Timor-Leste U-21
Nickname(s)O Sol Nascente (The Raising Sun)
The Little Samba Nation
El Lafaek
AssociationFederação de Futebol de Timor-Leste
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Head coachEast Timor Almerio Isaac
CaptainNilo Soares
Home stadiumEast Timor National Stadium
FIFA codeTLS
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Maldives 2–2 Timor-Leste East Timor
(Palembang, Indonesia; 6 August 2005)
Biggest win
East Timor Timor-Leste 2–0 Malaysia 
(Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei; 27 February 2012)
Biggest defeat
 Malaysia 7–1 Timor-Leste East Timor
(Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; 6 August 2009)

The Youngs Timor-Leste is the national team of Timor-Leste and is controlled by the Federação de Futebol de Timor-Leste. East Timor has never had success on the international stage. They are currently one of the weakest teams in the world. East Timor joined FIFA on 12 September 2005.

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

AFC U-22 Championship record

AFC U-22 Championship
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
2013 TBD 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy record

Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy Brunei
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
2002 Did not enter 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 Did not enter 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 Did not enter 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Group Stage 4 2 0 2 3 3
2014 Group Stage 4 0 1 3 3 12
2018 Champions 5 3 1 1 5 4
Total Best:Champions 13 5 2 6 11 19

Squad

Current squad

The following players were called up for the 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy in Brunei.[1] Players marked with an asterisk (*) were over age for this competition.

Head coach: East Timor Eduardo Pereira

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Aderito Raul Fernandes (1997-05-15) 15 May 1997 (age 24) East Timor AS Ponta Leste
20 1GK Fagio Augusto (1997-04-29) 29 April 1997 (age 24) East Timor Karketu Dili
1GK Fernando da Costa East Timor Benfica Laulara

2 2DF Julião dos Reis Mendonça* (1995-07-03) 3 July 1995 (age 26) East Timor DIT
3 2DF Gumario Augusto Fernandez da Silva Moreira (2001-12-14) 14 December 2001 (age 19) East Timor DIT
4 2DF Candido Monteiro de Oliveira (1997-12-02) 2 December 1997 (age 23) East Timor AS Ponta Leste
5 2DF Jorge Sabas Victor (Captain) (1997-12-05) 5 December 1997 (age 23) East Timor Carsae
6 2DF Nidio Ricardo Ferreira Alves* (1994-06-17) 17 June 1994 (age 27) East Timor Benfica Laulara
15 2DF Agostinho da Silva Araujo (1997-08-28) 28 August 1997 (age 23) East Timor FC Porto Taibesi
18 2DF Armindo Correira de Almeida (1998-04-18) 18 April 1998 (age 23) East Timor AS Académica
22 2DF Nelson Sarmento Viegas (1999-12-24) 24 December 1999 (age 21) East Timor Karketu Dili

8 3MF José Oliveira (1997-10-28) 28 October 1997 (age 23) East Timor Benfica Laulara
11 3MF Mouzinho de Lima East Timor
12 3MF Gaudencio Armindo Monteiro (1998-07-02) 2 July 1998 (age 23) East Timor SLB Laulara
13 3MF Expedito Soares da Conceição East Timor
14 3MF Gelvanio Angelo da Costa (1998-10-08) 8 October 1998 (age 22) East Timor Karketu Dili
19 3MF Boavida Olegario* (1994-10-24) 24 October 1994 (age 26) East Timor Karketu Dili
23 3MF Osvaldo Lucas Baptisto Belo (2000-10-18) 18 October 2000 (age 20) East Timor

7 4FW Rufino Gama (1998-06-20) 20 June 1998 (age 23) East Timor Karketu Dili
9 4FW Silveiro Garcia* (1994-04-02) 2 April 1994 (age 27) East Timor AS Ponta Leste
10 4FW Henrique Cruz (1997-12-06) 6 December 1997 (age 23) East Timor Boavista Dili
16 4FW Filomeno Junior da Costa (1997-02-11) 11 February 1997 (age 24) East Timor SLB Laulara
17 4FW Lourenco Ximenes East Timor AS Ponta Leste
21 4FW Frangcyatma Alves (1997-01-27) 27 January 1997 (age 24) East Timor Karketu Dili

List of Coaches

Coach Coaching period Pld W D L Achievements
East Timor Almerio Isaac 2012 4 2 0 2 2012 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy - Round 1 (First Time)
Japan Takuma Koga 2014 4 0 1 3 2014 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy - Round 1
East Timor Eduardo Pereira 2018 5 3 1 1 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy - Winner

Stadium

References

  1. ^ "TLS – 2018 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy". Retrieved 1 January 2020.