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Sri Lanka
Nickname(s) සිංහ සිංහයා
siṁha siṁhayā
(Simha Lions)
Association Football Federation of Sri Lanka
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation SAFF (South Asia)
Head coach Nizam Pakeer Ali
Captain Sujan Perera
Top scorer Kasun Jayasuriya (27)
Home stadium Sugathadasa Stadium
FIFA code SRI
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 201 Steady (7 February 2019)
Highest 122 (August 1998)
Lowest 201 (October 2018 – present)
Elo ranking
Current 217 Increase 3 (3 March 2019)
Highest 105 (23 March 1952)
Lowest 220 (November 2016 – present)
First international
 Ceylon 0–2 India 
(Colombo, Ceylon; 1 January 1952)
Biggest win
 Sri Lanka 7–1 Pakistan 
(Taipei, Taiwan; 4 April 2008)
 Sri Lanka 6–0 Bhutan 
(Dhaka, Bangladesh; 6 December 2009)
Biggest defeat
 Ceylon 1–12 East Germany 
(Colombo, Ceylon; 12 January 1964)

Sri Lanka national football team is the national football team of Sri Lanka.

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