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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||Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic|
|2023||to be determined|
- *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)|
|13 March 2018 Elite Round||Turkey||0–2||Netherlands||Sportpark Parkzicht, Uden|
|Referee: Rohit Saggi (Norway)|
- The following players were called up for the 2023 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification matches.
- Match dates: 22–28 March 2023
- Opposition: Germany, Spain and Finland
- Caps and goals correct as of: 14 February 2023, after the match against Croatia
The following players were called up to the national team within the last twelve months and remain eligible for future call-ups.
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Kağan Arıcan||10 March 2006||0||0||Antalyaspor||v. Germany, 28 November 2022|
|GK||Efe Berat Töruz||8 September 2006||1||0||Samsunspor||v. Switzerland, 19 October 2022|
|DF||Bedirhan Çetin||29 June 2006||4||0||Samsunspor||v. Germany, 28 November 2022|
|DF||Efe Can Mete||23 February 2006||3||0||Beşiktaş||v. Switzerland, 19 October 2022|
|MF||Ege Arslan||20 January 2006||4||2||Altınordu||v. Germany, 28 November 2022|
|MF||İsak Vural||28 May 2006||0||0||Fenerbahçe||v. Germany, 28 November 2022|
|MF||Ali Eren Ersungur||22 November 2005||4||1||TSG 1899 Hoffenheim||vs. Belgium, 23 May 2022|
|MF||Can Uzun||11 November 2005||12||7||1. FC Nürnberg||vs. Belgium, 23 May 2022|
|FW||Emre Gökay||18 February 2006||6||2||Sivasspor||v. Germany, 28 November 2022|
|FW||Adnan Karahisar||1 January 2006||6||2||Beşiktaş||v. Germany, 28 November 2022|
|FW||Sercan Demirkıran||27 January 2006||0||0||Altınordu||v. Germany, 28 November 2022|
|FW||Berk Kızıldemir||11 February 2006||3||0||Galatasaray||v. Switzerland, 19 October 2022|
|FW||Yusuf Can Calayır||18 April 2006||0||0||Beşiktaş||v. Switzerland, 19 October 2022|
- ^ "U17 finals in Estonia cancelled". UEFA. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
- ^ "2020/21 Under-17 EURO cancelled". UEFA. 18 December 2020. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
- ^ "U17 Milli Takımı'nın Elit Tur Maçları Aday Kadrosu Açıklandı" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. 15 March 2023. Retrieved 22 March 2023.