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 151 Decrease 15 (4 June 2015)
Highest FIFA ranking 120 (June 2014)
Lowest FIFA ranking 202 (February 2008)
Elo ranking 198
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"; Papiamento, "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

Caribbean Cup record[edit]

  • 1989 - Did not qualify
  • 1990 - Did not enter
  • 1991 - Did not qualify
  • 1992 - Did not qualify
  • 1993 - Withdrew
  • 1994 - Did not enter
  • 1995 - Did not qualify
  • 1996 - Did not enter
  • 1997 - Did not qualify
  • 1998 - Did not qualify
  • 1999 - Withdrew
  • 2001 - Did not qualify
  • 2005 - Withdrew
  • 2007 - Did not enter
  • 2008 - Did not qualify
  • 2010 - Did not enter
  • 2012 - Did not qualify
  • 2014 - Did not qualify

List of coaches[edit]

Recent results[edit]

Date Opponent Result Score Match Type
20 May 2010  Venezuela Loss 0-3 Friendly
29 October 2010  Curaçao Loss 0-3 Friendly
8 July 2011  Saint Lucia Win 4–2 WCQ
12 July 2011  Saint Lucia Loss 2–4 (4-5 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 Win 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 World Cup qualification matches against Barbados in June 2015.[1]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1GK Matthew Lentink (1993-08-18) 18 August 1993 (age 21) 1 Netherlands VV Kloetinge
1GK Eric Abdul (1986-12-01) 1 December 1986 (age 28) 2 Aruba Dakota
1GK Donovan Levestone (1987-04-05) 5 April 1987 (age 28) Netherlands VV Spijkenisse
2DF Theric Ruiz (1984-09-18) 18 September 1984 (age 30) 8 Aruba Britannia
2DF Leroy Oehlers (1992-12-12) 12 December 1992 (age 22) 2 Netherlands SV Huizen
2DF Francois Croes (1990-10-11) 11 October 1990 (age 24) 4 Aruba Estrella
2DF Nickelson Paul (1997-08-24) 24 August 1997 (age 17) 2 Aruba Dakota
2DF Steve Escalona (1987-10-21) 21 October 1987 (age 27) Netherlands SV Wateringse Veld
2DF Dirk van Leenen Netherlands RVVH
2DF Derwin Donata (1990-09-14) 14 September 1990 (age 24) Aruba Britannia
2DF Richard Lynch (1984-03-02) 2 March 1984 (age 31) Netherlands VV De Beursbengels
3MF Ronnie Nouwen (1982-07-21) 21 July 1982 (age 32) 5 Netherlands Ido's Football Club
3MF Raymond Baten (1989-01-26) 26 January 1989 (age 26) Netherlands H.V. & C.V. Quick
3MF Gregor Breinburg (1991-09-16) 16 September 1991 (age 23) Netherlands N.E.C.
3MF Quillan Donata Netherlands VVA/Spartaan
3MF Erik Santos (1990-08-30) 30 August 1990 (age 24) Aruba RCA
3MF Alex Hassel Aruba RCA
3MF Steven Rua Aruba RCA
4FW Emile Linkers (1990-09-25) 25 September 1990 (age 24) 1 Indonesia Persib Bandung
4FW Rensy Barradas (1990-10-21) 21 October 1990 (age 24) 4 Netherlands RVVH
4FW Dwayn Raven (1989-07-17) 17 July 1989 (age 25) 3 Aruba Dakota
4FW Erixon Danso (1989-06-22) 22 June 1989 (age 26) Netherlands FC Emmen
4FW Jelano Cruden (1988-07-07) 7 July 1988 (age 26) Netherlands Quick 1888
4FW Giliomar Leona (1987-04-01) 1 April 1987 (age 28) Netherlands VV Smitshoek
4FW Ronald Gomez Aruba RCA

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