Oman national football team

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Oman
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Nickname(s) Al-Ahmar
(The Reds)
Samba Al-Khaleej
(Gulf Samba)
Association Oman Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation WAFF (West Asia)
Head coach Branko Ivanković
Captain Faiz Al-Rushaidi
Most caps Ahmed Mubarak (180) [1]
Top scorer Hani Al-Dhabit (43)
Home stadium Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex
FIFA code OMA
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First colours
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Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 79 Increase2.svg 1 (12 August 2021) [2]
Highest50 (August – October 2004)
Lowest129 (October 2016)
First international
Flag of Libya (1951-1969).svg  Libya 14–1 Muscat and Oman Flag of Muscat.svg
(Cairo, Egypt; 2 September 1965)
Biggest win
Flag of Oman.svg Oman 14–0 Bhutan  Flag of Bhutan.svg
(Muscat, Oman; 28 March 2017)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Libya.svg  Libya 21–0 Muscat and Oman Flag of Muscat.svg
(Iraq, 6 April 1966)
Asian Cup
Appearances4 (first in 2004 )
Best resultRound of 16 (2019)
WAFF Championship
Appearances4 (first in 2008 )
Best resultThird place (2012)
Arabian Gulf Cup
Appearances24 (first in 1974 )
Best resultChampions (2009, 2017–18)

The Oman national football team (Arabic : منتخب عُمان لكرة القدم) represents Oman in men's international football and is controlled by the Oman Football Association. Although the team was officially founded in 1978, the squad was formed some time before that and a proper football association was formed only in December 2005.

History

The mid 1990s under the OFA chairmanship of Sheikh Saif bin Hashil Al-Maskary saw Oman achieved higher results on the Asian stage. Former Omani captain, Hani Al-Dhabit was awarded the RSSSF 2001 World Top Scorer, with 22 goals; [3] the most goals scored by a player who won the World Top Scorer award till date and also being the third Arab and only the first Omani to win the award. [4]

The senior team has never qualified for the World Cup but has qualified for the Asian Cup in the years 2004, 2007, 2015 and 2019. They also have reached the Arabian Gulf Cup final four times and have won it for the first time on their third attempt as hosts in 2009. They had to wait for the 2017 edition to win the tournament for the second time in their history.

Gulf Cup performance

Prior to the newer millennium, Oman generally struggled more in the Gulf Cup, usually finishing in 6th or 7th place even when the cup was held in Oman. It was in 1998 when the national team began to improve its performance and in the 2003 and 2004 Gulf Cups, new talents like Amad Al-Hosni, Ali Al-Habsi, Sultan Al-Touqi, Badr Al-Maimani and Khalifa Ayil may have made the team more successful.

In the 2002 Gulf Cup which was held in Saudi Arabia, Oman had once again finished at 5th place but under the captaincy of Dhofar F.C.'s Hani Al-Dhabit, Oman had accomplished something which was never done before in the team's history in the Gulf Cup, defeating 9-time winners [5] Kuwait. The match had ended 3–1 with captain Hani Al-Dhabit scoring a hat-trick. Hani also netted a goal against Bahrain and a consolation goal in a 2–1 loss against Qatar. [6] At the end of the competition, Hani was the only Omani to score goals and was also awarded the "Top Goalscorer" of the competition with a total of 5 goals. [7]

In the 2004 Gulf Cup which was held in Doha, Oman reached the final for the first time in the team's history which was eventually lost to the hosts Qatar in a penalty shootout after the goalkeeping sensation Ali Al-Habsi missed a penalty. Qatar won the match 6–5 on penalties after the match had ended 1–1 at normal time. Amad Al-Hosni was awarded the "Top Goalscorer" award of the competition with a total of 4 goals. [8]

In the 2007 Gulf Cup which was held in the United Arab Emirates, the national team again reached the final for a second consecutive time and again lost 1–0 to the hosts United Arab Emirates. Although Oman lost to the Emirates in the final, they had maintained an undefeated record throughout the competition excluding the final. [9] Once again Ali Al-Habsi had received the "Best Goalkeeper of the Gulf Cup" award [10] for the third consecutive time in a row, the most won by any goalkeeper in the 40 years of the Gulf Cup tournament. Oman had tied United Arab Emirates in goal-scoring with nine goals each after the competition. [11]

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Omani players during 2019 AFC Asian Cup

Eventually after losing twice in the Gulf Cup final consecutively, Oman had managed to win the 2009 Gulf Cup tournament as hosts by defeating Saudi Arabia in a penalty shootout. Oman won the match 6–5 on penalties after the match had ended 0–0 at extra time. Oman maintained a clean-sheet throughout the whole competition. [12] The competition in Muscat was the first for Hassan Rabia, and despite this, he managed to score 4 goals making him receive the "Top Goalscorer" award. [13] Ali Al-Habsi also received his fourth consecutive "Best Goalkeeper Award". [14]

However, Ali Al-Habsi would not go on to feature in the next two Gulf Cup's due to his commitments with his English club team Wigan Athletic F.C. at the time. In the 2010 Gulf Cup which was held in Yemen, Oman drew all the three matches of the group stage against Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Iraq. Oman could manage to score only one goal in the tournament against Bahrain which was scored by Amad Al-Hosni and hence could not go further in the tournament. Following these performances of the team in the regional tournament, the Oman Football Association sacked their then-manager Claude Le Roy on 9 January 2011 who won them their maiden tournament in 2009.

In the 2013 Gulf Cup which was held in Bahrain, Oman could manage to draw only one match against the hosts Bahrain and lost in their other two matches against Qatar and United Arab Emirates. Oman again could score only one goal and this time it was from the spot by Hussain Al-Hadhri in the match against Qatar which Oman eventually lost 2–1.

In the 2017 Gulf Cup which was held in Kuwait, Oman started the tournament with a loss to the United Arab Emirates by one goal from a penalty kick by Ali Mabkhout. Afterwards, Oman won the two remaining matches of the group stage, first against the hosts Kuwait 1–0 with a penalty kick by Ahmed Kano then against Saudi Arabia 2–0. Oman qualified to the semi-final match which was against Bahrain and won it 1–0 with an own goal by the Bahraini Mahdi Abduljabbar. Eventually, and after nine years from its first title, Oman managed to win the tournament for the second time in its history by defeating United Arab Emirates in the final in a penalty shootout. Oman won the match 5–4 on penalties after it had ended 0–0 after extra time. The Omani Ahmed Mubarak Kano was awarded the most valuable player award for his role in the results of the Omani team campaign.

Kits and sponsors

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The "confettied" kit provided by Grand Sport during Oman's attempted qualification for the 1998 World Cup

Over the years Oman has had multiple kit providers of which Grand Sport held the contract for the longest period. Oman has also worn kits provided by Puma, Umbro, Lotto and Adidas.

The national team signed a contract in 2006 with Gulf Air [15] [16] but the deal ended in 2008 and was replaced with a signed sponsorship by Omantel's Oman Mobile.

On 9 May 2012, the Oman Football Association launched the new official team kit to be worn by Oman in their push for 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Fourth Round. The new kit was launched together with a new OFA logo. The new kit was designed for Oman by Taj Oman, an Oman-based company. [17] Later in June 2012, Oman's airline Oman Air became the official carrier of the Oman Football Association. [18]

On 8 February 2014, the Omani Football Association confirmed the tie-up with Italian sports apparel manufacturer Kappa. A joint venture agreement was signed by sportswear Kappa and the OFA's apparel brand Taj Oman. In a 4-year deal, Kappa will produce the kit worn by all the Oman National football teams bearing the Taj mark and will provide Oman with a range of sportswear specific for the country. The deal will see both the names (Kappa & Taj) on the kit worn by the National teams and on all retail items. [19] Oman Air also renewed its deal on the same day with the OFA till the end of the 2013–14 season. On 16 September 2014, the Omani Football Association announced that they had signed an agreement with Asia Sports Marketing to become the exclusive sales agent for the Association. [20]

On 9 September 2015, the Omani Football Association signed a one-year contract extension with Oman Air as the official carrier of the national team. The association said that although Oman Air's ticket allocation in the deal is primarily meant for the senior national team's tours, OFA has availed the privilege for club teams' trips to Salalah for Omantel Professional League (OPL) matches and also for overseas travel of the national age-group squads. [21] [22] On 18 October 2015, the Omani Football Association announced a partnership with a new mental energizer Energy Drinks Partner, Effect. [23] [24]

In 2018, the OFA signed a contract with German sports company Jako.

PeriodKit Manufacturer
1978–1996 Flag of Germany.svg Puma
1996–2005 Flag of Thailand.svg Grand Sport
2005–2006 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Umbro
2006–2008 Flag of Italy.svg Lotto
2008–2012 Flag of Germany.svg Adidas
2012–2014 Flag of Oman.svg Taj Oman
2014–2018 Flag of Italy.svg Kappa
2018– Flag of Germany.svg Jako

Schedule

Recent and forthcoming matches

The following is a list of match results in the next 12 months:

2021

20 March 2021 Friendly Oman  Flag of Oman.svg0–0Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan Dubai, United Arab Emirates
17:00 Report Stadium: Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum Stadium
25 March 2021 (2021-03-25) Friendly Oman  Flag of Oman.svg1–1Flag of India.svg  India Dubai, United Arab Emirates
17:45 UTC+4:00
Report
Stadium: Maktoom Bin Rashid
25 May 2021 (2021-05-25)Friendly Thailand  Flag of Thailand.svg0–1Flag of Oman.svg  Oman Dubai, United Arab Emirates
19:00  UTC+4
Stadium: The Sevens Stadium
29 May 2021 (2021-05-29) Friendly Indonesia  Flag of Indonesia.svg1–3Flag of Oman.svg  Oman Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Stadium: The Sevens Stadium
11 June 2021 2022 World Cup qualification Afghanistan  Flag of Afghanistan.svg1–2Flag of Oman.svg  Oman Doha, Qatar
20:00  UTC+3
Report
Stadium: Jassim bin Hamad Stadium
Referee: Ma Ning (China)
15 June 2021 2022 World Cup qualification Bangladesh  Flag of Bangladesh.svg0–3Flag of Oman.svg  Oman Doha, Qatar
20:00  UTC+3 Report
Stadium: Jassim bin Hamad Stadium
Referee: Ali Shaban (Kuwait)
20 June 2021 2021 Arab Cup Oman  Flag of Oman.svg2–1Flag of Somalia.svg  Somalia Doha, Qatar
20:00
Report
Stadium: Jassim bin Hamad Stadium
Referee: Benoît Bastien (France)
11 August 2021 Unofficial friendly Oman  Flag of Oman.svg4–0 Flag of Serbia.svg FK Kolubara Belgrade, Serbia
16 August 2021 Unofficial friendly Oman  Flag of Oman.svg1–0 Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar SC Belgrade, Serbia
26 August 2021 Unofficial friendly Oman  Flag of Oman.svg2–0 Flag of Serbia.svg FK Voždovac Belgrade, Serbia
7 September 2021 2022 World Cup qualification Oman  Flag of Oman.svg0–1Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia Muscat, Oman
20:00  UTC+4 Report
Stadium: Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex
Referee: Hanna Hattab (Syria)
12 October 2021 2022 World Cup qualification Oman  Flag of Oman.svgvFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
11 November 2021 2022 World Cup qualification China PR  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svgvFlag of Oman.svg  Oman
16 November 2021 2022 World Cup qualification Oman  Flag of Oman.svgvFlag of Japan.svg  Japan
30 November 2021 2021 Arab Cup Iraq  Flag of Iraq.svgvFlag of Oman.svg  Oman Qatar
19:00  UTC+3
3 December 2021 2021 Arab Cup Oman  Flag of Oman.svgvFlag of Qatar.svg  Qatar Qatar
16:00  UTC+3
6 December 2021 2021 Arab Cup Oman  Flag of Oman.svgvFlag of Bahrain.svg  Bahrain Qatar
22:00  UTC+3

2022

1 February 2022 2022 World Cup qualification Oman  Flag of Oman.svgvFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
24 March 2022 2022 World Cup qualification Vietnam  Flag of Vietnam.svgvFlag of Oman.svg  Oman

Coaching staff

As of February 2019 [25]
PositionName
Head Coach Flag of Croatia.svg Branko Ivanković
Assistant Coach Flag of Croatia.svg Mario Tokić
Flag of Oman.svg Waleed Al-Saadi
Flag of Oman.svg Muhanna Al-Adwi
Goalkeeping Coach Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Enver Lugušić [26]
Flag of Croatia.svg Igor Panadić
Fitness Coach Flag of Croatia.svg Marko Stilinović
Performance Analyst Flag of Croatia.svg Zlatko Ivanković
Team Manager Flag of Oman.svg Maqbool Al-Balushi
Players Relations Manager Flag of Oman.svg Ahmed Hadid Al-Mukhaini
Task Manager Flag of Oman.svg Ahmed Al-Owaisi
Operations Manager Flag of Oman.svg Kamil Al-Balushi
Team Doctor Flag of Oman.svg Dr. Mohammed Moulou
Physiotherapist Flag of Oman.svg Said Al-Balushi
Physiotherapist Flag of Oman.svg Yaqoob Al-Mahrouqi
Masseur Flag of Slovakia.svg Pavol Skoda
Flag of Ukraine.svg Hennadiy Ryabovol
Technical Director Flag of Serbia.svg Slobodan Pavković
Flag of Oman.svg Khalid Al Lahouri

Former coaches

Caretaker managers are listed in italics.

Players

Current squad

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Ibrahim Al-Mukhaini (1997-06-20) 20 June 1997 (age 24)00 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Nasr
261 GK Ali Al-Habsi (1981-12-30) 30 December 1981 (age 39)1360 Free agent
181 GK Faiz Al-Rushaidi (1988-07-19) 19 July 1988 (age 33)520 Flag of Oman.svg Dhofar
221 GK Ahmed Al-Rawahi (1994-05-05) 5 May 1994 (age 27)40 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Seeb

32 DF Fahmi Durbin (1993-10-10) 10 October 1993 (age 27)100 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Nasr
62 DF Juma Al-Habsi (1996-01-28) 28 January 1996 (age 25)30 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Seeb
132 DF Khalid Al-Braiki (1993-07-03) 3 July 1993 (age 28)120 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Seeb
172 DF Ali Al-Busaidi (1991-01-21) 21 January 1991 (age 30)701 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Seeb
212 DF Abdulaziz Al-Gheilani (1995-05-14) 14 May 1995 (age 26)80 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Seeb

53 MF Amjad Al-Harthi (1994-01-01) 1 January 1994 (age 27)20 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Seeb
83 MF Abdullah Fawaz (1996-10-03) 3 October 1996 (age 24)70 Flag of Oman.svg Dhofar
103 MF Mohsin Al-Khaldi (1988-08-16) 16 August 1988 (age 33)567 Flag of Oman.svg Saham
123 MF Zahir Al-Aghbari (1999-05-28) 28 May 1999 (age 22)40 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Seeb
143 MF Ahmed Al-Kaabi (1996-09-15) 15 September 1996 (age 24)20 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Nahda
153 MF Jameel Al-Yahmadi (1994-01-04) 4 January 1994 (age 27)312 Flag of Qatar.svg Al-Markhiya
193 MF Omar Al-Fazari (1993-05-19) 19 May 1993 (age 28)70 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Rustaq
203 MF Salaah Al-Yahyaei (1994-01-04) 4 January 1994 (age 27)182 Flag of Oman.svg Dhofar
233 MF Harib Al-Saadi (1990-02-01) 1 February 1990 (age 31)440 Flag of Oman.svg Dhofar

44 FW Arshad Al-Alawi (2000-04-12) 12 April 2000 (age 21)41 Flag of Oman.svg Oman
74 FW Khalid Al-Hajri (1994-03-10) 10 March 1994 (age 27)2513 Flag of Oman.svg Bahla
94 FW Abdul Aziz Al-Muqbali (1989-04-23) 23 April 1989 (age 32)8530 Flag of Oman.svg Dhofar
114 FW Muhsen Al-Ghassani (1997-03-27) 27 March 1997 (age 24)256 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Seeb
164 FW Issam Abdallah Al-Sabhi (1997-05-01) 1 May 1997 (age 24)20 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Rustaq

Recent call-ups

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

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
DF Ahmed Al-Khamisi (1991-11-26) 26 November 1991 (age 29)10 Flag of Oman.svg Dhofar vs. Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia , 29 May 2021
DF Mohammed Al-Musalami (1990-04-27) 27 April 1990 (age 31)913 Flag of Oman.svg Dhofar vs. Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia , 29 May 2021
DF Ali Salim Al-Nahar (1992-08-21) 21 August 1992 (age 29)341 Flag of Oman.svg Dhofar vs. Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia , 29 May 2021
MF Abas Al-Hashami (1990-11-22) 22 November 1990 (age 30)00 Flag of Oman.svg Nizwa Club vs. Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia , 29 May 2021
MF Yazed Al-Maashani (1998-05-13) 13 May 1998 (age 23)00 Flag of Oman.svg Dhofar vs. Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia , 29 May 2021
MF Yaseen al-Sheyadi (1994-02-05) 5 February 1994 (age 27)260 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Suwaiq vs. Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia , 29 May 2021
FW Mohammed Al-Ghafri (1997-05-17) 17 May 1997 (age 24)80 Flag of Oman.svg Al-Rustaq vs. Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia , 29 May 2021
FW Omer Al-Maliki (1994-01-04) 4 January 1994 (age 27)00 Flag of Oman.svg Dhofar vs. Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia , 29 May 2021

Records

As of 20 June 2021 [28]
Players in bold are still active with Oman.

Competition records

World Cup record

FIFA World Cup Finals record World Cup Qualifications record
Hosts / yearResultPositionPldWD*LGSGASquadPldWDLGSGA
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1930 to Flag of Spain.svg 1982 Did not enterDid not enter
Flag of Mexico.svg 1986 WithdrewWithdrew
Flag of Italy.svg 1990 Did not qualify6024211
Flag of the United States.svg 1994 6222105
Flag of France.svg 1998 6411142
Flag of South Korea.svg Flag of Japan.svg 2002 146444019
Flag of Germany.svg 2006 6312143
Flag of South Africa.svg 2010 842297
Flag of Brazil.svg 2014 166551210
Flag of Russia.svg 2018 8422117
Flag of Qatar.svg 2022 To be determined
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of the United States.svg 2026
Total7029192211570

AFC Asian Cup record

AFC Asian Cup Finals record AFC Asian Cup qualification
Hosts / yearResultPositionPldWD*LGSGASquadPldWD*LGSGA
Flag of Hong Kong 1955.svg 1956 to Flag of Kuwait.svg 1980 Not a AFC memberNot a AFC member
Flag of Singapore.svg 1984 Did not qualify4112915
Flag of Qatar.svg 1988 WithdrewWithdrew
Flag of Japan.svg 1992 Did not qualify200205
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 1996 6402235
Flag of Lebanon.svg 2000 310244
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2004 Group stage9th311143 Squad 6501242
Flag of Indonesia.svg Flag of Malaysia.svg Flag of Thailand.svg Flag of Vietnam.svg 2007 Group stage15th302113 Squad 6402146
Flag of Qatar.svg 2011 Did not qualify622244
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2015 Group stage12th310215 Squad 642071
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Round of 1616th410346 Squad 149233912
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2023 Qualified Squad 8602166
TotalBest: Round of 165/18133371017613671814060

Gulf Cup record

Gulf Cup record
YearHost CountryResultPldWDLGFGAGDSquad
1970 Flag of Bahrain.svg  Bahrain Did not enter
1972 Flag of Saudi Arabia (1938-1973).svg  Saudi Arabia
1974 Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait 6th place200209–9
1976 Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 7th place6015321–18
1979 Flag of Iraq (1963-1991); Flag of Syria (1963-1972).svg  Iraq 7th place6006121−20
1982 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  UAE 6th place5005215−13
1984 Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 7th place602439−6
1986 Flag of Bahrain.svg  Bahrain 7th place6015411–7
1988 Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 7th place611439−6
1990 Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait 4th place403146−2
1992 Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 6th place5005110–9
1994 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  UAE 6th place502349–5
1996 Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 6th place502327–5
1998 Flag of Bahrain.svg  Bahrain 4th place5113612−6
2002 Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 5th place511357−2
2003 Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait 4th place622264+2
2004 Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar Runners-Up5311107+3
2007 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  UAE Runners-Up540174+3
2009 Flag of Oman.svg  Oman Champions532070+7 Squad
2010 Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen Group Stage3030110
2013 Flag of Bahrain.svg  Bahrain Group Stage301214−3 Squad
2014 Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 4th place512275+2 Squad
2017 Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait Champions531141+3
2019 Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar Group Stage311134–1
2021 Flag of Iraq.svg  Iraq To be decided
Total22/24Best: Champions10419275881172–91

Asian Games

Football at the Asian Games has been an under-23 tournament since 2002.
Asian Games record
YearResultPldWD*LGFGA
Flag of India.svg 1951 Did not participate
Flag of the Philippines.svg 1954
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg 1958
Flag of Indonesia.svg 1962
Flag of Thailand.svg 1966
Flag of Thailand.svg 1970
State Flag of Iran (1964).svg 1974
Flag of Thailand.svg 1978
Flag of India.svg 1982 Withdrew
Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg 1986 Did not participate
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1990
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg 1994 11th place311144
Flag of Thailand.svg 1998 11th place52121413
2002–presentSee Oman national under-23 football team
Total2/1383231817

Pan Arab Games

Pan Arab Games record
YearRoundPositionPldWD*LGFGA
Flag of Egypt (1952-1958).svg 1953 Did not enter
Flag of Lebanon.svg 1957
Flag of Morocco.svg 1961
Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg 1965 Group stage10th4004245
Flag of Syria (1972-1980).svg 1976 Did not enter
Flag of Morocco.svg 1985
Flag of Lebanon.svg 1997 Group stage7th302146
Flag of Jordan.svg 1999 Group stage8th402227
Flag of Egypt.svg 2007 Did not enter
Flag of Qatar.svg 2011 Group stage9th201102
TotalGroup stage4/1013058860

Arab Cup

Arab Cup record
YearResultPldWD*LGFGA
Flag of Lebanon.svg 1963 Did not enter
Flag of Kuwait.svg 1964
Flag of Iraq.svg 1966 Group stage3003124
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg 1985 Did not enter
Flag of Jordan.svg 1988
Flag of Syria.svg 1992
Flag of Qatar.svg 1998 Withdrew
Flag of Kuwait.svg 2002 Did not enter
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg 2012
Flag of Qatar.svg 2021 Qualified
TotalBest: Group stage3003124

Head-to-head record

Updated on 29 May 2021 after match against Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia . [29]

  Positive Record  Neutral Record  Negative Record

Opponent
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan 3300100+10
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria 300316−5
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 9135518−13
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 220030+3
Flag of Bahrain.svg  Bahrain 441317144151−10
Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh 220072+5
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 100104−4
Flag of Benin.svg  Benin 110020+2
Flag of Bhutan.svg  Bhutan 2200182+16
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina 100112−1
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 100102−2
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg  Burkina Faso 321062+4
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 1010110
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 100101−1
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 6204614−8
Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei 220092+7
Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica 100134−1
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  DR Congo 1010220
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 3111220
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 201112−1
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 210143+1
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 603327−5
Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon 110010+1
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 100102−2
Flag of Guam.svg  Guam 211010+1
Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti 110030+3
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 110060+6
Flag of India.svg  India 10730236+17
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia 431062+4
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 132471526−11
Flag of Iraq.svg  Iraq 2667132148−27
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 13139520−15
Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan 2046101326−13
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 100113−2
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 523085+3
Flag of Kosovo.svg  Kosovo 100101−1
Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait 30810122446−22
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan 220050+5
Flag of Laos.svg  Laos 2200190+19
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 2101440
Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon 1245312120
Flag of Liberia.svg  Liberia 110010+1
Flag of Libya.svg  Libya 3012338−35
Flag of Macau.svg  Macau 220060+6
Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia 110020+2
Flag of Maldives.svg  Maldives 9900263+23
Flag of Mali.svg  Mali 211021+1
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 6411134+9
Flag of Mauritania.svg  Mauritania 1010000
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 1010000
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique 100102−2
Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar 330070+7
Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal 111100431+42
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 611447−3
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 211043+1
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 100112−1
Flag of Palestine.svg  Palestine 320143+1
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 4310122+10
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 100101−1
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 3210101+9
Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 34610183061−29
Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland 3003110−9
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 2224161142−31
Flag of Senegal.svg  Senegal 430152+3
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 11821267+19
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 2002011−11
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 6114410−6
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka 3210141+13
Flag of Sudan.svg  Sudan 7133620−14
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 100101−1
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 200226−4
Flag of Syria.svg  Syria 247892538−13
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan 6411148+6
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 126151011−1
Flag of Togo.svg  Togo 100101−1
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia 211021+1
Flag of Turkmenistan.svg  Turkmenistan 5401105+5
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 33612152445−21
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 100103−3
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 6402990
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 220080+8
Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen 10820183+15
Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia 312031+2
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 110032+1
Total505185128192647690−43

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