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Turkey national under-20 football team

The Turkey national under-20 football team is the national under-20 football team of Turkey and is controlled by the Turkish Football Federation. The team competes in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, which is held every two years. To qualify for this tournament (which is held in odd years), the team must finish in the top six of the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship from the previous year (unless acting as host).

Turkey Under-20
AssociationTurkish Football Federation
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachFeyyaz Uçar
FIFA codeTUR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1993)
Best resultRound of 16, 2005, 2013

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA World Youth Championship/U-20 World Cup RecordEdit

Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
  1977 Did Not Qualify
  1979
  1981
  1983
  1985
  1987
  1989
  1991
  1993 Group stage 3 0 1 2 1 8
  1995 Did Not Qualify
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003
  2005 Round of 16 4 1 1 2 4 7
  2007 Did Not Qualify
  2009
  2011
  2013 Round of 16 4 2 0 2 6 6
  2015 Did Not Qualify
  2017
  2019
  2021 To be determined
Total 3/23 11 3 2 6 11 21
*Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

1993 FIFA World Youth ChampionshipEdit

Group CEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  England 5 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2
  United States 3 3 1 1 1 8 3 +5
  South Korea 3 3 0 3 0 4 4 0
  Turkey 1 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7
South Korea  1–1  England
Watson 32' (o.g.) (Report) Pearce 82'
Attendance: 15,732

Turkey  0–6  United States
(Report) Baba 22'
Joseph 26', 72'
Faklaris 28', 46', 90'
Attendance: 15,732

England  1–0  United States
Bart-Williams 69' (Report)

South Korea  1–1  Turkey
Cho 48' (Report) Reçber 85'

England  1–0  Turkey
Joachim 12' (Report)
Attendance: 12,972

South Korea  2–2  United States
Lee 39', 52' (Report) Kelly 37'
Zavagnin 78'
Attendance: 12,972

2005 FIFA World Youth ChampionshipEdit

Group BEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  China PR 9 3 3 0 0 9 4 +5
  Ukraine 4 3 1 1 1 7 6 +1
  Turkey 4 3 1 1 1 4 4 0
  Panama 0 3 0 0 3 2 8 −6
Turkey  1–2  China PR
Gökhan   84' (Report) Tan Wangsong   22'
Zhao Xuri   90+5'

Ukraine  3–1  Panama
Aliev   20' (pen.)22'
Feschuk   32'
(Report) Arzhanov   26' (o.g.)

China PR  3–2  Ukraine
Zhu Ting   31'
Chen Tao   66' (pen.)
Cui Peng   75'
(Report) Vorobei   19'
Aliev   70' (pen.)

Panama  0–1  Turkey
(Report) Gökhan   24'

Turkey  2–2  Ukraine
Sezer   8' (pen.)53' (Report) Aliev   5'19'

China PR  4–1  Panama
Zhou Haibin   6'
Gao Lin   40'
Hao Junmin   51'
Lu Lin   78'
(Report) Venegas   37'

Current squadEdit

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Muhammed Şengezer (1997-01-05) 5 January 1997 (age 22) 3 0   Bursaspor
1GK Altay Bayındır (1998-04-14) 14 April 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Ankaragücü

2DF Adil Demirbağ (1997-12-10) 10 December 1997 (age 21) 3 0   Adana Demirspor
2DF Fatih Aksoy (1997-11-06) 6 November 1997 (age 21) 2 0   Beşiktaş
2DF Gökhan Kardeş (1997-05-15) 15 May 1997 (age 22) 4 0   Juventus Bucureşti
2DF Savaş Polat (1997-04-14) 14 April 1997 (age 22) 4 0   Anadolu Selçukspor
2DF Tuncer Duhan Aksu (1997-09-11) 11 September 1997 (age 22) 1 0   İstanbulspor
2DF Abdürrahim Dursun (1998-12-01) 1 December 1998 (age 20) 3 0   Trabzonspor
2DF Merih Demiral (1998-03-05) 5 March 1998 (age 21) 4 0   Sporting CP B

3MF Atakan Çankaya (1998-06-25) 25 June 1998 (age 21) 3 0   Altay
3MF Barış Alıcı (1997-06-24) 24 June 1997 (age 22) 4 1   Altınordu
3MF Harun Alpsoy (1997-03-03) 3 March 1997 (age 22) 3 0   Antalyaspor
3MF Eslem Öztürk (1997-12-01) 1 December 1997 (age 21) 4 0   İstanbulspor
3MF Furgan Polat (1997-01-21) 21 January 1997 (age 22) 1 0   Eskişehirspor
3MF Alican Özfesli (1997-01-01) 1 January 1997 (age 22) 4 0   Altınordu
3MF Muhammed Enes Durmuş (1997-01-08) 8 January 1997 (age 22) 3 0   Göztepe
3MF Mustafa Eskihellaç (1997-05-05) 5 May 1997 (age 22) 3 0   Yeni Malatyaspor
3MF Ahmet Canbaz (1998-04-27) 27 April 1998 (age 21) 2 0   Braunschweig

4FW Kubilay Kanatsızkuş (1997-03-28) 28 March 1997 (age 22) 4 2   Bursaspor
4FW Mücahit Can Akçay (1998-04-13) 13 April 1998 (age 21) 4 2   Anadolu Selçukspor

Past squadsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "U20 Millilerin hazırlık kampı başladı" (in Turkish). Turkish Football Federation. Retrieved 23 May 2018.