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Eswatini
Nickname(s) Sihlangu Semnikati (King's Shield)
Association Eswatini Football Association
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation COSAFA (Southern Africa)
Head coach Dominic Kunene
Captain Siyabonga Mdluli
Most caps Tony Tsabedze (71)
Top scorer Felix Badenhorst (13)
Home stadium Somhlolo National Stadium
FIFA code SWZ
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 140 Increase 1 (7 February 2019)
Highest 88 (April–May 2017)
Lowest 190 (September–October 2012)
Elo ranking
Current NR (3 March 2019)
Highest 117 (25 June 2016)
Lowest 181 (2013)
First international
United Kingdom Swaziland 2–0 Malawi 
(Swaziland; 1 May 1968)
Biggest win
 Djibouti 0–6 Swaziland 
(Djibouti; 9 October 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Egypt 10–0 Swaziland 
(Alexandria, Egypt; 22 March 2013)

The Eswatini national football team, nicknamed Sihlangu Semnikati (King's Shield), represents Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, in international football and is controlled by the Eswatini Football Association. It has never qualified for the World Cup or the Africa Cup of Nations finals. Swaziland's best performance in an international tournament is a semi-final finish in the COSAFA Cup.

On 8 June 2008 they achieved their first win in a World Cup qualifier since 1992, beating 2006 finalists Togo 2–1 on home soil. The team's best recent performance came in 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification where Eswatini finished second in Group L above Guinea and Malawi.

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