Saudi Arabia national under-20 football team

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Saudi Arabia Under-20
Nickname(s) الصقور الخضر
(The Green Falcons)
Association SAFF
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Saad Al Shehri
Home stadium King Fahd Stadium
FIFA code KSA
First colours
Second colours
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances 13 (first in 1973)
Best result Winners, 1986, 1992
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 7 (first in 1985)
Best result Round of 16, 2011

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
Gulf Cup of Nations U-19

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 21th 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 Qualified
Total 8/21 Best: R16 22 4 6 12 18 26
*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
Total 13/39 Best: 2 titles 63 36 13 14 131 71
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Zaid Al-Bawardi (1997-01-26) 26 January 1997 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
1GK Saleh Al-Wahimed Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
1GK Mohammed Al-Yami Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
1GK Amin Bukhari (1997-05-02) 2 May 1997 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad

2DF Abdulelah Al-Amri Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
2DF Awn Al-Saluli (1998-09-02) 2 September 1998 (age 18) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
2DF Mohammed Al-Zubaidi (1997-08-25) 25 August 1997 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq
2DF Mohammed Bassas Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
2DF Hussain Salem Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
2DF Abdullah Tarmin (1997-03-19) 19 March 1997 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
2DF Hassan Tombakti
2DF Anas Zabbani Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal

3MF Ali Al-Asmari Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3MF Abdurahman Al-Dossari (1997-09-25) 25 September 1997 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
3MF Nasser Al-Dossari (1998-12-19) 19 December 1998 (age 18) Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
3MF Yousef Al-Harbi Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3MF Ayman Al-Khulaif (1997-05-22) 22 May 1997 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3MF Sami Al-Najei Captain sports.svg (1997-02-07) 7 February 1997 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
3MF Nasser Al-Otaibi Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
3MF Hassan Al-Qeed (1998-04-13) 13 April 1998 (age 18) Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
3MF Fahad Al-Rashidi Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
3MF Abdulrahman Al-Shnar Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
3MF Khaled Al-Sumairi (1997-01-01) 1 January 1997 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
3MF Naif Kariri Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal

4FW Mansour Al-Muwallad Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
4FW Abdulrahman Al-Yami (1997-07-19) 19 July 1997 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal

Previous squads[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]