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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 coachBernard Diomède
FIFA codeFRA
First colours
Second colours
European Championship
Appearances9 (first in 2003)
Best resultChampions: 2005, 2010, 2016

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PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players have been called up for the 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

Number Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Didier Desprez ( 1999-03-13)13 March 1999 (aged 19)   Lens
16 1GK Yehvann Diouf ( 1999-11-16)16 November 1999 (aged 18)   Troyes

2 2DF Mahamadou Dembélé ( 1999-04-10)10 April 1999 (aged 19)   Liefering
3 2DF Sikou Niakaté ( 1999-07-10)10 July 1999 (aged 19)   Valenciennes
4 2DF Boubacar Kamara ( 1999-11-23)23 November 1999 (aged 18)   Marseille
5 2DF Malang Sarr ( 1999-01-23)23 January 1999 (aged 19)   Nice
13 2DF Nicolas Cozza ( 1999-01-08)8 January 1999 (aged 19)   Montpellier
15 2DF Thomas Basila ( 1999-04-30)30 April 1999 (aged 19)   Nantes

6 3MF Aurélien Nguiamba ( 1999-01-18)18 January 1999 (aged 19)   Nancy
8 3MF Mickaël Cuisance ( 1999-08-16)16 August 1999 (aged 18)   Borussia Mönchengladbach
10 3MF Rafik Guitane ( 1999-05-26)26 May 1999 (aged 19)   Rennes
12 3MF Sambou Sissoko ( 1999-04-27)27 April 1999 (aged 19)   Tours
14 3MF Isaac Matondo ( 1999-03-24)24 March 1999 (aged 19)   Rennes
20 3MF Boubakary Soumaré ( 1999-02-27)27 February 1999 (aged 19)   Lille

7 4FW Moussa Diaby ( 1999-07-07)7 July 1999 (aged 19)   Paris Saint-Germain
9 4FW Myziane Maolida ( 1999-02-14)14 February 1999 (aged 19)   Lyon
11 4FW Lenny Pintor ( 2000-08-05)5 August 2000 (aged 17)   Brest
17 4FW Yacine Adli ( 2000-07-29)29 July 2000 (aged 17)   Paris Saint-Germain
18 4FW Nabil Alioui ( 1999-02-18)18 February 1999 (aged 19)   Monaco
19 4FW Amine Gouiri ( 2000-02-16)16 February 2000 (aged 18)   Lyon

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 GP W D* L GS 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-Final 4 1 3 0 6 3
  2008 Did not qualify
  2009 Semi-Final 4 1 2 1 4 5
  2010 Champions 5 4 1 0 14 4
  2011 Did not qualify
  2012 Semi-Final 4 2 1 1 8 5
  2013 Runner-up 5 2 2 1 5 4
  2014 Did not qualify
  2015 Semi-Final 4 3 0 1 6 3
  2016 Champions 5 4 0 1 15 4
  2017 Did not qualify
  2018 Semi-Final 4 2 0 2 11 4
Total 3 titles 43 23 12 8 84 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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