Switzerland Football team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History


In this article, you’ll learn about the Switzerland Football team players and Coaches, FIFA Ranking, Nickname, and history. It is believed that the Switzerland Football team is the representative of Switzerland internationally in football. Switzerland Football team Players is managed by the Swiss Football Association.

Switzerland’s greatest FIFA World Cup performance was during the three quarter-finals in 1938, 1934, and 1954. The tournament was hosted by Switzerland in 1954, when they took on Austria in the quarterfinals, losing 7-5. The game continues until this day. The match with the highest score during the World Cup. 

At the 2005 FIFA World Cup, Switzerland recorded a FIFA World Cup record after being eliminated from the tournament, despite conceding only one goal after being eliminated during the Round of 16 against Ukraine. He didn’t score until the game against Chile in 2010. FIFA World Cup, scoring in the 75th minute, setting the World Cup final record for consecutive minutes.

Team Profile Summary

AssociationSwiss Football Association
Nickname(s)Schweizer Nati, La Nati, Rossocrociati
ConfederationStade de Suisse
FIFA position14 (31 March 2022)
Most CapsHeinz Hermann (118)
Top ScorerAlexander Frei (42)
Home stadiumStade de Suisse
Coach HeadMurat Yakin

Switzerland Football team Overview

In the past, football has been a popular sport throughout Switzerland. Its Swiss Football Association was founded in 1895 and became an early part of FIFA at the time of 1904. However, despite its fame, the national team has never been consistently successful in international tournaments, with its most notable achievements occurring during the first half of the century of. In the 1924 Olympics, Switzerland won a silver medal in football but fell to Uruguay during the championship.

He also reached the quarterfinals in the World Cup twice, in 1934 and 1938, and also took part in his first World Cup for the first time. The initial success continued into 1966 when the national team was unable to win the World Cup in 1958. 

Switzerland Football team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History

However, Switzerland failed to qualify for any major international tournament until 1994 when the World Cup was hosted by the United States. In 1996, Switzerland was a participant in the European Championships hosted by England. Since 1996, the team has been relatively successful in qualifying for every tournament, except the one big competition (Euro 2012) and being knocked out of the group stage two times.

The reason for Switzerland’s recent success is the fact that it is home to numerous young talents. Even though there is a chance that the Swiss Raiffeisen Super League is not as well-known for its performances in European competitions as its counterpart, the Dutch Eredivisie, it has created a number of potential players in the academy programs of various teams. 

The average age among players of the league is 25.2 years old, which is one-half year lower that the average European average. 28 percent of Swiss Super League players are trained by clubs, which is up from just 4% in 2012, as compared to other regions of Europe. This figure, along together with the fact the Super League boasts the lowest percentage of international players suggests that a significant amount of money is devoted to the training of local players who could be part of Switzerland’s national team. Swiss nation’s national squad.

This is why Switzerland despite its modest size has the sixth-highest number of foreigners who are eligible for national teams of five of the most prestigious European leagues. The Swiss’s performance in youth football has been proven internationally by winning the 2009 World Cup for Under-17 players. As on April 7, 2016, Switzerland’s national team is ranked 14th. The Swiss national team was ranked 14th.

Switzerland is in Group E along with England, Slovenia, Estonia, Lithuania, and San Marino in the Euro 2016 qualifying round. The campaign started off with the wrong start, with a 2-0 loss at home against England on the 8th of September, 2014, and a 1-0 loss against Slovenia on the 9th of October, 2014. The opening game started well and had good outcomes for both squads.

The chance to score was there, but English’s Joe Hart repeatedly denied Switzerland, and finally, England made use of an inadvertent mistake to score the opening goal, and later, another goal in the burning embers. In the second match, Switzerland dominated most of the game and forced Slovenia’s Handanovic to keep a few excellent saves. At the end of the day, Switzerland conceded a penalty that was converted into a single goal for the match. In both matches, the Switzerland Football team played well and was fortunate to not lose.

Then, Switzerland managed to reverse the trend by winning six consecutive qualifiers. In their final game with San Marino, the team triumphed with the final score being 4-1. In the game, Switzerland held 71% possession and played 29 goals. After this win, the Switzerland Football team got another victory by 4-0 over Lithuania.

Xherdan Shaqiri was the hero of the game, the cross was smashed and the Lithuanian goalkeeper smashed it into his own net to score the first goal in the second half after which the goal was scrutinized twice. “Highlights: Switzerland Vs. Lithuania “1). 

Switzerland had a 3-0 win in their following three games, before being beaten 2-0 by England in September 2015. The team came back to beat 7-0 San Marino and 1-0 against Estonia and ended up finishing second to England at the top of their league. With 21 points from seven wins and three defeats (“Rankings the preliminary stages”).

Switzerland Football Team Home Stadium

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Switzerland Football Team Kit

The standard home cut of team members of the Swiss nation is red shirt white shorts and red socks. The opposite cut features a white shirt along with white socks and red shorts However, the color of shorts and socks could be altered when there’s an ounce of shock. Switzerland was founded at the age of 1895 and always used a uniform color code. It is an ode of the colors that originate from the Swiss flag. The current manufacturer of kits is Puma which has been producing its own kits since 1998.

Here is Switzerland Kit World Cup 2022, Home and Away by Puma.

Who are the Switzerland Football team players?

The following Switzerland Football team players were summoned up to play friendly games with England in addition to Kosovo on the 26 and 29 March 2022 respectively. Goals and caps updated to 29 March 2022 following the game against Kosovo.

NoPositionPlayer NameThe date of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1GKDavid von Ballmoos30-12-1994 (27)00Young Boys
12GKJonas Omlin10-01-1994 (28)30Montpellier
21GKGregor Kobel06-12-1997 (24)20Borussia Dortmund
2DFKevin Mbabu19-04-1995 (26)210VfL Wolfsburg
3DFSilvan Widmer05-03-1993 (29)282Mainz 05
4DFNico Elvedi30-09-1996 (25)361Monchengladbach
5DFManuel Akanji19-07-1995 (26)390Borussia Dortmund
13DFRicardo Rodriguez25-08-1992 (29)949Torino
16DFJordan Lotomba29-09-1998 (23)51Nice
18DFEray Comert04-02-1998 (24)80Valencia
6MFFabian Frei08-01-1989 (33)203Basel
8MFRemo Freuler (4th captain)15-04-1992 (29)424Atalanta
10MFAndres Guardado (captain)27-09-1992 (29)10012Arsenal
11MFRenato Steffen03-11-1991 (30)221VfL Wolfsburg
14MFSteven Zuber17-08-1991 (30)4810AEK Athens
15MFDjibril Sow06-02-1997 (25)260Eintracht Frankfurt
22MFMichel Aebischer06-01-1997 (25)80Bologna
23MFXherdan Shaqiri (vice-captain)10-10-1991 (30)10226Chicago Fire
7FWBreel Embolo14-02-1997 (25)529Monchengladbach
9FWNoah Okafor24-05-2000 (21)41Red Bull Salzburg
17FWRuben Vargas05-08-1998 (23)234FC Augsburg
19FWMario Gavranovic24-11-1989 (32)3916Kayserispor
20FWAndi Zeqiri22-06-1999 (22)70FC Augsburg

What are they? Switzerland Football team’s head coach and captain?

Granit Xhaka is the captain and Murat Yakin is the coach of the Switzerland Football team.

Switzerland Football team captain

Granit Xhaka is the captain of Switzerland the national team of football. Check out the summary of his profile for the captain of Switzerland currently.

Summary of profile

  • Name: Granit Xhaka
  • Age/Date of Birth: Sep 27, 1992 (29)
  • The place of birth: Basel
  • Citizenship: Switzerland
  • Height: 1,86 m
  • Position: Defensive Midfield
  • Agent: Signature – ISCM AG
  • Current international: Switzerland
  • Caps/Goals: 100 / 12

Switzerland Football team coach for football

Murat Yakin is the coach of the team. Check out the summary of the profile of the current coach.

Summary of profile

  • Name: Murat Yakin
  • Age/Date of Birth: Sep 15, 1974 (47)
  • The place of birth: Basel
  • Citizenship: Switzerland
  • Coaching Licence: UEFA Pro Licence
  • Avg. term as a coach: 1.09 years
  • The preferred form of formation is 4-2-2 Diamond

FIFA world rankings

Switzerland Football team is 14th in FIFA World Ranking.

Switzerland Football team’s Trophies

Switzerland has yet to win an international trophy of any significance and the most impressive result it has managed to achieve thus far was the three World Cup quarter-finals in 1934 as well as 1938 and 1954 and it was also in its quarterfinals in UEFA Euro 2020. Is. He also received an Olympic silver medal in the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, in which he was defeated 3-0 by Uruguay during the championship. Swiss youngsters have performed better.

The U-17 team took home their respective UEFA European U-17 Championship 2002 and the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2009 U21 was selected to play in the semi-finals of the UEFA European U-21 Championship. UEFA 2002 was an eventual finalist. For the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.

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