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Finland national under-17 football team

The Finland national under-17 football team represents Finland in international football competitions in the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the UEFA European Under-17 Championship, as well as any other under-17 international football tournaments. It is governed by the Football Association of Finland.

Finland U-17
AssociationFootball Association of Finland
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachFinland Erkka V. Lehtola
FIFA codeFIN
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2003)
Best resultGroup Stage, 2003
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2002)
Best resultGroup Stage, 2002

Contents

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA U-16/17 World Cup RecordEdit

Year Round Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF[note 1] GA[note 2]
  1985 Did Not Qualify
  1987
  1989
  1991
  1993
  1995
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003 Group Stage 12th 3 1 0 2 3 12
  2005 Did Not Qualify
  2007
  2009
  2011
  2013
  2015
  2017
  2019
Totals 1/17 12th 3 1 0 2 3 12

UEFA European U-17 Championship recordEdit

Year Round Pld W D* L GF GA
  2002 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 3 15
  2003 Did Not Qualify
  2004
  2005
  2006
  2007
  2008
  2009
  2010
  2011
  2012
  2013
  2014
  2015
  2016
  2017
  2018 To Be Determined
Total 1/16 3 0 0 3 3 15
*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.

Recent resultsEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 22 player have been called up for the International friendlies against Belgium, Belarus, Tajikistan and Ukraine during 20-26 January 2019.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Matias Niemelä (2002-03-15) 15 March 2002 (age 17) 8 0   FC Espoo
1GK Matias Riikonen (2002-02-24) 24 February 2002 (age 17) 0 0   FC Ilves

2DF Lassi Forss (2002-01-15) 15 January 2002 (age 17) 8 0   FC Lahti
2DF Lauri Kesti (2002-12-20) 20 December 2002 (age 16) 6 0   Klubi 04
2DF Juho Lehtiranta (2002-09-27) 27 September 2002 (age 16) 10 0   Klubi 04
2DF Tony Miettinen (2002-09-23) 23 September 2002 (age 16) 9 0   KuPS
2DF Juho Pietola (2002-04-06) 6 April 2002 (age 17) 0 0   FC Ilves
2DF Kaarlo Rintamäki (2002-11-09) 9 November 2002 (age 16) 0 0   SJK
2DF Leo Ussher (2002-04-22) 22 April 2002 (age 17) 5 1   Klubi 04

3MF Viljami Aittokoski (2002-03-13) 13 March 2002 (age 17) 5 0   KuPS
3MF Pauli Katajamäki (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 18) 1 0   FC Honka
3MF Juho Kilo (2002-06-23) 23 June 2002 (age 16) 4 0   Hamburger SV
3MF Ville Koski (2002-01-27) 27 January 2002 (age 17) 8 0   PKKU
3MF Nooa Laine (2002-11-22) 22 November 2002 (age 16) 6 1   JJK
3MF Adam Marhiev (2002-02-17) 17 February 2002 (age 17) 9 2   Klubi 04
3MF Santeri Mäkinen (2002-02-22) 22 February 2002 (age 17) 1 0   KPV
3MF Matti Peltola (2002-07-03) 3 July 2002 (age 16) 4 0   Klubi 04
3MF Naatan Skyttä (2002-05-07) 7 May 2002 (age 17) 8 1   FC Ilves
3MF Santeri Väänänen (2002-01-01) 1 January 2002 (age 17) 9 2   Klubi 04

4FW Samuel Anini Jr. (2002-09-07) 7 September 2002 (age 16) 6 1   PKKU
4FW Eetu Mömmö (2002-05-04) 4 May 2002 (age 17) 7 1   FC Ilves
4FW Eetu Rissanen (2002-10-15) 15 October 2002 (age 16) 8 2   KuPS

Recent callupsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the Finland under-17 squad and remain eligible:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Lucas Bergström (2002-09-05) 5 September 2002 (age 16) 4 0   Chelsea v.   Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
GK Julius Schmid (2001-06-01) 1 June 2001 (age 18) 2 0   SpVgg Unterhaching v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
GK Viljami Sinisalo (2001-10-11) 11 October 2001 (age 17) 11 0   Aston Villa v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018

DF Benjamin Hiekkanen (2001-06-30) 30 June 2001 (age 17) 12 0   Parma v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
DF Joel Laitinen (2001-04-18) 18 April 2001 (age 18) 9 0   PEPO v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
DF Jussi Niska (2002-08-15) 15 August 2002 (age 16) 4 0   RoPS v.   Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
DF Noah Nurmi (2001-02-06) 6 February 2001 (age 18) 8 0   Esbjerg v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
DF Lasse Pentti (2002-05-17) 17 May 2002 (age 17) 3 0   OLS v.   Northern Ireland, 9 August 2018
DF Matias Rale (2001-03-04) 4 March 2001 (age 18) 7 0   FC Honka v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Doni Arifi (2002-04-11) 11 April 2002 (age 17) 7 1   FC Honka v.   Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
MF Pyry Hannola (2001-10-21) 21 October 2001 (age 17) 10 0   Midtjylland v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Saku Heiskanen (2001-09-29) 29 September 2001 (age 17) 9 0   FC Honka v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Roope Kantola (2002-04-01) 1 April 2002 (age 17) 6 0   FC Inter Turku v.   Macedonia, 29 September
MF Elias Mastokangas (2001-02-01) February 1, 2001 (age 18) 13 5   FC Inter Turku v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Otto Ollikainen (2001-02-22) 22 February 2001 (age 18) 13 1   Klubi 04 v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Oskari Sallinen (2001-06-22) 22 June 2001 (age 17) 9 0   Groningen v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Jeremiah Streng (2001-11-08) 8 November 2001 (age 17) 6 0   SJK v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Anssi Suhonen (2001-01-14) 14 January 2001 (age 18) 13 1   Hamburger SV v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Maximus Tainio (2001-05-24) 24 May 2001 (age 18) 8 0   Tottenham v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Julius Tauriainen (2001-08-18) 18 August 2001 (age 17) 6 0   Klubi 04 v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018

FW Terry Ablade (2001-10-12) 12 October 2001 (age 17) 14 3   Fulham v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
FW Sampo Ala (2002-01-18) 18 January 2002 (age 17) 5 1   RoPS v.   Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
FW Pyry Lampinen (2001-03-07) 7 March 2001 (age 18) 6 1   FC Lahti v.   Macedonia, 29 September 2018
FW Kevin Larsson (2001-09-15) 15 September 2001 (age 17) 10 0   HIFK v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
FW Juho Ojanen (2002-01-02) 2 January 2002 (age 17) 10 0   FC Honka v.   Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
FW Martin Salin (2002-01-02) 2 January 2002 (age 17) 9 3   FC Honka v.   Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
FW Arlind Sejdiu (2001-08-11) 11 August 2001 (age 17) 7 0   FC Honka v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
FW Maximo Tolonen (2001-03-04) 4 March 2001 (age 18) 27 14   SJK v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018
FW Anton Tuominen (2001-02-09) 9 February 2001 (age 18) 2 0   FC Honka v.   Portugal, 18 March 2018

Coaching staffEdit

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  • Head coach: Erkka V. Lehtola
  • Coach: Samu Koski
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Ville Anttonen
  • Video Analyst: Juho Suuperko
  • Doctor: Jonne Väisänen
  • Physiotherapist: Ville Ranta-aho
  • Kit Manager: Jere Peiponen
  • Team Manager: Joonas Vilkki

Minor tournamentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Goals for / scored
  2. ^ Goals against / conceded

See alsoEdit