Saudi Arabia national under-23 football team

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Saudi Arabia Under-23
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) الصقور الخضر
(The Green Falcons)
Association AFC (Asia)
Head coach Adrie Koster
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 2 (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, Gulf Cup of Nations Under 23 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
2018 To Be Determined
Total Best: Runners-up 2/2 9 4 2 3 14 13 9 7 2 0 24 3
*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.

Gulf Cup of Nations Under 23[edit]

Gulf Cup of Nations Under 23 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.

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the 2016 AFC U-23 Asian Cup.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Mansor Joher (1995-03-19) March 19, 1995 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
21 1GK Ahmed Al-Rehaili (1994-10-06) October 6, 1994 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
22 1GK Faisel Masrahi (1993-01-24) January 24, 1993 (age 24) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadisiyah

2 2DF Ali Al-Zubaidi (1993-01-04) January 4, 1993 (age 24) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
3 2DF Abdullah Madu (1993-07-15) July 15, 1993 (age 23) Saudi Arabia Al-Nassr
4 2DF Ahmed Sharahili (1994-05-08) May 8, 1994 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
5 2DF Talal Al-Absi (1993-02-22) February 22, 1993 (age 24) Saudi Arabia Al-Taawon
12 2DF Yassin Barnawi (1993-10-01) October 1, 1993 (age 23) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadisiyah
13 2DF Abdurahman Al-Obaid (1993-04-30) April 30, 1993 (age 23) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadisiyah
14 2DF Mohammed Qassem (1995-01-19) January 19, 1995 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
18 2DF Saeed Al-Robeai (1994-06-04) June 4, 1994 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli

6 3MF Majed Al-Najrani (1993-01-25) January 25, 1993 (age 24) Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal
7 3MF Abdulmajeed Al-Sulayhem (1994-05-15) May 15, 1994 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Shabab
8 3MF Mustafa Al-Bassas (1993-06-02) June 2, 1993 (age 23) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli
10 3MF Fahad Al-Muwallad (1994-09-14) September 14, 1994 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
11 3MF Ali Hazazi (1994-02-18) February 18, 1994 (age 23) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadisiyah
15 3MF Ahmed Al-Nadhri (1993-02-07) February 7, 1993 (age 24) Saudi Arabia Al-Qadisiyah
16 3MF Mohamed Kanno (1994-09-22) September 22, 1994 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq
20 3MF Rayan Al-Harbi (1994-04-06) April 6, 1994 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ta'ee
23 3MF Abdulfattah Asiri (1994-02-26) February 26, 1994 (age 23) Saudi Arabia Al-Ahli

9 4FW Abdurahman Al-Ghamdi (1994-11-01) November 1, 1994 (age 22) Saudi Arabia Al-Ittihad
17 4FW Mohammed Al-Saiari (1993-05-02) May 2, 1993 (age 23) Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq
19 4FW Saleh Al-Amri (1993-10-14) October 14, 1993 (age 23) Saudi Arabia Al-Ettifaq

See also[edit]