Italy national under-19 football team

The Italy national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.

Italy Under-19
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationItalian Football Federation
(Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio – FIGC)
Head coachCarmine Nunziata
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
Best resultWinners: 1958, 1966, 2003

The team competes in the UEFA European Under-19 Championship, held every year.

UEFA U-18 Championship RecordEdit

Before 2002, the event was called a U-18 tournament, as the players were required to under-18 at the start of qualifying phase and turn 19 in the final round.

  • 1981: Second Round
  • 1982: Qualifying Round
  • 1983: Semi-finalists
  • 1984: Second Round
  • 1986: Runners-up
  • 1988: Qualifying Round
  • 1990: Qualifying Round
  • 1992: Qualifying Round
  • 1993: Intermediary Round
  • 1994: Intermediary Round
  • 1995: Runners-up
  • 1996: 4th in Group B
  • 1997: Preliminary Round
  • 1998: Preliminary Round
  • 1999: Runners-up
  • 2000: Intermediary Round
  • 2001: Preliminary Round

UEFA U-19 Championship RecordEdit

Year Round
  2002 Did not qualify
  2003 Champions
  2004 Group stage
  2005 Did not qualify
  2006 Did not qualify
  2007 Did not qualify
  2008 Runners-up
  2009 Did not qualify
  2010 Group stage
  2011 Did not qualify
  2012 Did not qualify
  2013 Did not qualify
  2014 Did not qualify
  2015 Did not qualify
  2016 Runners-up
  2017 Did not qualify
  2018 Runners-up
  2019 Group stage
  2020 Cancelled[1]
  2021 TBD

HonoursEdit

  • Under-18 era (1957–2001)
  • Winner: 1958; 1966
  • Runners-up: 1959; 1986; 1995; 1999

CoachesEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 21 players have been called up for the Qualifying round of the 2020 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Alessandro Russo (2001-03-31) 31 March 2001 (age 19)   Sassuolo
12 1GK Federico Brancolini (2001-07-14) 14 July 2001 (age 19)   Fiorentina

2 2DF Edoardo Pierozzi (2001-09-12) 12 September 2001 (age 19)   Fiorentina
3 2DF Fabio Ponsi (2001-02-12) 12 February 2001 (age 19)   Fiorentina
4 2DF Paolo Gozzi Iweru (2001-04-25) 25 April 2001 (age 19)   Juventus
5 2DF Caleb Okoli (2001-07-13) 13 July 2001 (age 19)   SPAL
13 2DF Nicolò Armini (2001-03-07) 7 March 2001 (age 19)   Lazio
14 2DF Lorenzo Colombini (2001-01-17) 17 January 2001 (age 20)   Internazionale
28 2DF Antonio Calà (2002-04-20) 20 April 2002 (age 18)   Ascoli
15 2DF Michael Ntube (2001-02-04) 4 February 2001 (age 19)   Internazionale

6 3MF Nicolò Rovella (2001-12-04) 4 December 2001 (age 19)   Genoa
7 3MF Samuele Ricci (2001-08-21) 21 August 2001 (age 19)   Empoli
8 3MF Emmanuel Gyabuaa (2001-09-21) 21 September 2001 (age 19)   Atalanta
10 3MF Nicolò Fagioli (2001-02-12) 12 February 2001 (age 19)   Juventus
16 3MF Jean Freddi Greco (2001-02-12) 12 February 2001 (age 19)   Torino
21 3MF Alessio Riccardi (c) (2001-04-03) 3 April 2001 (age 19)   Pescara
23 3MF Federico Marigosu (2001-04-21) 21 April 2001 (age 19)   Cagliari

9 4FW Elia Petrelli (2001-08-15) 15 August 2001 (age 19)   Juventus
11 4FW Eddie Salcedo (2001-10-01) 1 October 2001 (age 19)   Verona
17 4FW Roberto Piccoli (2001-01-27) 27 January 2001 (age 19)   Spezia
20 4FW Sebastiano Esposito (2002-07-02) 2 July 2002 (age 18)   SPAL

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2020 Under-19 EURO cancelled". UEFA.com. 20 October 2020.