Syria national football team

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Syria
Nickname(s)Qasioun Nosour[1]
(Arabic: نسور قاسيون
French: Les aigles de Qasyoun) The Assyrians
AssociationSyrian Arab Federation for Football
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
UAFA (Arab world)
Head coachFajr Ibrahim
CaptainFiras Al Khatib
Most capsMosab Balhous (81)
Top scorerRaja Rafe (32)
Home stadiumAbbasiyyin Stadium
Aleppo International Stadium
FIFA codeSYR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 83 Decrease 9 (7 February 2019)[2]
Highest73 (June–August 2018)
Lowest152 (September 2014, March 2015)
Elo ranking
Current 76 Decrease 17 (3 March 2019)[3]
Highest53 (October 1974)
Lowest125 (September 1984)
First international
 Turkey 7–0 Syria Syria
(Ankara, Turkey; 20 November 1949)
Biggest win
Official
Syria Syria 12–0 Maldives 
(Damascus, Syria; 4 June 1997)
 Maldives 0–12 Syria Syria
(Tehran, Iran; 9 June 1997)
Syria Syria 12–0 Philippines 
(Aleppo, Syria; 30 April 2001)
Unofficial
Syria 13–0 Muscat and Oman
(Cairo, Egypt; 6 September 1965)[note 1]
Biggest defeat
 Greece 8–0 Syria Syria
(Athens, Greece; 25 November 1949)
 Egypt 8–0 Syria Syria
(Alexandria, Egypt; 16 October 1951)
Asian Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1980)
Best resultGroup stage, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1996, 2011 and 2019

Syria national football team is the national football team of Syria.

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. "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. "4th Pan Arab Games, 1965 (Cairo, Egypt)". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 23 August 2017.

Notes

  1. Football results of 1965 Pan Arab Games is not recorded by FIFA.[4]