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Chile Olympic football team (also known as Chile under-23, Chile U-23) represents Chile in international football competitions in Olympic Games. Since the 1992 tournament, the team is limited to players under the age of 23, except three overage players. The team is controlled by the Federación de Fútbol de Chile (FFCh). Combined with pre-1992 tournaments, Chile has qualified on four occasions to the Summer Olympics, winning a bronze medal in 2000.[1]

Chile U-23
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationFederación de Fútbol de Chile (FFCH)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachBernardo Redín
Top scorerIván Zamorano (5)
Home stadiumEstadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago, Chile
FIFA codeCHI
First colours
Second colours
First international
Chile Chile 4–5 Egypt Egypt
(Helsinki, Finland; February 22, 1996)
Biggest win
Chile Chile 4–0 Ecuador 
(Mar del Plata, Argentina; February 22, 1996)
Biggest defeat
Argentina Argentina 6–0 Chile Chile
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; December 22, 1959)
Olympics
Appearances3 (first in 1952)
Best resultBronze Medal: 2000
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Melbourne Team

Pre-Olympic Tournament RecordEdit

Olympics Record
Year Host Result GP W D L GS GA
1960   Peru Preliminary Stage 2 0 0 2 1 11
1964   Peru First Stage 4 1 1 2 2 6
1968   Colombia First Stage 3 1 1 1 1 1
1972   Colombia First Stage 4 0 2 2 1 4
1976   Brazil Fifth Place 5 1 1 3 5 7
1980   Colombia Sixth Place 6 1 2 3 7 5
1984   Ecuador Final Stage 5 2 1 2 7 6
1988   Bolivia First Stage 4 2 1 1 6 4
1992   Paraguay First Stage 3 0 1 2 2 7
1996   Argentina First Stage 4 1 2 1 6 9
2000   Brazil Final Stage 7 4 1 2 13 11
2004   Chile Final Stage 7 3 2 2 14 10
Total 12/12 54 16 15 23 61 81

Summer Olympics recordEdit

Olympics record, senior team played before 1992
Year Host Result GP W D L GS GA
1896   Athens No football tournament
1900   Paris Did not participate
1904   St. Louis
1908   London
1912   Stockholm
1920   Antwerp
1924   Paris
1928   Amsterdam Consolation final 3 1 1 1 7 7
1932   Los Angeles No football tournament
1936   Berlin Withdrew
1948   London Did not participate
1952   Helsinki Preliminary round 1 0 0 1 4 5
1956   Melbourne Did not participate
1960   Rome Did not qualify
1964   Tokyo
1968   Mexico City
1972   Munich
1976   Montreal
1980   Moscow
1984   Los Angeles Quarter-finals 4 1 2 1 2 2
1988   Seoul Did not qualify
1992   Barcelona
1996   Atlanta
2000   Sydney Bronze medalists 6 4 0 2 14 6
2004   Athens Did not qualify
2008   Beijing
2012   London
2016   Rio de Janeiro
2020   Tokyo To be determined
Total 4/24 11 5 2 1 27 20

MatchesEdit

1928 Summer OlympicsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit
Portugal  4–2  Chile
Vítor Silva   38'
Pepe   40'50'
Valdemar Mota   63'
Report Saavedra   14'
Carbonell   30'
Attendance: 2,309
Referee: Youssuf Mohamed (EGY)
Consolation First RoundEdit
Chile  3–1  Mexico
Subiabre   24'48'89' Report Sota   15'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Johannes Mutters (NED)
Consolation FinalEdit
Netherlands  2–2  Chile
Ghering   59'
Smeets   66'
Report Bravo   55'
Alfaro   89'
  • Note: The Netherlands wins after drawing of lots but the Cup was awarded to Chile

1952 Summer OlympicsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit
Egypt  5–4  Chile
Elfar   27'
Mechaury   43'
Eldizwi   66'75'80'
Report Jara   7'78'
Vial   14'88'
Attendance: 5,354
Referee: John Nilsson (SWE)

1984 Summer OlympicsEdit

Group stageEdit
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 4
  Chile 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
  Norway 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 3
  Qatar 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1


Norway  0–0  Chile
Report
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Socha (USA)

Chile  1–0  Qatar
Baeza   52' Report
Attendance: 14,508
Referee: Siles (CRC)

Chile  1–1  France
Santis   9' Report Lemoult   50'
Attendance: 28,114
Referee: Keizer (NED)
QuarterfinalsEdit
Italy  1–0 (aet)  Chile
Vignola   95' Report
Attendance: 67,349
Referee: McGinlay (GBR)

2000 Summer OlympicsEdit

Group stageEdit
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Chile 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 6
  Spain 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
  South Korea 3 2 0 1 2 3 –1 6
  Morocco 3 0 0 3 1 7 –6 0
Morocco  1–4  Chile
Ouchla   79' Report Zamorano   36'45+1' (pen.)55'
Navia   72' (pen.)
Attendance: 22,654
Referee: Saad Mane (Kuwait)

Spain  1–3  Chile
Lacruz   54' Report Olarra   24'
Navia   41'90'

South Korea  1–0  Chile
Lee Dong-gook   28' Report
Attendance: 16,309
QuarterfinalsEdit
Chile  4–1  Nigeria
Contreras   17'
Zamorano   18'
Navia   42'
Tello   65'
Report Agali   76'
Attendance: 44,425
Referee: Saad Mane (Kuwait)
SemifinalsEdit
Chile  1–2  Cameroon
Abanda   78' (o.g.) Report M'Boma   84'
Lauren   89' (pen.)
Bronze Medal MatchEdit
Chile  2–0  United States
Zamorano   69' (pen.)84' Report

Current squadEdit

The following 24 players were called up to play against Brazil U-23 on 09 September 2019.[2][3]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Gonzalo Collao (1997-09-09) September 9, 1997 (age 22) 0 0   Universidad de Chile
12 1GK Omar Carabalí (1997-06-12) June 12, 1997 (age 22) 0 0   Colo-Colo
23 1GK Luis Ureta (1999-03-08) March 8, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   O'Higgins

2 2DF Nicolás Díaz (1999-05-20) May 20, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Palestino
3 2DF Antonio Castillo (1998-11-15) November 15, 1998 (age 20) 0 0   Huachipato
4 2DF Álex Ibacache (1999-01-11) January 11, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Cobreloa
5 2DF Daniel González (2002-02-20) February 20, 2002 (age 17) 0 0   Santiago Wanderers
16 2DF Byron Nieto (1998-02-03) February 3, 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Antofagasta
19 2DF Benjamín Gazzolo (1997-07-14) July 14, 1997 (age 22) 0 0   Unión San Felipe
20 2DF Raimundo Rebolledo (1997-05-14) May 14, 1997 (age 22) 0 0   Universidad Católica
21 2DF Nicolás Ramírez (1997-05-01) May 1, 1997 (age 22) 0 0   Huachipato
-- 2DF Sebastián Cabrera INJ (1998-03-16) March 16, 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Coquimbo Unido

6 3MF Camilo Moya (1998-03-19) March 19, 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Universidad de Chile
7 3MF Ángelo Araos (1997-01-06) January 6, 1997 (age 22) 4 0   Ponte Preta
8 3MF Gabriel Suazo (Captain) (1997-08-09) August 9, 1997 (age 22) 3 0   Colo-Colo
14 3MF Carlos Lobos (1997-02-21) February 21, 1997 (age 22) 0 0   Universidad Católica
17 3MF Sebastián Galani (1997-08-17) August 17, 1997 (age 22) 0 0   Coquimbo Unido

9 4FW Nicolás Guerra (1999-01-09) January 9, 1999 (age 20) 3 0   Universidad de Chile
10 4FW Víctor Dávila (1997-11-04) November 4, 1997 (age 21) 0 0   Pachuca
11 4FW Iván Morales (1999-07-29) July 29, 1999 (age 20) 4 1   Colo-Colo
13 4FW Franco Lobos (1999-02-22) February 22, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Unión La Calera
15 4FW Matías Cavalleri (1998-04-08) April 8, 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Curicó Unido
18 4FW César Munder (2000-01-07) January 7, 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Universidad Católica
22 4FW Diego Valencia (2000-01-14) January 14, 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Universidad Católica

Former squadsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Repasa la historia de Chile en los Juegos Olímpicos". Emol.com. Santiago de Chile. 17 July 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Nómina de la Selección Chilena Sub 23 para el amistoso con Brasil en Sao Paulo". ANFP. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Parte médico de la Selección Chilena Sub 23". ANFP. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2019.

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