Malta national football team

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Malta
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Nickname(s) Knights of Malta, Ħomor (Reds), Falcons
Association Malta Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Devis Mangia
Captain Andrei Agius
Most caps Michael Mifsud (143)
Top scorer Michael Mifsud (42)
Home stadium Ta' Qali Stadium
FIFA code MLT
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First colours
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Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 171 Increase2.svg 6 (16 September 2021) [1]
Highest66 (September 1994, September 1995)
Lowest191 (July 2017, September 2017)
First international
Flag of Malta (1943-1964).svg  Malta 2–3 Austria  Flag of Austria.svg
(Gżira, Malta; 24 February 1957)
Biggest win
Flag of Malta.svg  Malta 7–1 Liechtenstein  Flag of Liechtenstein.svg
(Ta' Qali, Malta; 26 March 2008)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 12–1 Malta  Flag of Malta.svg
(Seville, Spain; 21 December 1983)

The Malta national football team (Maltese : Tim nazzjonali tal-futbol ta' Malta) represents Malta in international football and is controlled by the Malta Football Association, the governing body for football in Malta.

The first official game played by Malta was a 3–2 defeat in a friendly against Austria in 1957. [2] Their competitive debut arrived five years later, playing against Denmark in the preliminary round of the 1964 European Nations' Cup. [3] Since becoming a UEFA member in 1960 and a FIFA member in 1959, [4] Malta have competed in every qualifier for the European Championship and World Cup, but have never made it to the finals of any major international competition.

History

Malta played its first international game on 24 February 1957 at the Empire Stadium, losing 2–3 to Austria. That match was played in front of a capacity crowd at the old Empire Stadium. The Malta Football Association joined FIFA in 1959 and UEFA a year later. However, in late 1959, Malta played in the 1960 Summer Olympics African Qualifiers against Morocco and Tunisia, in which they finished last in the group with two draws and two losses. Since then, Malta has largely maintained the status as one of Europe's weakest teams, though its fortunes have increased since late 2010s.

The Maltese international side first competed in the qualifying rounds of the UEFA European Nations Cup in 1962, and in FIFA World Cup qualification in 1971. [5] Malta's first competitive draw ended 1–1 against Greece in 1970. Malta's first two competitive wins were victories of 2–0 and 2–1 at home to Greece and Iceland in European Championship qualifiers in 1975 and 1982 respectively. In 1979, Malta drew 0–0 with West Germany in a European championship qualifier and they met again on 16 December 1984 for a memorable World Cup Qualifier in front of a record attendance at the Ta'Qali stadium, where the 1982 & eventual 1986 World Cup runners-up only managed a 2–3 win. Another prestigious result was achieved in March 1987 when Malta drew 2–2 in Portugal, in a qualifier for Euro'88 and the side also twice drew against Hungary during the qualification for the 1990 FIFA World Cup, and recorded four friendly wins during 1991 and 1992. [3]

Malta's third competitive win came with a 1–0 victory away to Estonia in a 1993 World Cup qualifier in which Kris Laferla scored. [6] In October 1994 Malta held Czech Republic 0–0 in a qualifier for the UEFA Euro 1996, in which the latter ended runners-up. Six years later, in October 2000, in a group qualifying match for the 2002 World Cup, once again Malta managed another 0–0 draw vs Czech Republic which eventually cost the latter a place at the following major tournament. In June 2000, Malta played England, then managed by Kevin Keegan. Trailing 2–1 going into the final minutes, Malta were awarded a penalty, however David Carabott's effort was saved by Richard Wright. [7] Through November 2001 and May 2002, Malta played and remained undefeated in 6 international matches and in between they won the locally hosted (Rothmans) International Tournament. During 2005, Malta drew 1–1 against Croatia and Bulgaria. Another positive result was the 1–1 home draw in a friendly match against Northern Ireland, though George Mallia missed an injury time penalty which would have given them a win. [8] On 11 October 2006, Malta managed another competitive victory, a 2–1 triumph over Hungary in the European Championship qualifying with André Schembri scoring twice. [6]

On 7 February 2007, Malta drew 1–1 with one of the hosts of Euro 2008, Austria. The game was played to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first international match played by the Maltese national team. [9] On 8 September 2007, Malta managed another draw against Turkey in a Euro 2008 qualifying match, the game finishing 2–2. [10] On 26 March 2008, Malta achieved its largest ever victory, a 7–1 defeat of Liechtenstein in a friendly at the Ta' Qali Stadium, with Michael Mifsud scoring five goals. [11] A 2–0 friendly win over Georgia followed in 2009. [12]

In May 2010, sponsorship of the Maltese national side was taken on by sportswear firm Givova, who also designed a range of new kits for the team. [13] One month later, however, the side had fallen to their lowest ever FIFA world ranking position, of 169th in the world. [12] In 2009, Malta had a 0–0 draw with Albania at home. This was their only point for the 2010 World Cup qualifying. On 11 August 2010, Malta drew 1–1 at home against FYR Macedonia in a friendly game, with Michael Mifsud scoring a brilliant diving header for Malta. [14]

In February 2011, the side achieved a 0–0 draw against Switzerland, in which goalkeeper Justin Haber saved two penalties. [12] On 6 September 2011, Malta won their first Euro 2012 qualifying point, with a 1–1 draw against Georgia. During the years of 2010 and 2011, Malta did not get many positive results, and coach John Buttigieg and assistant coach Carmel Busittil were both sacked in October 2011. [15] For the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign, Malta won their first World Cup qualifying match in 20 years, nabbing a 1–0 win over Armenia in June 2013. [16] In June 2017, Malta defeated Ukraine 1–0 in a friendly match, thanks to a lone goal by defender Zach Muscat. [17] Malta recorded their 7th all-time competitive win (and their first in the UEFA Nations League) on October 13, 2020, defeating Latvia 1-0 in Riga, scoring the winning goal in the 97th minute.

Kits

Kit supplierPeriod
Flag of Germany.svg Adidas 1978-88
Flag of England.svg Umbro 1988-90
Flag of Italy.svg Lotto 1990-99
Flag of Italy.svg Kronos1999-01
Flag of Italy.svg Erreà 2001-05
Flag of Italy.svg Diadora 2005-09
Flag of Italy.svg Givova 2009-Present

Results and fixtures

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

  Win  Draw  Loss  Fixture

2020

3 September 2020–21 UEFA Nations League D Faroe Islands  Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg3–2Flag of Malta.svg Malta Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Report
Stadium: Tórsvøllur
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ádám Farkas (Hungary)
6 September 2020–21 UEFA Nations League D Malta Flag of Malta.svg1–1Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia Ta' Qali, Malta
Report
Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Stéphanie Frappart (France)
7 OctoberFriendly Malta Flag of Malta.svg2–0Flag of Gibraltar.svg  Gibraltar Ta' Qali, Malta
Report Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Nikola Popov (Bulgaria)
10 October 2020–21 UEFA Nations League D Andorra  Flag of Andorra.svg0–0Flag of Malta.svg Malta Andorra la Vella, Andorra
Report Stadium: Estadi Nacional
Attendance: 0
Referee: Alain Durieux (Luxembourg)
13 October 2020–21 UEFA Nations League D Latvia  Flag of Latvia.svg0–1Flag of Malta.svg Malta Riga, Latvia
Report
Stadium: Daugava Stadium
Attendance: 953
Referee: Iwan Arwel Griffith (Wales)
11 NovemberFriendly Malta Flag of Malta.svg3–0Flag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein Ta' Qali, Malta
Report Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Manfredas Lukjančukas (Lithuania)
14 November 2020–21 UEFA Nations League D Malta Flag of Malta.svg3–1Flag of Andorra.svg  Andorra Ta' Qali, Malta
Report
Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Peter Kralović (Slovakia)
17 November 2020–21 UEFA Nations League D Malta Flag of Malta.svg1–1Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg  Faroe Islands Ta' Qali, Malta
Report
Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Kristo Tohver (Estonia)

2021

24 March 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification Malta Flag of Malta.svg1–3Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Ta' Qali, Malta
Report
Stadium: National Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Peter Kjaesgaard (Denmark)
27 March 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification Slovakia  Flag of Slovakia.svg2–2Flag of Malta.svg Malta Trnava, Slovakia
Report
Stadium: Štadión Antona Malatinského
Attendance: 0
Referee: Harald Lechner (Austria)
30 March 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification Croatia  Flag of Croatia.svg3–0Flag of Malta.svg Malta Rijeka, Croatia
Report Stadium: Stadion Rujevica
Attendance: 0
Referee: Lionel Tschudi (Switzerland)
30 May Friendly Malta Flag of Malta.svg0–3Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland Klagenfurt, Austria
Report
Stadium: Wörthersee Stadion
Attendance: 0
Referee: Sebastian Gishamer (Austria)
4 June Friendly Malta Flag of Malta.svg1–2Flag of Kosovo.svg  Kosovo Klagenfurt, Austria
Report
Stadium: Wörthersee Stadion
Attendance: 0
Referee: Christopher Jäger (Austria)
1 September 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification Malta Flag of Malta.svg3–0Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus Ta' Qali, Malta
Report Stadium: National Stadium
Referee: Fabio Maresca (Italy)
4 September 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification Slovenia  Flag of Slovenia.svg1–0Flag of Malta.svg Malta Ljubljana, Slovenia
Report Stadium: Stožice Stadium
Attendance: 4,571
Referee: Andris Treimanis (Latvia)
7 September 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification Russia  Flag of Russia.svg2–0Flag of Malta.svg Malta Moscow, Russia
Report Stadium: Otkritie Arena
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Ali Palabıyık (Turkey)

Coaching staff

As of 19 August 2021 [18]
Manager Flag of Italy.svg Devis Mangia
Assistant Manager Flag of Italy.svg Davide Mazzotta
Assistant Manager Flag of Uruguay.svg Guillermo Giacomazzi
Goalkeeping Coach Flag of Italy.svg Mario Capece
Physical Trainer Flag of Italy.svg Luca Pagani
Sport Scientist Flag of Italy.svg Francesco Zanasi
Match Analyst Flag of Italy.svg Facundo Styk
Technical Coordinator Flag of Italy.svg Alessandro Zinnari
Team Manager Flag of Malta.svg Keith Fenech

Coaching history

As of 10 September 2021
ManagerMalta careerPlayedWonDrawnLostWin %
Flag of Malta (1943).svg Joe A. Griffiths 1957–19616222033.3
Flag of Malta (1943).svg Carm Borg1961–19649027000.0
Flag of Hungary.svg Janos Bedl19662200100.0
Flag of Malta.svg Tony Formosa [decimal 1] 196610118010.0
Flag of Malta.svg Joseph Attard19691001000.0
Flag of Malta.svg Saviour Cuschieri19701010000.0
Flag of Malta.svg Victor Scerri19732101050.0
Flag of Italy.svg Terrenzio Polverini1974–19769126011.1
Flag of Malta.svg John Calleja1976–197811218018.2
Flag of Malta.svg Victor Scerri1978–1983263320011.5
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg Guentcho Dobrev1984–1987211416004.8
Flag of Germany.svg Horst Heese 1988–1991363825008.3
Flag of Malta.svg Pippo Psaila 1991–199317548029.4
Flag of Italy.svg Pietro Ghedin 1993–1995244515016.7
Flag of Malta.svg Robert Gatt19963012000.0
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg Milorad Kosanović 1996–1997150213000.0
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg Josif Ilić1997–2001415432012.2
Flag of Germany.svg Sigfried Held 2001–2003214512019.0
Flag of Germany.svg Horst Heese [decimal 2] 2003–2006151212006.7
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Dušan Fitzel [decimal 2] 2006–2009343427008.8
Flag of Malta.svg John Buttigieg [decimal 2] 2009–2011212316009.5
Flag of Malta.svg Robert Gatt [decimal 3] 20121100100.0
Flag of Italy.svg Pietro Ghedin 2012–2017487635014.6
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Tom Saintfiet 2017–20183003000.0
Flag of Malta.svg Ray Farrugia 2018–2019181413005.6
Flag of Italy.svg Devis Mangia [19] 2019–16547031.3
  1. 1 match with Janos Bedl
  2. 1 2 3 assisted by Carmel Busuttil
  3. managed the team on a one-off basis as caretaker manager

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus , Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia and Flag of Russia.svg  Russia on 1 , 4 and 7 September 2021, respectively.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Henry Bonello (1988-10-13) 13 October 1988 (age 32)300 Flag of Malta.svg Ħamrun Spartans
161 GK Jake Galea (1996-04-15) 15 April 1996 (age 25)20 Flag of Malta.svg Balzan
121 GK Matthew Grech (1996-02-19) 19 February 1996 (age 25)00 Flag of Malta.svg Pembroke

52 DF Andrei Agius (captain) (1986-08-12) 12 August 1986 (age 35)1006 Flag of Malta.svg Hibernians
22 DF Kurt Shaw (1999-04-01) 1 April 1999 (age 22)130 Flag of Malta.svg Sliema Wanderers
42 DF Steve Borg (1988-01-08) 8 January 1988 (age 33)593 Flag of Malta.svg Gżira United
222 DF Zach Muscat (1993-08-22) 22 August 1993 (age 28)461 Flag of Portugal.svg Casa Pia
182 DF Cain Attard (1994-09-10) 10 September 1994 (age 27)92 Flag of Malta.svg Birkirkara
142 DF Karl Micallef (1996-09-08) 8 September 1996 (age 25)20 Flag of Malta.svg Ħamrun Spartans
2 DF Dexter Xuereb (1997-09-21) 21 September 1997 (age 23)10 Flag of Malta.svg Gżira United

73 MF Joseph Mbong (1997-07-15) 15 July 1997 (age 24)302 Flag of Malta.svg Ħamrun Spartans
103 MF Stephen Pisani (1992-08-07) 7 August 1992 (age 29)300 Flag of Malta.svg Balzan
83 MF Jake Grech (1997-11-18) 18 November 1997 (age 23)170 Flag of Malta.svg Hibernians
153 MF Juan Carlos Corbalan (1997-03-03) 3 March 1997 (age 24)161 Flag of Malta.svg Ħamrun Spartans
33 MF Ryan Camenzuli (1994-09-08) 8 September 1994 (age 27)170 Flag of Malta.svg Floriana
173 MF Teddy Teuma (1993-09-30) 30 September 1993 (age 27)130 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Union Saint Gilloise
63 MF Dunstan Vella (1996-04-27) 27 April 1996 (age 25)80 Flag of Malta.svg Hibernians
233 MF Tristan Caruana (1991-09-15) 15 September 1991 (age 30)71 Flag of Malta.svg Valletta
3 MF Nikolai Muscat (1996-07-13) 13 July 1996 (age 25)20 Flag of Malta.svg Gżira United
3 MF Yannick Yankam (1997-12-12) 12 December 1997 (age 23)00 Flag of Malta.svg Birkirkara

114 FW Paul Mbong (2001-09-02) 2 September 2001 (age 20)80 Flag of Malta.svg Birkirkara
204 FW Luke Gambin (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 (age 28)311 Flag of Malta.svg Ħamrun Spartans
94 FW Luke Montebello (1995-08-13) 13 August 1995 (age 26)130 Flag of Malta.svg Birkirkara
194 FW Alexander Satariano (2001-10-25) 25 October 2001 (age 19)101 Flag of Italy.svg Frosinone
214 FW Shaun Dimech (2001-08-08) 8 August 2001 (age 20)82 Flag of Malta.svg Valletta

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up within the last 12 months.

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Matthew Calleja Cremona (INJ) (1994-09-14) 14 September 1994 (age 27)00 Flag of Malta.svg Hibernians
GK Rashed Al-Tumi (2000-10-14) 14 October 2000 (age 20)00 Flag of Italy.svg Nocerina
GK Cain Formosa (2000-11-26) 26 November 2000 (age 20)00 Flag of Malta.svg San Gwann

DF Enrico Pepe (INJ) (1989-11-12) 12 November 1989 (age 31)50 Flag of Malta.svg Birkirkara
DF Ferdinando Apap (1992-07-29) 29 July 1992 (age 29)70 Flag of Malta.svg Hibernians
DF Jean Borg (1998-01-08) 8 January 1998 (age 23)50 Flag of Malta.svg Valletta

MF Bjorn Kristensen (1993-04-05) 5 April 1993 (age 28)300 Flag of Malta.svg Hibernians
MF Matthew Guillaumier (INJ) (1998-04-09) 9 April 1998 (age 23)111 Flag of Malta.svg Ħamrun Spartans
MF Rowen Muscat (1991-06-05) 5 June 1991 (age 30)521Unattached
MF Nevin Portelli (1999-09-16) 16 September 1999 (age 22)00 Flag of Malta.svg Gżira United
MF Neil Tabone (1997-10-01) 1 October 1997 (age 23)10 Flag of Malta.svg Gudja United
MF Samir Arab (1994-03-25) 25 March 1994 (age 27)10 Flag of Malta.svg Balzan
MF Zach Scerri (1996-03-08) 8 March 1996 (age 25)00 Flag of Malta.svg Gżira United
MF Brandon Diego Paiber (1995-06-05) 5 June 1995 (age 26)10 Flag of Malta.svg Floriana

FW Jurgen Degabriele (1996-10-10) 10 October 1996 (age 24)112 Flag of Malta.svg Hibernians
FW Kyrian Nwoko (1997-07-04) 4 July 1997 (age 24)203 Flag of Ireland.svg St. Patrick's Athletic
FW Jean Paul Farrugia (1992-03-21) 21 March 1992 (age 29)182 Flag of Malta.svg Sliema Wanderers
FW Aidan Friggieri (1998-04-28) 28 April 1998 (age 23)00 Flag of Malta.svg Gudja United
FW Jan Busuttil (1999-03-06) 6 March 1999 (age 22)10 Flag of Malta.svg Floriana
FW Omar Elouni (1999-03-16) 16 March 1999 (age 22)00 Flag of Malta.svg Sliema Wanderers

INJ Withdrew due to injury
COV Withdrew due to covid
PRE Preliminary squad / standby
RET Retired from the national team
SUS Serving suspension
WD Player withdrew from the squad due to non-injury issue.

Player records

As of 7 September 2021 [20]
Players in bold are still active with Malta.

Most capped players

Michael Mifsud is Malta's most capped player and all-time top scorer. Mifsud, Michael (cropped2).jpg
Michael Mifsud is Malta's most capped player and all-time top scorer.
RankNameCapsGoalsCareer
1 Michael Mifsud 143422000–2020
2 David Carabott 122121987–2005
3 Gilbert Agius 12081993–2008
4 Carmel Busuttil 113231982–2001
5 Joe Brincat 10361988–2004
6 Andrei Agius 10162006–present
7 Roderick Briffa 10012003–2018
8 John Buttigieg 9711984–2000
9 André Schembri 9432006–2018
10 Brian Said 9151996–2009

Top goalscorers

RankNameGoalsCapsAverageCareer
1 Michael Mifsud 421430.292000–2020
2 Carmel Busuttil 231130.211982–2001
3 David Carabott 121220.091987–2005
4 Hubert Suda 8700.111988–2003
Gilbert Agius 81200.071993–2008
6 Raymond Xuereb 6450.131971–1985
Kristian Laferla 6650.091986–1998
Andrei Agius 61010.062006–present
Joe Brincat 61030.061988–2004
10 George Mallia 5630.081999–2008
Brian Said 5910.051996–2009

Competitive record

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup qualification record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGAPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1930 Not a FIFA memberNot a FIFA member
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg 1934
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg 1938
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 1950
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1954
Flag of Sweden.svg 1958
Flag of Chile.svg 1962
Flag of England.svg 1966
Flag of Mexico.svg 1970
Flag of Germany.svg 1974 Did not qualify6006120
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1978 6006027
Flag of Spain (Civil).svg 1982 4004215
Flag of Mexico.svg 1986 8017625
Flag of Italy.svg 1990 8026318
Flag of the United States.svg 1994 10118323
Flag of France.svg 1998 100010237
Flag of South Korea.svg Flag of Japan.svg 2002 10019424
Flag of Germany.svg 2006 10037432
Flag of South Africa.svg 2010 10019026
Flag of Brazil.svg 2014 10109528
Flag of Russia.svg 2018 10019325
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
Total0/211022109033300

UEFA European Championship

UEFA European Championship record UEFA European Championship qualifying record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGAPldWDLGFGA
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg 1960 Not a UEFA memberNot a UEFA member
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 1964 Did not qualify200229
Flag of Italy.svg 1968 Did not enterDid not enter
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg 1972 Did not qualify6015216
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg 1976 6105220
Flag of Italy.svg 1980 6015221
Flag of France.svg 1984 8107537
Flag of Germany.svg 1988 8026421
Flag of Sweden.svg 1992 8026223
Flag of England.svg 1996 10028222
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2000 8008627
Flag of Portugal.svg 2004 8017524
Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg 2008 121291031
Flag of Poland.svg Flag of Ukraine.svg 2012 10019421
Flag of France.svg 2016 10028316
Flag of Europe.svg 2020 10109327
Flag of Germany.svg 2024 To be determined000000
Total0/161064149452315

UEFA Nations League

UEFA Nations League record
YearDivisionGroupRoundPositionPldWDLGFGAP/RRK
2018–19 D 3 Group stage4th6033514Equals-sign-blue.gif54th
2020–21 D 1 Group stage2nd623186Equals-sign-blue.gif52nd
2022–23 D TBATo be determined
TotalGroup stage2/212264132052nd

Mediterranean Games

Mediterranean Games record
YearRoundGPWDLGSGA
Flag of Egypt (1922-1958).svg 1951 -000000
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg 1955 -000000
Flag of Lebanon.svg 1959 -000000
Flag of Italy.svg 1963 -4004418
Flag of Tunisia.svg 1967 -000000
Flag of Turkey.svg 1971 -000000
Flag of Algeria.svg 1975 -000000
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg 1979 -000000
Flag of Morocco.svg 1983 -000000
Flag of Syria.svg 1987 -000000
1991 – presentSee Malta national under-20 team
Total1/104004418

Other records

YearPosition
Flag of Tunisia.svg 7th November Cup 1993 3rd
Total0 title

Head-to-head record

As of 18 November 2019 after match against the Flag of Norway.svg  Norway [21]

  Positive Record  Neutral Record  Negative Record

  1. Includes matches against Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia .
  2. Includes matches against Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany .


FIFA ranking

RankDate
Worst Ever Rank191 [12] July 2017, September 2017
Best Ever Rank66September 1994, September 1995
Current Rank177August 2021

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The Montenegro national football team has represented Montenegro in international football since 2007. It is controlled by the Football Association of Montenegro, the governing body for football in Montenegro. Montenegro's home ground is Podgorica City Stadium in Podgorica.

The Gibraltar national football team represents Gibraltar in international football competitions, and is controlled by the Gibraltar Football Association. Gibraltar applied for full UEFA membership and was accepted by the UEFA Congress in May 2013 and can therefore compete in the UEFA European Championship beginning with the 2016 tournament for which the team competed in UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying Group D. On 13 May 2016 Gibraltar became a member of FIFA at the governing body's 66th Congress which was held in Mexico City. Gibraltar is the second smallest UEFA member in terms of population and the smallest in terms of area.

The Kosovo national football team represents Kosovo in international men's football. It is controlled by the Football Federation of Kosovo, the governing body for football in Kosovo.

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