Saudi Arabia

KSA

 


 

Saudi Arabia
Nickname(s) الصقور الخضر
(Green Falcons)
Association Saudi Arabian Football Federation
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation WAFF (West Asia)
Head coach Juan Antonio Pizzi
Captain Osama Hawsawi
Most caps Mohamed Al-Deayea (178)[1]
Top scorer Majed Abdullah (71)
FIFA code KSA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 67 Increase 3 (17 May 2018)
Highest 21 (July 2004)
Lowest 126 (December 2012)
Elo ranking
Current 67 Steady (20 April 2018)[2]
Highest 27 (November 1998)
Lowest 112 (1970, 1972)
First international
 Saudi Arabia 1–1 Lebanon 
(BeirutLebanon; 18 January 1957)
Biggest win
 Timor-Leste 0–10 Saudi Arabia 
(DiliEast Timor; 17 November 2015)
Biggest defeat
 United Arab Republic 13–0 Saudi Arabia 
(CasablancaMorocco; 3 September 1961[3][4])
World Cup
Appearances 5 (first in 1994)
Best result Round of 16, 1994
Asian Cup
Appearances 9 (first in 1984)
Best result Champions, 19841988 and 1996
Confederations Cup
Appearances 4 (first in 1992)
Best result Runner-up, 1992

 

saudi-arabia-world-cup-2018

 

  • The following 28 players were called up for the friendlies against Italy, Peru and Germany:
  • Match date: 28 May – 8 June 2018
  • Opposition:  Italy,  Peru and  Germany
  • Caps and goals are correct as of 15 May 2018, after the match against Greece.
# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Yasser Al Mosailem 27 February 1984 (age 34) 32 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
GK Assaf Al-Qarni 2 April 1984 (age 34) 11 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
GK Abdullah Al-Mayouf 23 January 1987 (age 31) 9 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
GK Mohammed Al-Owais 10 October 1991 (age 26) 5 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli

DF Osama Hawsawi 31 March 1984 (age 34) 133 7 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
DF Omar Hawsawi 27 September 1985 (age 32) 40 3 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
DF Mansoor Al-Harbi 19 October 1987 (age 30) 37 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
DF Yasser Al-Shahrani 25 May 1992 (age 26) 34 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
DF Motaz Hawsawi 17 February 1992 (age 26) 15 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
DF Saeed Al Mowalad 9 March 1991 (age 27) 13 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
DF Mohammed Al-Breik 15 September 1992 (age 25) 9 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
DF Mohammed Jahfali 24 October 1990 (age 27) 2 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
DF Ali Al Bulaihi 21 November 1989 (age 28) 1 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal

MF Taisir Al-Jassim 25 July 1984 (age 33) 129 18 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
MF Yahya Al-Shehri 26 June 1990 (age 27) 55 7 Spain Leganés
MF Nawaf Al-Abed 26 January 1990 (age 28) 43 8 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
MF Fahad Al-Muwallad 14 September 1994 (age 23) 42 10 Spain Levante
MF Salman Al-Faraj 1 August 1989 (age 28) 40 3 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
MF Abdulmalek Al-Khaibri 13 March 1986 (age 32) 35 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
MF Salem Al-Dawsari 19 August 1991 (age 26) 30 4 Spain Villarreal
MF Housain Al-Mogahwi 28 January 1988 (age 30) 15 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
MF Abdullah Otayf 3 August 1992 (age 25) 14 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
MF Mohamed Kanno 22 September 1994 (age 23) 5 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
MF Mohammed Al-Kwikbi 8 August 1994 (age 23) 4 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq
MF Abdullah Al-Khaibari 16 August 1996 (age 21) 3 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
MF Hattan Bahebri 16 July 1992 (age 25) 3 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab

FW Mohammad Al-Sahlawi 10 January 1987 (age 31) 38 28 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
FW Muhannad Assiri 14 October 1986 (age 31) 17 4 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Saudi Arabia squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Fawaz Al-Qarni 2 April 1992 (age 26) 3 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad v.  Greece, 15 May 2018 INJ
GK Waleed Abdullah 19 April 1986 (age 32) 72 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v.  Belgium, 27 March 2018
GK Abdulquddus Atiah 1 March 1997 (age 21) 1 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Fayha v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
GK Moslem Al-Furayj 8 April 1988 (age 30) 0 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Fayha 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
GK Abdullah Al-Owaishir 13 May 1991 (age 27) 0 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh v.  Ghana, 10 October 2017

DF Hassan Muath 27 January 1986 (age 32) 68 4 Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab v.  Belgium, 27 March 2018
DF Abdullah Al-Zori 13 August 1987 (age 30) 58 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
DF Ahmed Assiri 14 November 1991 (age 26) 11 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
DF Saeed Al-Robeai 4 June 1994 (age 23) 1 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
DF Mohammed Al-Khabrani 14 October 1993 (age 24) 5 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Abdurahman Al-Obaid 30 April 1993 (age 25) 5 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Salem Ali Saeed 1 March 1999 (age 19) 2 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Sultan Al-Ghanam 6 May 1994 (age 24) 1 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Abdullah Al-Shammari 17 September 1993 (age 24) 1 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Taawoun 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Abdullah Al-Ammar 1 March 1994 (age 24) 0 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Hammam Ajaj 24 February 1995 (age 23) 0 0 Unattached 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
DF Mohammed Al-Fatil 4 January 1992 (age 26) 8 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli v.  Bulgaria, 13 November 2017
DF Abdullah Al-Hafith 25 December 1992 (age 25) 0 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v.  Portugal, 10 November 2017

MF Ibrahim Ghaleb 28 September 1990 (age 27) 20 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v.  Greece, 15 May 2018
MF Salman Al-Moasher 5 October 1988 (age 29) 24 2 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli v.  Belgium, 27 March 2018
MF Abdulfattah Asiri 26 February 1994 (age 24) 11 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli v.  Belgium, 27 March 2018
MF Ahmed Al-Fiqi 31 December 1992 (age 25) 1 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v.  Belgium, 27 March 2018
MF Mohammad Al-Shalhoub 8 December 1980 (age 37) 118 19 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
MF Ahmed Al-Fraidi 29 January 1988 (age 30) 37 6 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
MF Waleed Bakshween 12 November 1989 (age 28) 16 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
MF Mohammed Abousaban 20 January 1990 (age 28) 2 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
MF Abdulaziz Al-Jebreen 19 April 1990 (age 28) 4 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v.  Moldova, 26 February 2018
MF Abdulwahab Jaafer 15 September 1993 (age 24) 1 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab v.  Moldova, 26 February 2018
MF Nooh Al-Mousa 23 February 1991 (age 27) 6 0 Spain Real Valladolid 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Saleh Al-Amri 14 October 1993 (age 24) 3 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Ali Al-Nemer 25 August 1991 (age 26) 2 0 Spain Numancia 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Naif Hazazi 30 September 1992 (age 25) 2 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Khalid Kaabi 24 May 1992 (age 26) 1 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Maan Khodari 13 December 1991 (age 26) 1 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Batin 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Jaber Mustafa 7 June 1997 (age 20) 1 0 Spain Villarreal B 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
MF Ali Al-Zaqaan 1 November 1991 (age 26) 2 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh v.  Bulgaria, 13 November 2017
MF Abdulmajeed Al-Sulayhem 15 May 1994 (age 24) 2 0 Spain Rayo Vallecano v.  Bulgaria, 13 November 2017
MF Abdulmajeed Al-Ruwaili 28 August 1986 (age 31) 11 2 Saudi Arabia Al-Taawoun v.  Ghana, 10 October 2017
MF Mukhtar Ali 30 October 1997 (age 20) 2 0 Netherlands Vitesse v.  Ghana, 10 October 2017
MF Abdullah Al-Jouei 2 March 1995 (age 23) 1 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Batin v.  Ghana, 10 October 2017
MF Faris Abdi 19 May 1999 (age 19) 1 0 Switzerland Team Vaud M-21 v.  Ghana, 10 October 2017
MF Abdullah Al-Mutairi 1 July 1986 (age 31) 0 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Fayha v.  Ghana, 10 October 2017

FW Haroune Camara 1 January 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah v.  Greece, 15 May 2018
FW Nasser Al-Shamrani 23 November 1983 (age 34) 78 19 Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
FW Hassan Al-Raheb 7 April 1983 (age 35) 8 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
FW Abdulfattah Adam 1 January 1995 (age 23) 0 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Taawoun v.  Iraq, 28 February 2018
FW Mojahed Al-Munee 15 January 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal v.  Moldova, 26 February 2018
FW Mukhtar Fallatah 15 October 1987 (age 30) 12 2 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
FW Hazaa Al-Hazaa 8 August 1991 (age 26) 3 1 Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup INJ

  • SUS Player suspended
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury
  • RET Retired from the national team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advertisements