Swaziland national football team

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Swaziland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Sihlangu Semnikati (King's Shield)
Association National Football Association of Swaziland
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation COSAFA (Southern Africa)
Head coach Harris Bulunga
Captain Vacant
Home stadium Somhlolo National Stadium
FIFA code SWZ
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 100 Increase 3 (15 September 2016)
Highest 92 (October 1993)
Lowest 190 (September–October 2012)
Elo ranking
Current 117 (29 June 2016)
Highest 117 (25 June 2016)
Lowest 181 (2013)
First international
United Kingdom Swaziland 2–0 Malawi 
(Swaziland; 1 May 1968)
Biggest win
 Djibouti 0–6 Swaziland 
(Djibouti; 9 October 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Egypt 10–0 Swaziland 
(Alexandria, Egypt; March 22, 2013)

The Swaziland national football team, nicknamed Sihlangu Semnikati (King's Shield),[1] is the national team of Swaziland and is controlled by the National Football Association of Swaziland. It has never qualified for the World Cup or the Africa Cup of Nations finals. Swaziland's best performance in an international tournament is a semi-final finish in the COSAFA Cup.

However, on 8 June 2008 they achieved their first win in a World Cup qualifier since 1992, beating 2006 finalists Togo 2–1 on home soil.

Competition record[edit]

World Cup record[edit]

Africa Cup of Nations record[edit]

  • 1957 to 1982 – Did not enter
  • 1984 – Withdrew
  • 1986 – Did not qualify
  • 1988 – Did not enter
  • 1990 to 1992 – Did not qualify
  • 1994 – Did not enter
  • 1996 – Withdrew
  • 1998 – Did not enter
  • 2000 to 2012 – Did not qualify
  • 2013 – Withdrew
  • 2015 – Did not qualify

Coaches[edit]

Recent results[edit]

2014


2015

Current squad[edit]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
4FW Sabelo Ndzinisa (1991-07-31) July 31, 1991 (age 25) 11 3 Swaziland Mbabane Swallows F.C.
4FW Tony Tsabedze (1984-10-29) October 29, 1984 (age 31) ? 3 Swaziland Mbabane Swallows F.C.
3MF Mthunzi Mkhontfo (1994-12-28) December 28, 1994 (age 21) 3 2 Unknown
3MF Mxolisi Lukhele (1991-03-04) March 4, 1991 (age 25) 2 1 Unknown
3MF Muzi Dlamini 2 2 Unknown
4FW Sandile Hlatjwako (1988-02-14) February 14, 1988 (age 28) 1 3 Unknown
4FW Sidumo Shongwe (1981-06-27) 27 June 1981 (age 35) 7 3 Unknown
4FW Felix Badenhorst (1989-06-12) June 12, 1989 (age 27) 6 5 India PIFA

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