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 100 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)[3]
Highest73 (February–March 2018)
Lowest191 (April–August 1999)
Elo ranking
Current 109 Decrease 1 (3 March 2019)[4]
Highest103 (5 September 2017)
Lowest159 (October 2011)
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)
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.
  3. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  4. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.