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Italy national under-17 football team

The Italy national U-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.

Italy Under-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationItalian Football Federation
(Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio – FIGC)
ConfederationUEFA
Head coachCarmine Nunziata
FIFA codeITA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1985)
Best resultFourth place: 1987
European Championship
Appearances18 (first in 1982)
Best resultChampions: 1982

The team competes in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship, held every year. The team, if qualified, also competes in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which is held every two years.

UEFA U-16 Championship recordEdit

  • 1982: Champions
  • 1984: Did not qualify
  • 1985: Group Stage
  • 1986: Runners-up
  • 1987: Champions (stripped)
  • 1988: Did not qualify
  • 1989: Group Stage
  • 1990: Did not qualify
  • 1991: Did not qualify
  • 1992: Third Place
  • 1993: Runners-up
  • 1994: Did not qualify
  • 1995: Group Stage
  • 1996: Did not qualify
  • 1997: Group Stage
  • 1998: Runners-up
  • 1999: Did not qualify
  • 2000: Did not qualify
  • 2001: Quarter-finals

UEFA U-17 Championship recordEdit

FIFA U-17 World Cup recordEdit

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GS GA
  1985 Group Stage 13th 3 1 0 2 3 4
  1987 Fourth Place 4th 6 3 1 2 8 4
  1989 Did Not Qualify
  1991 Group Stage 10th 3 0 2 1 2 3
  1993 Group Stage 10th 3 0 1 2 1 6
  1995 Did Not Qualify
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003
  2005 Group Stage 13th 3 1 1 1 6 7
  2007 Did Not Qualify
  2009 Quarter-Finals 6th 5 3 1 1 6 4
  2011 Did Not Qualify
  2013 Round of 16 13th 4 2 0 2 3 5
  2015 Did Not Qualify
  2017
  2019 Qualified
Total 8/18 4th 27 10 6 11 29 33

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

HonoursEdit

  • Under-16 era (1982–2001)

Current squadEdit

The following 20 players have been called up for the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Manuel Gasparini (2002-05-19) 19 May 2002 (age 17)   Udinese
12 1GK Marco Molla (2002-01-01) 1 January 2002 (age 17)   Bologna

2 2DF Francesco Lamanna (2002-01-11) 11 January 2002 (age 17)   Juventus
3 2DF Matteo Ruggeri (2002-07-11) 11 July 2002 (age 17)   Atalanta
5 2DF Lorenzo Moretti (2002-02-26) 26 February 2002 (age 17)   Internazionale
6 2DF Lorenzo Pirola (2002-02-20) 20 February 2002 (age 17)   Internazionale
13 2DF Iyenoma Udogie (2002-11-28) 28 November 2002 (age 16)   Verona
15 2DF Christian Dalle Mura (2002-02-02) 2 February 2002 (age 17)   Fiorentina
17 2DF Alessandro Riccio (2002-02-06) 6 February 2002 (age 17)   Juventus

4 3MF Simone Panada (2002-06-02) 2 June 2002 (age 17)   Atalanta
7 3MF Franco Tongya (2002-03-13) 13 March 2002 (age 17)   Juventus
8 3MF Nikola Sekulov (2002-02-18) 18 February 2002 (age 17)   Juventus
14 3MF Michael Brentan (2002-04-16) 16 April 2002 (age 17)   Juventus
16 3MF Niccolò Squizzato (2002-01-07) 7 January 2002 (age 17)   Internazionale
19 3MF Alessandro Arlotti (2002-04-02) 2 April 2002 (age 17)   Monaco
20 3MF Samuel Giovane (2003-03-28) 28 March 2003 (age 16)   Atalanta

9 4FW Lorenzo Colombo (2002-03-08) 8 March 2002 (age 17)   Milan
10 4FW Sebastiano Esposito (2002-07-02) 2 July 2002 (age 17)   Internazionale
11 4FW Nicolò Cudrig (2002-08-07) 7 August 2002 (age 17)   Brugge
18 4FW Nicholas Bonfanti (2002-03-28) 28 March 2002 (age 17)   Internazionale

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