Iceland national under-17 football team

The Iceland national under-17 football team represents Iceland in international football at this age level and is controlled by Knattspyrnusamband Íslands (KSÍ), the governing body for football in Iceland.[1]

Iceland U-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Strákarnir okkar
AssociationKnattspyrnusamband Íslands
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachÞorlákur Árnason
FIFA codeISL
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Iceland 1-3 Scotland 
(Kópavogur, Iceland; 21 March 1981)
Biggest win
 Iceland 6-0 Wales 
(Selfoss, Iceland; 24 September 1990)
 Iceland 6-0 Andorra 
(Andorra la Vella, Andorra; 23 September 2005)
Biggest defeat
 Sweden 5-0 Iceland 
(Mariestad, Sweden; 17 October 1987)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances0 (first in -)
Best result-
European Championship
Appearances8 (first in 1985)
Best resultGroup Stage (8 times)

History in the UEFA European Under-17 ChampionshipEdit

Between 1982-2019 this was an under-16 championship.

Year Result GP W D L GS GA GD
  1982 Qualifying stage
  1984 Qualifying stage
  1985 16th 3 0 0 3 0 10 -10
  1986 Qualifying stage
  1987 Qualifying stage
  1988 Qualifying stage
  1989 Qualifying stage
  1990 Qualifying stage
  1991 11th 3 1 0 2 3 5 -2
  1992 Qualifying stage
  1993 11th 3 1 0 2 6 5 +1
  1994 15th 3 0 0 3 3 6 -3
  1995 Qualifying stage
  1996 Qualifying stage
  1997 11th 3 1 0 2 2 5 -3
  1998 15th 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3
  1999 Qualifying stage
  2000 Qualifying stage
  2001 Qualifying stage
  2002 Qualifying stage
  2003 First qualifying stage
  2004 Second qualifying stage
  2005 First qualifying stage
  2006 First qualifying stage
  2007 8th 3 0 0 3 1 10 -9
  2008 First qualifying stage
  2009 First qualifying stage
  2010 First qualifying stage
  2011 Elite round
  2012 7th 3 0 1 2 2 4 -2
  2013 First qualifying stage
  2014 Elite round
  2015 Elite round
  2016 Elite round
  2017 First qualifying stage
  2018 Elite round
  2019 12th 3 1 0 2 6 8 -2
  2020 Initially postponed and then cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe.[2][3][4]
  2021 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe.[5][6]
  2022 TBD
Total 9/37 27 4 2 21 24 57 -33

Current squadEdit

The squad called up for a friendly in Israel on the 23 January 2021. Caps and goals as of 15 March 2021.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Pálmi Rafn Arinbjörnsson (2003-11-22)22 November 2003 (aged 17) 2 0   Wolverhampton Wanderers
12 1GK Torfi Geir Halldórsson (2004-01-06)6 January 2004 (aged 17) 1 0   Breiðablik
3 2DF Grímur Ingi Jakobsson (2003-06-26)26 June 2003 (aged 17) 4 0   ÍF Grótta
4 2DF Birgir Steinn Styrmisson (2004-06-07)7 June 2004 (aged 16) 6 0   KR Reykjavík
20 2DF Róbert Thor Valdimarsson (2004-03-23)23 March 2004 (aged 16) 2 0   FH
6 2DF Logi Hrafn Róbertsson (2004-07-22)22 July 2004 (aged 16) 7 0   FH
14 2DF Thorsteinn Antonsson (2004-01-13)13 January 2004 (aged 17) 1 0   Fulham
2 3MF Jakob Franz Pálsson (2003-01-07)7 January 2003 (aged 18) 5 1   Venezia
5 3MF Kári Daníel Alexandersson (2003-09-29)29 September 2003 (aged 17) 6 0   Valur
16 3MF Anton Logi Lúdvíksson (2003-03-13)13 March 2003 (aged 18) 5 0   Breiðablik
19 3MF Hlynur Freyr Karlsson (2004-04-06)6 April 2004 (aged 16) 3 0   Bologna
8 3MF Kristian Hlynsson (2004-01-23)23 January 2004 (aged 17) 10 1   Ajax
15 4FW Arnar Númi Gíslason (2004-12-15)15 December 2004 (aged 16) 4 0   Breiðablik
17 4FW Adolf Dadi Birgisson (2004-03-04)4 March 2004 (aged 17) 5 0   Stjarnan
10 4FW Hákon Arnar Haraldsson (2003-10-04)4 October 2003 (aged 17) 15 1   Copenhagen
9 4FW Danijel Djuric (2003-01-05)5 January 2003 (aged 18) 19 11   Midtjylland
11 4FW Orri Steinn Óskarsson (2004-08-29)29 August 2004 (aged 16) 7 1   Copenhagen

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gudmundsson believes Iceland can keep surprising - Under-17 - News". UEFA.com. Retrieved 2013-11-15.
  2. ^ "U17 finals in Estonia cancelled". UEFA.com. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 6 June 2021.
  3. ^ "UEFA postpones all June national team matches". UEFA.com. 1 April 2020. Retrieved 6 June 2021.
  4. ^ "Updated UEFA competitions calendar". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 17 June 2020. Retrieved 6 June 2021.
  5. ^ "2020/21 UEFA women's Under-17 and men's Under-17 championships cancelled". UEFA.com. 18 December 2020. Retrieved 6 June 2021.
  6. ^ "2020/21 Under-17 EURO cancelled". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 18 December 2020. Retrieved 6 June 2021.