U-17 Minsk Tournament (Russian: Международный юношеский турнир (U-17) на призы АБФФ и Минского городского исполнительного комитета) is annual winter association football friendly competition for junior national under-17 teams that take place in Minsk, Belarus, since 2005. The traditional winter tournament are organize of the Association Belarusian Football Federation and the Minsk City Executive Committee.

U-17 Minsk Tournament
RegionBelarus (UEFA)
Number of teams8
Current championsBelgium Belgium U-17
Most successful team(s)Belarus Belarus U-17, Russia Russia U-17, Ukraine Ukraine U-17, Belgium Belgium U-17 (2 titles)

The first tournament was held in February 2005 in Minsk, and the winner was the Serbia and Montenegro national under-17 teams.[1]

The tournament participants was divided into two group of four invited under-17 national teams. The winners of group play in the final, the second place teams play match for the 3rd place, the third team in group play match for 5th place, the fourth team in the group play match for 7th place.

Champions edit

Season Champion Score Runner-Up
2005   Serbia and Montenegro U-17
2006   Belarus U-16 3–1   Poland U-17
2007   Belarus U-17 1–1 aet (5–4 pen)   Moldova U-17
2008   Russia U-17 2–0   Belarus U-16
2009   Ukraine U-17 2–1   Russia U-17
2010   Russia U-17 2–0   Belgium U-17
2011   Belgium U-17 3–1   Serbia U-17
2012   Ukraine U-17 1–0   Georgia U-17
2013   Belgium U-17 0–0 aet (4–2 pen)   Russia U-17

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