Saudi Arabia national under-23 football team

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Saudi Arabia Under-23
Nickname(s)الصقور الخضر
(The Green Falcons)
AssociationAFC (Asia)
Head coachSaad Al-Shehri
Home stadiumKing Fahd International Stadium
FIFA codeKSA
First colours
Second colours
Olympic Games
Appearances1 (first in 1996)
Best resultFirst Round (1996)
AFC U-23 Championship
Appearances4 (first in 2013)
Best resultRunners-up (2013)
Asian Games
Appearances2 (first in 2014)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2014, 2018)

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-finals 6th 5 3 0 2 9 6 Squad
Indonesia 2018 8th 5 2 1 2 8 8 Squad
Total Best: Quarter-finals 2/4 10 5 1 4 17 14 -
*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 colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Recent results and fixtures[edit]

  Win   Draw   Lose

2018[edit]

2019[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Zaid Al-Bawardi (1997-01-26) 26 January 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
1GK Saleh Al-Ohaymid (1998-05-21) 21 May 1998 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
1GK Mohammed Al-Rubaie (1997-08-14) 14 August 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli

2DF Abdulelah Al-Amri (1997-01-15) 15 January 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
2DF Fahad Al-Harbi (1997-02-25) 25 February 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Bukayriyah
2DF Omar Al-Owdah (1998-12-28) 28 December 1998 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Batin
2DF Awn Al-Selouli (captain) (1998-09-02) 2 September 1998 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Fayha
2DF Mohammed Al-Shanqiti (1999-05-15) 15 May 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Taawoun
2DF Abdullah Al-Yousef (1997-10-29) 29 October 1997 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh
2DF Abdullah Hassoun (1997-03-19) 19 March 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
2DF Abdulbassit Hindi (1997-02-02) 2 February 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli

3MF Turki Al-Ammar (1999-09-23) 23 September 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
3MF Ali Al-Asmari (1997-01-12) 12 January 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3MF Hamed Al-Ghamdi (1999-04-02) 2 April 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq
3MF Khalid Al-Ghannam (2000-11-07) 7 November 2000 (age 18) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah
3MF Faraj Al-Ghashayan (2000-04-28) 28 April 2000 (age 19) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
3MF Yousef Al-Harbi (1997-03-16) 16 March 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3MF Ali Al-Hassan (1997-03-04) 4 March 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Fateh
3MF Ayman Al-Khulaif (1997-05-22) 22 May 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Wehda
3MF Sami Al-Najei (1997-02-07) 7 February 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Damac
3MF Nasser Al-Omran (1997-07-13) 13 July 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
3MF Abdulmohsen Al-Qahtani (1999-06-05) 5 June 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah
3MF Saad Al-Selouli (1998-05-25) 25 May 1998 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq
3MF Rakan Al-Shamlan (1998-07-14) 14 July 1998 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Wehda
3MF Abdulrahman Ghareeb (1997-03-31) 31 March 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli

4FW Ramzi Solan (1998-04-18) 18 April 1998 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have previously been called up to the Saudi Arabia under-23 squad in the last 12 months and remain eligible.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Ameen Bokhari (1997-05-02) 2 May 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad v.  Egypt, 10 September 2019

DF Hassan Tombakti (1999-02-09) 9 February 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Wehda v.  Egypt, 10 September 2019
DF Muhannad Al-Shanqeeti (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad v.  United Arab Emirates, 26 March 2019
DF Hussein Qassem (1997-09-21) 21 September 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq v.  United Arab Emirates, 26 March 2019
DF Abdullah Al-Khaibari Saudi Arabia Al-Suqoor v.  Iraq, 28 January 2019
DF Muteb Al-Mutlaq (1997-12-10) 10 December 1997 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Raed v.  Iraq, 28 January 2019
DF Abdullah Al-Shenqeeti Saudi Arabia Al-Ansar v.  Iraq, 28 January 2019
DF Faisal Darisi (1997-02-11) 11 February 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Raed v.  Iraq, 28 January 2019
DF Munif Doshi Saudi Arabia Hetten v.  Iraq, 28 January 2019

MF Mohammad Al-Majhad (1998-07-16) 16 July 1998 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli v.  Egypt, 10 September 2019
MF Hassan Al-Qeed (1998-04-13) 13 April 1998 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab v.  Egypt, 10 September 2019
MF Hussain Al-Hajoj (1996-11-22) 22 November 1996 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Adalah v.  United Arab Emirates, 26 March 2019
MF Ayman Al-Hojaili (1998-07-01) 1 July 1998 (age 21) Saudi Arabia Damac v.  United Arab Emirates, 26 March 2019
MF Khaled Al-Sumairi (1997-01-01) 1 January 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad v.  United Arab Emirates, 26 March 2019
MF Hassan Abo Shararah (1997-05-03) 3 May 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadsiah v.  Iraq, 28 January 2019
MF Abdulrahman Al-Dhefiri (1999-05-20) 20 May 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Khaleej v.  Iraq, 28 January 2019
MF Haitham Al-Khulaif Saudi Arabia Hajer v.  Iraq, 28 January 2019
MF Abdullah Majrashi (1997-08-24) 24 August 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Raed v.  Iraq, 28 January 2019

FW Mansour Al-Muwallad (1997-01-24) 24 January 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Taawoun v.  Egypt, 10 September 2019
FW Abdullah Al-Hamdan (1999-09-12) 12 September 1999 (age 20) Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab v.  United Arab Emirates, 26 March 2019
FW Abdulrahman Al-Yami (1997-06-19) 19 June 1997 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Hazem v.  United Arab Emirates, 26 March 2019

Previous squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "المسحل يجتمع بلاعبي الاولمبي قبل مغادرتهم للصين".