Timor-Leste National Football Team 2023/2024 Squad, Players, Stadium, Kits, and much more

Timor-Leste National Football Team Squad, Players, Stadium, Kits, and much more

The Timor-Leste national football team, also known as the East Timor national football team, is the national team of Timor-Leste, a small island nation located in Southeast Asia. The team has not yet made a significant impact in international football and has not yet qualified for the World Cup. However, the team has been competing in AFC Asian Cup and World Cup qualifying matches for many years.

The Timor-Leste national team is governed by the Timor-Leste Football Federation, which is responsible for the development and promotion of football in the country. The team is made up of the best players from the Timor-Leste domestic leagues, and they represent the country in international competitions.

Here in this article, you will get to know about Timor-Leste National Football Team 2023/24 Players, Squad, History, Stadium, Nickname, Kits, and more.

Timor-Leste National Football Team Profile Summary

Nickname(s)Lafaek (The Crocodiles)
O Sol Nascente
(The Rising Sun)
AssociationFederação de Futebol de Timor-Leste
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationAFF (Southeast Asia)
Head coachGopalkrishnan Ramasamy
CaptainArmando de Almeida
Most capsAnggisu Barbosa (30)
Top scorerRufino Gama (7)
Home stadiumNational Stadium

About Timor-Leste National Football Team

The Timor-Leste national football team is the national team of East Timor (Portuguese: Timor-Leste) and is controlled by the Federação de Futebol de Timor-Leste. They joined FIFA on September 12, 2005.

Timor-Leste’s international debut was in the preliminary round of qualifying for the 2004 AFC Asian Cup in March 2003, when they lost 3-2 to Sri Lanka and 3-0 to Chinese Taipei. They also participated in the 2004 AFF Championship. Timor-Leste’s participation in Southeast Asia’s premier international football event in 2004 was announced after an Asian Football Confederation council meeting in Petaling Jaya.

Although not yet a member of the AFC, the Timor-Leste Football Association was invited to attend the meeting, where it was represented by FA president Francia Kalbuadi. Timor-Leste won its first cap on October 5, 2012, against Cambodia with a score of 5-1.

Timor-Leste National Football Team 2023/2024 players Squad?

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1GKJunildo Manuel de Castro Pereira04-06-2003 (19)100East Timor Assalam
12GKFilonito Rodrigues Pereira Nogueira16-11-2004 (18)00East Timor SLB Laulara
20GKNatalino Soares25-12-2000 (21)10East Timor Karketu Dili
2DFAlmerito Aleixo da Silva24-09-1993 (29)00Unknown
3DFJuvito Moniz08-12-2003 (18)10East Timor Ponta Leste
4DFCandido Oliveira02-12-1997 (24)90East Timor Ponta Leste
5DFOlagar Xavier18-05-2003 (19)20East Timor Ponta Leste
13DFYohanes Gusmão01-10-2000 (22)80East Timor Ponta Leste
16DFJoão Bosco02-03-2003 (19)40East Timor Ponta Leste
22DFPedro29-06-1998 (24)00Unknown
6MFJhon Firth17-07-2002 (20)91East Timor Assalam
14MFKornelis Nahak12-01-2001 (21)30East Timor SLB Laulara
15MFJosé Pereira20-12-1999 (22)10Unknown
19MFMarito dos Santos28-03-1996 (26)00Unknown
7FWElias27-03-2002 (20)80East Timor Assalam
8FWZenivio22-04-2005 (17)60East Timor SLB Laulara
9FWAnizo Correia23-05-2003 (19)40East Timor Ponta Leste
10FWJoão Pedro24-06-1998 (24)102East Timor Lalenok United
11FWMouzinho (Captain)26-06-2002 (20)92Angkor Tiger
17FWMário Quintão18-02-2004 (18)10East Timor Emmanuel
21FWAlexandro Kefi20-12-2004 (17)00East Timor SLB Laulara

Timor-Leste National Football Team Home Stadium

Timor Leste’s home stadium is the East Timor National Stadium in Dili. The capacity of the stadium is 5,000. The first official match played at the stadium was a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Mongolia on March 12, 2015.

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Timor-Leste National Football Team Kit

The team’s kit manufacturer was Kubba Sportswear from June 2014 to February 2017.

Since 2018, the kits are made by Narrow, an Indonesian apparel. The first kit consists of a red shirt, black shorts, and red socks, with black as the secondary color. The all-white away kit. From 2008 to 2010 their away kits were yellow, but in the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup qualifying the away kits reverted to all white. Nike made their kits in 2012. Previous kit manufacturers include Mitre, Joma, Nike, and Tiger.

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Kit sponsorship

2008–2010 Tiger
2012 Nike
2013–2014 Mitre
2015–2017 Kubba Sportswear
2018– Narrow

Timor-Leste National Football Team world rankings

Current197 (6 December 2023)
Highest146 (June 2015)
Lowest206 (October 2012)

Timor-Leste National Football Team trophies



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