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Norway national under-20 football team

The Norway national under-20 football team, controlled by the Football Association of Norway, is the national football team of Norway for players of 20 years of age or under at the start of a FIFA U-20 World Cup campaign. It competes for Norway if they qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup through the UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

Norway Under-20
Nickname(s)U20-landslaget
AssociationFootball Association of Norway
(Norges Fotballforbund)
Head coachPål Arne Johansen
Most capsStig Inge Bjørnebye, Roger Nilsen, Tore Pedersen, Bjørn Johansen, Lars Bohinen, Øyvind Valvatne Mellemstrand (6)[1]
Top scorerErling Braut Håland (11)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Portugal 3–0 Norway 
(Lisboa, Portugal; 26 January 1989)
Biggest win
 Norway 12–0 Honduras 
(Lublin, Poland; 30 May 2019)
Biggest defeat
 Portugal 3–0 Norway 
(Lisboa, Portugal; 26 January 1989)
 Norway 0–3 Mexico 
(Adelaide, Australia; 7 March 1989)
 Portugal 3–0 Norway 
(Madeira, Portugal; 7 March 2003)
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1989)
Best resultGroup stage (1989, 1993, 2019)

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup recordEdit

Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
  1977 Did not qualify
  1979
  1981
  1983
  1985
  1987
  1989 Group stage 3 1 0 2 4 5
  1991 Did not qualify
  1993 Group stage 3 0 1 2 0 5
  1995 Did not qualify
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003
  2005
  2007
  2009
  2011
  2013
  2015
  2017
  2019 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 13 5
  2021 To be determined
Total 3/23 9 2 1 6 17 15

Current squadEdit

The squad for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Caps as of 30 May 2019.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Markus Olsen Pettersen (1999-02-12)12 February 1999 (aged 20) 0 0   Nest-Sotra
12 1GK Julian Faye Lund (1999-05-20)20 May 1999 (aged 20) 5 0   Mjøndalen
13 1GK Erik Arnebrott (1999-04-28)28 April 1999 (aged 20) 0 0   Viking

2 2DF Christian Borchgrevink (1999-05-11)11 May 1999 (aged 20) 5 1   Notodden
3 2DF John Kitolano (1999-10-18)18 October 1999 (aged 19) 3 0   Wolverhampton Wanderers
4 2DF Lars Ranger (1999-03-12)12 March 1999 (aged 20) 2 0   Ullensaker/Kisa
5 2DF Leo Skiri Østigård (1999-11-28)28 November 1999 (aged 19) 5 2   Brighton & Hove Albion
14 2DF Ulrik Fredriksen (1999-06-17)17 June 1999 (aged 19) 5 0   Sogndal
15 2DF Tomas Olai Totland (1999-09-28)28 September 1999 (aged 19) 1 0   Sogndal
17 2DF Håkon Evjen (2000-02-14)14 February 2000 (aged 19) 3 0   Bodø/Glimt

6 3MF Adnan Hadzic (1999-03-08)8 March 1999 (aged 20) 3 0   IK Start
7 3MF Hugo Vetlesen (2000-02-29)29 February 2000 (aged 19) 4 0   Stabæk
8 3MF Emil Bohinen (1999-03-12)12 March 1999 (aged 20) 1 0   Stabæk
10 3MF Eman Markovic (1999-05-08)8 May 1999 (aged 20) 5 1   Zrinjski Mostar
16 3MF Tobias Børkeeiet (1999-04-18)18 April 1999 (aged 20) 5 0   Stabæk
18 3MF Tobias Svendsen (1999-08-31)31 August 1999 (aged 19) 4 0   Sandefjord
20 3MF Tobias Christensen (2000-05-11)11 May 2000 (aged 19) 3 0   IK Start
21 3MF Ola Brynhildsen (1999-04-27)27 April 1999 (aged 20) 4 0   Stabæk

9 4FW Kristian Thorstvedt (1999-03-13)13 March 1999 (aged 20) 5 0   Viking
11 4FW Jens Petter Hauge (1999-10-12)12 October 1999 (aged 19) 4 1   Bodø/Glimt
19 4FW Erling Braut Håland (2000-07-21)21 July 2000 (aged 18) 5 11   Red Bull Salzburg

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the Norway under-20 squad within the last twelve months.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
2DF Nicholas Mickelson (1999-07-24)24 July 1999 (aged 19) 2 0   Strømsgodset

RecordsEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup


ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit