Timor-Leste U-20
Nickname(s)O Sol Nascente (The Raising Sun), The Little Samba Nation, El Lafaek
AssociationFederação de Futebol de Timor-Leste
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Head coachSouth Korea Lee Min-young
CaptainAgostinho
Most capsCandido (18)
Top scorerAde, Kefi (5)
Home stadiumEast Timor National Stadium
FIFA codeTLS
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Maldives 2–2 Timor-Leste 
(Palembang, Indonesia; 6 August 2005)
Biggest win
 Timor-Leste 4–0 Brunei 
(Yangon, Myanmar; 28 September 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Malaysia 7–1 Timor-Leste 
(Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; 6 August 2009)

The Timor-Leste national Under-20 football team is the national team of Timor-Leste and is controlled by the Federação de Futebol de Timor-Leste. East Timor joined FIFA on 12 September 2005, but has never had success on the international stage.

Kits

Timor-Leste 's kit is a red jersey, red shorts and red socks. Their away kit is with a white jersey with black shorts and red or white socks. The kits are currently manufactured by Adidas and Nike. Timor-Leste first kit is under Tiger, when the team play for the 2004 Tiger Cup. The first kit is red jersey, black shorts and red sock and their away kit is white jersey with two black sleeves, black short and white socks.

Competition records

FIFA U-20 World Cup record

FIFA U-20 World Cup
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
Netherlands 2005 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canada 2007 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0
Egypt 2009 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0
Colombia 2011 Did not enter 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkey 2013 Did not enter 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 2015 Did not enter 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Korea 2017 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 2019 Did not enter - - - - - -
Indonesia 2021 Did Not Qualify - - - - - -
Total 0/9 0 0 0 0 0 0

AFC U-19 Championship record

AFC U-19 Championship
Year Round GP W D L GF GA
Malaysia 2004
Did not qualify
0
0
0
0
0
0
India 2006
Did not qualify
0
0
0
0
0
0
Saudi Arabia 2008
Did not qualify
0
0
0
0
0
0
China 2010
Did not enter
0
0
0
0
0
0
United Arab Emirates 2012
Did not enter
0
0
0
0
0
0
Myanmar 2014
Did not enter
0
0
0
0
0
0
Bahrain 2016
Did not qualify
0
0
0
0
0
0
Indonesia 2018
Did not qualify
0
0
0
0
0
0
Total
Best: Did not enter
0
0
0
0
0
0

Squad

Current squad

The following players who are call-up for the 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship in Vietnam on 11–24 September 2016.

Caps and goals updated as 24 September 2016 after match against Vietnam.

Head Coach: Japan Shigeo Yamazaki

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Aderito Raul Fernandes (1997-05-15) 15 May 1997 (age 24) 7 0 East Timor AS Ponta Leste
12 1GK Nuno 0 0 East Timor
20 1GK Fagio Augusto (Captain) (1997-04-29) 29 April 1997 (age 24) 12 0 East Timor FC Porto Taibesi

2 2DF Candido (Vice-captain) (1997-12-02) 2 December 1997 (age 23) 18 0 East Timor AS Ponta Leste
3 2DF Armindo 6 0 East Timor AS Académica
4 2DF Ervino (1999-05-30) 30 May 1999 (age 22) 9 1 East Timor DIT FC
5 2DF Nelson (1999-12-24) 24 December 1999 (age 21) 12 2 East Timor Karketu Dili
6 2DF Feitas (1998-04-24) 24 April 1998 (age 23) 13 0 East Timor FC Porto Taibesi
13 2DF Denilson 1 0 East Timor
22 2DF Osvaldo 4 0 East Timor Karketu Dili
23 2DF Agostinho (1997-08-28) 28 August 1997 (age 24) 11 0 East Timor FC Porto Taibesi

7 3MF José Oliveira (1997-10-28) 28 October 1997 (age 24) 14 2 East Timor SLB Laulara
8 3MF Feliciano Goncalves (1997-02-11) 11 February 1997 (age 24) 6 0 East Timor DIT FC
15 3MF Domingos Araujo (1999-01-26) 26 January 1999 (age 22) 5 0 East Timor
16 3MF Gaudencio (1998-07-02) 2 July 1998 (age 23) 12 1 East Timor SLB Laulara
17 3MF Gelvanio (1998-10-08) 8 October 1998 (age 23) 12 2 East Timor Karketu Dili
18 3MF Dom Lucas 0 0 East Timor
19 3MF Abrao Mendonca (1997-06-18) 18 June 1997 (age 24) 6 0 East Timor

9 4FW Rufino Gama (1998-06-20) 20 June 1998 (age 23) 12 4 East Timor AS Académica
10 4FW Henrique (1997-12-06) 6 December 1997 (age 23) 17 3 East Timor DIT FC
11 4FW Kefi (1997-01-27) 27 January 1997 (age 24) 13 5 East Timor DIT FC
14 4FW Joao Pedro 5 0 East Timor SLB Laulara
21 4FW Ruben 0 0 East Timor

Recent call-ups

The following players have been selected for the Timor Leste squad and are still available for selection.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
DF Jaimito (1999-06-10) 10 June 1999 (age 22) 1 0 East Timor Karketu Dili 2016 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
DF Victor (1997-12-05) 5 December 1997 (age 23) 6 0 East Timor AS Académica 2013 AFF U-19 Youth Championship
DF Carlos Magno (1997-05-29) 29 May 1997 (age 24) 1 1 East Timor Carsae FC 2013 AFF U-19 Youth Championship

MF Armando (1997-03-01) 1 March 1997 (age 24) 8 0 East Timor Kablaky FC 2016 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
MF Jose Ximenes 3 0 East Timor 2016 AFC U-19 Championship qualification
MF Oscar Baptista Belo (1997-04-03) 3 April 1997 (age 24) 2 0 East Timor Karketu Dili 2015 AFF U-19 Youth Championship
MF Melchior Ribeiro (1997-05-26) 26 May 1997 (age 24) 1 0 East Timor DIT F.C. 2015 AFF U-19 Youth Championship
MF Marcos Gusmao (1997-03-14) 14 March 1997 (age 24) 5 1 East Timor AS Ponta Leste 2013 AFF U-19 Youth Championship

FW Ricardo Correira (1998-10-08) 8 October 1998 (age 23) 2 0 East Timor DIT F.C. 2015 AFF U-19 Youth Championship

Previously squads

2013 AFF U-19 Youth Championship squad
2015 squad[1][2][3][4]

Former player

Records

List of Coaches

Coach Coaching period Pld W D L Achievements
?? 2005 4 0 1 3 2005 AFF U-20 Youth Championship - Round 1 (First Time)
?? 2009 3 0 0 3 2009 AFF U-19 Youth Championship - Round 1 (First Time)
Japan Norio Tsukitate 2013 6 4 1 1 2013 AFF U-19 Youth Championship - Third place
Japan Takuma Koga 2015 8 1 4 3 2015 AFF U-19 Youth Championship - Round 1
2016 AFC U-19 Championship qualification - Did not qualify
Japan Shigeo Yamazaki 2016 6 3 0 3 2016 AFF U-19 Youth Championship - Fourth place
East Timor Joao Manuel da Silva Araujo 2017 9 2 2 5 2017 AFF U-19 Youth Championship - Round 1
2018 AFC U-19 Championship qualification - Did not qualify

Stadium

References