Palestine national football team

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Palestine
Nickname(s)أسود كنعان (Lions of Canaan)[1]
الفدائيون (The Fedayeen)
الفرسان (The Knights)
AssociationPalestinian Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachNoureddine Ould Ali
CaptainAbdelatif Bahdari
Most capsRamzi Saleh (68) [2]
Top scorerFahed Attal (14)[2]
Home stadiumFaisal Al-Husseini International Stadium
FIFA codePLE
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 104 Steady (27 May 2021)[3]
Highest73 (February–March 2018)
Lowest191 (April–August 1999)
First international
 Egypt 8–1 Palestine State of Palestine
(Alexandria, Egypt; 26 July 1953)
Biggest win
State of Palestine Palestine 11–0 Guam 
(Dhaka, Bangladesh; 1 April 2006)
 Palestine 10–0 Bhutan 
(Hebron, Palestine; 10 October 2017)
 Northern Mariana Islands 0–9 Palestine 
(Kathmandu, Nepal; 4 March 2013)
 Palestine 9–1 Vatican City  
(Al-Khader, Palestine; 12 June 2011)
 Palestine 8–0 Chinese Taipei 
(Al Wakrah, Qatar; 18 February 2004)
Biggest defeat
 Egypt 8–1 Palestine State of Palestine
(Alexandria, Egypt; 26 July 1953)
 Iran 7–0 Palestine State of Palestine
(Tehran, Iran; 5 October 2011)
Asian Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2015)
Best resultGroup stage (2015 and 2019)

Palestine national football team is the national football team of Palestine.

References[change | change source]

  1. Smale, Simon. "Who the Socceroos are facing as the Asian Cup kicks off, and when to watch". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Player Database". www.footballpalestine.com. Archived from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 2019-03-21.
  3. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  4. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.