New Zealand national under-17 football team

The New Zealand Under 17's football team, more commonly known as the Young All Whites, is controlled by New Zealand Football and represents New Zealand in international Under 17 or youth football competitions.

New Zealand U17
Nickname(s)Young All Whites
AssociationNew Zealand Football
ConfederationOFC (Oceania)
Head coachEngland José Figueira
CaptainCampbell Strong
Most capsCory Chettleburgh, Jacob Matthews (20 caps)
Top scorerKosta Barbarouses, 16 goals
FIFA codeNZL
First colours
Second colours
First international
 New Zealand 4–2 New Caledonia 
(Papeete, French Polynesia; 8 December 1974)
Biggest win
 New Zealand 16–0 PNG 
(Suva, Fiji; 9 September 1988)
Biggest defeat
 New Zealand 0–13 Spain 
(Ismailia, Egypt; 11 September 1997)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances9 (first in 1997)
Best resultRound of 16, 2009, 2011, 2015
OFC Under 17 Championship/Tournament
Appearances16 (first in 1983)
Best resultChampions, 1997, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018

New Zealand was the host nation for the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship.[1]

Competition recordEdit

OFC U-17 ChampionshipEdit

The OFC Under 17 Qualifying Tournament is a tournament held once every two years to decide the only two qualification spots for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and its representatives at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Since 2018 it has been renamed as the OFC U-16 Championship and held in the year preceding the U-17 World Cup.[2]

OFC Under 17 Championship/Tournament
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD
  1983 Runners-up 5 3 1 1 7 2 +5
  1986 Runners-up 4 2 2 0 3 1 +2
  1989 Runners-up 4 3 0 1 18 5 +13
  1991 Runners-up 4 2 1 1 9 3 +6
  1993 Third place 3 2 0 1 16 3 +13
  1995 Runners-up 4 2 1 1 6 3 +3
  1997 Champions 5 5 0 0 15 1 +14
  1999 Did Not Enter
 /  2001 Runners-up 6 4 0 2 14 10 +4
 / /  2003 Group stage 5 2 2 1 19 4 +15
  2005 Withdrew
  2007 Champions 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7
  2009 Champions 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7
  2011 Champions 5 5 0 0 15 1 +14
  2013 Champions 5 5 0 0 23 3 +20
 /  2015 Champions 7 6 1 0 36 7 +29
  2017 Champions 5 5 0 0 28 2 +26
OFC Under 16 Championship
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD
  2018 Champions 5 3 1 1 16 9 +7
Total 8 titles 68 50 9 9 211 52 +185

FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
  1985 Did not qualify
  1987
  1989
  1991
  1993
  1995
  1997 Group stage 16th 3 0 0 3 0 22 –22
  1999 Group stage 11th 3 1 0 2 3 8 –5
  2001 Did not qualify
  2003
  2005 Withdrew
  2007 Group stage 24th 3 0 0 3 0 13 –13
  2009 Round of 16 16th 4 0 3 1 3 8 –5
  2011 Round of 16 13th 4 1 1 2 4 8 –4
  2013 Group stage 24th 3 0 0 3 0 11 –11
  2015 Round of 16 15th 4 1 1 2 3 8 –5
  2017 Group stage 17th 3 0 1 2 4 8 –4
  2019 Group stage 22nd 3 1 0 2 2 5 –3
  2021 To be determined
Total 9/19 0 titles 27 3 6 18 17 86 –69

1997 FIFA U-17 World ChampionshipEdit

1999 FIFA U-17 World ChampionshipEdit

2007 FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

2009 FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

2011 FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

2013 FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

2015 FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

2017 FIFA U-17 World CupEdit


2019 FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up to the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in Brazil.[6]

Caps and goals as of 22 September 2018 after the game against Solomon Islands.
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Alex Paulsen (2002-06-04) 4 June 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Wellington Phoenix
2 2DF Finn O'Connor (2002-01-14) 14 January 2002 (age 18) 1 0   Wellington Phoenix
3 2DF Harry Bark (2002-06-12) 12 June 2002 (age 17) 2 0   Wellington Phoenix
4 2DF Campbell Strong (2002-05-10) 10 May 2002 (age 17) 5 0   Eastern Suburbs
5 2DF Jackson Simpkin (2002-08-21) 21 August 2002 (age 17) 0 0   Brisbane City
6 2DF Adam Hillis (2002-02-03) 3 February 2002 (age 18) 4 0   Wellington Phoenix
7 4FW Keegan Jelacic (2002-07-31) 31 July 2002 (age 17) 0 0   Queensland Lions
8 3MF Henry Hamilton (2002-04-08) 8 April 2002 (age 17) 5 6   Wellington Phoenix
9 4FW Jesse Randall (2002-08-19) 19 August 2002 (age 17) 0 0   Tasman United
10 4FW Matthew Garbett (2002-04-13) 13 April 2002 (age 17) 4 1   Falkenbergs FF
11 2DF Nathan Lobo (2002-12-16) 16 December 2002 (age 17) 4 0   Auckland City
12 2DF Kris Naicker (2002-12-08) 8 December 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Wellington Phoenix
13 1GK Luca Taylor (2002-09-21) 21 September 2002 (age 17) 2 0   Auckland City
14 4FW Oskar van Hattum (2002-04-14) 14 April 2002 (age 17) 5 3   Wellington Phoenix
15 2DF Bradley Wilson (2002-03-31) 31 March 2002 (age 17) 5 1   Auckland City
16 2DF Max Drake (2002-09-06) 6 September 2002 (age 17) 4 0   Wellington Phoenix
17 3MF Benjamin Old (2002-08-13) 13 August 2002 (age 17) 2 1   Wellington Phoenix
18 3MF Sean Bright (2002-01-28) 28 January 2002 (age 18) 3 0   Torslanda IK
19 3MF Marko Stamenić (2002-02-19) 19 February 2002 (age 18) 4 0   Team Wellington
20 4FW Otto Ingham (2002-02-04) 4 February 2002 (age 18) 0 0   Team Wellington
21 1GK Callum Kennett (2004-03-26) 26 March 2004 (age 15) 0 0   Wellington Phoenix

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIFA U-17 World Championship New Zealand 1999". Fifa.com. FIFA. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Oceania U-17 World Cup Qualifiers". RSSSF. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Match report – Group A – New Zealand v Angola" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 26 October 2019. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Match report – Group A – Brazil v New Zealand" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 29 October 2019. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Match report – Group A – Canada v New Zealand" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 1 November 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Figueira names quality squad for World Cup". New Zealand Football. Retrieved 23 September 2019.

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