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Colombia national under-20 football team

The Colombia national under-20 football team represents Colombia in international under-20 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 coachArturo Reyes
CaptainCarlos Cuesta
FIFA codeCOL
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Colombia 1–1 Uruguay 
(Caracas, Venezuela; 22 March 1954)
Biggest win
 Colombia 7–0 Netherlands Antilles 
(Cartagena, Colombia; 16 July 2006)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 6–0 Colombia 
(Tbilisi, Soviet Union; 1 September 1985)
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances10 (first in 1985)
Best resultThird place 2003
South American Youth Championship
Appearances25 (first in 1954)
Best resultWinners 1987, 2005, 2013

The team's most notable performance in the FIFA U-20 World Cup was in 2003, where they achieved third place. For the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, Colombia qualified automatically as hosts, eventually losing to Mexico in the quarter-finals. Colombia have won the South American Youth Championship three times: 1987, 2005 and 2013.

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Competitive recordEdit

 
2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, Round of 16 (Colombia vs Costa Rica)
*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-20 World CupEdit

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1977 Did not Qualify
  1979
  1981
  1983
  1985 Quarter-finals 8th 4 1 2 1 5 10
  1987 First round 9th 3 1 1 1 4 5
  1989 Quarter-finals 8th 4 1 0 3 3 5
  1991 Did not qualify
  1993 First round 12th 3 1 0 2 5 7
  1995 Did not qualify
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003 Third Place 3rd 7 4 2 1 10 5
  2005 Round of 16 9th 4 3 0 1 7 2
  2007 Did not qualify
  2009
  2011 Quarter-finals 5th 5 4 0 1 11 6
  2013 Round of 16 9th 4 2 2 0 6 2
  2015 Round of 16 15th 4 1 1 2 3 5
  2017 Did not qualify
  2019 Quarter-finals 7th 5 2 1 2 9 4
Total Third Place 10/22 43 20 9 14 63 51

South American Youth ChampionshipEdit

From 1977, it serves as qualification for the World Cup.

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
  1954 First Round 5th 3 1 2 0 3 2
  1958 Did not Enter
  1964 Third place 3rd 6 2 3 1 6 5
  1967 First Round 6th 4 1 2 1 5 5
  1971 First Round 8th 4 0 1 3 2 10
  1974 First Round 8th 4 1 0 3 4 12
  1975 Did not Enter
  1977 First Round 7th 3 1 0 2 2 5
  1979 First Round 6th 4 2 0 2 7 10
  1981 First Round 8th 4 0 2 2 3 8
  1983 First Round 8th 4 1 0 3 5 9
  1985 Third place 3rd 7 3 3 1 12 6
  1987 Champions 1st 7 4 1 2 11 2
  1988 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 9 3
  1991 First Round 7th 4 1 1 2 5 10
  1992 Third place 3rd 6 2 3 1 4 2
  1995 First Round 6th 3 1 1 1 4 4
  1997 First Round 7th 4 1 2 1 6 8
  1999 First Round 8th 4 1 0 3 4 8
  2001 Sixth place 6th 9 3 1 5 6 13
  2003 Fourth place 4th 9 5 1 3 16 10
  2005 Champions 1st 9 7 2 0 20 6
  2007 Sixth place 6th 9 3 1 5 7 15
  2009 Fifth place 5th 9 3 3 3 10 10
  2011 Sixth place 6th 9 1 3 5 8 16
  2013 Champions 1st 9 6 0 3 16 8
  2015 Runners-up 2nd 9 4 3 2 12 5
  2017 Sixth place 6th 9 2 3 4 8 11
  2019 Fourth place 4th 9 4 3 2 4 3
Total 3 titles 27/29 167 64 42 61 199 206

Schedule and resultsEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

2018Edit

15 November FriendlyBrazil  0–0  ColombiaBelo Horizonte, Brazil

2019Edit

Current squadEdit

The following 21 players were named for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup. [6] Yéiler Góez was replaced by Andrés Perea on 15 May due to injury.[7]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Reinaldo Fontalvo (1999-01-08) 8 January 1999 (age 20)   Barranquilla
2 2DF Carlos Cuesta (1999-03-09) 9 March 1999 (age 20)   Genk
3 2DF Andrés Reyes (1999-09-08) 8 September 1999 (age 19)   Atlético Nacional
4 2DF Anderson Arroyo (1999-09-27) 27 September 1999 (age 19)   Liverpool
5 2DF Andrés Balanta (2000-01-18) 18 January 2000 (age 19)   Deportivo Cali
6 3MF Andrés Perea (2000-11-14) 14 November 2000 (age 18)   Atlético Nacional
7 3MF Iván Angulo (1999-03-22) 22 March 1999 (age 20)   Palmeiras
8 3MF Jaime Alvarado (1999-07-26) 26 July 1999 (age 19)   Watford
9 4FW Luis Sandoval (1999-06-01) 1 June 1999 (age 20)   Barranquilla
10 4FW Cucho Hernández (1999-04-22) 22 April 1999 (age 20)   Huesca
11 4FW Luis Sinisterra (1999-06-17) 17 June 1999 (age 20)   Feyenoord
12 1GK Juan Lemus (1999-01-01) 1 January 1999 (age 20)   Llaneros
13 1GK Kevin Mier (2000-05-18) 18 May 2000 (age 19)   Atlético Nacional
14 2DF Juan Palma (1999-07-18) 18 July 1999 (age 20)   Once Caldas
15 3MF Gustavo Carvajal (2000-06-17) 17 June 2000 (age 19)   América
16 2DF Brayan Vera (1999-01-15) 15 January 1999 (age 20)   Lecce
17 4FW Déiber Caicedo (2000-03-25) 25 March 2000 (age 19)   Deportivo Cali
18 3MF Andrés Amaya (2001-04-25) 25 April 2001 (age 18)   Atlético Huila
19 4FW Carlos Terán (2000-09-24) 24 September 2000 (age 18)   Envigado
20 3MF Johan Carbonero (1999-07-20) 20 July 1999 (age 20)   Once Caldas
21 3MF Jean Colorado (2000-09-11) 11 September 2000 (age 18)   Cortuluá

HonoursEdit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Match report – Group A – Poland v Colombia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 23 May 2019. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Match report – Group A – Senegal v Colombia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Match report – Group A – Colombia v Tahiti" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 29 May 2019. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Match report – Round of 16 – Colombia v New Zealand" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 2 June 2019. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Match report – Quarter-final – Colombia v Ukraine" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 7 June 2019. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  6. ^ "CONVOCATORIA SELECCIÓN COLOMBIA SUB-20, PARA ÚLTIMO MICROCICLO". fcf.com.co (in Spanish). FCF. 29 April 2019. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Andrés Perea reemplaza a Yéiler Góez para el Mundial Sub 20 de Polonia". foxsportsla.com (in Spanish). Fox Sports. 15 May 2019. Retrieved 15 May 2019.

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