Aruba national football team

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Aruba
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Arubaanse Voetbal Bond
Sub-confederation CFU (Caribbean)
Confederation CONCACAF
(North America)
Head coach Giovanni Franken
Captain Raymond Baten
Most caps Theric Ruiz
Home stadium Trinidad Stadium
FIFA code ARU
FIFA ranking 123 Decrease 3 (17 July 2014)
Highest FIFA ranking 120 (June 2014)
Lowest FIFA ranking 202 (February 2008)
Elo ranking 195
First colours
Second colours
First international
Aruba 0–4 Curaçao
(Aruba; April 6th, 1924) [1]
Biggest win
 Aruba 7–0 British Virgin Islands 
(Oranjestad, Aruba; June 1st, 2014)
Biggest defeat
 Trinidad and Tobago 11–0 Aruba 
(Grenada; June 4th, 1989)

The Aruba National Football team (Dutch, "Arubaans voetbalelftal"; Papiamentu, "Selection Arubiano di futbòl") is the national team of Aruba, it was founded in 1932 and is affiliated with the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), CONCACAF and FIFA (since 1988) and is controlled by the Arubaanse Voetbal Bond.

World Cup record[edit]

Gold Cup record[edit]

  • 1991Did not enter
  • 1993Withdrew
  • 1996 to 2003Did not qualify
  • 2005Withdrew
  • 2007Did not enter
  • 2009Did not qualify
  • 2011Did not enter
  • 2013 - Did not qualify

List of coaches[edit]

Recent results[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score Match Type
20 May 2010  Venezuela Loss 3–0 Friendly
29 October 2010  Curaçao Loss 3–0 Friendly
8 July 2011  Saint Lucia Win 4–2 WCQ
12 July 2011  Saint Lucia Loss 2–4 (5–4 PK) WCQ
2 December 2011  Suriname Win 0–0 (5–4 PK) 2011 ABCS Tournament
13 July 2012  Curaçao Win 3–2 2012 ABCS Tournament
15 July 2012  Suriname Win 1-0 2012 ABCS Tournament
27 March 2014  Guam Draw 2–2 Friendly
30 March 2014  Guam Won 2–0 Friendly
30 May 2014  Turks and Caicos Islands Win 1-0 2014 Caribbean Cup qualification
1 June 2014  British Virgin Islands Win 7-0 2014 Caribbean Cup qualification
3 June 2014  French Guiana Loss 0-2 2014 Caribbean Cup qualification

Aruba all-time record against all nations[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players have been called up for the 2014 Caribbean Cup cualification which will be taking place in Aruba itself from May 30 to June 3, 2014.

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Matthew Lentink (1993-08-18) 18 August 1993 (age 21) 1 Netherlands VV GOES
22 1GK Eric Abdull (1986-12-01) 1 December 1986 (age 27) 2 Aruba Estrella
2 2DF Jefferson Vegas (1995-01-30) 30 January 1995 (age 19) 1 Aruba Nacional
3 2DF Reinhard Breinburg (1984-05-02) 2 May 1984 (age 30) 5 Netherlands Quick Boys
4 2DF Theric Ruiz (1984-09-18) 18 September 1984 (age 30) 8 Aruba Britannia
5 2DF Leroy Oehlers (1992-12-12) 12 December 1992 (age 21) 2 Netherlands SV Huizen
15 2DF Francois Croes (1990-10-11) 11 October 1990 (age 23) 4 Aruba Estrella
17 2DF Raymond Tromp (1986-06-11) 11 June 1986 (age 28) 4 Aruba Dakota
2DF Jaython Odor (1994-12-16) 16 December 1994 (age 19) 1 Netherlands AFC Quick 1890
2DF Nickelson Paul (1997-08-24) 24 August 1997 (age 17) 2 Aruba Dakota
2DF Joel Geerman (1997-07-12) 12 July 1997 (age 17) 1 Aruba Dakota
6 3MF Johnatan Ruiz (1995-06-01) 1 June 1995 (age 19) 3 Aruba Britannia
8 3MF Ronnie Nouwen (1982-07-21) 21 July 1982 (age 32) 5 Netherlands SC Feyenoord
10 3MF Erik Santos de Gouveia (1990-08-30) 30 August 1990 (age 24) 2 Aruba RCA
16 3MF Ezra Bosnie (1988-08-15) 15 August 1988 (age 26) 1 Aruba Britannia
7 4FW Jelano Cruden (1988-07-07) 7 July 1988 (age 26) 5 Aruba Riverplate
9 4FW Emile Linkers (1990-09-25) 25 September 1990 (age 23) 1 Indonesia PSGC Ciamis
11 4FW Marlon Andrea (1986-01-04) 4 January 1986 (age 28) 5 Aruba Britannia
12 4FW Rensy Barradas (1990-10-21) 21 October 1990 (age 23) 4 Netherlands RVVH
13 4FW Dwayn Raven (1989-07-17) 17 July 1989 (age 25) 3 Aruba Estrella
14 4FW Annuar Kock (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 (age 22) 5 Aruba Estrella
19 4FW John Lugay (1988-02-11) 11 February 1988 (age 26) 3 Aruba Britannia

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have been called up for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Jeffrey Werleman (1983-09-30) 30 September 1983 (age 30) 25 0 Aruba Dakota premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
DF Roman Aparicio (1980-03-12) 12 March 1980 (age 34) 4 0 Aruba Britannia premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
DF Raymond Tromp (1986-06-11) 11 June 1986 (age 28) 4 0 Aruba Britannia premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
DF Juan Valdez (1983-11-24) 24 November 1983 (age 30) 4 0 Aruba Britannia premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
MF Giovanni Thode (1976-12-23) 23 December 1976 (age 37) 3 0 Aruba Britannia premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
MF Erik Santos de Gouveia (1990-08-30) 30 August 1990 (age 24) 2 0 Aruba Racing Club Aruba premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
MF Harmannus Ridderbos (1977-01-15) 15 January 1977 (age 37) 4 0 Aruba Jong Aruba premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
MF Sylvester Schwengle (1988-07-20) 20 July 1988 (age 26) 7 0 Aruba La Fama premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
MF Annuar Kock (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 (age 22) 1 0 Aruba Estrella premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
FW Maurice Escalona (1980-01-27) 27 January 1980 (age 34) 6 3 Aruba Racing Club Aruba premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
FW Lionel Tromp (1984-04-19) 19 April 1984 (age 30) 4 0 Aruba La Fama premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
FW Junel Sanchez (1985-02-18) 18 February 1985 (age 29) 1 0 Aruba Britannia premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
FW Carlos Quandt (1989-07-25) 25 July 1989 (age 25) 3 0 Aruba SV Riverplate premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011
FW Jelano Cruden (1988-07-07) 7 July 1988 (age 26) 5 0 Aruba SV Riverplate premilinary v.  Saint Lucia, July 12, 2011

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