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Colombia national under-17 football team

The Colombia national under-17 football team represents Colombia in international under-17 football competitions and is overseen by the Colombian Football Federation.

Colombia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Los Cafeteros (The Coffee growers)
AssociationFederación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachHéctor Cárdenas
FIFA codeCOL
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Colombia 0–2 Peru 
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; 1 April 1985)
Biggest win
 Colombia 9–1 Finland 
(Helsinki, Finland; 19 August 2003)
 Colombia 8–0 Bolivia 
(Asunción, Paraguay; 5 May 1991)
Biggest defeat
 Colombia 0–4 Switzerland  
(Lagos, Nigeria; 12 November 2009)

 Brazil 5–1 Colombia 
(Ibarra, Ecuador; 25 March 2011)

 Paraguay 4–0 Colombia 
(Luque, Paraguay; 17 March 2015)
 Colombia 0–4 Germany 
(New Delhi, India; 16 October 2017)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1989)
Best resultFourth place 2003, 2009
South American Under-17 Football Championship
Appearances17 (first in 1985)
Best resultWinners 1993

The team's most notable performances in the FIFA U-17 World Cup was both in 2003 and 2009, where they achieved fourth place. Colombia won the South American Under-17 Football Championship in the 1993 tournament held in Colombia.

Contents

Competitive recordEdit

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

     Champions       Runners-up      Third Place       Fourth place  

FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1985 Did not Qualify
  1987
  1989 First round 15th 3 0 1 2 3 5
  1991 Did not Qualify
  1993 First round 14th 3 1 0 2 3 6
  1995 Did not Qualify
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003 Fourth Place 4th 6 3 2 1 14 5
  2005 Did not Qualify
  2007 Round of 16 13th 4 1 1 2 10 7
  2009 Fourth Place 4th 7 2 3 2 8 11
  2011 Did not Qualify
  2013
  2015
  2017 Round of 16 11th 4 2 0 2 5 7
  2019 Did not qualify
Total Fourth place 6/18 27 9 7 11 43 41

South American Under-17 Football ChampionshipEdit

It serves also as qualification for the World Cup.

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1985 Round-robin 6th 8 3 1 4 9 12
  1986 First round 8th 4 1 1 2 5 5
  1988 Third place 3rd 7 2 3 2 7 6
  1991 First round 6th 4 2 1 1 10 4
  1993 Champions 1st 7 5 2 0 14 4
  1995 First round 5th 4 1 1 2 6 6
  1997 First round 5th 4 2 1 1 5 2
  1999 First round 8th 4 1 1 2 6 8
  2001 First round 5th 4 2 1 1 7 7
  2003 Third place 3rd 7 3 3 1 11 10
  2005 Fourth place 4th 7 2 1 4 6 8
  2007 Third place 3rd 9 5 3 1 16 5
  2009 Fourth place 4th 7 4 2 1 11 6
  2011 Fifth place 5th 9 3 2 4 12 15
  2013 First round 8th 4 0 3 1 3 4
  2015 Sixth place 6th 9 2 3 4 10 15
  2017 Fourth place 4th 9 4 2 3 12 12
  2019 First round 9th 4 0 0 4 4 8
Total 1 title 18/18 111 42 33 38 154 137

Schedule and resultsEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

2017Edit

2019Edit

Current squadEdit

The following 23 players were named for the 2019 South American U-17 Championship.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Juan Diego Castillo (2003-01-13)13 January 2003 (aged 16)   Carlos Sarmiento Lora
2 4FW Juan Madrid (2002-01-30)30 January 2002 (aged 17)   Barranquilla
3 2DF Edilson Pérez (2002-01-20)20 January 2002 (aged 17)   Atlético Nacional
4 3MF Yoni Mosquera (2002-03-23)23 March 2002 (aged 16)   Estudiantil
5 2DF Germán Meneses (2002-02-28)28 February 2002 (aged 17)   Estudiantil
6 4FW Yani Quintero (2002-07-17)17 July 2002 (aged 16)   Universitario Popayán
7 4FW Yéferson Paz (2002-06-13)13 June 2002 (aged 16)   Cortuluá
8 2DF José Luis Caicedo (2002-05-23)23 May 2002 (aged 16)   Independiente Santa Fe
9 4FW Juan Diego Alegría (2002-06-06)6 June 2002 (aged 16)   Deportes Tolima
10 4FW Dylan Borrero (2002-01-05)5 January 2002 (aged 17)   Independiente Santa Fe
11 4FW Juan David Fuentes (2003-05-10)10 May 2003 (aged 15)   Barcelona
12 1GK Miguel Ángel Sánchez (2002-09-26)26 September 2002 (aged 16)   Deportivo Cali
13 2DF Jhon Jáder Durán (2003-12-13)13 December 2003 (aged 15)   Envigado
14 3MF Juan Perea (2002-05-19)19 May 2002 (aged 16)   Atlético Madrid
15 3MF Andrés Arroyo (2002-01-20)20 January 2002 (aged 17)   Deportivo Cali
16 4FW Brayan Montaño (2002-05-02)2 May 2002 (aged 16)   Deportivo Cali
17 4FW Juan Manuel Cuesta (2002-02-09)9 February 2002 (aged 17)   Independiente Medellín
18 2DF Johan Hinestroza (2002-03-14)14 March 2002 (aged 17)   Atlético Nacional
19 4FW Ferlys García (2002-02-23)23 February 2002 (aged 17)   Barranquilla
20 3MF Jhon Granados (2002-04-02)2 April 2002 (aged 16)   Real Academia
21 4FW Johan Campaña (2002-09-09)9 September 2002 (aged 16)   Deportivo Pasto
22 1GK Juan José Uribe (2002-05-19)19 May 2002 (aged 16)   Atlético Nacional
23 4FW Juan David Mosquera (2002-09-05)5 September 2002 (aged 16)   Carlos Sarmiento Lora

HonoursEdit

Coaching staffEdit

As of 20 March 2017
Manager   Orlando Restrepo
Assistant manager   Alfredo Araújo
Physical trainer   Juan Roldán
Goalkeeping coach   Álvaro Anzola
Medic   Daniel Restrepo
Physiotherapist   Sebastián Olivar
Kinesiologist   John Díaz

See alsoEdit

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