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Timor-Leste national under-23 football team

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Timor-Leste
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) O Sol Nascente
(The Raising Sun)
Association Federação de Futebol de Timor-Leste
Sub-confederation AFF (Southeast Asia)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Fábio Magrão
Asst coach Óscar Lagos
Adelino Soarez
Captain Anggisu Barbosa
Top scorer Yudda Ardisaputra
Murilo de Almeida (3)
Home stadium East Timor National Stadium
FIFA code TLS
First international
23x15px Malaysia 3–0 Timor-Leste 23x15px
(Bangkok, Thailand; 30 August 2005)
Biggest win
23x15px Timor-Leste 3–0 Brunei 23x15px
(Jakarta, Indonesia; 31 March 2015)
Biggest defeat
23x15px Malaysia 11–0 Timor-Leste 23x15px
(Vientiane, Laos; 2 December 2009)
Asian Games
Appearances 1 (First in 2014)
Best result Round 1 (2014)
SEA Games
Appearances 3 (First in 2009)
Best result Round 1 (2009,2011,2013)

The Timor-Leste national Under-23 football team (also known as Timor-Leste U-23 or Selecao U-23) represents the Timor-Leste in international football competitions in the Olympic Games, Asian Games, Southeast Asian Games and any other under-23 international football tournaments. It is controlled by the Federação de Futebol de Timor-Leste, the governing body of football in the country. Timor Leste is currently one of the weakest teams in the world. They won their first match on 5 November 2011 against Brunei, scoring 2-1.[1]

History

Football established in East Timor or Timor Leste in the Portuguese Colony era, where many local and the Portuguese Official played for enjoyment. After Portuguese leave the island, Indonesia invaded the Island and took their cultured and Identity. East Timor gained independence from Indonesia in 2000 following more than 20 years of occupation at the end of the Portuguese rule, which resulted in a long running battle against Jakarta-led forces. East Timor Football Association was accepted as an associate member of AFC at the 20th AFC Congress in 2002. Timor Leste U-23 was invited to 2005 AFF U-23 Youth Championship, this was the first appearances for the team to play Under 23 International Football. Selecao U23 did not achieve success at that tournament. In 2009, Selecao U23 enter the first Southeast Asian Games. Once again the team loss every matches and it was humiliating for the country. The biggest defeat was Malaysia scoring 11-0 at the 2009 SEA Games.Timor Leste have major improvement at 2011 SEA Games, when they use oversea players from Brazil and Australia whom their parents are exile from Invasion at 1975. These players contribute success at the two matches at SEA Games; especially, Murilo de Almeida who score 3 goals. Overall the under 23 team did well and was one of the surprise teams of the SEA Games. The team finished third in their group by recording their first win in the SEA Games and finishing above Laos, Brunei and Philippines. The team finished the SEA games with a goal difference of -4. This was a big improvement form the SEA Games at Laos 2001 where the team finished last in their group with no wins from four games and a big goal difference of -28 and only one goal scored.

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for the Football at the 2015 Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.

Caps and goals updated as March 31, 2015 after match against Brunei U-23.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Exposto Gusmao (1996-10-22) 22 October 1996 (age 19) 1 0 23x15px Teouma Academy
12 1GK Ramos Maxanches (1994-04-12) 12 April 1994 (age 21) 14 0 23x15px Teouma Academy
20 1GK Fagio Augusto (1997-04-29) 29 April 1997 (age 18) 0 0 23x15px Teouma Academy
2 2DF Ezequiel Fernandes (1996-04-08) 8 April 1996 (age 19) 6 1 23x15px Teouma Academy
3 2DF Jorge Sabas Victor (1997-12-05) 5 December 1997 (age 18) 4 0 Template:Country data Indonesia Persiku Dynamo Kupang
4 2DF Filipe Oliveira (1995-05-14) 14 May 1995 (age 20) 10 0 23x15px Teouma Academy
15 2DF Agostinho (1997-08-28) 28 August 1997 (age 18) 12 1 23x15px Teouma Academy
17 2DF Nidio Neto (1995-10-09) 9 October 1995 (age 20) 2 0 23x15px Teouma Academy
18 2DF Candido (1997-12-02) 2 December 1997 (age 18) 2 0 23x15px Teouma Academy
6 3MF Anggisu Barbosa (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 (age 22) 12 0 23x15px Sriracha F.C.
8 3MF José Oliveira (1997-10-28) 28 October 1997 (age 18) 2 0 23x15px Teouma Academy
10 3MF Nilo Soares (1994-07-18) 18 July 1994 (age 21) 13 0 23x15px Teouma Academy
11 3MF Nataniel Reis (1995-03-25) 25 March 1995 (age 20) 6 0 23x15px Teouma Academy
13 3MF Carlos Magno (1997-05-29) 29 May 1997 (age 18) 2 0 23x15px S.E. Gleno
16 3MF Paulo Helber (1992-06-28) 28 June 1992 (age 23) 23x15px Atlético Monte Azul
5 4FW Henrique Cruz (1997-12-06) 6 December 1997 (age 18) 8 2 23x15px Teouma Academy
9 4FW Jairo Neto (1994-03-04) 4 March 1994 (age 21) 2 1 23x15px SL Marinha
14 4FW Frangcyatma Alves (1997-01-27) 27 January 1997 (age 19) 7 0 Template:Country data Indonesia Persiku Dynamo Kupang
19 4FW Feliciano Goncalves (1997-02-11) 11 February 1997 (age 19) 2 0 23x15px Teouma Academy
23 4FW José Fonseca (1994-09-19) 19 September 1994 (age 21) 11 1 23x15px Phayao F.C.

Recent call-ups

The following players have been selected for the Timor Leste squad within the last 12 months and are still available for selection.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Zarael Leandro (1996-02-16) 16 February 1996 (age 20) 0 0 Template:Country data Indonesia Persik Kendal 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
GK Augusto Caballero (1998-08-24) 24 August 1998 (age 17) 0 0 Template:Country data Japan Falcao Fukuoka F.C. 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
GK Juliao Monteiro (1993-07-17) 17 July 1993 (age 22) 2 0 23x15px U.S Lospalos 2014 Asian Games
DF Jeca (1994-10-10) 10 October 1994 (age 21) 9 0 23x15px Real Ermera Lions 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
DF Adrien Guiterrez (1994-06-18) 18 June 1994 (age 21) 0 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
DF Ibrahim Hortado (1996-10-05) 5 October 1996 (age 19) 0 0 23x15px AL Mabarrah 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
DF Stefano Petrovic (1996-11-21) 21 November 1996 (age 19) 0 0 23x15px A.S. Gubbio 1910 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
DF Johnado Ezjargo (1996-09-25) 25 September 1996 (age 19) 0 0 23x15px Villa Nova Atlético Clube 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
DF Omar Romero (1994-07-17) 17 July 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Template:Country data Indonesia Persas Sabang 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
DF Nikloto Vargaso (1998-10-09) 9 October 1998 (age 17) 0 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
DF Leo Mourano (1996-04-12) 12 April 1996 (age 19) 0 0 Template:Country data Hong Kong Tai Po Tigers United 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
DF Henrique Glasman (1994-08-20) 20 August 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Template:Country data Indonesia Persiko Dynamo Kupang 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
DF Jose Guterres Silva (1998-04-24) 24 April 1998 (age 17) 0 0 23x15px 2014 Asian Games
MF Joao Pinto (1994-07-10) 10 July 1994 (age 21) 0 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
MF Adelino Trindade (1995-06-02) 2 June 1995 (age 20) 11 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
MF Maurano Azatano (1996-05-13) 13 May 1996 (age 19) 0 0 23x15px Masifi Club 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
MF Miguel McKite (1998-09-03) 3 September 1998 (age 17) 0 0 23x15px Colearaine F.C. 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
MF Frenado Billeroz (1998-03-12) 12 March 1998 (age 17) 0 0
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data South Korea FC Pocheon
2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
MF Nikolas Lyapardo (1992-01-27) 27 January 1992 (age 24) 0 0 23x15px S.E. Itanara 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
MF Yusrof Romero (1996-05-23) 23 May 1996 (age 19) 0 0 Template:Country data Indonesia Persas Sabang 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
MF Bryant Pires (1994-03-16) 16 March 1994 (age 21) 0 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
MF Eujebio Pareira (1996-08-08) 8 August 1996 (age 19) 5 0 23x15px 2014 Asian Games
MF Marcos Morais Gusmao (1997-03-14) 14 March 1997 (age 18) 2 0 23x15px 2014 Asian Games
FW Januario (1996-09-04) 4 September 1996 (age 19) 3 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
FW José Almeida (1996-07-12) 12 July 1996 (age 19) 1 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
FW Rufino Gama (1998-06-20) 20 June 1998 (age 17) 2 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
FW Boavida Olegario (1994-10-24) 24 October 1994 (age 21) 7 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
FW Marc Dezyor (1994-08-06) 6 August 1994 (age 21) 0 0 23x15px C.F.S. Pecorade 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
FW Kamoz Riebero (1996-03-15) 15 March 1996 (age 19) 0 0 23x15px Shaoxing United FC 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
FW Yazid Gomez (1992-09-07) 7 September 1992 (age 23) 0 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
FW Ivan Kenalazo (1996-10-23) 23 October 1996 (age 19) 0 0 23x15px Spartak Tynda 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
FW George Feirro (1996-05-11) 11 May 1996 (age 19) 0 0 23x15px Rocester F.C. 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
FW Roberto Izameto (1996-09-04) 4 September 1996 (age 19) 0 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad
FW Terry Tokitoz (1998-08-11) 11 August 1998 (age 17) 0 0 23x15px Teouma Academy 2016 AFC U-23 ACQ preliminary squad

Previous squads

Competition records

Olympic games record

(Under-23 Team since 1992)

Olympic Games Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
23x15px 2004 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23x15px 2008 Did Not Qualify 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23x15px 2012 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
23x15px 2016 [to be determined] - - - - - - -
Total 0/3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0

Asian Games Record

(Under-23 Team since 2002)

Asian Games
Year Round GP W D L GF GA
Template:Country data South Korea 2002
<center> Did not enter <center>0 <center>0 <center> 0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0
<center> 23x15px 2006 <center> Did not enter <center>0 <center>0 <center> 0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0
<center> 23x15px 2010 <center> Did not enter <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0
<center> Template:Country data South Korea 2014 <center> Round 1 <center>3 <center>0 <center> 0 <center>3 <center>2 <center>13
<center> Template:Country data IDN 2019 <center>[to be determined] <center>0 <center>0 <center> 0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0
<center> Total <center> Best: Round 1 <center>3 <center>0 <center> 0 <center>3 <center>2 <center>13

AFC U-23 Championship Record

AFC U-23 Championship
Year Round GP W D L GF GA
<center> 23x15px 2013 Did Not Qualify <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>-
<center> 23x15px 2016 [to be determined] <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>-
<center> Total <center>0/1 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0

SEA Games Record

(Under-23 Team since 2001)

SEA Games
Year Round GP W D L GF GA
<center> 23x15px 2005 <center> Did not enter <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0
<center> 23x15px 2007 <center> Did not enter <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0
<center> 23x15px 2009 <center> Group Stage <center>4 <center>0 <center>0 <center>4 <center>1 <center>28
<center> Template:Country data Indonesia 2011 <center> Group Stage <center>5 <center>2 <center>0 <center>3 <center>4 <center>8
<center> 23x15px 2013 <center> Group Stage <center>4 <center>1 <center>1 <center>2 <center>5 <center>8
<center> 23x15px 2015 <center>[to be determined] <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>-
<center> 23x15px 2017 <center>[to be determined] <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>-
<center> 23x15px 2019 <center>[to be determined] <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>-
<center> Total <center> Best: Group Stage <center>13 <center>3 <center>1 <center>9 <center>10 <center>44

AFF U-23 Youth Championship record

ASEAN Under-23
Year Round GP W D L GF GA
<center> 23x15px 2005 <center> Group Stage <center>3 <center>0 <center>0 <center>3 <center>1 <center>14
<center> Template:Country data Indonesia 2011 <center> Competition Cancelled <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>- <center>-
<center> Total <center> Best: Group Stage <center>3 <center>0 <center>0 <center>3 <center>1 <center>14

Kits

Timor-Leste's traditional home kit is red shirts, black shorts and red or black socks. The away kits have featured white or yellow shirts. In 2009 SEA Games, Timor Leste U-23 wear the same feature as Spain's Home kit but the away kit is Yellow-Blue-Blue. The kits are currently manufactured by Nike

Kit evolution

Stadium

Recent results

      Win       Draw       Lose

2014 Asian Games
2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
Football at the 2015 Southeast Asian Games

Current Staff

As of March 2015
Position Name Nationality
Coach Fábio Magrão 23x15px Brazil
Assistant Coach Manuel da Costa Soares 23x15px East Timor
Assistant Coach Adelino Soarez 23x15px East Timor
Fitness Coach Jorge Serrado 23x15px Brazil
Goalkeeping Coach Eduardo Niño 23x15px Colombia

List of Coaches

Period Coach Achievements
2009-2010 23x15px Manuel da Costa Soares 2009 Southeast Asian Games - Round 1 (First Time)
2011-2012 23x15px Antonio Carlos Vieira 2011 Southeast Asian Games - First Win with Brunei
2012 Template:Country data JPN Norio Tsukitake 2013 AFC U-22 Championship qualification - Did not qualify
2013-2014 23x15px Emerson Alcântara 2013 Southeast Asian Games - First Draw with Indonesia
2014 Template:Country data JPN Takuma Koga 2014 Asian Games - Round 1 (First Time)
2015- 23x15px Fábio Magrão 2016 AFC U-23 Championship qualification - Did not qualify

References

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