Turkey national under-17 football team
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The Turkey national under-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Turkey and is controlled by the Turkish Football Federation. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship, held every year. The original tournament was called the UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship (1982-2001). The tournament was renamed as the European Under-17 Football Championship in 2002, but importantly the overall statistics are collated from 1982. In addition, every odd year the top teams from the respective UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship compete in the FIFA U-17 World Cup the same year (since 2017, five teams from the respective UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship have been entered).
|Association||Turkish Football Federation|
|Head coach||Hakan Tecimer|
|FIFA U-17 World Cup|
|Appearances||3 (first in 2005)|
|Best result||Fourth place: 2005|
|Appearances||7 (first in 2004)|
|Best result||Champions: 2005|
UEFA U-17 European Championship Record*Edit
|2019||Did not qualify|
|2020||To be played|
- *The tournament was renamed as the European Under-17 Football Championship in 2002 (The original tournament was called the UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship (1982-2001)). Importantly the overall statistics are collated from 1982.
- **Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shoot-out.
- ***Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won. Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.
- Q - Denotes qualified for the FIFA U-17 World Cup which is held every odd year.
FIFA U-17 World Cup RecordEdit
|1985||Did Not Qualify|
|2007||Did Not Qualify|
|2011||Did Not Qualify|
|2019||Did not qualify|
|2021||To be determined|
- The first three tournaments (1985-1989) were referred to as the FIFA U-16 World Championships.
- Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shoot-out.
In addition to team victories, Turkish players have won individual awards at UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship.
|Year||Golden Player Award|
|6 October 2017 2017 FIFA U17||New Zealand||1–1||Turkey||DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai|
|17:00||Mata 58'||Report||Kutucu 18'||Attendance: 9,727|
Referee: John Pitti (Panama)
|9 October 2017 2017 FIFA U17||Turkey||0–3||Mali||DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai|
|17:00||Report||D. Traoré 38'
Referee: Muhammad Taqi (Singapore)
|12 October 2017 2017 FIFA U17||Turkey||1–3||Paraguay||DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai|
|17:00||Kesgin 90+3'||Report||Bogado 41'
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)
|13 October 2017 Euro 2018 Qualifiers||Israel||1–0||Turkey||Svitavský stadion, Svitavy|
|15:00||Ovadia 8'||Report||Referee: Stefan Apostolov (Bulgaria)|
|16 October 2017 Euro 2018 Qualifiers||Turkey||4–0||Armenia||Svitavský stadion, Svitavy|
|Report||Referee: Espen Eskås (Norway)|
|19 October 2017 Euro 2018 Qualifiers||Turkey||1–1||Czech Republic||Svitavský stadion, Svitavy|
|15:00||Gündüz 22' (pen.)||Report||Gabriel 49'||Referee: Stefan Apostolov (Bulgaria)|
|7 March 2018 Elite Round||Italy||2–0||Turkey||Sportpark De Hanen Weide, Veen|
|Report||Referee: Julian Weinberger (Austria)|
|10 March 2018 Elite Round||Iceland||0–3||Turkey||Sportpark Parkzicht, Uden|
|Referee: Rohit Saggi (Norway)|
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Club|
|1||GK||Berke Özer||25 May 2000||Fenerbahçe|
|12||GK||Eren Bilen||2 December 2000||Göztepe|
|21||GK||Ozan Oruç||26 May 2000||Altınordu|
|2||DF||Emirhan Civelek||5 January 2000||Galatasaray|
|3||DF||Melih Gökcimen||24 April 2000||Galatasaray|
|4||DF||Sahan Akyüz||1 January 2000||Altınordu|
|5||DF||Ozan Kabak||25 March 2000||Schalke 04|
|13||DF||İsmail Çokçalış||21 June 2000||Bursaspor|
|18||DF||Abdussamed Karnuçu||4 February 2000||Galatasaray|
|19||DF||Berk Çetin||2 February 2000||Borussia Mönchengladbach|
|6||MF||Sefa Akgün||30 June 2000||Trabzonspor|
|8||MF||Kerem Kesgin||5 November 2000||Bucaspor|
|10||MF||Atalay Babacan||28 June 2000||Galatasaray|
|11||MF||Recep Gül||5 November 2000||Galatasaray|
|14||MF||Umut Güneş||16 March 2000||VfB Stuttgart|
|16||MF||Sezer Taşkolu||16 May 2000||Göztepe|
|17||MF||Egehan Gök||27 February 2000||Altınordu|
|7||FW||Ahmed Kutucu||1 March 2000||Schalke 04|
|9||FW||Malik Karaahmet||18 January 2000||Karlsruher SC|
|15||FW||Yunus Akgün||7 July 2000||Galatasaray|
|20||FW||Embiya Ayyıldız||5 July 2000||Altınordu|
- "U17 Milli Takımı, Dünya Kupası hazırlıklarına başladı" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. 2017-09-16. Retrieved 2017-09-16.