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Norway national under-17 football team

The Norway national under-17 football team, controlled by the Football Association of Norway, is the national under-17 football team of Norway.

Norway under-17
AssociationFootball Association of Norway
(Norges Fotballforbund)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachNorway Erland Johnsen
Most capsMarius Høibråten (15)
Top scorerMorten Bransdal (8)
FIFA codeNOR
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Norway 2–3 Finland 
(Lommedalen, Norway; 7 June 1981)
Biggest win
 Gibraltar 0–10 Norway 
(Pančevo, Serbia; 24 October 2017)
Biggest defeat
 East Germany 5–1 Norway 
(Gräfenhanichen, East Germany; 2 November 1983)
World Cup
Appearances0 (first in -)
Best result-
European Championship
Appearances2 (first in 2017)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2018)

HistoryEdit

The team is for players of 17 years or under at the start of a UEFA European Under-17 Championship campaign.[1] At the 2010 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, Norway made it to the Elite Round, finishing bottom of their group. At the 2011 UEFA European Under-17 Championship Elite Round, Norway came 2nd, behind France with 3 matches played, winning 2 and drawing 1 game with 7 points, the same as France. France went through on a goal difference of +11, while Norway had a goal difference of +9.

Competitive resultsEdit

FIFA U-16/17 World Cup recordEdit

Year Round Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
  1985 Did not qualify
  1987
  1989
  1991
  1993
  1995
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003
  2005
  2007
  2009
  2011
  2013
  2015
  2017
  2019
Totals 0/18 0 0 0 0 0 0

UEFA European U-17 Championship recordEdit

Year Round Pld W D* L GF GA
  2002 Did not qualify
  2003
  2004
  2005
  2006
  2007
  2008
  2009
  2010
  2011
  2012
  2013
  2014
  2015
  2016
  2017 Group stage 3 0 1 2 3 7
  2018 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 4 3
Total 2/17 7 2 2 3 7 10

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the friendlies against Sweden, Austria and Ireland.[2] National team caps and goals are correct as of 12 September 2019.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Sander Tangvik (2002-11-29) 29 November 2002 (age 16) 4 0   Rosenborg
12 1GK Markus Vassøy Nilsen (2002-04-23) 23 April 2002 (age 17) 2 0   Sandnes Ulf
2 2DF Mikkel Tveiten (2002-09-05) 5 September 2002 (age 17) 8 1   Lyn
3 2DF Brage Skaret (2002-04-28) 28 April 2002 (age 17) 8 0   Vålerenga
4 2DF Nicolas Pignatel Jenssen (2002-01-12) 12 January 2002 (age 17) 9 0   Stabæk
13 2DF William Kulvik (2002-04-23) 23 April 2002 (age 17) 1 0   Stabæk
15 2DF Noah Bech Hermansen (2002-03-20) 20 March 2002 (age 17) 6 0   Fredrikstad
18 2DF David Møller Wolfe (2002-04-23) 23 April 2002 (age 17) 4 0   Brann
5 3MF Kaloyan Kalinov Kostadinov (2002-07-18) 18 July 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Sandnes Ulf
6 3MF Sebastian Sørlie Henriksen (2002-05-31) 31 May 2002 (age 17) 5 0   Viking
7 3MF Trygve Solberg Aarstad (2002-01-01) 1 January 2002 (age 17) 9 0   Vålerenga
8 3MF Martin Andersen (2002-06-04) 4 June 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Sandefjord
14 3MF Tobias Hafstad (2002-06-01) 1 June 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Tromsø
16 3MF Mads Fagerli Halsøy (2002-03-28) 28 March 2002 (age 17) 4 0   Bodø/Glimt
20 3MF Martin Palumbo (2002-03-05) 5 March 2002 (age 17) 3 1   Udinese
9 4FW Apipon Tongnoy (2002-04-07) 7 April 2002 (age 17) 8 0   Lillestrøm
10 3MF Herman Geelmuyden (2002-01-22) 22 January 2002 (age 17) 8 0   Stabæk
11 3MF Elias Hoff Melkersen (2001-05-06) 6 May 2001 (age 18) 6 2   Bodø/Glimt
17 4FW Emanuel Kulego (2002-06-07) 7 June 2002 (age 17) 5 0   Rosenborg
19 4FW David Sissoko (2002-12-14) 14 December 2002 (age 16) 2 1   Molde

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Norway - Under-17 at fotball.no
  2. ^ "G19-tropp til EM-kvalik" (in Norwegian). fotball.no. 2012-05-24. Retrieved 2012-05-25.