Timor-Leste national football team

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Timor-Leste
Nickname(s)O Sol Nascente
(The Rising Sun)
Pequena Nação do Samba
(The Little Samba Nation)
AssociationFederação de Futebol de Timor-Leste
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationAFF (Southeast Asia)
Head coachNorio Tsukitate
CaptainNataniel Reis [1]
Most capsAnggisu Barbosa (30)
Top scorerRufino Gama (7)
Home stadiumNational Stadium
FIFA codeTLS
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 196 Steady (7 February 2019)[2]
Highest146 (June 2015)
Lowest206 (October 2012)
Elo ranking
Current 227 Decrease 1 (3 March 2019)[3]
Highest214 (November 2015)
Lowest230 (November 2016)
First international
 Sri Lanka 3–2 Timor-Leste 
(Colombo, Sri Lanka; 21 March 2003)[4]
Biggest win
 Timor-Leste 5–1 Cambodia 
(Yangon, Myanmar; 5 October 2012)
Biggest defeat
 Timor-Leste 0–10 Saudi Arabia 
(Dili, Timor Leste; 17 November 2015)

Timor-Leste national football team is the national football team of Timor-Leste.

Top scorers[change | change source]

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Adelio Maria Costa 3 2006
1 Emilio Da Silva 3 2007
3 Venceslau Cabral 1 2003
3 Januário do Rego 1 2004
3 Simon Diamantino 1 2004
3 Anatacio Belo 1 2006
3 Antonio Ximenes 1 2006
3 Alfredo Esteves 1 2008-present
3 Anggisu Barbosa 1 2008-present
3 Jose Joao Perreira 1 2008-present
3 Rosito Sores 1 2008-present

References[change | change source]

  1. "Timor-Leste national football team captain". 1 July 2014. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014.
  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. "East Timor matches, ratings and points exchanged". World Football Elo Ratings: East Timor. Retrieved 24 November 2016.