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 204 Steady (7 February 2019)[3]
Highest158 (April–June 1995)
Lowest207 (April–May 2018)
Elo ranking
Current 203 Increase 3 (3 March 2019)[4]
Highest126 (1973)
Lowest207 (2015)
First international
1951[5]
Biggest win
 Somalia 5–2 Mauritania 
(Morocco; August 7, 1985)
Biggest defeat
 Korea DPR 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. 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.
  5. Hassan, Mohammed Sheik (2008). History of Somali football (1938–2007). Scansom. p. 20. Retrieved 10 July 2014.