Tibetan football selection

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Tibetan National Football Association.svg
Nickname (s) The Forbiddens
Association Tibetan National Football Association
Head coach TibetTibet (1912–1951) Penpa Tsering (since 2018)
Record scorer Tsering Dhundup
First jersey
Second jersey
First international match Nepal 4-0 Tibet (November 6, 1972)
NepalNepal TibetTibet (1912–1951)
Biggest win Tibet 6-0 Delhi XI ( New Delhi , India ; Aug 4, 2007)
TibetTibet (1912–1951)IndiaIndia
Biggest defeat Padania 13-0 Tibet ( Milan , Italy ; May 7, 2008)
PadaniaPadania TibetTibet (1912–1951)
(Status: unknown)

The Tibetan football selection is the football selection of the Tibetan National Football Association . This is not a member of the Asian football association AFC and FIFA , but belongs to CONIFA , the umbrella organization for football associations that are not members of FIFA.

Participation in soccer world championships

  • 1930 to 2022 - did not participate (not a FIFA member)

Participation in soccer Asian championships

  • 1956 to 2023 - did not participate (not AFC member)

Unofficial world championships

Since the team is not allowed to take part in FIFA World Cups, they take part in unofficial world championships.

FIFI Wild Cup 2006

The team lost against Gibraltar with 0: 5 and against the "Republic of St. Pauli" (former players of the FC St. Pauli club ) with 0: 7 and were eliminated in the group B preliminary round.

ELF Cup 2006

After the relocation of the Viva World Cup 2006, Tibet took part in the ELF Cup 2006 in Northern Cyprus and was eliminated in the preliminary round with three defeats and a goal difference of 0:14.


Known players

Tibet has (had) only one professional player in its own ranks: Dorjee Tsawa , who was the coach of the women's team at FC Zurich until June 2017 . Before that, he played at FC Schaffhausen and FC St. Gallen, among others .

Individual evidence

  1. Elf Cup 2006 - Fixtures & Results ( Memento of the original from December 20, 2007 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.elfcup.org

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