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Jordan national football team

Jordan
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) النشامى
Al-Nashāmā
("The Chivalrous")
Association Jordan Football Association
Sub-confederation WAFF (West Asia)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Paul Put
Captain Amer Shafi
Most caps Amer Shafi (118)
Top scorer Hassan Abdel-Fattah (30)
Home stadium Amman International Stadium
FIFA code JOR
FIFA ranking
Current 99 8 (1 October 2015)
Highest 37 (August 2004)
Lowest 132 (July 1996)
Elo ranking
Current 72 (8 October 2015)
Highest 37 (23 July 2004)
Lowest 143 (September 1984, July 1985)
First international
 Syria 3–1 Jordan
(Egypt: 1 August 1953)
Biggest win
Jordan 9–0 Nepal   
(Amman: Jordan; 23 July 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Japan 6–0 Jordan
(Saitama, Japan: 8 June 2012)
Asian Cup
Appearances 3 (First in 2004)
Best result Quarter-finals: 2004, 2011

The Jordan national football team (Arabic: المنتخب الأردني لكرة القدم‎), known by its fans as Al-Nashama ("The Chivalrous"), is the national team of Jordan and is controlled by the Jordan Football Association, the governing body for football in Jordan. Jordan's home ground/stadium is the Amman International Stadium. Jordan have never qualified for the World Cup finals, but have appeared three times in the Asian Cup and reached its quarter-final stage in the 2004 and 2011 editions.

Jordan is a two-time champion of the Pan Arab Games, having won the 1997 and 1999 editions of the tournament. So far, Jordan has hosted the West Asian Football Federation Championship three times in (2000, 2007 and 2010), the Arab Nations Cup once in 1988, and the Pan Arab Games once in 1999.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Competitive record 2
    • FIFA World Cup 2.1
    • AFC Asian Cup 2.2
    • West Asian Championship record 2.3
    • Arab Nations Cup record 2.4
    • Pan Arab Games record 2.5
  • Results and Fixtures 3
    • 2014 3.1
    • 2015 3.2
  • Team Image 4
    • Kit Providers 4.1
  • Current coaching and technical staffs 5
  • Current squad 6
    • Recent call-ups 6.1
  • Coaches 7
  • All-time team record 8
  • See also 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11

History

The Jordanian national football team's first international match was played in 1953 in Egypt where the team defeated Syria 3–1. The first FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Jordan took part in was the 1986 qualifiers, but they are yet to qualify for a World Cup. For the first time in history, Jordan have qualified for the final round of the FIFA World Cup qualification AFC in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC) campaign.

The first (Jordanian) football coach, Mohammad Awad (father of Adnan Awad), to attain achievements for the Jordan national team between 1992 and 1999, when he first helped his country Jordan win the Jordan International tournament of 1992 and both tournaments of the Pan Arab Games, starting 1997 in Beirut and 1999 in Amman.

The Jordan national football team had begun making much more improvements, under the Serbian head coach Branko Smiljanić, who had helped Jordan attain great match results in the 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification first round, but failed to help Jordan qualify for the next round. Branko also helped Jordan reach the semifinals of the 2002 Arab Nations Cup and got Jordan to win fourth place in the 2000 West Asian Football Federation Championship and second place in the 2004 tournament in Syria, but failed to help Jordan win these tournaments. After he resigned from coaching Jordan, the Egyptian Mahmoud El-Gohary agreed to take Branko's place as head coach.

Under the leadership of El-Gohary, the Jordan national team was able to qualify for their first AFC Asian Cup tournament, in China 2004, and helped Jordan reached the quarterfinals of the tournament, but failed to qualify for the semifinals after losing to Japan in a penalty shoot-out after the match had ended with extra halves resulting 1-1. But thanks to El-Gohary, the Jordan team reached its highest FIFA world ranking, which was 37th place in 2004 Just like Serbian Branko, El-Gohary also helped Jordan achieve great match results in FIFA World Cup qualifications for 2006 in Jordan's first round, but also failed to help Jordan qualify. In the WAFF championship tournaments of 2004 and 2007, El-Gohary helped Jordan win third place in 2004 and helped Jordan reach the semifinals in 2007. After coaching Jordan for five out of six matches in the 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification, El-Gohary retired as a football coach, the Portuguese Nelo Vingada took over as head coach of Jordan but was not able to help Jordan qualify for the 2007 Asian Cup.

Another opportunity to show Vingada's worthiness as head coach came in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign. But after failing to help Jordan qualify for the 2010 World Cup, Vingada was able to help Jordan win second place in the 2008 West Asian Football Federation Championship. Next up were the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification matches starting from January 2009. After getting off to an awful start by not winning the first two matches of the six, he was sacked by the Jordan Football Association and replaced by the Iraqi Adnan Hamad, one of the best coaches in Asia known for his big successes with his national team Iraq as head coach, as well as Iraq U-23 and other Iraq youth teams, and clubs. His first experiences with Jordanian football players took place as he was coaching top Jordan football club Al-Faisaly (Amman) from 2006-2008 and achieved great results with that team as well.

After helping Jordan qualify for their second Asian Cup tournament, Qatar 2011, Hamad began preparations for the Jordan national team in September 2010, when they had the 2010 West Asian Football Federation Championship hosted in the country of Jordan. Hamad prepared for that tournament with a couple of friendlies as well as three more to prepare for the Asian Cup tournament in Qatar. Just like Mahmoud El-Gohary, Hamad also helped Jordan qualify for the quarterfinals in the Asian Cup, but failed to progress to the semifinals as they were defeated by Uzbekistan 2-1. Hamad was able, for the first time in the history of Jordanian football, to help Jordan qualify for the final round of World Cup qualifications in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC) campaign.[1] Unfortunately, the Jordanians missed their very first FIFA World Cup debut after losing 5-0 against the formidable Uruguayan team, after the draw 0-0 from the second leg. Hamad was also got Jordan to win second place in the 2011 Pan Arab Games in Qatar.

Competitive record

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup qualification record
Year Result Position Pld WWon D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1930 to
1982
Did not enter
1986 Did not qualify 4 1 0 3 3 7
1990 6 2 1 3 5 7
1994 8 2 2 3 12 15
1998 4 1 1 2 4 4
2002 6 2 2 2 12 7
2006 6 4 0 2 10 6
2010 8 3 1 4 8 8
2014 20 8 5 7 30 31
2018 To be determined
2022
Total 0/20 61 23 12 26 84 85

AFC Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup record AFC Asian Cup Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1956 Did Not Enter Did Not Enter
1960
1964
1968
1972 Did Not Qualify 6 2 1 3 5 9
1976 Did Not Enter Did Not Enter
1980
1984 Did Not Qualify 4 1 1 2 7 10
1988 4 1 3 0 2 1
1992 Did Not Enter Did Not Enter
1996 Did Not Qualify 2 1 0 1 4 1
2000 4 2 1 1 12 4
2004 Quarter-Final 7th 4 1 3 0 3 1 6 5 0 1 13 6
2007 Did Not Qualify 6 3 1 2 10 5
2011 Quarter-Final 6th 4 2 1 1 5 4 6 2 2 2 4 4
2015 Group Stage 9th 3 1 0 2 5 4 6 3 3 0 9 2
Total 0 Titles 3/16 11 4 4 3 13 9 41 18 11 12 62 41
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

West Asian Championship record

West Asian Football Federation Championship
Year Result P W D L GS GA GP
2000 Fourth Place 4 1 2 1 3 4 -1
2002 Runners-up 2 3 0 1 6 4 2
2004 Third Place 3 2 1 1 7 3 4
2007 Semi Finals 3 1 0 2 3 2 1
2008 Runners-up 2 2 1 1 7 3 4
2010 Group Stage 5 0 2 0 3 3 0
2012 Group Stage 10 0 0 2 1 3 -2
2014 Runners-up 4 2 1 1 3 3 0
Total 8/8 - 11 7 9 33 25 8

Arab Nations Cup record

Arab Nations Cup
Year Result P W D L GS GA GP
1963 Group Stage 5 0 0 4 1 14 -13
1964 Group Stage 5 0 1 3 3 10 -7
1966 Round 1 6 1 1 2 6 7 -1
1985 Round 1 6 0 0 2 0 6 -6
1988 Fourth Place 4 2 1 3 4 7 -3
1992 Round 1 6 0 1 1 2 5 -1
1998 Round 1 6 1 0 1 2 3 -1
2002 Semi Finals 3 2 2 1 7 6 1
2012 Did not enter - - - - - - -
Total 8/9 - 6 6 17 25 58 -33

Pan Arab Games record

Football at the Pan Arab Games
Year Result W D L GS GA GP
1953 Fourth Place 4 1 0 2 7 7 0
1957 Group Stage 6 0 0 2 2 5 -3
1961 Group Stage 5 0 1 1 2 4 -2
1965 Group Stage 6 0 0 2 0 3 -3
1976 Group Stage 5 0 1 1 2 3 -1
1985 Group Stage 6 0 0 2 1 4 -3
1992 Group Stage 6 0 1 1 2 5 -3
1997 Champions 1 4 1 0 7 2 5
1999 Champions 1 6 0 1 18 7 11
2004 Did not enter - - - - - - -
2007 Did not enter - - - - - - -
2011 Runners-up 2 2 2 1 6 2 4
Total 10/12 - 13 6 13 47 42 5

Results and Fixtures

2014

2015

Notes

Team Image

Kit Providers

Current coaching and technical staffs

Managing Director Anzour Hina
Head coach Paul Put
Assistant coach 1 Abdullah Abu Zema
Assistant coach 2 Anzour Hina
Assistant coach 3 Ahmed Abdel-Qader
Goalkeeping coach Walid Mikha'eel
Fitness coach Manuel Barrionuevo
Team doctor Sameer Sarah
Masseur #1 Wesam Shuaibat
Masseur #2 Mohammad Abu Hawayej
Supplies official Jareer Mukhamreh
Media official/coordinator Lo'ay Al-Abbadi

Current squad

The following 23 players were called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Kyrgyzstan on 3 September and against Bangladesh on 8 September 2015.

Caps and goals correct as of 8 September 2015 after the game against Bangladesh

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0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Amer Shafi (Captain) (1982-02-14) 14 February 1982 117 0 Al-Wehdat
12 1GK Ahmed Abdel-Sattar (1984-07-06) 6 July 1984 7 0 Al-Jazeera
22 1GK Moataz Yaseen (1982-11-03) 3 November 1982 8 0 That Ras
3 3MF Mohammad Al-Basha (1988-02-05) 5 February 1988 5 0 Al-Wehdat
5 2DF Mohammad Mustafa (1989-10-29) 29 October 1989 31 1 Al-Khor
11 2DF Oday Zahran (1991-01-29) 29 January 1991 34 0 Shabab Al-Ordon
17 2DF Ibrahim Al-Zawahreh (1989-01-17) 17 January 1989 14 1 Al-Khaleej
19 2DF Anas Bani Yaseen (1988-11-29) 29 November 1988 79 4 Al-Raed
21 2DF Mohammad Al-Dmeiri (1987-08-30) 30 August 1987 51 2 Al-Wehdat
2 3MF Ahmad Abdel-Halim (1986-09-14) 14 September 1986 26 1 That Ras
4 3MF Baha' Abdel-Rahman (1987-01-05) 5 January 1987 46 3 Najran
6 3MF Ihsan Haddad (1994-02-05) 5 February 1994 1 0 Al-Hussein
7 3MF Munther Abu Amarah (1992-04-24) 24 April 1992 13 1 Al-Nasr
13 3MF Yaseen Al-Bakhit (1989-03-24) 24 March 1989 11 1 Al-Faisaly
14 3MF Abdallah Deeb (1987-03-10) 10 March 1987 79 23 Al-Wehdat
15 3MF Mahmoud Al-Mardi (1993-10-06) 6 October 1993 2 0 Al-Ahli
16 3MF Raja'i Ayed (1993-07-25) 25 July 1993 6 0 Al-Wehdat
8 4FW Odai Al-Saify (1986-05-26) 26 May 1986 75 11 Al-Salmiya
9 4FW Rakan Al-Khalidi (1988-10-21) 21 October 1988 16 2 Al-Ramtha
10 4FW Tha'er Bawab (1985-03-01) 1 March 1985 26 5 CSU Craiova
18 4FW Sharif Al-Nawaisheh (1987-12-27) 27 December 1987 1 0 That Ras
20 4FW Hamza Al-Dardour (1991-05-12) 12 May 1991 35 14 Al-Khaleej
23 4FW Yousef Al-Rawashdeh (1990-03-14) 14 March 1990 22 2 Al-Ramtha

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called to Jordan's national team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Abdullah Al-Zubi (1989-10-08) 8 October 1989 3 0 Al-Ramtha v.  Saudi Arabia, 30 March 2015
DF Tareq Khattab (1992-05-06) 6 May 1992 20 0 Al-Shabab v.  Trinidad and Tobago, 16 June 2015
DF Amer Abuhudieab (1993-08-08) 8 August 1993 1 0 Al-Jazeera v.  Trinidad and Tobago, 16 June 2015
DF Ibrahim Daldoum (1991-08-11) 11 August 1991 0 0 Al-Baqa'a v.  Saudi Arabia, 30 March 2015
DF Shareef Adnan (1984-01-21) 21 January 1984 20 0 Al-Faisaly v.  Estonia, 18 November 2014
DF Basem Fathi (1982-08-01) 1 August 1982 57 1 Al-Wehdat v.  Kuwait, 13 October 2014
DF Shadi Abu Hash'hash (1981-01-20) 20 January 1981 52 2 Al-Taawoun v.  Kuwait, 13 October 2014
DF Mohammad Muneer (1982-04-17) 17 April 1982 52 0 Al-Jazeera v.  Kuwait, 13 October 2014
DF Shadi Ghosheh (1987-12-05) 5 December 1987 0 0 Venezia v.  Kuwait, 13 October 2014
MF Hassan Abdel-Fattah (1982-08-17) 17 August 1982 92 28 Al-Kharaitiyat v.  Kyrgyzstan, 3 September 2015
MF Adnan Adous (1987-09-26) 26 September 1987 32 1 Al-Baqa'a v.  Trinidad and Tobago, 16 June 2015
MF Ra'ed Al-Nawateer (1988-05-05) 5 May 1988 28 5 Al-Faisaly v.  Trinidad and Tobago, 16 June 2015
MF Ahmed Samir (1991-03-27) 27 March 1991 18 0 Al-Jazeera v.  Trinidad and Tobago, 16 June 2015
MF Mohammad Al-Dawud (1992-04-12) 12 April 1992 1 0 Al-Hidd v.  Trinidad and Tobago, 16 June 2015
MF Ali Khwayleh (1988-10-18) 18 October 1988 1 0 Al-Ramtha v.  Trinidad and Tobago, 16 June 2015
MF Saleh Rateb (1994-12-18) 18 December 1994 0 0 Al-Wehdat v.  Trinidad and Tobago, 16 June 2015
MF Saeed Murjan (1990-02-10) 10 February 1990 45 6 Al-Ramtha v.  Saudi Arabia, 30 March 2015
MF Mussab Al-Laham (1991-05-20) 20 May 1991 18 2 Najran v.  Saudi Arabia, 30 March 2015
MF Ahmed Elias (1990-11-09) 9 November 1990 8 0 Al-Wehdat v.  Saudi Arabia, 30 March 2015
MF Khalil Bani Attiah (1991-06-08) 8 June 1991 26 6 Al-Faisaly Harmah 2015 AFC Asian Cup
MF Ahmed Sariweh (1994-01-23) 23 January 1994 3 0 Al-Qadisiyah 2015 AFC Asian Cup
MF Samir Raja (1994-09-03) 3 September 1994 2 0 Al-Wehdat 2015 AFC Asian Cup
MF Alaa' Al-Shaqran (1987-04-21) 21 April 1987 15 0 Hajer v.  Estonia, 18 November 2014
MF Amer Deeb (1980-02-04) 4 February 1980 98 19 Al-Wehdat v.  Kuwait, 13 October 2014
MF Mohannad Maharmeh (1986-12-30) 30 December 1986 11 1 Al-Faisaly v.  Kuwait, 13 October 2014
MF Essam Mubaideen (1986-06-15) 15 June 1986 4 0 Shabab Al-Ordon v.  Kuwait, 13 October 2014
FW Ahmad Hayel (1983-10-30) 30 October 1983 60 18 Al-Arabi Kuwait v.  Saudi Arabia, 30 March 2015
FW Mahmoud Za'tara (1991-01-08) 8 January 1991 8 1 Al-Wehdat 2015 AFC Asian Cup
FW Ahmed Al-Shaqran (1987-10-02) 2 October 1987 1 0 Ittihad Al-Ramtha v.  Kuwait, 13 October 2014

Coaches

[2]

All-time team record

The following table shows Jordan's all-time international record, correct as of 8 October 2015.

Against Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA GD
 Afghanistan 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5
 Algeria 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1
 Armenia 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Australia 3 2 0 1 4 5 -1
 Azerbaijan 2 0 1 1 1 3 −2
 Bahrain 24 12 4 8 31 21 +10
 Bangladesh 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4
 Belarus 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1
 Bulgaria 2 0 0 2 0 4 −4
 Chad 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
 China PR 11 2 4 5 14 18 -4
 Colombia 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3
 Cyprus 4 1 2 1 3 3 0
 Ecuador 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3
 Egypt 3 0 1 2 1 8 -7
 Estonia 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1
 Georgia 1 0 0 1 2 3 −1
 Hong Kong 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2
 Hungary 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
 Indonesia 3 3 0 0 8 1 +7
 Iran 12 4 2 6 10 15 -5
 Iraq 47 11 11 25 44 72 -28
 Ivory Coast 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2
 Japan 6 1 3 2 5 12 -7
 Kazakhstan 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1
 Kenya 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
 Kuwait 21 5 6 10 22 37 −15
 Kyrgyzstan 4 2 1 1 4 2 +2
 Laos 2 2 0 0 8 2 +6
 Lebanon 31 9 14 8 27 27 0
 Libya 8 2 3 3 9 12 -3
 Lithuania 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3
 Malaysia 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1
 Malta 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3
 Mauritania 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1
 Mexico 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Moldova 2 1 0 1 1 2 -1
 Morocco 3 0 1 2 2 7 −5
   Nepal 2 1 1 0 10 1 +9
 New Zealand 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1
 Nigeria 2 1 0 1 3 3 0
 North Korea 7 2 2 3 5 6 -1
 Norway 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Oman 18 10 4 4 24 11 +13
 Pakistan 7 6 0 1 19 6 +13
 Palestine 9 4 4 1 20 8 +12
 Qatar 21 6 4 11 18 29 -11
 Romania 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
 Saudi Arabia 11 3 1 7 8 16 -8
 Sierra Leone 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3
 Singapore 7 6 0 1 16 6 +10
 South Korea 5 0 2 3 2 5 -3
 Sudan 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1
 Sweden 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Syria 36 13 9 14 34 36 -2
 Taiwan 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8
 Tajikistan 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5
 Thailand 6 1 5 0 3 2 +1
 Trinidad and Tobago 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3
 Tunisia 3 0 1 2 3 12 −9
 Turkmenistan 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1
 Ukraine 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 United Arab Emirates 13 2 4 7 11 21 -10
 Uruguay 2 0 1 1 0 5 −5
 Uzbekistan 12 1 5 6 12 20 -8
 Yemen 3 1 2 0 6 2 +4
 Zambia 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
 Zimbabwe 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2

See also

References

  1. ^ Aline Bannayan (12 November 2013). "Jordan to fight Suarez, Cavani for historic Brazil 2014 slot". The Jordan Times. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jordan national team coaches". RSSSF. Retrieved 2014-07-08. 

External links

  • Jordan at FIFA.com
  • Jordan Football Federation Official Website
  • Jordan national football team on kooora.com
  • Jordan national football team on soccerway.com
  • Jordan national football team on futbol24.com
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