United Arab Emirates national football team

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United Arab Emirates
Nickname(s)Al Abyad (The Whites)
Eyal Zayed (Sons of Zayed)
AssociationUAE Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationWAFF (West Asia)
Head coachSaleem Abdelrahman (caretaker)
CaptainIsmail Matar
Most capsAdnan Al Talyani (161)
Top scorerAdnan Al Talyani (52)
Home stadiumVarious
FIFA codeUAE
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 67 Increase 12 (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest40 (November – December 1998)
Lowest138 (January 2012)
Elo ranking
Current 87 Decrease 16 (3 March 2019)[2]
Highest24 (15 January 2015)
Lowest140 (September 1981)
First international
 United Arab Emirates 1–0 Qatar 
(Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 17 March 1972)
Biggest win
 Brunei 0–12 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
(B. S. Begawan, Brunei; 14 April 2001)
Biggest defeat
 United Arab Emirates 0–8 Brazil 
(Abu Dhabi, UAE; 12 November 2005)
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 1990)
Best resultGroup stage, 1990
Asian Cup
Appearances10 (first in 1980)
Best resultRunners-up, 1996
Confederations Cup
Appearances1 (first in 1997)
Best resultGroup Stage, 1997

United Arab Emirates national football team is the national football team of United Arab Emirates.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.