Somalia national football team

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Somalia
Nickname(s)Ocean Stars
AssociationSomali Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationCECAFA
(Central & East Africa)
Head coachBashir Hayford[1][2]
Home stadiumMogadishu Stadium
FIFA codeSOM
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 194 Increase 1 (23 December 2021)[3]
Highest158 (April–June 1995)
Lowest207 (April–May 2018)
First international
1951[4]
Biggest win
 Somalia 5–2 Mauritania 
(Morocco; August 7, 1985)
Biggest defeat
 North Korea 14–0 Somalia 
(Indonesia; November 12, 1963)

Somalia national football team is the national football team of Somalia. They have never qualified for the World Cup or the African Cup of Nations.

References[change | change source]

  1. admin (2019-03-13). "Bashiru Hayford appointed as National Head Coach of Somalia". The Spot Of Latest Trending News And Leaks. Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  2. "Ghana's Bashir Hayford confirmed as Somalia coach". 25 March 2019 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  3. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 23 December 2021. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  4. Hassan, Mohammed Sheik (2008). History of Somali football (1938–2007). Scansom. p. 20. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  5. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.