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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 Tri-colours)
AssociationFrench Football Federation
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachPatrick Gonfalone
FIFA codeFRA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1987)
Best resultChampions: 2001
UEFA European Under-17 Championship
Appearances11 (first in 2002)
Best resultChampions: 2004, 2015

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

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PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

Head coach:   Jean Claude Guintini

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Amjhad Nazih (2002-01-18)18 January 2002 (aged 17) 4 0   Nîmes Olympique
2 1GK Melvin Zinga (2002-03-16)16 March 2002 (aged 17) 11 0   Le Havre
3 2DF Temitope Akinjogunla (2002-11-24)24 November 2002 (aged 16) 5 0   Toulouse
4 2DF Melih Altikulac (2002-02-08)8 February 2002 (aged 17) 4 0   Lyon
5 2DF Nianzou Kouassi (captain) (2002-06-07)7 June 2002 (aged 16) 24 4   Paris Saint-Germain
6 2DF Chrislain Matsima (2002-05-15)15 May 2002 (aged 16) 16 0   Monaco
7 2DF Jean-Claude Ntenda (2002-09-03)3 September 2002 (aged 16) 15 1   Nantes
8 2DF Brandon Soppy (2002-02-21)21 February 2002 (aged 17) 17 1   Rennes
9 2DF Etienne Youte Kinkoué (2002-01-14)14 January 2002 (aged 17) 5 1   Troyes
10 3MF Lucien Agoumé (2002-02-09)9 February 2002 (aged 17) 17 4   Sochaux
11 3MF Adil Aouchiche (2002-07-15)15 July 2002 (aged 16) 21 5   Paris Saint-Germain
12 3MF Johann Lepenant (2002-10-22)22 October 2002 (aged 16) 16 0   Caen
13 3MF Enzo Millot (2002-07-17)17 July 2002 (aged 16) 20 2   Monaco
14 3MF Théo Zidane (2002-05-18)18 May 2002 (aged 16) 12 2   Real Madrid
15 4FW Dilane Bakwa (2002-08-26)26 August 2002 (aged 16) 23 5   Bordeaux
16 4FW Isaac Lihadji (2002-04-10)10 April 2002 (aged 16) 8 0   Marseille
17 4FW Nathanaël Mbuku (2002-03-16)16 March 2002 (aged 17) 21 6   Reims
18 4FW Kelian Nsona Wa Sata (2002-05-11)11 May 2002 (aged 16) 7 0   Caen
19 4FW Georginio Rutter (2002-04-20)20 April 2002 (aged 16) 29 10   Rennes
20 4FW Amadou Traoré (2002-03-07)7 March 2002 (aged 17) 25 4   Bordeaux

Previous squadsEdit

Competitive recordEdit

For single-match results of the under-17 national team, see French football single-season articles.
*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.

HonoursEdit

Champions (1): 2001
Champions (2): 2004, 2015
Finalists (4): 1996, 2001, 2002, 2008
Champions (9): 1976, 1977, 1983, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2005, 2006,

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