Algeria national under-17 football team

The Algeria national under-17 football team is the national representative for Algeria in international under-17 football competition, and is controlled by the Algerian Football Federation. The team competes in the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations, UNAF U-17 Tournament, and the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which is held every two years. The under-17 team also participates in local and international friendly tournaments. The team is currently coached by Abdelkader Soltani.

Algeria U-17
Nickname(s)الأفنــاك
(Fennec Foxes)
AssociationAlgerian Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Head coachAbdelkader Soltani
Home stadiumStade 5 Juillet
FIFA codeALG
First colours
Second colours
Africa U-17 Cup of Nations
Appearances1 (first in 2009)
Best resultRunners-up (2009)
UNAF U-17 Tournament
Appearances10 (first in 2006)
Best resultChampions (2006, 2008, 2012)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2009)
Best resultRound 1 (2009)

HistoryEdit

HonoursEdit

Runners-up (1): 2009
Winners (3): 2006, 2008, 2012
Runners-up (3): 2008, 2009, 2011

Tournament RecordsEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup on October 26, 2017'[1][2]
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Abdennour Merzouki (1992-02-15) 15 February 1992 (age 28) 31 0   FAF Academy
16 1GK Nacer Zaâbat (1992-01-19) 19 January 1992 (age 29) 18 0   FAF Academy
21 1GK Abdelouakil Talhi (1992-03-14) 14 March 1992 (age 28) 17 0   OMR El Annasser
2 2DF Ahmed Cheheima (1992-04-08) 8 April 1992 (age 28) 29 5   FAF Academy
3 2DF Mustapha Bouteldja (1992-02-10) 10 February 1992 (age 28) 13 0   FAF Academy
4 2DF Mohamed Ilyes Cherchar (1992-01-18) 18 January 1992 (age 29) 31 2   FAF Academy
5 2DF Ibrahim Bekakchi (1992-01-10) 10 January 1992 (age 29) 28 4   FAF Academy
8 2DF Djelloul Djouba (1992-04-02) 2 April 1992 (age 28) 26 0   FAF Academy
19 2DF Abderahmane Belkadi (1992-06-06) 6 June 1992 (age 28) 30 0   FAF Academy
20 2DF Billel Khida (1992-02-29) 29 February 1992 (age 28) 26 2   FAF Academy
6 3MF Houssem Eddine Ferkous (1992-01-31) 31 January 1992 (age 28) 31 0   FAF Academy
7 3MF Abdelghani Boughoula (1992-09-27) 27 September 1992 (age 28) 21 0   FAF Academy
10 3MF Abdelhakim Bezzaz (1992-10-20) 20 October 1992 (age 28) 31 7   ES Sétif
12 3MF Ziri Hammar (1992-07-25) 25 July 1992 (age 28) 9 2   AS Nancy
15 3MF Julien López Baila (1992-03-01) 1 March 1992 (age 28) 3 0   Montpellier HSC
17 3MF Mohamed Nadir Ziane (1992-03-27) 27 March 1992 (age 28) 29 2   ES Sétif
11 4FW Saïd Ferguène (1992-06-16) 16 June 1992 (age 28) 4 0   JS Kabylie
13 4FW Aghiles Toulait (1992-04-07) 7 April 1992 (age 28) 22 4   FAF Academy
14 4FW Mohamed Lamine Omrani (1992-01-17) 17 January 1992 (age 29) 13 6   ES Sétif
18 4FW Youcef Khelifi (1992-03-04) 4 March 1992 (age 28) 29 5   ES Sétif

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EN U17 : La sélection pour la Coupe du Monde". DZfoot.com (in French). Retrieved 2018-05-25.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-24. Retrieved 2009-10-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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