Slovakia national under-21 football team

The Slovakia national under-21 football team, controlled by the Slovak Football Association, is Slovakia's national under 21 football team and is considered to be a feeder team for the Slovakia national football team.

Slovakia U21
Nickname(s)Repre[1]
Sokolíci (Little Falcons)[2]
AssociationSlovenský futbalový zväz
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachJaroslav Kentoš
Home stadiumŠtadión pod Zoborom
FIFA codeSVK
First colours
Second colours
First international
Slovakia Slovakia 0–3 France France
(Myjava, Slovakia; 6 September 1994)
Biggest win
Malta Malta 0–6 Slovakia Slovakia
(Valletta, Malta; 30 March 1997)
Latvia Latvia 0–6 Slovakia Slovakia
(Riga, Latvia; 11 October 2011)
Luxembourg Luxembourg 1–7 Slovakia Slovakia
(Ettelbruck, Luxembourg; 11 June 2013)
Slovakia Slovakia 6-0 Armenia Armenia
(Žiar nad Hronom, Slovakia; 6 June 2019)
Slovakia Slovakia 6-0 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
(Nitra, Slovakia; 17 November 2020)
Biggest defeat
4–0 defeats on three occasions
Records for competitive
matches only
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances2 (first in 2000)
Best resultFourth place (2000)

European Under-21 Championship recordEdit

Year Round Position GP W D L GF GA
  1996 Did not Qualify
  1998 Did not Qualify
  2000 Semi-Final 4th 4 2 1 1 5 3
  2002 Did not Qualify
  2004 Did not Qualify
  2006 Did not Qualify
  2007 Did not Qualify
  2009 Did not Qualify
  2011 Did not Qualify
  2013 Did not Qualify
  2015 Did not Qualify
  2017 Group Stage 5th 3 2 0 1 6 3
   2019 Did not Qualify
   2021 Did not Qualify
Total 2/14 7 4 1 2 11 6

Key: GP: Games played, W: Wins, D: Draws, L: Losses, GF: Goals for, GA: Goals against

2021 UEFA Under-21 Championship qualificationEdit

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   France 10 9 0 1 32 10 +22 27 Final tournament 3–1 3–2 1–0 5–0 5–0
2    Switzerland 10 9 0 1 26 8 +18 27 3–1 2–1 4–1 2–1 3–0
3   Georgia 10 5 0 5 17 14 +3 15 0–2 0–3 2–1 1–0 4–0
4   Slovakia 10 4 0 6 22 21 +1 12 3–5 1–2 3–2 2–1 6–0
5   Azerbaijan 10 2 0 8 6 18 −12 6 1–2 0–1 0–3 2–1 1–0
6   Liechtenstein 10 1 0 9 3 35 −32 3 0–5 0–5 0–2 2–4 1–0
Source: UEFA

2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Group CEdit

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Final tournament 3 Sep 8 Oct 12 Oct 25 Mar '22 7 Jun '22
2   Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Play-offs 16 Nov 12 Nov 8 Oct 3 Jun '22 7 Jun
3   Slovakia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 Mar '22 7 Jun '22 25 Mar '22 3 Sep 12 Oct
4   Northern Ireland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Jun '22 29 Mar '22 7 Sep 12 Nov 16 Nov
5   Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 Sep 12 Oct 16 Nov 7 Jun '22 8 Oct
6   Malta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 Nov 25 Mar '22 3 Jun '22 3 Sep 29 Mar '22
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

Fixtures and resultsEdit

2020Edit

4 September 2020 (2020-09-04) 2021 UEFA EURO U21 Qualifying Switzerland    4–1   Slovakia Schaffhausen, Switzerland
19:00 Zeqiri   10' (pen.)77'
Okafor   37'
Ndoye   71'
Report   43' Tupta Stadium: LIPO Park Schaffhausen
Attendance: 0 (behind closed doors)
Referee: Mads Kristoffersen (Denmark)
8 September 2020 (2020-09-08) 2021 UEFA EURO U21 Qualifying Slovakia   1–2    Switzerland Nitra, Slovakia
20:15 Strelec   65' Report   87' (pen.) Zeqiri
  90+2' Ndoye
Stadium: Štadión pod Zoborom
Attendance: 0 (behind closed doors)
Referee: Keith Kennedy (Northern Ireland)
8 October 2020 2021 UEFA EURO U21 Qualifying Slovakia   2–1   Azerbaijan Nitra, Slovakia
16:30 Tupta   61'
Mesík   90+3'
Report   66' Çelik Stadium: Štadión pod Zoborom
Attendance: 0 (behind closed doors)
Referee: Kristoffer Hagenes Norway
12 October 2020 2021 UEFA EURO U21 Qualifying France   1–0   Slovakia Strasbourg, France
21:00 Koundé   22' Report Stadium: Stade de la Meinau
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Milan Djordjić (Serbia)
12 November 2020 2021 UEFA EURO U21 Qualifying Georgia   2–1   Slovakia Tbilisi, Georgia
11:00 Fabiš   61' (o.g.)
Mekvabishvili   78'
Report   66' Gono Stadium: Mikheil Meskhi Stadium
Attendance: 0 (behind closed doors)
Referee: Gergő Bogár (Hungary))
17 November 2020 2021 UEFA EURO U21 Qualifying Slovakia   6–0   Liechtenstein Nitra, Slovakia
17:00 Kadák   5'
Unterrainer   9' (o.g.)
Almási   33'
Grünenfelder   67' (o.g.)
Bernát   70'
Vallo   77'
Report Stadium: Štadión pod Zoborom
Attendance: 0 (behind closed doors)
Referee: Nicolas Laforge (Belgium)

2021Edit

25 March 2021 2021 Antalya Cup Uzbekistan   0–2   Slovakia Lara, Turkey
15:00 Report Trusa   56'
Goljan   80'
Stadium: Asteria Kremlin Palace Spor Merkezi
Attendance: 0
27 March 2021 2021 Antalya Cup Slovakia   2–2   North Macedonia Lara, Turkey
15:00 Iľko   76'
Krstevski   89' (o.g.)
Report   24' Darko Churlinov
  55' Radulovikj Velichkovikj
Stadium: Asteria Kremlin Palace Spor Merkezi
Attendance: 0
29 March 2021 2021 Antalya Cup Ukraine   2–3   Slovakia Belek, Turkey
17:00 Mykhaylo Mudryk   49'
Bohdan Viunnyk   55'
Report   64' Ján Bernát
  70' Matej Trusa
  83' Matúš Kmeť
Stadium: Asteria Kremlin Palace Spor Merkezi
Attendance: 0
8 October 2021 2023 UEFA EURO U21 Qualifying Spain     Slovakia Spain
Report
12 November 2021 2023 UEFA EURO U21 Qualifying Russia     Slovakia Russia
Report

2022Edit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for Antalya Cup fixtures against Uzbekistan, North Macedonia and Ukraine (25 to 29 March 2021).[3]

Caps and goals updated as of 29 March 2021 after the match against Ukraine.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Denis Chudý (2000-02-01) 1 February 2000 (age 21) 1 0   AS Trenčín
1GK Ľubomír Belko (2002-02-04) 4 February 2002 (age 19) 1 0   Žilina
1GK Richard Ludha (2000-11-08) 8 November 2000 (age 20) 1 0   Železiarne Podbrezová

2DF Matúš Vojtko (2000-10-05) 5 October 2000 (age 20) 7 0   Zemplín Michalovce
2DF Gergely Tumma (2000-02-10) 10 February 2000 (age 21) 3 0   Spartak Trnava
2DF Tomáš Nemčík (2001-04-19) 19 April 2001 (age 20) 3 0   Žilina
2DF Marián Pišoja (2000-06-16) 16 June 2000 (age 20) 3 0   Púchov
2DF Vladimír Barbora (2001-01-02) 2 January 2001 (age 20) 2 0   Železiarne Podbrezová
2DF Matúš Malý (2001-07-11) 11 July 2001 (age 19) 2 0   Senica
2DF Samuel Suľa (2000-04-12) 12 April 2000 (age 21) 2 0   Žilina
2DF Kristián Mihálek (2000-03-10) 10 March 2000 (age 21) 2 0   Petržalka
2DF Peter Kováčik (2001-12-01) 1 December 2001 (age 19) 1 0   Železiarne Podbrezová

3MF Peter Pokorný (2001-08-08) 8 August 2001 (age 19) 14 1   St. Pölten
3MF Ján Bernát (2001-01-10) 10 January 2001 (age 20) 11 3   Žilina
3MF Miroslav Gono (2000-11-01) 1 November 2000 (age 20) 7 1   Žilina
3MF Jakub Kadák (2000-12-14) 14 December 2000 (age 20) 6 1   AS Trenčín
3MF Matúš Kmeť (2000-06-27) 27 June 2000 (age 20) 5 1   Ružomberok
3MF Timotej Múdry (2000-04-04) 4 April 2000 (age 21) 4 0   Ružomberok
3MF Patrik Iľko (2001-02-16) 16 February 2001 (age 20) 3 1   Žilina
3MF Adam Goljan (2001-04-15) 15 April 2001 (age 20) 3 1   Žilina
3MF Sebastian Nebyla (2001-01-25) 25 January 2001 (age 20) 3 0   DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda
3MF Denis Potoma (2000-02-15) 15 February 2000 (age 21) 2 0   Sereď
3MF Roland Galčík (2001-07-13) 13 July 2001 (age 19) 1 0   Železiarne Podbrezová

4FW Matej Trusa (2000-11-29) 29 November 2000 (age 20) 3 2   Zemplín Michalovce
4FW Adrián Kaprálik (2002-06-10) 10 June 2002 (age 18) 3 0   Žilina
4FW Roland Gerebenits (2000-05-07) 7 May 2000 (age 21) 2 0   Železiarne Podbrezová

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the Slovakia squad in the past 12 months and remain eligible to play for the U21 team.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Ivan Krajčírik (2000-06-15) 15 June 2000 (age 20) 0 0   Ružomberok v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021
GK Michal Kukučka (2002-04-12) 12 April 2002 (age 19) 0 0   AS Trenčín v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
GK Ivan Rehák (2001-06-01) 1 June 2001 (age 19) 0 0   Železiarne Podbrezová Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021ALT

DF Alex Holub (2000-03-15) 15 March 2000 (age 21) 0 0   Ružomberok v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
DF Sebastian Kóša (2003-09-13) 13 September 2003 (age 17) 0 0   Spartak Trnava v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
DF Dominik Javorček (2002-11-02) 2 November 2002 (age 18) 0 0   Žilina v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
DF Ondrej Elexa (2000-10-07) 7 October 2000 (age 20) 0 0   Košice Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021
DF Aurel Dávidík (2000-04-08) 8 April 2000 (age 21) 0 0   Dubnica nad Váhom Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021
DF Ján Krkoška (2000-10-03) 3 October 2000 (age 20) 0 0   Žilina Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021ALT
DF Richard Nagy (2000-10-03) 3 October 2000 (age 20) 0 0   Žilina Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021ALT
DF Alexander Tóth (2001-08-04) 4 August 2001 (age 19) 0 0   Sereď Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021ALT
DF Ivan Mesík (2001-06-01) 1 June 2001 (age 19) 6 1   Nordsjælland v.   Liechtenstein, 17 November 2020

MF Patrik Myslovič (2001-05-28) 28 May 2001 (age 19) 3 0   Žilina v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
MF Jakub Švec (2000-07-23) 23 July 2000 (age 20) 3 0   ŠTK Šamorín v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
MF Marko Totka (2000-09-12) 12 September 2000 (age 20) 1 0   Senica v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
MF Mikuláš Bakaľa (2001-01-04) 4 January 2001 (age 20) 0 0   Železiarne Podbrezová v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
MF Matúš Begala (2001-04-07) 7 April 2001 (age 20) 0 0   Zemplín Michalovce v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
MF Tibor Slebodník (2000-09-21) 21 September 2000 (age 20) 0 0   Žilina v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
MF Lucas Demitra (2003-04-09) 9 April 2003 (age 18) 0 0   AS Trenčín v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
MF Adam Tučný (2002-05-21) 21 May 2002 (age 18) 0 0   AS Trenčín v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
MF Jakub Tancík (2000-01-04) 4 January 2000 (age 21) 0 0   Nitra v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
MF Filip Tatranský (2001-01-06) 6 January 2001 (age 20) 0 0   Sereď Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021
MF Matúš Katunský (2001-03-20) 20 March 2001 (age 20) 0 0   Slavoj Trebišov Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021ALT
MF Samuel Ďatko (2001-06-24) 24 June 2001 (age 19) 0 0   Železiarne Podbrezová Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021ALT
MF Patrik Danek (2001-10-02) 2 October 2001 (age 19) 0 0   Nitra Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021ALT
MF Tomáš Suslov (2002-06-07) 7 June 2002 (age 18) 2 0   Groningen v.   France, 12 October 2020

FW Lukáš Letenay (2001-04-19) 19 April 2001 (age 20) 0 0   AS Trenčín v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
FW Matej Franko (2001-02-14) 14 February 2001 (age 20) 0 0   Nitra v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
FW Stanislav Olejník (2002-03-31) 31 March 2002 (age 19) 0 0   Spartak Trnava v.   Ukraine, 29 March 2021ALT
FW Kristián Bari (2001-02-06) 6 February 2001 (age 20) 0 0   Žilina Preparatory camp, 16 January 2021ALT
FW Dávid Strelec (2001-04-04) 4 April 2001 (age 20) 10 5   Slovan Bratislava v.   Liechtenstein, 17 November 2020

Past squadsEdit

Managerial historyEdit

Head Coach Assistant Years
  Milan Lešický   Jozef Štafura 1993–1997
  Jozef Barmoš   Bohumil Andrejko 1997–1998
  Dušan Radolský   Bohumil Andrejko 1998–2000
  Stanislav Griga   Vladimír Goffa 2000–2001
  Mikuláš Komanický   Ján Švehlík 2002–2003
  Ladislav Jurkemik   Ján Gabriel 2004
  Jozef Bubenko   Ján Gabriel 2004–2005
  Ladislav Petráš   Karol Brezík 2006
  Jozef Barmoš   Jozef Vukušič, Viliam Hýravý, Roland Praj 2007–2008
  Boris Kitka   Jozef Daňko 2009–2010
  Ľubomír Nosický   Peter Nemečkay 2010
  Ivan Galád   Norbert Hrnčár 2011–2014
  Pavel Hapal   Oto Brunegraf 2015–2018
  Oto Brunegraf (carateker) 2018-2019
  Adrián Guľa[4]   Marián Zimen 2018-2019
  Jaroslav Kentoš   Tibor Goljan 2019-

Other youth recordEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Prezývka slovenských reprezentantov? Suchá". aktualne.sk. Retrieved 10 June 2010.
  2. ^ "SLOVENSKÍ SOKOLI". futbalsfz.sk. Archived from the original on 9 August 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  3. ^ "U21 – Tréner Kentoš nominoval na turnaj v Turecku 16 nováčikov". www.futbalsfz.sk. Retrieved 17 March 2021.
  4. ^ https://profutbal.sk/clanok/226258-dvadsatjednotka-ma-noveho-trenera-vypocujte-si-jeho-prve-slova[dead link]

External linksEdit