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Encyclopedia > United Arab Emirates national football team
United Arab Emirates
Nickname(s) Al Sukoor (The falcons)
Association U.A.E. Football Association
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Flag of France Bruno Metsu, (2006-)
Most caps Adnan Al Talyani (164)
Top scorer Adnan Al Talyani (53)
Home stadium Jeque Zayed Stadium
FIFA code UAE
FIFA ranking 106
Highest FIFA ranking 42 (November 1998)
Lowest FIFA ranking 111 (October 2003)
Elo ranking 79
Team colours
Team colours
First kit
Team colours
Team colours
Second kit
First international
Flag of the United Arab Emirates UAE 1 - 0 Qatar Flag of Qatar
(Saudi Arabia; March 17, 1972)
Biggest win
Flag of Brunei Brunei 0 - 12 UAE Flag of the United Arab Emirates
(Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei; April 14, 2001)
Biggest defeat
Flag of the United Arab Emirates UAE 0 - 8 Brazil Flag of Brazil
(Abu Dhabi, UAE; November 12, 2005)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (First in 1990)
Best result Round 1, 1990
AFC Asian Cup
Appearances 6 (First in 1980)
Best result Runners-up, 1996
Confederations Cup
Appearances 1 (First in 1997)
Best result 1st round 1997

The United Arab Emirates national football team is the national team of United Arab Emirates and is controlled by the United Arab Emirates Football Association. It made one World Cup appearance, in 1990, but lost all three of its games, to Colombia, West Germany, and Yugoslavia. The side rebounded to take fourth place in the 1992 Asian Cup, and runner-up in 1996. In both tournaments their final match was lost on penalty kicks. In 2005 the UAE football team jointly won the Kirin Cup along with the Peruvian team. In 2007 the UAE beat Oman 1-0 to win the Gulf Cup for the first time in their history. On August 18 2007 the UAE national beach soccer team qualified for the 2007 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup after defeating Japan 4-3 in the final. Image File history File links UAE_FA.jpg‎ United Arab Emirates Football Association logo from the official website This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... The United Arab Emirates Football Association is the governing body of football in the United Arab Emirates. ... The 46 member Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of football in Asia, excluding Cyprus and Israel but including Australia. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Bruno Metsu Bruno Metsu (born 28 January 1954 in Dunkerque) is a French football manager. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A cap is an appearance for a select team, such as a school, county or international team in sports. ... Adnan Khamees Al Talyani (Arabic: عدنان الطلياني) (born 30 October 1964) is a football player from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ... Adnan Khamees Al Talyani (Arabic: عدنان الطلياني) (born 30 October 1964) is a football player from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ... Jeque Zahed Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. ... FIFA assigns a three-letter code (dubbed FIFA Trigramme) to each of its member and non-member countries. ... The FIFA World Rankings is a ranking system for mens national teams in football (soccer). ... The World Football Elo Ratings (Elo is pronounced E-L-O despite not being an acronym) is a ranking system for mens national teams in football. ... Image File history File links soccer jersey left arm with red shoulders File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links soccer jersey with red shoulders File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 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IFK Göteborg Template talk:Football kit Assyriska Helsingborgs IF Åtvidabergs FF User:Johan Elisson/football kits Categories: GFDL images | Football kit templates ... soccer jersey right arm with white shoulders File links The following pages link to this file: Oldham Athletic A.F.C. IFK Göteborg Malmö FF Template talk:Football kit Assyriska Helsingborgs IF Åtvidabergs FF User:Johan Elisson/football kits Categories: GFDL images | Football kit templates ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... socks of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Arab_Emirates. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Qatar. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brunei. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Arab_Emirates. ... Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque Bandar Seri Begawan, estimated population 46,229 (1991), is the capital and the royal town of the Sultanate of Brunei. ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year (105th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 261 days remaining. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Arab_Emirates. ... Motto God, Nation, Royal Family Anthem Ishy Bilady Capital (and largest city) Abu Dhabi Official languages Arabic Demonym Emirati Government Federal constitutional monarchy  -  President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan  -  Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Establishment December 2, 1971  Area  -  Total 83,600 km² (116th) 32,278 sq mi... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Abu Dhabi or Abu Zaby (Arabic language: أبوظبي) is the largest of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates and was also the largest of the former Trucial States. ... First International UAE 1 - 0 Qatar (Saudi Arabia; March 17, 1972) Largest win Brunei 0 - 12 UAE (Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei; May 14, 1993) Worst defeat Kuwait 7 - 0 UAE (Saudi Arabia; 22 March 1972) Kuwait 7 - 0 UAE (Iraq; March 31, 1979) World Cup Appearances 1 (First in 1990... is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The FIFA World Cup, sometimes called the Football World Cup or the Soccer World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international football competition contested by the mens national football teams of the member nations of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA... Qualifying countries The 1990 FIFA World Cup, the 14th staging of the World Cup, was held in Italy from June 8 to July 8. ... The 1990 Football World Cup was designated by FIFA in 1984 to be held in Italy, making it the second country to host the event two times. ... The Asian Cup is run by the Asian Football Confederation. ... The 1980 Asian Cup was the seventh edition of the Asian Nations Cup, the football (soccer) championship of Asia (AFC). ... The Asian Football Confederations Asian Cup 1996 finals were held in the U.A.E. between December 4 and December 21. ... The FIFA Confederations Cup is a football tournament for national teams, held every four years by FIFA. It is contested by the winners of each of the six FIFA confederation championships (CAF, CONMEBOL, UEFA, AFC, OFC, CONCACAF), along with the FIFA World Cup champion and the host country, to bring... The 1997 Confederations Cup tournament was the first to be organised by FIFA. The tournament had been previously been played in 1992 and 1995 as the King Fahd Cup. ... The 1997 Confederations Cup tournament was the first official edition of FIFAs Confederations Cup. ... The United Arab Emirates Football Association is the governing body of football in the United Arab Emirates. ... The FIFA World Cup Trophy, which has been awarded to the world champions since 1974. ... The 1990 Football World Cup was designated by FIFA in 1984 to be held in Italy, making it the second country to host the event two times. ... First international  Czechoslovakia 7 - 0 Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, Macedonians and Slovenes (Antwerp, Belgium; 28 August 1920) Last International  Netherlands 2 - 0 Yugoslavia (Amsterdam, Netherlands; 25 March 1992) Biggest win Yugoslavia 10 - 1 India  (Helsinki, Finland; 15 July 1952) Yugoslavia 9 - 0 Zaire  (Gelsenkirchen, Germany; 18 June 1974) Biggest defeat... The Asian Football Confederations Asian Cup 1992 finals were held in Hiroshima Prefecture,Japan between October 29 and November 8. ... The Asian Football Confederations Asian Cup 1996 finals were held in the U.A.E. between December 4 and December 21. ... Penalty shootouts, officially named kicks from the penalty mark, are a method sometimes used to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament (or wins the tournament) following a draw in a game of football. ... The Kirin Cup is an annual football tournament organised in Japan by the Kirin Corporation. ... First international Peru 0 - 4 Uruguay  (Lima, Peru; November 1, 1927) Biggest win Peru 9 - 0 Bolivia  (Lima, Peru; 6 November 1927) Biggest defeat  Brazil 7 - 0 Peru (Santa Cruz, Bolivia; 26 June 1997) World Cup Appearances 4 (First in 1930) Best result Quarterfinals, 1970 Copa América Appearances 27... The Gulf Cup may refer to: Gulf Club Champions Cup, a club tournament Gulf Cup of Nations, a national team tournament Category: ... The trophy The Beach Soccer World Cup is a association football competition in beach soccer organised by the world football governing body FIFA for national teams. ...

Contents

Last and next games

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World Cup record

The first Football World Cup was staged in 1930. ... The 1974 Football World Cup was held in West Germany. ... The 1978 Football World Cup was held in Argentina. ... The 1982 Football World Cup was held in Spain. ... The 1986 Football World Cup was held in Mexico from May 31 to June 29. ... The 1990 Football World Cup was designated by FIFA in 1984 to be held in Italy, making it the second country to host the event two times. ... The 1994 Football World Cup held in the USA was won by Brazil who beat Italy 3-2 on penalty kicks after the game and extra time ended 0-0. ... The 2006 FIFA World Cup (officially titled 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany, sometimes referred to as the Football World Cup) finals are scheduled to take place in Germany between 9 June and 9 July 2006. ...

Asian Cup record

The Asian Football Confederations Asian Cup 1956 finals were held in Hong Kong between September 1 and September 15. ... The 1976 Asian Cup was the sixth edition of the Asian Nations Cup, the football (soccer) championship of Asia (AFC). ... The 1980 Asian Cup was the seventh edition of the Asian Nations Cup, the football (soccer) championship of Asia (AFC). ... The 1984 Asian Cup was the eighth edition of the Asian Nations Cup, the football (soccer) championship of Asia (AFC). ... The Asian Football Confederations Asian Cup 1988 finals were held in Qatar between December 2 and December 18. ... The Asian Football Confederations Asian Cup 1992 finals were held in Hiroshima Prefecture,Japan between October 29 and November 8. ... The Asian Football Confederations Asian Cup 1996 finals were held in the U.A.E. between December 4 and December 21. ... The Asian Football Confederations Asian Cup 2000 finals were held in the Lebanon between October 12 and October 29. ... Logo of the 2004 Asian Cup The Asian Football Confederations Asian Cup 2004 finals were held in China between July 17 and August 7. ... The Asian Football Confederations 2007 Asian Cup finals will be held in July 2007 (Starting on July 7, 2007, ending on July 29, 2007). ...

Achievements

Qualifying countries The 1990 FIFA World Cup, the 14th staging of the World Cup, was held in Italy from June 8 to July 8. ... The Kirin Cup is an annual football tournament organised in Japan by the Kirin Corporation. ... The Gulf Cup of Nations 2007, the 18th edition, took place in the United Arab Emirates, from 17 January 2007 to 30 January 2007. ... The trophy The Beach Soccer World Cup is a association football competition in beach soccer organised by the world football governing body FIFA for national teams. ...

West Asian Football Federation Championship record

  • 2000 to 2004- Did not enter
  • 2007 - Qualified

The 2004 West Asian Football Federation Championship took part in Iranian Capital of Tehran. ... The 2007 West Asian Football Federation Championship took part in Jordan Capital of Amman. ...

Current National Team

The following players named for the Gulf Cup 18. The Gulf Cup of Nations 2007, the 18th edition, took place in the United Arab Emirates, from 17 January 2007 to 30 January 2007. ...

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
2 MF Abdulrahim Jumaa Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Wahda FC
6 DF Rashid Abdulrahman Al-Hawsani Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al Jazeera Club
7 FW Mohamed Omer Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al Jazeera Club
8 MF Haider Alo Ali Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Wahda FC
9 FW Nawaf Mubarak Flag of the United Arab Emirates Sharjah FC
10 FW Ismail Matar Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al Wahda FC
11 FW Faisal Khalil Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Ahli
12 GK Waleed Salim Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Ain FC
13 DF Adel Abdulaziz Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Ahli
14 DF Basheer Saeed Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al Wahda FC
15 MF Fahad Masood Flag of Qatar Qatar Sports Club
16 MF Hasan Ali Ibrahim Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Ahli
17 DF Salih Abdullah Obaid Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al Jazeera Club
20 MF Hilal Saeed Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Ain FC
21 DF Humaid Fakher Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Ain FC
22 GK Majed Nasir Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Wasl FC
23 FW Salim Saad Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Shabbab
24 MF Subait Khater Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Ain FC
25 DF Mohammed Qassim Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Ahli
26 MF Salim Khamis Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Ahli
28 MF Khalid Darweesh Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Wasl FC
30 FW Mohammed Rashid Suroor Flag of the United Arab Emirates Al-Ahli

 
 

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