Mayotte national football team

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Mayotte
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Seahorses
Association Ligue de Football de Mayotte (LFM)
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation UFFOI
(Indian Ocean Islands)
Head coach Mayotte Bacar Allaoui
Captain Djardji Nadhoime
Most caps Abdou Antoissi (15)
Top scorer Chamsidine Attoumani (6)
Home stadium Complexe de Kawani, Mamoudzou
First colours
Second colours
Elo ranking
Current 158 Steady (7 September 2018)
Highest 144 (12 July 2009)
Lowest 219 (28 September 2010)
First international
Mayotte Mayotte 1–0 Madagascar 
(Mamoudzou, Mayotte; 1 April 2000)
Biggest win
Mayotte Mayotte 10–0 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 
(Franconville, France; 28 September 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Réunion 6–1 Mayotte Mayotte
(Franconville, France; 25 September 2008)
Coupe de l'Outre-Mer
Appearances 3 (first in 2008)
Best result Fourth (2010 , 2012)

The Mayotte national football team represents the French overseas department and region of Mayotte in international football.

Mayotte is a member of neither FIFA nor CAF, so it is not eligible to enter the World Cup or the African Cup of Nations. Till 2007, Mayotte had played two friendly matches against the French overseas island of Réunion and three against Madagascar.

In 2007, the team competed for the first time in the Indian Ocean Games, finishing in third position after losing against Madagascar in the semi-final and beating Mauritius in the third-place playoff after a penalty-shootout.

In 2012, the team in Coupe de l'Outre-Mer Beat Tahiti champions of OFC Nations Cup 3-1. also beat New Caledonia champions of Pacific Games and Runners-Up of OFC Nations Cup 2-0.

Mayotte Football Achievements[edit]

Indian Ocean Island Games[edit]

Indian Ocean Island Games Record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Réunion 1979 Part of  Comoros
Mauritius 1985
Madagascar 1990
Seychelles 1993
Réunion 1998
Mauritius 2003 Part of  Réunion
Madagascar 2007 Third Place 3rd 4 2 0 2 3 7
Seychelles 2011 Fourth Place 4th 4 1 1 2 3 2
Réunion 2015 Runners-Up 2nd 5 3 1 1 8 6
Total 13 6 2 5 14 15

Coupe de l'Outre-Mer[edit]

Mayotte has participated in both editions of the Coupe de l'Outre-Mer, which was established in 2008.

Coupe de l'Outre-Mer Record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
France 2008 Group Stage 6th 3 0 0 3 5 13
France 2010 Fourth Place 4th 4 1 1 2 13 8
France 2012 Fourth Place 4th 4 2 0 2 5 5
Total 11 3 1 7 23 26

Fixtures and results[edit]

Head-to-Head Records against other countries[edit]

As of 6 May 2018

Opponent Games Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Differential
 Madagascar 9 1 5 3 7 13 -6
 Réunion 7 1 1 5 7 16 -9
 Mauritius 4 2 2 0 4 2 2
 Seychelles 2 1 0 1 2 2 0
 French Guiana 2 0 1 1 4 6 -2
 Guadeloupe 2 0 0 2 0 5 -5
 New Caledonia 2 1 0 1 4 3 1
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 1 1 0 0 10 0 10
 Tahiti 1 1 0 0 3 1 2
 Martinique 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3
 Maldives 1 1 0 0 3 1 2
11 Countries 32 9 9 14 44 52 −8

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following The players were selected to the squad for the 2015 Indian Ocean Island Games:

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Mickaël Salim (1995-04-27) 27 April 1995 (age 23) 2 0 Mayotte TBD

2DF Ahmed Faissoil 2 0 Mayotte TBD
2DF Abdou Said Raffion 4 1 Mayotte TBD
2DF Ahamad Chaherdine 1 0 Mayotte TBD
2DF Youssouf Ibrahim-Ithzak (1991-11-13) 13 November 1991 (age 26) 6 2 Réunion US Sainte-Marienne
2DF Madi Said Moudjitaba 1 0 Mayotte TBD

3MF Ousseni Anli (1994-10-09) 9 October 1994 (age 23) 4 0 Mayotte UCS Sada
3MF Djardji Nadhoime (1980-07-15) 15 July 1980 (age 38) 9 2 Réunion AS Excelsior
3MF Attoumane Kaouirdjane 3 0 Mayotte FC Labattoir
3MF Naël Hardali 1 0 France LB Châteauroux
3MF Adifane Noussoura (1992-06-16) 16 June 1992 (age 26) 1 0 Réunion AS Sainte-Suzanne
3MF Abdou Atoussi 2 0 Mayotte TBD
3MF Hamada Adlene 1 0 Mayotte TBD

4FW Kamal Ben Djadid (1996-06-02) 2 June 1996 (age 22) 2 1 Mayotte Jumeaux Mzouazia
4FW Moudhoihirou Ben Yahaya (1990-04-18) 18 April 1990 (age 28) 6 1 Réunion US Sainte-Marienne
4FW Antoine Rasolofonirina (1982-01-02) 2 January 1982 (age 36) 8 0 Réunion Saint-Pauloise FC
4FW Chamsidine Attoumani 6 6 Mayotte Espérance Iloni

Dual-Internationals[edit]

The following Mayotte international footballers have also played for Comoros before the country's independence:

Honours[edit]

This is a list of honours for the senior Mayotte national team

Coupe de l'Outre-Mer

Indian Ocean Island Games

  • Silver Medal 2nd, silver medalist(s) : 2015
  • Bronze Medal 3rd, bronze medalist(s) : 2007
  • Fourth Place : 2011

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