Oman national under-17 football team

The Oman national under-17 football team is the under 17 football team of Oman and is controlled by the Oman Football Association.

Their team got fourth place at the first FIFA U-17 World Cup they participated in at the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship, losing 2-0 in the 3rd place playoff to Argentina.[1]

Competition RecordsEdit

AFC U-16 Championship recordEdit

Host nation(s) / Year Round
  1985 Withdrew
  1986 Did not qualify
  1988 Did not qualify
  1990 Did not qualify
  1992 Withdrew
  1994 Third place
  1996 Champions
  1998 Group stage
  2000 Champions
  2002 Banned
  2004 Quarter-finals
  2006 Did not qualify
  2008 Did not qualify
  2010 Group stage
  2012 Group stage
  2014 Group stage
  2016 Quarter-finals
  2018 Quarter-finals

FIFA U-17 World Cup recordEdit

Host nation(s) / Year Round
  1985 Did not qualify
  1987 Did not qualify
  1989 Did not qualify
  1991 Did not qualify
  1993 Did not qualify
  1995 Fourth place
  1997 Quarter-finals
  1999 Did not qualify
  2001 Group stage
  2003 Did not qualify
  2005 Did not qualify
  2007 Did not qualify
  2009 Did not qualify
  2011 Did not qualify
  2013 Did not qualify
  2015 Did not qualify
  2017 Did not qualify
  2019 Did not qualify
  2021 To be determined

Oman FIFA Under-17 World Cup appearancesEdit

1995 FIFA U-17 World ChampionshipEdit

They played 6 matches in all, with the results shown below.

Group stageEdit

Oman  2–1  Canada
Al-Kathiri   43', 62' (pen.) (Report) Bernier   70'

Brazil  0–0  Oman
(Report)

Germany  0–3  Oman
(Report) Al-Kathiri   4' (pen.)
Al-Siyabi   81', 87'

Knockout stageEdit

They played Nigeria in the Quarter-finals

Nigeria  1–2  Oman
Chukwueke   13' (pen.) (Report) Al-Kathiri   32'
Al-Dhabit   49'

They Played Ghana in the Semi-finals

Ghana  3–1  Oman
Ansah   38'
Kamara   54'
Iddrisu   72'
(Report) Al-Kathiri 67'

They played Argentina in the third place match.

Oman  0–2  Argentina
(Report) Gatti   20'
Cambiasso   71'
Attendance: 30,000

The Omanis got fourth place in the tournament.

1997 FIFA U-17 World ChampionshipEdit

They played 4 matches in all, with the results shown below.

Group stageEdit

Oman  4 – 0  United States
Al Harbi   15'
J. Al Mukhaini   39'
Mohamed   46', 52'
Report

Oman  3 – 1  Austria
Nairooz   18'
Mohamed   45+1', 69'
Report Ziervogel   74'

Oman  1 – 3  Brazil
Mohamed   53' Report Jorginho   50'
Fabio Pinto   66'
Geovani   84'

Knockout stageEdit

They played Ghana in the Quarter-finals

Ghana  4 – 1  Oman
Al Mukhaini   25' (o.g.)
Coffie   42'
Afriyie   79'
A. Quaye   88'
Report Al Amri   57'

2001 FIFA U-17 World ChampionshipEdit

The Omanis fared much worse, getting last place in their group and failing to reach the knockout stages.

Group stageEdit

Oman  1 – 2  Spain
Al Hinai   22' Report F. Torres   50'
Melli   90+2'

Oman  0 – 3  Argentina
Report López   10'
Tevez   37'
Colace   52' (pen.)

Burkina Faso  1 – 1  Oman
Nikiema   22' Report Al-Hinai   33'
Attendance: 7,000

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oman FIFA U-17 World Championships 1995 and 2001". fifa.com. Archived from the original on November 7, 2012. Retrieved 2014-07-24.