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Germany national under-20 football team

Germany national under-20 football team, also known as Germany Under-20s or Germany U20(s), represents Germany in association football at an under-20 age level and is controlled by German Football Association, the governing body for football in Germany.

Germany Under-20
AssociationDeutscher Fußball-Bund
Head coachThomas Nörenberg (interim)
First colours
Second colours

Because there is no under-20 competition at UEFA level, Germany's under-20 side has generally only played competitive matches when it has qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, which is held every 2 years.

Competitive recordEdit

Competing as West GermanyEdit

FIFA World Youth Championship recordEdit

Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
  1977 Did not qualify
  1979
  1981 Champions 6 5 0 1 12 4
  1983 Did not qualify
  1985
  1987 Runners-up 6 4 2 0 14 3
  1989 Did not qualify
  1991
Total 1 title 12 9 2 1 26 7

Competing as GermanyEdit

FIFA World Youth Championship/U-20 World Cup recordEdit

Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
  1993 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 4 4
  1995 Group Stage 3 0 2 1 3 4
  1997 Did not qualify
  1999 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 5 4
  2001 Round of 16 4 2 0 2 9 6
  2003 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 3 5
  2005 Quarter-finals 5 2 1 2 6 5
  2007 Did not qualify
  2009 Quarter-finals 5 3 1 1 11 5
  2011 Did not qualify
  2013
  2015 Quarter-finals 5 4 1 0 18 3
  2017 Round of 16 4 1 1 2 6 8
  2019 Did not qualify
Total 9/14 35 15 7 13 65 44

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

For the 2019–20 Under 20 Elite League, players born after 1 January 1999 are eligible to participate. The following squad was named for the upcoming fixtures in the Under 20 Elite League against Portugal and Poland on 22 and 26 March 2019.

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

Caps and goals as of 22 March 2019.[1]
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Jan-Christoph Bartels (1999-01-13) 13 January 1999 (age 20) 1 0   1. FC Köln
1GK Markus Schubert (1998-06-12) 12 June 1998 (age 21) 5 0   Dynamo Dresden
1GK Niclas Thiede (1999-04-14) 14 April 1999 (age 20) 0 0   SC Freiburg II

2DF Alfons Amade (1999-11-12) 12 November 1999 (age 19) 6 0   1899 Hoffenheim
2DF Florian Baak (1999-03-18) 18 March 1999 (age 20) 2 1   Hertha BSC
2DF Dženis Burnić (1998-05-22) 22 May 1998 (age 21) 9 1   Dynamo Dresden
2DF Lennart Czyborra (1999-05-03) 3 May 1999 (age 20) 2 1   Heracles Almelo
2DF Felix Götze (1998-02-11) 11 February 1998 (age 21) 2 0   FC Augsburg
2DF Davide Itter (1999-01-05) 5 January 1999 (age 20) 2 0   VfL Wolfsburg II
2DF Gian-Luca Itter (1999-01-05) 5 January 1999 (age 20) 6 1   VfL Wolfsburg
2DF Paul Jaeckel (1998-07-22) 22 July 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Greuther Fürth
2DF Luca Kilian (1999-09-01) 1 September 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Borussia Dortmund II

3MF Bote Baku (1998-04-08) 8 April 1998 (age 21) 2 0   Mainz 05
3MF Niklas Dorsch (1998-01-15) 15 January 1998 (age 21) 5 0   1. FC Heidenheim
3MF Sidney Friede (1998-04-12) 12 April 1998 (age 21) 4 1   Mouscron
3MF Benjamin Goller (1999-01-01) 1 January 1999 (age 20) 2 0   Schalke 04
3MF Vitaly Janelt (1998-05-10) 10 May 1998 (age 21) 1 0   VfL Bochum
3MF Aaron Opoku (1999-03-28) 28 March 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Hamburger SV
3MF Salih Özcan (1998-01-11) 11 January 1998 (age 21) 7 1   1. FC Köln

4FW Mats Köhlert (1998-05-02) 2 May 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Hamburger SV II
4FW Florian Krüger (1999-02-13) 13 February 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Erzgebirge Aue
4FW David Otto (1999-03-03) 3 March 1999 (age 20) 2 0   1899 Hoffenheim
4FW Manuel Wintzheimer (1999-01-10) 10 January 1999 (age 20) 6 0   Hamburger SV

Recent callupsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the Germany under-20 squad in the last 12 months and remain eligible:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Timon Weiner (1999-01-18) 18 January 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Holstein Kiel v.    Switzerland, 16 October 2018

DF Nico Schlotterbeck (1999-12-01) 1 December 1999 (age 19)   SC Freiburg v.   Portugal, 22 March 2019 INJ
DF Tom Baack (1999-03-13) 13 March 1999 (age 20)   VfL Bochum v.   England, 19 November 2018
DF Ahmet Gürleyen (1999-04-26) 26 April 1999 (age 20)   Mainz 05 v.   England, 19 November 2018
DF Jan-Niklas Beste (1999-01-04) 4 January 1999 (age 20)   Werder Bremen v.    Switzerland, 16 October 2018

MF Palkó Dárdai (1999-04-24) 24 April 1999 (age 20)   Hertha BSC v.   Portugal, 22 March 2019
MF Linton Maina (1999-06-23) 23 June 1999 (age 20)   Hannover 96 v.   Portugal, 22 March 2019 WD
MF Meritan Shabani (1999-03-15) 15 March 1999 (age 20)   Bayern Munich v.   Portugal, 22 March 2019 INJ
MF Adrian Fein (1999-03-18) 18 March 1999 (age 20)   Jahn Regensburg v.   Italy, 15 November 2018 INJ
MF Sam Schreck (1999-01-29) 29 January 1999 (age 20)   Bayer Leverkusen v.    Switzerland, 16 October 2018
MF Paul Will (1999-03-01) 1 March 1999 (age 20)   Bayern Munich v.    Switzerland, 16 October 2018

FW Yari Otto (1999-05-27) 27 May 1999 (age 20)   Eintracht Braunschweig v.   England, 19 November 2018
FW Robin Hack (1999-03-03) 3 March 1999 (age 20)   1899 Hoffenheim v.   Italy, 15 November 2018 INJ
FW Torben Müsel (1999-07-25) 25 July 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Borussia Mönchengladbach v.    Switzerland, 16 October 2018
Notes
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
  • WD Player withdrew from the squad due to non-injury issue.

RecordsEdit

FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

Notes

AwardsEdit

FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

Individual

Team

  • FIFA Fair Play Award: 1987

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "U 20 Men". dfb.de.

External linksEdit