Timor-Leste national under-16 football team

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Timor-Leste U-1
Nickname(s)O Sol Nascente (The Raising Sun), The Little Samba Nation, El Lafaek
AssociationFederação de Futebol de Timor-Leste
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Head coachJapan Shota Tokunaga
CaptainJoao da Silva Freitas
Most capsDom Lucas,
Fidel de Araujo,
Filomeno Junior,
Joao da Silva Freitas,
Jose Fonseca,
Nidio Alves
(9 games)
Top scorerDanilson,
Joao da Silva Freitas
(6 goals)
Home stadiumEast Timor National Stadium
FIFA codeTLS
First colours
Second colours
First international
 China PR 0–0 Timor-Leste 
(Hebei, China; 21 September 2009)
Biggest win
 Timor-Leste 13–0 Macau 
(Hebei, China; 28 September 2009)
Biggest defeat
 North Korea 11–2 Timor-Leste 
(Pyongyang, North Korea; 8 September 2011)
World Cup
Appearances0
AFC U-16 Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2010)
Best resultRound 1 (2010)

The Timor-Leste national Under-16 football team is the national team of Timor-Leste and is controlled by the Federação de Futebol de Timor-Leste. East Timor has never had success on the international stage. They are currently one of the weakest teams in the world. East Timor joined FIFA on 12 September 2005.

Kits[edit]

Timor-Leste 's kit is a red jersey, red shorts and red socks. Their away kit is with a white jersey with black shorts and red or white socks. The kits are currently manufactured by Adidas and Nike. Timor-Leste first kit is under Tiger, when the team play for the 2004 Tiger Cup. The first kit is red jersey, black shorts and red sock and their away kit is white jersey with two black sleeves, black short and white socks.

International Competition[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup
Year Round GP W D L GF GA
Peru 2005 Withdrew before Qualification 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Korea 2007 Did Not Participate 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nigeria 2009 Withdrew before Qualification 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 2011 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0
United Arab Emirates 2013 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chile 2015 Did Not Participate 0 0 0 0 0 0
India 2017 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0

AFC U-16 Championship[edit]

AFF U-16 Youth Championship Record[edit]

AFF U-16 Championship
Year Round GP W D L GF GA
Thailand 2005 No Participation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vietnam 2006 No Participation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cambodia 2007 No Participation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indonesia 2008 No Participation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thailand 2009 Tournament Cancelled 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indonesia 2010 Third Place[3] 4 2 0 2 4 3
Laos 2011 Group Stage 4 0 1 3 5 14
Laos 2012 No Participation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Myanmar 2013 No Participation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Indonesia 2014 Tournament Cancelled 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cambodia 2015 Group Stage 5 1 2 2 9 11
Cambodia 2016 Group Stage 4 1 1 2 4 7
Thailand 2017 Group Stage 5 0 1 4 0 9
Total Best: Third Place 20 4 5 13 22 44

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 23 players were call-up for the 2017 AFF U-15 Youth Championship held in Thailand from 9 to 22 July 2017.

Caps and goals updated as of 18 July 2017, after the match against Vietnam.

Head Coach: East Timor Agostinho Martins

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Junildo Manuel de Castro Pereira 2 0 East Timor
12 1GK Marcio J.O. das Dores 1 0 East Timor
20 1GK Filonito R.P. Nugueira 1 0 East Timor

2 2DF Sandro R.C. Lima Quintao 4 0 East Timor
3 2DF Tonito T. Ximenes Bel 5 0 East Timor
4 2DF Jordao da Silva 5 0 East Timor
5 2DF Nelson Pinto Dos Reis 5 0 East Timor
14 2DF Deonilton X. da C. Cristovao 1 0 East Timor
17 2DF Fernando D. de Carvalho 1 0 East Timor
18 2DF Decio E. de Jesus B. Pereira 1 0 East Timor
21 2DF Jovito Monis 1 0 East Timor

6 3MF Rigelberd Lay (Captain) 7 0 East Timor
7 3MF Pascal Alves Correia 3 0 East Timor
8 3MF Natalino de Jesus da Costa 5 0 East Timor
9 3MF Jonata dos Santoa Pereira 4 0 East Timor
11 3MF Serafin da Silva Brito 5 0 East Timor
13 3MF Martinho Filipe Lopes Belo 5 0 East Timor
15 3MF Gabriel Rafi Soca S. Correia 1 0 East Timor
16 3MF Derson Da Silva Ulu 4 0 East Timor
19 3MF Antonio Atanasio Ximenes 1 0 East Timor
22 3MF Revelino do Rego F.M. Martins 5 0 East Timor
23 3MF Matias G.F.B. Guterres 1 0 East Timor

10 4FW Alito da Silva S. da Cruz 5 0 East Timor

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have also been called up to the Timor Leste squad within the last 18 months and are still available for selection.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK East Timor

DF East Timor

MF East Timor

FW East Timor

Previously squads[edit]

2010 AFC U-16 Championship and 2010 AFF U-16 Youth Championship Squad
2011 AFF U-16 Youth Championship Squad

Caps and goals not included 2012 AFC U-16 Championship qualification.

2015-2016 Squad

Former player[edit]

List of Captains[edit]

Captain Captaining period Tournaments
Nelson Sing 2009-2010 2010 AFC U-16 Championship qualification
2010 AFF U-16 Youth Championship
2010 AFC U-16 Championship
Eusebio Pereira 2011 2011 AFF U-16 Youth Championship
2012 AFC U-16 Championship qualification
Julião Dos Reis Mendonça July - August 2015 2015 AFF U-16 Youth Championship
Joao Pedro da Silva Freitas September 2015 2016 AFC U-16 Championship qualification
Osvaldo Lucas Baptista Belo 2016 2016 AFF U-16 Youth Championship

List of Coaches[edit]

Coach Coaching period Pld W D L Achievements
South Korea Kim Shin Hwan 2009-2010 12 6 1 5 2010 AFC U-16 Championship qualification - Qualify
2010 AFF U-16 Youth Championship - Third Place (First Time)
2010 AFC U-16 Championship - Round 1 (First Time)
Japan Norio Tsukitate 2011 8 0 1 7 2011 AFF U-16 Youth Championship - Round 1
2012 AFC U-16 Championship qualification - Did not qualify
East Timor Agostinho Martins 2015 9 3 3 3 2015 AFF U-16 Youth Championship - Round 1
2016 AFC U-16 Championship qualification - Did not qualify
Japan Shota Tokunaga 2016- 4 1 1 2 2016 AFF U-16 Youth Championship - Round 1

Fixtures and results[edit]

Recent results[edit]

2009 Result

2010 AFC U-16 Championship qualification


2010 Result

2010 AFF U-16 Youth Championship


2010 AFC U-16 Championship


2011 Result

2011 AFF U-16 Youth Championship


2012 AFC U-16 Championship qualification


2015 Result

2015 AFF U-16 Youth Championship


2016 AFC U-16 Championship qualification


2016 Result

2016 AFF U-16 Youth Championship


Stadium[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.the-afc.com/en/inside-afc/676-afc-news/27941-uzbekistan-to-host-afc-u-16-champs-2010
  2. ^ http://www.the-afc.com/en/afc-u16-championship-2010/29743-afc-u-16-championship-schedule
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 July 2010. Retrieved 10 July 2010.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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