
Appearances2 (first in 2006)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2018)

Tournament recordsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Olympic Games record Olympic Games qualifications record
Hosts/Year Result GP W D* L GS GA GP W D* L GS GA
19081988 See Syria national team
  1992 Did not qualify 4 2 2 0 3 1
  1996 4 0 1 3 2 6
  2000 4 1 0 3 8 7
  2004 4 3 0 1 11 5
  2008 12 3 5 4 14 14
  2012 10 5 2 3 20 11
  2016 6 4 0 2 15 8
  2020 7 3 2 2 9 6
  2024 [to be determined]
  2028
Total 0/7 - - - - - - 51 21 12 18 82 58

Asian GamesEdit

From 2002 Asian Games, at the first tournament to be played in an under-23 format.
Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
  2002 Did Not Enter
  2006 12th 6 2 3 1 6 2
  2010 Did Not Enter
  2014
  2018 6th 5 3 0 2 7 6
Total 2/5 11 5 3 3 13 8

AFC U-23 ChampionshipEdit

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
  2013 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 4 3
  2016 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 5 7
  2018 3 0 2 1 1 3
  2020 Quarter-finals 4 1 1 2 4 5
Total 4/4 14 4 4 6 14 18

Recent results and fixturesEdit

Date Opponent Result Score* Venue Competition
19 July 2017   India W 2 – 0   Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar 2018 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
21 July 2017   Turkmenistan D 0 – 0   Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar 2018 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
23 July 2017   Qatar D 1 – 1   Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar 2018 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
11 January 2018   Australia L 1 – 3   Kunshan Stadium, Kunshan, China 2018 AFC U-23 Asian Championship Group Stage
14 January 2018   South Korea D 0 – 0   Kunshan Stadium, Kunshan, China 2018 AFC U-23 Asian Championship Group Stage
17 January 2018   Vietnam D 0 – 0   Changshu Stadium, Changshu, China 2018 AFC U-23 Asian Championship Group Stage
24 March 2018   China PR D 1 – 1   Shaanxi Province Stadium, Xi'an, China Friendly Match
14 August 2018   United Arab Emirates W 1 – 0   Jalak Harupat Stadium, Soreang, Indonesia Football at the 2018 Asian Games Group Stage
16 August 2018   China PR L 0 – 3   Jalak Harupat Stadium, Soreang, Indonesia Football at the 2018 Asian Games Group Stage
19 August 2018   Timor-Leste W 5 – 2   Wibawa Mukti Stadium, Cikarang, Indonesia Football at the 2018 Asian Games Group Stage
23 August 2018   Palestine W 1 – 0   Patriot Candrabhaga Stadium, Bekasi, Indonesia Football at the 2018 Asian Games Round of 16
27 August 2018   Vietnam L 0 – 1   Patriot Candrabhaga Stadium, Bekasi, Indonesia Football at the 2018 Asian Games Quarter-finals

* Syria score always listed first

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ahmad Madnya* (C) (1990-01-01)1 January 1990 (aged 28)   Al-Jaish
2 3MF Hussein Al Shuayb* (1992-01-02)2 January 1992 (aged 26)
3 2DF Youssef Al-Hamwi (1997-02-01)1 February 1997 (aged 21)   Al-Wathba
4 2DF Jihad Busmar (1995-10-30)30 October 1995 (aged 22)   Al-Karamah
5 2DF Fares Arnaout (1997-01-31)31 January 1997 (aged 21)   Al-Jaish
6 3MF Ahmed Ashkar (1996-01-01)1 January 1996 (aged 22)   Al-Jaish
7 4FW Mahmoud Al Baher* (1994-01-03)3 January 1994 (aged 24)   Al-Mesaimeer
8 3MF Mouhamad Anez (1995-05-14)14 May 1995 (aged 23)   Al-Jaish
9 4FW Ahmad Alkhassi (1999-04-27)27 April 1999 (aged 19)
10 3MF Mohammad Almarmour (1995-01-04)4 January 1995 (aged 23)   Al-Jaish
12 2DF Ahmad Al-Ghalab (1996-01-02)2 January 1996 (aged 22)   Al-Muhafaza
13 4FW Mohammed Kamel Koaeh (1998-06-06)6 June 1998 (aged 20)   Al-Shorta
14 2DF Abdullah Jniat (1996-01-18)18 January 1996 (aged 22)
15 2DF Khaled Kurdaghli (1997-01-31)31 January 1997 (aged 21)   Tishreen
17 3MF Zakaria Hannan (1997-08-21)21 August 1997 (aged 20)   Al Ittihad Aleppo
18 4FW Abd Al Rahman Barakat (1998-01-01)1 January 1998 (aged 20)   Al-Jaish
19 4FW Abdulhadi Shalha (1999-01-19)19 January 1999 (aged 19)   Al-Wahda
20 3MF Ahmad Al-Ahmad (1996-10-18)18 October 1996 (aged 21)   Al Ittihad Aleppo
22 1GK Khaled Ibrahim (1995-01-10)10 January 1995 (aged 23)   Al-Wahda
23 1GK Mohamad Yazan Ourabi (1997-01-30)30 January 1997 (aged 21)

* Over-aged player.

Previous squadsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletes Football Syria". Asian Games 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2018.