Saudi Arabia national under-23 football team

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Saudi Arabia Under-23
Nickname(s) الصقور الخضر
(The Green Falcons)
Association AFC (Asia)
Head coach Saad Al-Shehri
Home stadium King Fahd International Stadium
FIFA code KSA
First colours
Second colours
Olympic Games
Appearances 1 (first in 1996)
Best result First Round (1996)
AFC U-23 Championship
Appearances 3 (first in 2013)
Best result Runners-up (2013)
Asian Games
Appearances 1 (first in 2014)
Best result Quarter-final (2014)

Saudi Arabia national under-23 football team (also known as Saudi Arabia Olympics football team) is the football team representing Saudi Arabia in Olympics, AFC U-23 Championship, GCC U-23 Championship and any other under-23 international football tournaments. The team is controlled by the Saudi Arabian Football Federation.

Competitive record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Summer Olympic record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA Squad
United Kingdom 1908 to South Korea 1988 See Saudi Arabia senior team
Spain 1992 Did Not Qualify
United States 1996 Group Stage 15th 3 0 0 3 2 5 Squad
Australia 2000 Did Not Qualify
Greece 2004
China 2008
United Kingdom 2012
Brazil 2016
Japan 2020 To Be Determined
Total Best: Group stage 1/7 3 0 0 3 2 5 -
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFC U-23 Championship[edit]

AFC Under-23 Asian Cup record AFC Under-23 Asian Cup qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Oman 2013 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 0 2 9 7 5 4 1 0 15 2
Qatar 2016 Group Stage 12th 3 0 2 1 5 6 4 3 1 0 9 1
China 2018 13th 3 0 2 1 2 3 3 2 0 1 11 3
Total Best: Runners-up 3/3 12 4 4 4 16 16 12 9 2 1 35 6
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Asian Games[edit]

Asian Games Record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA Squad
India 1951 to Thailand 1998 See Saudi Arabia senior team
South Korea 2002 Did Not Enter
Qatar 2006
China 2010
South Korea 2014 Quarter-final 6th 5 3 0 2 9 6 Squad
Total Best: Quarter-final 1/4 5 3 0 2 9 6 -
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Arabian Gulf Cup under-23[edit]

GCC U-23 Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Saudi Arabia 2008 Champions 1st 4 3 1 0 7 2
Qatar 2010 Group Stage 5th 2 0 1 1 1 2
Qatar 2011 Third Place 3rd 4 3 0 1 11 5
Qatar 2012 Champions 1st 4 3 1 0 9 1
Bahrain 2013 Runners-up 2nd 4 3 0 1 6 3
Bahrain 2015 Champions 1st 4 2 1 1 11 8
Total Best: 3 titles 6/6 22 14 4 4 45 21
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Recent results and fixtures[edit]

  Win   Draw   Lose

2018[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
2DF Abdulelah Al-Amri (1997-01-15)15 January 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Wehda
3MF Ali Al-Asmari (1997-01-12)12 January 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
4FW Muteb Al-Hammad (1998-08-13)13 August 1998 (aged 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Batin
2DF Mohammad Bassas (1998-08-31)31 August 1998 (aged 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
1GK Amin Al-Bukhari (1997-05-02)2 May 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
3MF Abdurahman Al-Dossari (1997-09-25)25 September 1997 (aged 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
3MF Yousef Al-Harbi (1997-03-16)16 March 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3MF Ayman Al-Khulaif (1997-05-22)22 May 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
4FW Mansour Al-Muwallad (1997-01-24)24 January 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3MF Fahad Al-Rashidi (1997-05-16)16 May 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
2DF Awn Al-Selouli (1998-09-02)2 September 1998 (aged 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
2DF Mohammed Al-Zubaidi (1997-08-25)25 August 1997 (aged 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
1GK Abdulquddus Atiah (1997-03-01)1 March 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Fayha
2DF Faisel Darsi (1997-11-02)2 November 1997 (aged 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
4FW Abdulrahman Gharib (1997-03-31)31 March 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3MF Abdulbassat Al-Hindi (1997-02-02)2 February 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3MF Naif Kariri (1998-04-16)16 April 1998 (aged 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Fayha
3MF Abdullah Majrashi (1997-08-24)24 August 1997 (aged 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
2DF Abdullah Tarmin (1997-03-19)19 March 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
2DF Anas Zabani (1997-04-07)7 April 1997 (aged 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal

* Over-aged player.

Previous squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletes Football Kingdom of Saudi Arabia". Asian Games 2018. Retrieved 14 August 2018.