Malta national football team

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Malta
Nickname(s)Knights of Malta, Ħomor (Reds), Falcons
AssociationMalta Football Association
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachRay Farrugia
CaptainMichael Mifsud
Most capsMichael Mifsud (138)
Top scorerMichael Mifsud (41)
Home stadiumTa' Qali Stadium
FIFA codeMLT
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 182 Steady (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest66 (September 1994, September 1995)
Lowest191 (July 2017, September 2017)
Elo ranking
Current 165 Decrease 7 (3 March 2019)[2]
Highest98 (February 1992)
Lowest168 (20 March 2018)
First international
 Malta 2–3 Austria 
(Gżira, Malta; 24 February 1957)
Biggest win
 Malta 7–1 Liechtenstein 
(Ta' Qali, Malta; 26 March 2008)
Biggest defeat
 Spain 12–1 Malta 
(Seville, Spain; 21 December 1983)

Malta national football team is the national football team of Malta.

Most appearances[change | change source]

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 David Carabott 121 12 1987-2005
2 Gilbert Agius 112 8 1993-present
3 Carmel Busuttil 111 23 1982-2001
4 Joe Brincat 103 5 1988-2004
5 John Buttigieg 95 1 1984-2000
6 Silvio Vella 90 1 1988-2000
7 Brian Said 84 5 1996-present
8 Michael Degiorgio 74 4 1981-1992
9 Hubert Suda 70 8 1988-2003
10 Jeffrey Chetcuti 69 0 1994-2005

Top scorers[change | change source]

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Carmel Busuttil 23 111 1982-2001
2 Michael Mifsud 20 61 2000-present
3 David Carabott 12 121 1987-2005
4 Gilbert Agius 8 112 1993-present
4 Hubert Suda 8 70 1988-2003
6 Kristian Laferla 6 65 1986-1998
6 Raymond Xuereb 6 43 1971-1985
8 Joe Brincat 5 103 1988-2004
8 Brian Said 5 84 1996-present
8 George Mallia 5 63 1999-present

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.