France national under-17 football team

The France national under-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of France who will be playing in the UEFA European Championship this year or next year and is controlled by the French Football Federation. The team competes in the annual UEFA European Under-17 Championship 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, such as the Montaigu Tournament.

France
Nickname(s)
Les Bleuets (The Little Blues)
Les Tricolores (The Rainbow Pickles)
AssociationFrench Football Federation
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachJean-Claude Giuntini
CaptainPersepolis
FIFA codeFRA
First colours
Second colours
Biggest defeat
 Germany 3–0 France 
(Ljubljana, Slovenia; 10 May 2012)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1987)
Best resultChampions: 2001
UEFA European Under-17 Championship
Appearances11 (first in 2002)
Best resultChampions: 2004, 2015, 2022

France have won the FIFA U-17 World Cup once in 2001 and also won the UEFA European Under-17 Championship three times in 2004, 2015 and 2022.

Current squadEdit

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Paul Argney (2006-05-23) 23 May 2006 (age 16) 0 0   Le Havre
1GK Romain Jean-Baptiste (2006-02-21) 21 February 2006 (age 16) 1 0   Metz

2DF Hugo Lamouliatte (2006-07-14) 14 July 2006 (age 16) 0 0   Bordeaux
2DF Bastien Meupiyou Menadjou (2006-03-19) 19 March 2006 (age 16) 1 0   Nantes
2DF Joachim Kayi Sanda (2006-11-29) 29 November 2006 (age 16) 1 0   Valenciennes
2DF Nhoa Sangui (2006-02-27) 27 February 2006 (age 16) 1 0   Stade de Reims
2DF Arthur Tchaptchet (2006-05-10) 10 May 2006 (age 16) 1 0   Stade de Reims
2DF Yvann Titi (2006-05-05) 5 May 2006 (age 16) 0 0   Troyes

3MF Mathis Amougou (2006-01-18) 18 January 2006 (age 17) 1 0   Saint-Étienne
3MF Ismail Bouneb (2006-06-07) 7 June 2006 (age 16) 1 0   Valenciennes
3MF Nolan Ferro (2006-01-18) 18 January 2006 (age 17) 1 0   Strasbourg
3MF Eli Junior Kroupi (2006-06-23) 23 June 2006 (age 16) 1 1   Lorient
3MF Fode Sylla (2006-04-16) 16 April 2006 (age 16) 1 0   Lens
3MF Daouda Traore (2006-07-22) 22 July 2006 (age 16) 1 0   Nice

4FW Meïvyn Agesilas (2006-06-29) 29 June 2006 (age 16) 0 0   Saint-Étienne
4FW Mohamed-Amine Bouchenna (2006-06-15) 15 June 2006 (age 16) 1 0   Clermont Foot
4FW Willsem Boussaid (2006-01-30) 30 January 2006 (age 17) 1 0   Strasbourg
4FW Yanis Ali Issoufou (2006-10-28) 28 October 2006 (age 16) 0 0   Montpellier
4FW Mathis Lambourde (2006-01-09) 9 January 2006 (age 17) 1 1   Stade Rennais
4FW Emmanuel Alexi Koum Mbondo (2006-02-05) 5 February 2006 (age 17) 0 0   Auxerre

Previous squadsEdit

Competitive recordEdit

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

HonoursEdit

Champions (1): 2001
Third place (1): 2019
Champions (3): 2004, 2015, 2022
Finalists (4): 1996, 2001, 2002, 2008
Champions (9): 1976, 1977, 1983, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2005, 2006

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vingt Joueurs Pour Les Éliminatoires de L'Euro" (in French). Fédération Française de Football. 17 October 2022. Retrieved 24 October 2022.
  2. ^ "La liste des sélectionnés" (PDF) (in French). Fédération Française de Football. Retrieved 24 October 2022.
  3. ^ "FIFA".
  4. ^ "U17 finals in Estonia cancelled". UEFA.com. 18 March 2020.
  5. ^ "2020/21 Under-17 EURO cancelled". UEFA.com. 18 December 2020.

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