Sri Lanka national football team

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Sri Lanka
Nickname(s)සිංහ සිංහයා
siṁha siṁhayā
(Simha Lions)
AssociationFootball Federation of Sri Lanka
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationSAFF (South Asia)
Head coachNizam Pakeer Ali
CaptainSujan Perera
Top scorerKasun Jayasuriya (27)[1]
Home stadiumSugathadasa Stadium
FIFA codeSRI
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 201 Steady (7 February 2019)[2]
Highest122 (August 1998)
Lowest201 (October 2018 – present)
Elo ranking
Current 217 Increase 3 (3 March 2019)[3]
Highest105 (23 March 1952)
Lowest220 (November 2016 – present)
First international
 Ceylon 0–2 India 
(Colombo, Ceylon; 1 January 1952)
Biggest win
 Sri Lanka 7–1 Pakistan 
(Taipei, Taiwan; 4 April 2008)
 Sri Lanka 6–0 Bhutan 
(Dhaka, Bangladesh; 6 December 2009)
Biggest defeat
 Ceylon 1–12 East Germany 
(Colombo, Ceylon; 12 January 1964)[4]

Sri Lanka national football team is the national football team of Sri Lanka.

References[change | change source]

  1. László Földesi. "Kasun Nadika Jayasuriya Weerarathne - Goals in International Matches". RSSSF. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  3. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  4. "Head to head stats Sri Lanka – GDR". WildStat. Retrieved 4 May 2018.