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Iran national under-20 football team

Iran national under-20 football team (also known as Iran Under-20, Iran U-20 or Iran Youth Team) represents Iran in international football competitions in AFC U-19 Championship and FIFA U-20 World Cup, as well as any other under-20 international football tournaments. It is controlled by the Iran Football Federation.

Iran under-20
Nickname(s)Team Melli Javanan
("The Youth National Team")
AssociationFFIRI
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Head coachSirous Pourmousavi
CaptainAhmadreza Jalali
FIFA codeIRN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1977)
Best resultRound 1
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances21 (first in 1969)
Best resultChampions: 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
Group photograph of the team in October 2019

Tournament recordsEdit

FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup record
Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
  1977 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 4 5
  1979 Did not qualify
  1981
  1983
  1985
  1987
  1989
  1991
  1993
  1995
  1997
  1999
  2001 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 8
  2003 Did not qualify
  2005
  2007
  2009
  2011
  2013
  2015
  2017 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 4 6
  2019 Did not qualify
  2021 To be determined
Total 3/23 9 2 1 6 8 19

AFC U-19 ChampionshipEdit