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France national under-19 football team

The France national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of France and is controlled by the French Football Federation. The team competes in the annual UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship. They were the 2010 champions of the competition having won on home soil. The under-19 team also contests the qualification matches needed to play in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, though the competition is classified as an under-20 tournament.

France
Nickname(s)Les Bleuets (The Little Blues)
Les Tricolores (The Tri-colours)
AssociationFrench Football Federation
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachLionel Rouxel
FIFA codeFRA
First colours
Second colours
European Championship
Appearances9 (first in 2003)
Best resultChampions: 2005, 2010, 2016


PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

For the 2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, players born on or after 1 January 2000 are eligible to participate.

The following players were named in the squad for the Elite Round fixtures against Poland, Switzerland, and Israel on 20, 23, and 26 March 2019.

Note: Names in italics denote players who have been capped by France in a higher age group.

Caps and goals as of 23 March 2019, after the team's match against Switzerland.[1]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Yahia Fofana (2000-08-21) 21 August 2000 (age 19) 4 0   Le Havre
16 1GK Stefan Bajic (2001-12-23) 23 December 2001 (age 17) 1 0   Saint-Étienne

2 2DF Giulian Biancone (2000-03-31) 31 March 2000 (age 19) 6 0   Monaco
3 2DF Théo Ndicka Matam (2000-04-20) 20 April 2000 (age 19) 7 0   Lyon
4 2DF Oumar Solet (2000-02-07) 7 February 2000 (age 19) 7 1   Lyon
5 2DF Benoît Badiashile (2001-03-26) 26 March 2001 (age 18) 7 0   Monaco
12 2DF Jean Marcelin (2000-02-12) 12 February 2000 (age 19) 4 1   Auxerre
13 2DF Pierre Kalulu (2000-06-05) 5 June 2000 (age 19) 8 0   Lyon
14 2DF Melvin Bard (2000-11-06) 6 November 2000 (age 18) 2 0   Lyon

6 3MF Nathan Ngoumou (2000-03-14) 14 March 2000 (age 19) 2 0   Toulouse
8 3MF Julien Ponceau (2000-11-28) 28 November 2000 (age 18) 7 0   Lorient
15 3MF Léo Leroy (2000-02-14) 14 February 2000 (age 19) 1 0   Châteauroux
17 3MF Batista Mendy (2000-01-12) 12 January 2000 (age 19) 5 1   Nantes

7 4FW Yacine Adli (2000-07-29) 29 July 2000 (age 19) 10 2   Bordeaux
9 4FW Alexis Flips (2000-01-18) 18 January 2000 (age 19) 10 2   Lille
10 4FW Maxence Caqueret (2000-02-15) 15 February 2000 (age 19) 11 1   Lyon
11 4FW Charles Abi (2000-04-12) 12 April 2000 (age 19) 11 4   Saint-Étienne
18 4FW Jaly Mouaddib (2000-11-18) 18 November 2000 (age 18) 3 1   Lille
19 4FW Bridge Ndilu (2000-07-21) 21 July 2000 (age 19) 8 1   Laval
20 4FW Lenny Pintor (2000-08-05) 5 August 2000 (age 19) 9 3   Lyon

Recent callupsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the France under-20 squad and remain eligible:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Dominique Youfeigane (2000-02-07) 7 February 2000 (age 19) 1 0   Guingamp v.   Italy, 13 February 2019
GK Illan Meslier (2000-03-02) 2 March 2000 (age 19) 5 0   Lorient v.   Belgium, 20 November 2018
GK Sonny Laiton (2000-01-28) 28 January 2000 (age 19) 1 0   Auxerre v.   India, 9 September 2018

DF Arthur Zagre (2001-10-04) 4 October 2001 (age 17) 7 0   Paris Saint-Germain v.   Italy, 13 February 2019
DF William Saliba (2001-03-24) 24 March 2001 (age 18) 3 0   Saint-Étienne v.   Belgium, 20 November 2018
DF Rayan Aït-Nouri (2001-06-06) 6 June 2001 (age 18) 2 0   Angers v.   Belgium, 20 November 2018
DF William Bianda (2000-04-30) 30 April 2000 (age 19) 2 0   Roma v.   India, 9 September 2018
DF Niels Nkounkou (2000-11-01) 1 November 2000 (age 18) 2 0   Marseille v.   India, 9 September 2018
DF Alexandre Nsakala (2000-03-20) 20 March 2000 (age 19) 1 0   Sochaux v.   India, 9 September 2018

MF Aurélien Tchouaméni (2000-01-27) 27 January 2000 (age 19) 7 0   Bordeaux v.   Poland, 20 March 2019 INJ
MF Giovanni Haag (2000-05-20) 20 May 2000 (age 19) 1 0   Nancy v.   Poland, 20 March 2019 INJ
MF Mattéo Tramoni (2000-01-20) 20 January 2000 (age 19) 1 0   AC Ajaccio v.   Italy, 13 February 2019
MF Zinédine Ould Khaled (2000-01-14) 14 January 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Angers v.   Italy, 13 February 2019
MF Claudio Gomes (Captain) (2000-07-23) 23 July 2000 (age 19) 8 0   Manchester City v.   Belgium, 20 November 2018
MF Sofiane Diop (2000-06-09) 9 June 2000 (age 19) 7 3   Monaco v.   Belgium, 20 November 2018
MF Enzo Loiodice (2000-11-27) 27 November 2000 (age 18) 3 0   Dijon v.   India, 9 September 2018
MF Alexandre Phliponeau (2000-01-26) 26 January 2000 (age 19) 2 0   Marseille v.   India, 9 September 2018
MF Mathis Picouleau (2000-05-08) 8 May 2000 (age 19) 2 0   Rennes v.   India, 9 September 2018

FW Ilyas Chouaref (2000-12-10) 10 December 2000 (age 18) 1 0   Châteauroux v.   Italy, 13 February 2019
FW Wilson Isidor (2000-08-27) 27 August 2000 (age 19) 5 7   Monaco v.   Belgium, 20 November 2018
FW Goduine Koyalipou (2000-02-15) 15 February 2000 (age 19) 2 2   Niort v.   Belgium, 20 November 2018
FW Yaya Soumaré (2000-06-23) 23 June 2000 (age 19) 4 0   Olympique Lyonnais v.   Armenia, 15 October 2018
FW Bilal Brahimi (2000-03-14) 14 March 2000 (age 19) 2 0   Middlesbrough v.   Armenia, 15 October 2018
FW Amine Gouiri (2000-06-23) 23 June 2000 (age 19) 8 7   Olympique Lyonnais 2018 UEFA U19 Championship
Notes
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.

Previous squadsEdit

UEFA U-19 European Championships squads

Competitive recordEdit

For single-match results of the under-19 national team, see French football single-season articles.

UEFA European U-19 Championship recordEdit

Year Result Pld W D* L GF GA
  2002 Did not qualify
  2003 Group stage 3 0 2 1 4 6
  2004 Did not qualify
  2005 Champions 5 4 1 0 11 5
  2006 Did not qualify
  2007 Semi-finals 4 1 3 0 6 3
  2008 Did not qualify
  2009 Semi-finals 4 1 2 1 4 5
  2010 Champions 5 4 1 0 14 4
  2011 Did not qualify
  2012 Semi-finals 4 2 1 1 8 5
  2013 Runners-up 5 2 2 1 5 4
  2014 Did not qualify
  2015 Semi-finals 4 3 0 1 6 3
  2016 Champions 5 4 0 1 15 4
  2017 Did not qualify
  2018 Semi-finals 4 2 0 2 11 4
  2019 Semi-finals 4 3 1 0 5 0
Total 3 titles 47 26 13 8 89 43
*Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shootout.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

HonoursEdit

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