Belarus national football team

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Belarus
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Nickname(s) Белыя крылы / Bielyia kryly
(The White Wings)
Association Football Federation of Belarus
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Georgi Kondratiev (caretaker)
Captain Ihar Stasevich
Most caps Alyaksandr Kulchy (102)
Top scorer Maksim Romaschenko (20)
Home stadium Dinamo Stadium, Minsk
FIFA code BLR
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First colours
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Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 89 Steady2.svg (27 May 2021) [1]
Highest36 (February 2011)
Lowest142 (March 1994)
First international
Unofficial:
Flag of Lithuania (1988-2004).svg  Lithuania 1–1 Belarus  Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg
(Vilnius, Lithuania; 20 July 1992)
Official:
Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Belarus 1–1 Ukraine  Flag of Ukraine.svg
(Minsk, Belarus; 28 October 1992)
Biggest win
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus 5–0 Lithuania  Flag of Lithuania (1988-2004).svg
(Minsk, Belarus; 7 June 1998)
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 6–1 Tajikistan  Flag of Tajikistan.svg
(Borisov, Belarus; 4 September 2014)
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 5–0 San Marino  Flag of San Marino.svg
(Minsk, Belarus; 8 September 2018)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 8–0 Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg
(Leuven, Belgium; 30 March 2021)

The Belarus national football team (Belarusian : Нацыянальная зборная Беларусі па футболе / Nacyjanalnaja zbornaja Biełarusi pa futbole) represents Belarus in international football and is controlled by the Football Federation of Belarus, the governing body for football in Belarus. Belarus' home ground is Dinamo Stadium in Minsk. Since independence in 1991, Belarus has not yet qualified for a FIFA World Cup or UEFA European Championship.

History

After the split of the Soviet Union, Belarus played their first match against Lithuania on 20 July 1992. [2] Before that, several Belarusian players played for the Soviet Union national team. The first FIFA-recognized international was a friendly against Ukraine on 28 October 1992, and their first win came in a match against Luxembourg on 12 October 1994.

Belarus have never qualified for either the FIFA World Cup, or the UEFA European Championship. Despite the lack of any significant success during the 1990s, some notable results were still achieved, like a home win against the Netherlands in the qualifiers for Euro 1996, and two draws against eventual runners-up Italy during Euro 2000 qualifiers.

Under coach Eduard Malofeyev, the team came very close to playing Germany in a play-off round to qualify for the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea, but were defeated by Wales in the last group stage match, missing the chance to overtake Ukraine, who drew their last game, finishing the group second behind Poland.

Their Euro 2004 qualifying campaign was very unsuccessful as Belarus lost seven of their eight games. Around the same time, a generational change occurred and a number of players from the U-21 team (which qualified for the 2004 European U-21 Championship) joined the senior national team. With each subsequent head coach (Anatoly Baidachny, Yuri Puntus and Bernd Stange) the team improved their attacking skills. As a result, in each subsequent qualifying tournament starting with the 2006 World Cup, Belarus scored more goals (total and average per game) than in previous campaigns. However, problems in defense and missed scoring opportunities prevented them from finishing higher than fourth in the group. Some notable results during this period, included a high-scoring 3–4 away loss to eventual World Cup winner Italy in the 2006 World Cup qualifiers (the first time Italy conceded 3 goals in a home qualifying game since 1983), another home victory against the Netherlands during the Euro 2008 qualifiers as well as an away win and a home draw against France in the Euro 2012 qualifiers.

Belarus achieved some success in minor tournaments. In 2002, the team defeated Russia and Ukraine to win the LG Cup. In 2004 and 2008, they won the 12th and 14th editions of the Malta International Tournament respectively. The first with its Olympic Squad, and the later with the first team (many starters were only available for the last game against Malta).

During UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying, Belarus once again finished fourth in their group. With Belarus managing to top their group in the 2018–19 UEFA Nations League D, it qualified for the country's first ever play-offs, and the team was scheduled to play against Georgia. However, they lost 1-0, the team missed out on a place at Euro 2020.

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Nickname

In August 2016, the Football Federation announced that the national team's nickname would be the "White Wings". [3] The name was influenced by the book The Land Beneath White Wings (1977) by famous Belarusian writer Uladzimir Karatkevich. The BFF's new marketing and communications director, Uladzimir Berezhkov, said: "We are looking at various ways of establishing links with our literary heritage and cultural traditions", commenting that "If the Belarusian people opt to associate the team with Karatkevich, almost every phrase in the book can be used as a hashtag!" [4]

Home venue

Dinamo Stadium in Minsk is the venue for most Belarus international matches Dinamostadiuminsk.jpg
Dinamo Stadium in Minsk is the venue for most Belarus international matches

The team played the majority of its home matches at the Dinamo Stadium in Minsk.

Occasionally other venues are also used: Molodechno City Stadium in May 1996 (friendly against Azerbaijan), Vitebsky Central Sport Complex in Vitebsk in November 2005 (friendly against Latvia), Central Stadium in Gomel in October 2007 (Euro 2008 qualifying match against Luxembourg), Neman Stadium in Grodno June 2009 (2010 World Cup qualifier against Andorra), Borisov City Stadium just a few days later (friendly against Moldova) and Regional Sport Complex Brestskiy in Brest in October 2009 (another 2010 World Cup qualifier against Kazakhstan).

In late 2012 Dinamo Stadium was closed for renovation and the team started alternating between different home venues: Central Stadium in Gomel (2014 World Cup qualifiers against Finland and France), Borisov City Stadium (friendly against Kyrgyzstan) and Torpedo Stadium in Zhodino (friendlies against Montenegro and Japan).

From 2014 until 2017 as well as in 2019 (UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying against Germany and Northern Ireland), Belarus played at Borisov Arena. In 2018, they returned to Dinamo Stadium, which was re-opened after major renovation.

Kit

Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Belarus played home games in all white, occasionally changing shorts to green. All green uniform or green jerseys/white shorts were used as away kits. Since qualifying campaign for UEFA Euro 2004, Belarus changed their primary colors to red jerseys and green shorts, and away kits to all white. In 2011, home colors were changed to all red. All-White became the home colour a short time later and now appears with the pattern on the Belarus flag, with the away kit being in Black in 2016, also using an adidas template and placing the flag pattern on it.

Kit suppliers

Kit providerPeriod
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Umbro 2002–2004
Flag of Germany.svg Puma 2004–2012
Flag of Germany.svg Adidas 2012–2018
Flag of Italy.svg Macron 2018–present

Recent results and upcoming fixtures

  Win  Draw  Loss

2020

23 February 2020 Friendly Uzbekistan  Flag of Uzbekistan.svg0–1Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Al Hamriyah, United Arab Emirates
15:00  UTC+4 Report Stadium: Al Hamriya Sports Club Stadium
Referee: Omar Mohamed Al-Ali (UAE)
26 February 2020 Friendly Bulgaria  Flag of Bulgaria.svg0–1Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Sofia, Bulgaria
Report
Stadium: Vasil Levski National Stadium
Attendance: 250
Referee: Trustin Farrugia Cann (Malta)
4 September 2020 2020–21 UNL Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg0–2Flag of Albania.svg  Albania Minsk, Belarus
21:45  UTC+3 Report
Stadium: Dinamo Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Kristoffer Karlsson (Sweden)
7 September 2020 2020–21 UNL Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg1–2Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Almaty, Kazakhstan
20:00  UTC+6
Report
Stadium: Almaty Central Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Giorgi Kruashvili (Georgia)
8 October 2020 Euro 2020 play-off SF Georgia  Flag of Georgia.svg1–0Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Tbilisi, Georgia
20:45  UTC+1
Report Stadium: Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena
Attendance: 0
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
11 October 2020 2020–21 UNL Lithuania  Flag of Lithuania.svg2–2Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Vilnius, Lithuania
19:00  UTC+3
Report
Stadium: LFF Stadium
Referee: Julian Weinberger (Austria)
14 October 2020 2020–21 UNL Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg2–0Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Minsk, Belarus
21:45  UTC+3
Report Stadium: Dinamo Stadium
Referee: Aleksandar Stavrev (North Macedonia)
11 November 2020 Friendly Romania  Flag of Romania.svg5–3Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Ploiești, Romania
19:00
Report
Stadium: Ilie Oană Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Georgi Kabakov (Bulgaria)
15 November 2020 2020–21 UNL Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg2–0Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania Minsk, Belarus
20:00  UTC+3
Report Stadium: Dinamo Stadium
Referee: Chris Kavanagh (England)
18 November 2020 2020–21 UNL Albania  Flag of Albania.svg3–2Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Tirana, Albania
15:00  UTC+1
Report
Stadium: Arena Kombëtare
Referee: Radu Petrescu (Romania)

2021

24 March Friendly Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg1–1Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg  Honduras Zhodzina, Belarus
20:00 FET
Report
Stadium: Torpedo Stadium, Zhodino
Attendance: 500
Referee: Aleksei Matyunin (Russia)
27 March 2022 WCQ Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg4–2Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia Minsk, Belarus
18:00
Report (FIFA)
Report (UEFA)
Stadium: Dinamo Stadium
Referee: Robert Hennessy (Ireland)
30 March 2022 WCQ Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg8–0Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Leuven, Belgium
20:45
Report (FIFA)
Report (UEFA)
Stadium: Den Dreef
Referee: Donatas Rumšas (Lithuania)
2 June Friendly Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg1–2Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan Minsk, Belarus
19:00 MST Skavysh Soccerball shade.svg 56' Report B. Huseynov Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Sheydayev Soccerball shade.svg 90+1'
Stadium: Dinamo Stadium
Referee: Dumitru Muntean (Moldova)
5 September 2022 WCQ Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svgvFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
15:00 Report (FIFA)
Report (UEFA)
13 November 2022 WCQ Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svgvFlag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
21:45 Report (FIFA)
Report (UEFA)
16 November Friendly Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svgvFlag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for friendly matches against Azerbaijan and Sierra Leone on 2 and 7 June 2021. Match against Sierra Leone was officially cancelled on 4 June.
Caps and goals are correct as of 2 June 2021, after the game against Azerbaijan.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1 GK Pavel Pavlyuchenko (1998-01-01) 1 January 1998 (age 23)40 Flag of Belarus.svg Rukh Brest
1 GK Anton Chichkan (1995-07-10) 10 July 1995 (age 26)10 Flag of Belarus.svg BATE Borisov
1 GK Vladislav Vasilyuchek (1994-03-28) 28 March 1994 (age 27)00 Flag of Belarus.svg Isloch Minsk Raion

2 DF Maksim Valadzko (1992-11-10) 10 November 1992 (age 28)332 Flag of Belarus.svg BATE Borisov
2 DF Roman Yuzepchuk (1997-07-24) 24 July 1997 (age 23)101 Flag of Belarus.svg Rukh Brest
2 DF Nikolay Zolotov (1994-11-11) 11 November 1994 (age 26)90 Flag of Ukraine.svg Kolos Kovalivka
2 DF Kiryl Pyachenin (1997-03-18) 18 March 1997 (age 24)80 Flag of Belarus.svg Rukh Brest
2 DF Maksim Shvyatsow (1998-04-02) 2 April 1998 (age 23)40 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Minsk
2 DF Gleb Shevchenko (1999-02-17) 17 February 1999 (age 22)10 Flag of Belarus.svg Shakhtyor Soligorsk
2 DF Ruslan Khadarkevich (1993-06-18) 18 June 1993 (age 28)10 Flag of Belarus.svg Shakhtyor Soligorsk
2 DF Igor Zayats (1999-01-08) 8 January 1999 (age 22)00 Flag of Belarus.svg Gomel

3 MF Yevgeniy Yablonskiy (1995-05-10) 10 May 1995 (age 26)152 Flag of Belarus.svg BATE Borisov
3 MF Max Ebong (1999-08-26) 26 August 1999 (age 21)122 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Astana
3 MF Vladislav Klimovich (1996-06-12) 12 June 1996 (age 25)121 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Minsk
3 MF Artem Bykov (1992-10-12) 12 October 1992 (age 28)100 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Minsk
3 MF Dmitry Antilevsky (1997-06-12) 12 June 1997 (age 24)40 Flag of Belarus.svg Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino
3 MF Pavel Sedko (1998-04-03) 3 April 1998 (age 23)20 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Brest
3 MF Yevgeniy Berezkin (1996-07-05) 5 July 1996 (age 25)10 Flag of Latvia.svg Liepāja
3 MF Denis Grechikho (1999-05-22) 22 May 1999 (age 22)00 Flag of Belarus.svg Rukh Brest

4 FW Maksim Skavysh (1989-11-13) 13 November 1989 (age 31)284 Flag of Belarus.svg Shakhtyor Soligorsk
4 FW Dzmitry Padstrelaw (1998-09-06) 6 September 1998 (age 22)81 Flag of Belarus.svg Shakhtyor Soligorsk
4 FW Yevgeniy Shevchenko (1996-06-06) 6 June 1996 (age 25)20 Flag of Belarus.svg Rukh Brest
4 FW Andrey Solovey (1994-12-13) 13 December 1994 (age 26)10 Flag of Belarus.svg Gomel

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Belarus squad during last 12 months.

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Alyaksandr Hutar (1989-04-18) 18 April 1989 (age 32)210 Flag of Belarus.svg Shakhtyor Soligorsk v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
GK Maksim Plotnikov (1998-01-29) 29 January 1998 (age 23)10 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Minsk v. Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg  Honduras , 24 March 2021 PRE
GK Yahor Hatkevich (1988-04-09) 9 April 1988 (age 33)50 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Minsk v. Flag of Albania.svg  Albania , 18 November 2020
GK Syarhey Ignatovich (1992-06-29) 29 June 1992 (age 29)10 Flag of Belarus.svg Minsk v. Flag of Albania.svg  Albania , 18 November 2020
GK Syarhey Kurhanski (1986-05-15) 15 May 1986 (age 35)00 Flag of Belarus.svg Neman Grodno v. Flag of Albania.svg  Albania , 18 November 2020
GK Denis Scherbitskiy (1996-04-14) 14 April 1996 (age 25)10 Flag of Belarus.svg BATE Borisov v. Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia , 8 October 2020 INJ

DF Dzyanis Palyakow (1991-04-17) 17 April 1991 (age 30)491 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kairat v. Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan , 2 June 2021 PRE
DF Maksim Bardachow (1986-05-18) 18 May 1986 (age 35)533 Flag of Belarus.svg Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
DF Nikita Naumov (1989-11-15) 15 November 1989 (age 31)131 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Minsk v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
DF Aleksandr Pavlovets (1996-08-13) 13 August 1996 (age 24)80 Flag of Ukraine.svg Kolos Kovalivka v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
DF Danila Nechayev (1999-10-30) 30 October 1999 (age 21)10 Flag of Belarus.svg BATE Borisov v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
DF Alyaksandr Sachywka (1986-01-05) 5 January 1986 (age 35)91 Flag of Belarus.svg Shakhtyor Soligorsk v. Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg  Honduras , 24 March 2021 PRE
DF Roman Begunov (1993-03-22) 22 March 1993 (age 28)10 Flag of Belarus.svg Shakhtyor Soligorsk v. Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg  Honduras , 24 March 2021 PRE
DF Sergey Karpovich (1994-03-29) 29 March 1994 (age 27)20 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kaisar v. Flag of Romania.svg  Romania , 11 November 2020 PRE
DF Alyaksey Lyahchylin (1992-04-11) 11 April 1992 (age 29)10 Flag of Belarus.svg Neman Grodno v. Flag of Romania.svg  Romania , 11 November 2020 PRE
DF Alyaksandr Martynovich (1987-08-26) 26 August 1987 (age 33)752 Flag of Russia.svg Krasnodar v. Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan , 14 October 2020
DF Ihar Burko (1988-09-08) 8 September 1988 (age 32)60 Flag of Belarus.svg Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino v. Flag of Albania.svg  Albania , 4 September 2020 PRE

MF Syarhey Kislyak (1987-08-06) 6 August 1987 (age 33)749 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Minsk v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
MF Ihar Stasevich (1985-10-21) 21 October 1985 (age 35)635 Flag of Belarus.svg Shakhtyor Soligorsk v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
MF Ivan Mayewski (1988-05-05) 5 May 1988 (age 33)420 Flag of Russia.svg Rotor Volgograd v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
MF Pavel Savitski (1994-07-12) 12 July 1994 (age 27)226 Flag of Belarus.svg Rukh Brest v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
MF Yury Kendysh (1990-06-10) 10 June 1990 (age 31)152 Flag of Belarus.svg Shakhtyor Soligorsk v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
MF Ivan Bakhar (1998-07-10) 10 July 1998 (age 23)131 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Minsk v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
MF Andrey Khachaturyan (1987-09-02) 2 September 1987 (age 33)80 Flag of Belarus.svg Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino v. Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg  Honduras , 24 March 2021 PRE
MF Edhar Alyakhnovich (1987-05-17) 17 May 1987 (age 34)151 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Brest v. Flag of Romania.svg  Romania , 11 November 2020 PRE
MF Pavel Nyakhaychyk (1988-05-17) 17 May 1988 (age 33)373 Flag of Belarus.svg BATE Borisov v. Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan , 14 October 2020
MF Valeriy Gromyko (1997-01-23) 23 January 1997 (age 24)20 Flag of Russia.svg Arsenal Tula v. Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan , 14 October 2020
MF Yury Kavalyow (1993-01-27) 27 January 1993 (age 28)161 Flag of Russia.svg Arsenal Tula v. Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia , 8 October 2020 INJ
MF Stanislaw Drahun (1988-06-04) 4 June 1988 (age 33)6811 Flag of Belarus.svg BATE Borisov v. Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia , 8 October 2020 PRE
MF Nikita Korzun (1995-03-06) 6 March 1995 (age 26)160 Flag of Belarus.svg Shakhtyor Soligorsk v. Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia , 8 October 2020 PRE
MF Aleksandr Selyava (1992-05-17) 17 May 1992 (age 29)10 Flag of Belarus.svg Dinamo Minsk v. Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan , 7 September 2020

FW Dzyanis Laptsew (1991-08-01) 1 August 1991 (age 29)300 Flag of Belarus.svg Rukh Brest v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
FW Mikalay Signevich (1992-02-20) 20 February 1992 (age 29)211 Flag of Belarus.svg BATE Borisov v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
FW Vitali Lisakovich (1998-02-08) 8 February 1998 (age 23)144 Flag of Russia.svg Lokomotiv Moscow v. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium , 30 March 2021
FW Anton Saroka (1992-03-05) 5 March 1992 (age 29)157 Flag of Belarus.svg BATE Borisov v. Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg  Honduras , 24 March 2021 PRE
FW Artem Kontsevoy (1999-08-26) 26 August 1999 (age 21)00 Flag of Belarus.svg Rukh Brest v. Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg  Honduras , 24 March 2021 PRE
FW Alyaksandr Makas (1991-10-08) 8 October 1991 (age 29)10 Flag of Lithuania.svg Sūduva v. Flag of Romania.svg  Romania , 11 November 2020 PRE
FW Mikhail Gordeichuk (1989-10-23) 23 October 1989 (age 31)264 Flag of Latvia.svg Liepāja v. Flag of Albania.svg  Albania , 4 September 2020 PRE
FW Ilya Shkurin (1999-08-17) 17 August 1999 (age 21)00 Flag of Ukraine.svg Dynamo Kyiv v. Flag of Albania.svg  Albania , 4 September 2020 PRE

INJ Withdrew due to injury
PRE Preliminary squad / standby
COV Withdrew due to positive COVID-19 test result
RET Retired from the national team
SUS Serving suspension

Records

Alyaksandr Kulchy is the most capped player in the history of Belarus Aleksandr Kulchiy 2011.jpg
Alyaksandr Kulchy is the most capped player in the history of Belarus
Maksim Romaschenko is the top scorer in the history of Belarus with 20 goals Maksim Romaschenko.jpg
Maksim Romaschenko is the top scorer in the history of Belarus with 20 goals
As of 30 March 2021 [5]
Players in bold are still active with Belarus.

Most capped players

RankPlayerCapsGoalsYears
1 Alyaksandr Kulchy 10251996–2012
2 Alexander Hleb 8062001–2019
Sergei Gurenko 8031994–2006
4 Sergei Kornilenko 78172003–2016
5 Timofei Kalachev 76102004–2016
6 Alyaksandr Martynovich 7522009–
7 Syarhey Kislyak 7492009–
Syarhey Amelyanchuk 7412002–2011
9 Syarhey Shtanyuk 7131995–2007
10 Stanislaw Drahun 68112011–
Sergei Aleinikov reached a combined 81 caps and 6 goals for Soviet Union, CIS and Belarus during 1984–1994. [6]

Top scorers

RankPlayerGoalsCapsRatioYears
1 Maksim Romaschenko 20640.311998–2008
2 Sergei Kornilenko 17780.222003–2016
3 Vitali Kutuzov 13520.252002–2011
4 Vyacheslav Hleb 12450.272004–2011
5 Stanislaw Drahun 11680.162011–
6 Raman Vasilyuk 10240.422000–2008
Vitali Rodionov 10480.212007–2017
Valyantsin Byalkevich 10560.181992–2005
Timofei Kalachev 10760.132004–2016
10 Syarhey Kislyak 9740.122009–

Coaching history

As of 30 March 2021
ManagerCareerGames ManagedWinsDrawsLosesGoals
Flag of Belarus.svg Mikhail Vergeyenko 1992–1994, 1997–199924261622–40
Flag of Belarus.svg Sergei Borovsky 1994–1996, 1999–200026491321–43
Flag of Russia.svg Eduard Malofeyev 2000–200322105731–31
Flag of Belarus.svg Valery Streltsov (caretaker)200210010–3
Flag of Russia.svg Anatoly Baidachny 2003–200522104834–29
Flag of Belarus.svg Yuri Puntus 2006–20071434719–26
Flag of Germany.svg Bernd Stange 2007–20114917141865–54
Flag of Belarus.svg Georgi Kondratiev 2011–2014, 2021–29981238–36
Flag of Belarus.svg Andrei Zygmantovich (caretaker)201421013–5
Flag of Belarus.svg Alyaksandr Khatskevich 2014–20161866614–19
Flag of Belarus.svg Igor Kriushenko 2017–201925841323–37
Flag of Belarus.svg Mikhail Markhel 2019–20211873923–35
Total:1992–Present2517763111293–359

Competitive record

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup qualification record
YearResultsPositionPldWDLGFGAPosPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1930 to Flag of Italy.svg 1990 Part of the Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Part of the Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Flag of the United States.svg 1994 Did not enterDid not enter
Flag of France.svg 1998 Did not qualify6th10118521
Flag of South Korea.svg Flag of Japan.svg 2002 3rd104331211
Flag of Germany.svg 2006 5th102441214
Flag of South Africa.svg 2010 4th104151914
Flag of Brazil.svg 2014 5th8116716
Flag of Russia.svg 2018 6th10127621
Flag of Qatar.svg 2022 To be determinedTo be determined
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of the United States.svg 2026
Total0/7581312336197

2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Flag of Belarus.svg Flag of Estonia.svg
1Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 3210122+107Qualification to 2022 FIFA World Cup 5 Sep 3–1 8–0 13 Nov
2Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 311174+34Advance to second round 1–1 8 Oct 2 Sep 16 Nov
3Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 21012313 16 Nov 1–0 13 Nov 8 Sep
4Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 210141063 8 Sep 11 Oct 5 Sep 4–2
5Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 200241060 2 Sep 2–6 11 Oct 8 Oct
Updated to match(es) played on 30 March 2021. Source: FIFA, UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

UEFA European Championship

UEFA European Championship record UEFA European Championship qualifying record
YearResultsPositionPldWDLGFGAPosPldWDLGFGA
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg 1960 to Flag of Sweden.svg 1992 Part of the Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union Part of the Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
Flag of England.svg 1996 Did not qualify4th10325813
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2000 5th8035410
Flag of Portugal.svg 2004 5th8107420
Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg 2008 4th124171723
Flag of Poland.svg Flag of Ukraine.svg 2012 4th1034387
Flag of France.svg 2016 4th10325814
Flag of Europe.svg 2020 4th9117417
Flag of Germany.svg 2024 To be determinedTo be determined
Total0/76715133953104

UEFA Euro 2020 qualification

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification Flag of Germany.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Ulster Banner.svg Flag of Belarus.svg Flag of Estonia.svg
1Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 8701307+2321Qualify for final tournament 2–4 6–1 4–0 8–0
2Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 8611247+1719 2–3 3–1 4–0 5–0
3Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland 8413913413Advance to play-offs via Nations League 0–2 0–0 2–1 2–0
4Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 8116416124 0–2 1–2 0–1 0–0
5Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 8017226241 0–3 0–4 1–2 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

Play-off

 
Semi-finals Final
 
      
 
8 October 2020
 
 
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia 1
 
12 November 2020
 
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 0
 
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia 0
 
8 October 2020
 
Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia 1
 
Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia 2
 
 
Flag of Kosovo.svg  Kosovo 1
 

UEFA Nations League

UEFA Nations League record
YearDivisionGroupPosPldWDLGFGAP/RRK
2018–19 D 2 1st6420100Green Arrow Up Darker.svg43rd
2020–21 C 4 2nd6312108Equals-sign-blue.gif38th
2022–23 C Future event
Total1271220838th

2020–21 UEFA Nations League

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion or qualification Flag of Albania.svg Flag of Belarus.svg Flag of Lithuania.svg Flag of Kazakhstan.svg
1Flag of Albania.svg  Albania (P)632184+411Promotion to League B 3–2 0–1 3–1
2Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 6312108+210 0–2 2–0 2–0
3Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 62225728 0–0 2–2 0–2
4Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan (Q)61145944Qualification to relegation play-outs 0–0 1–2 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(P) Promoted; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated

Head-to-head record

As of 27 March 2021
TournamentPldWDLGoals
World Cup Qualifying6014123465–107
Euro Qualifying6715133953–104
UEFA Nations League 1273220–8
Friendly111413536155–140
OpponentPldWDLGoals
Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 1264213–5
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 1054119–7
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 102086–23
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 91355–12
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 841310–8
Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova 82429–7
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 83057–12
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 73229–9
Flag of Albania.svg  Albania 722310–10
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 72235–9
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 641113–7
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 622210–9
Flag of France.svg  France 61236–10
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 60247–15
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 541014–3
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 52218–5
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 52038–9
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 51045–8
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 50324–7
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 50052–16
Flag of Andorra.svg  Andorra 430111–4
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia 41124–4
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 41127–8
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 41122–5
Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro 40221–4
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 40225–9
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 40224–8
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 40043–11
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 40041–10
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 40040–12
Flag of Malta.svg  Malta 32104–1
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 32105–3
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 31207–4
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 31204–3
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 31114–4
Flag of North Macedonia.svg  Macedonia 31112–4
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 31022–7
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 30122–8
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 30030–4
Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland 30031–6
Flag of San Marino.svg  San Marino 22007–0
Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus 21013–2
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 21012–1
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 21013–3
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 21011–1
Flag of Honduras (darker variant).svg  Honduras 20203–3
Flag of Libya.svg  Libya 20202–2
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 20110–1
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 20021–4
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina 20020–3
Flag of England.svg  England 20021–6
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan 11006–1
Flag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein 11005–1
Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 11004–0
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan 11003–1
Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland 11002–0
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 11003–2
Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland 11002–1
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 11001–0
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 11001–0
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 11001–0
Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru 10101–1
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 10101–1
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 10101–1
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 10100–0
Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon 10100–0
Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan 10010–1
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 10010–2
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia 10010–3
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 10010–8
Total:2517763111293–359

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Belarus B national team has been assembled a number of times throughout the history to participate in occasional minor friendly matches and tournaments. The team typically consists of domestic league players who are considered a potential backup for the main senior team. The team was most recently assembled for participation in 2017 King's Cup in Thailand on 14–16 July 2017.

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