Ivory Coast national under-17 football team

The Ivory Coast national under-17 football team, nicknamed Les petit Éléphants ("The Little Elephants" in French), represents Ivory Coast in international football at an under-17 level and is controlled by the Ivorian Football Federation. The team's first appearance on the world stage was in 1987 at the 1987 FIFA U-16 World Championship in Canada where they achieved third place after a 2-1 extra time victory over Italy in the third place playoff.

Ivory Coast U17
Nickname(s)Les Petits Éléphants
(The Little Elephants)
AssociationIvorian Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationWAFU (West Africa)
Head coachAlain Gouaméné
CaptainJean Thome
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Second colours
Africa U-17 Cup of Nations
Appearances5 (first in 1997)
Best resultChampions, 2013
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances4 (first in 1987)
Best resultThird Place, 1987


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