The Switzerland national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of Switzerland and is controlled by the Swiss Football Association. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, held every two years.
|Association||Swiss Football Association|
|Most caps||Alain Rochat (42)|
|Top scorer||Hakan Yakin (12)|
| Greece 2–1 Switzerland |
Rhodos, Greece; 28 March 1990
| Switzerland 6–0 Luxembourg |
Muri, Switzerland; 27 March 2001
Switzerland 7–1 Latvia
Lugano, Switzerland; 8 September 2014
| Switzerland 3–7 Norway |
Biel, Switzerland; 9 November 1996
Records for competitive
|UEFA U-21 Championship|
|Appearances||3 (first in 2002)|
|Best result||Runners-up: 2011|
UEFA U-23 championship recordEdit
Since the under-21 competition rules insist that players must be 21 or under at the start of a two-year competition, technically it is an U-23 competition. For this reason, Switzerland's record in the preceding U-23 competitions is also shown.
- 1972: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 2 in qualification group
- 1974: Did not enter
- 1976: Did not enter
UEFA U-21 Championship recordEdit
|1978||Did not qualify|
|2006||Did not qualify|
|2009||Lost in qualifying play-off to Spain|
|2013||Lost in qualifying play-off to Germany|
|2015||Did not qualify|
- *Denotes draws including knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
- 1995–2001: Köbi Kuhn
- 2001–2007: Bernard Challandes
- 2007–2009: Pierre-André Schürmann
- 2009–2015: Pierluigi Tami
- 2015–2018: Heinz Moser
- 2018–2022: Mauro Lustrinelli
The following players were called up for the friendly matches against Spain and Israel on 24 and 28 March 2023 respectively.
Caps and goals correct as of 28 March 2023, after the match against Israel.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|1||GK||Marvin Keller||3 July 2002||2||0||Young Boys|
|12||GK||Pascal Loretz||1 June 2003||1||0||Luzern|
|GK||Justin Hammel||2 December 2000||3||0||Grasshopper Club Zürich|
|2||DF||Lewin Blum||27 July 2001||7||0||Young Boys|
|3||DF||Nicolas Vouilloz||11 May 2001||7||0||Servette|
|4||DF||Leonidas Stergiou||3 March 2002||14||1||St. Gallen|
|16||DF||Serge Müller||18 September 2000||5||0||Schaffhausen|
|17||DF||Jan Kronig||24 June 2000||12||1||Aarau|
|20||DF||Bećir Omeragić||20 January 2002||6||0||Zürich|
|22||DF||Aurèle Amenda||31 July 2003||1||0||Young Boys|
|DF||Albian Hajdari||18 May 2003||3||0||Lugano|
|5||MF||Ardon Jashari||30 July 2002||3||0||Luzern|
|6||MF||Simon Sohm||11 April 2001||18||0||Parma|
|10||MF||Kastriot Imeri||27 June 2000||20||7||Young Boys|
|14||MF||Matteo Di Giusto||18 August 2000||7||0||Winterthur|
|15||MF||Gabriel Barès||29 August 2000||12||2||Thun|
|19||MF||Darian Males||3 May 2001||13||0||Basel|
|23||MF||Nicky Beloko||16 February 2000||2||0||Luzern|
|24||MF||Alvyn Sanches||12 February 2003||1||0||Lausanne-Sport|
|7||FW||Dan Ndoye||25 October 2000||22||8||Basel|
|8||FW||Julian von Moos||1 April 2001||4||1||St. Gallen|
|9||FW||Filip Stojilković||4 January 2000||22||2||Darmstadt 98|
|11||FW||Bradley Fink||17 April 2003||4||1||Basel|
The following players have also been called up to the Switzerland under-17 squad within the last twelve months and remain eligible for selection.
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|MF||Alexandre Jankewitz||25 December 2001||19||1||St. Gallen||v. Moldova, 8 June 2022|
|MF||Fabian Rieder||16 February 2002||8||2||Young Boys||v. Moldova, 8 June 2022|
|MF||Bledian Krasniqi||17 June 2001||3||0||Zürich||v. Moldova, 8 June 2022|
|MF||Randy Schneider||27 August 2001||0||0||Aarau||v. Moldova, 8 June 2022|
Swiss national teamsEdit
- Switzerland national football team
- Switzerland national under-23 football team (also known as Swiss Olympic)
- Switzerland national under-20 football team
- Switzerland national under-19 football team
- Switzerland national under-18 football team
- Switzerland national under-17 football team
- Switzerland national under-16 football team
- ^ "Bernard Challandes". UEFA. 17 March 2004.
- ^ "Challandes accepts Zürich challenge". UEFA. 13 June 2007.
- ^ "Switzerland turn to Schürmann". UEFA. 18 July 2007.
- ^ "Estonia celebrate Swiss success". UEFA. 12 August 2009.
- ^ "U-21: Drei Rückkehrer und vier Neulinge" (in German). Schweizerischer Fussballverband. 16 March 2023. Retrieved 28 March 2023.
- UEFA Under-21 website - contains full results archive
- The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation - contains full record of U-21/U-23 Championships