Saudi Arabia national under-20 football team

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Saudi Arabia Under-20
Nickname(s)الصقور الخضر
(The Green Falcons)
AssociationSAFF
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachVacant
Home stadiumKing Fahd Stadium
FIFA codeKSA
First colours
Second colours
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances13 (first in 1973)
Best resultWinners (1986, 1992, 2018)
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances9 (first in 1985)
Best resultRound of 16 (2011, 2017)

Saudi Arabia national under-20 football team (Arabic: المنتخب السعودي لكرة القدم تحت 20 سنة‎) also known as Saudi Arabia Youth team, represents Saudi Arabia in international football competitions in AFC U-19 Championship and FIFA U-20 World Cup, as well as any other under-20 international football tournaments.

Honours[edit]

AFC U-19 Championship
Arab Cup U-20
GCC U-19 Championship

Competitions record[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup record
Host/Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Tunisia 1977 Did Not Qualify
Japan 1979
Australia 1981
Mexico 1983
Soviet Union 1985 Group stage 10th 3 1 1 1 1 1
Chile 1987 Group stage 16th 3 0 0 3 0 6
Saudi Arabia 1989 Group stage 10th 3 1 0 2 4 3
Portugal 1991 Did Not Qualify
Australia 1993 Group stage 13th 3 0 2 1 1 2
Qatar 1995 Did Not Qualify
Malaysia 1997
Nigeria 1999 Group stage 21st 3 0 1 2 2 6
Argentina 2001 Did Not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2003 Group stage 19th 3 0 2 1 2 3
Netherlands 2005 Did Not Qualify
Canada 2007
Egypt 2009
Colombia 2011 Round of 16 10th 4 2 0 2 8 5
Turkey 2013 Did Not Qualify
New Zealand 2015
South Korea 2017 Round of 16 15th 4 1 1 2 3 5
Poland 2019 Group stage 20th 3 0 0 3 4 8
Indonesia 2021 To be determined
Total 9/23 Best: R16 29 5 7 17 25 39
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFC U-19 Championship[edit]

AFC U-19 Championship record
Host/Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Federation of Malaya 1959 Did not enter
Federation of Malaya 1960
Thailand 1961
Thailand 1962
Federation of Malaya 1963
South Vietnam 1964
Japan 1965
Philippines 1966
Thailand 1967
South Korea 1968
Thailand 1969
Philippines 1970
Japan 1971
Thailand 1972
Iran 1973 Semi-finals 4th 6 2 1 3 5 11
Thailand 1974 Did not enter
Kuwait 1975
Thailand 1976
Iran 1977 Quarter-finals 5th 4 2 2 0 7 2
Bangladesh 1978 Quarter-finals 5th 5 2 2 1 12 5
Thailand 1980 Did not enter
Thailand 1982
United Arab Emirates 1985 Round-robin 2nd 3 1 2 0 8 5
Saudi Arabia 1986 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0 17 1
Qatar 1988 Did not enter
Indonesia 1990
United Arab Emirates 1992 Champions 1st 6 5 0 1 13 3
Indonesia 1994 Did not enter
South Korea 1996
Thailand 1998 Semi-finals 3rd 6 4 1 1 10 6
Iran 2000 Did not qualify
Qatar 2002 Semi-finals 3rd 6 4 0 2 18 5
Malaysia 2004 Did not qualify
India 2006 Quarter-finals 6th 4 2 1 1 7 4
Saudi Arabia 2008 Quarter-finals 7th 4 2 1 1 7 4
China 2010 Semi-finals 4th 5 3 0 2 5 6
United Arab Emirates 2012 Group stage 10th 3 1 1 1 6 8
Myanmar 2014 Did not qualify
Bahrain 2016 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 2 1 16 11
Indonesia 2018 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0 13 4
Uzbekistan 2020 To be determined
Total 14/40 Best: 3 titles 69 42 13 14 144 75
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Recent results and fixtures[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Nawaf Al-Ghamdi (1999-01-21) 21 January 1999 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
2 2DF Saud Abdulhamid (1999-07-18) 18 July 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
3 2DF Khalifah Al-Dawsari (1999-01-02) 2 January 1999 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah
4 2DF Naif Almas (2000-01-18) 18 January 2000 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
5 2DF Hassan Tombakti (1999-02-09) 9 February 1999 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
6 3MF Firas Al-Ghamdi (1999-12-03) 3 December 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
7 4FW Yahya Al-Najei (1999-03-02) 2 March 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
8 3MF Hamed Al-Ghamdi (1999-04-02) 2 April 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq
9 4FW Firas Al-Buraikan (2000-05-14) 14 May 2000 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
10 3MF Turki Al-Ammar (1999-09-24) 24 September 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
11 3MF Khalid Al-Ghannam (2000-11-08) 8 November 2000 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah
12 2DF Mohammed Al-Shanqiti (1999-05-15) 15 May 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
13 2DF Muhannad Al-Shanqeeti (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
14 3MF Mansor Al-Bishi (2000-04-24) 24 April 2000 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
15 3MF Faraj Al-Ghashayan (2000-04-29) 29 April 2000 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
16 2DF Hazim Al-Zahrani (1999-04-23) 23 April 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
17 3MF Ibrahim Mahnashi (1999-11-18) 18 November 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq
18 3MF Salem Al-Saleem (1999-03-14) 14 March 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
19 3MF Abdulmohsen Al-Qahtani (1999-06-05) 5 June 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah
20 1GK Abdulrahman Al-Shammari (2000-07-09) 9 July 2000 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
21 1GK Mohammed Al-Dawsari (1999-10-02) 2 October 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab

Previous squads[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]