Zambia national under-17 football team

The Zambia National U-17 Football team is the U-17 football team for Zambia founded in 1929.[1] The team, also known as the Junior Chipolpolo, represents the country in international under-17 matches and is controlled by the Football Association of Zambia. In 2016, they were disqualified from the 2016 COSAFA Under-17 Championship because two players were found to have been over the age of 17.[2]

Zambia Under 17
Nickname(s)Junior Chipolopolo
AssociationFAZ
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Head coachZambia Chris Kaunda
CaptainPatson Daka
FIFA codeZAM
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Zambia 3-0 Lesotho 
(Lusaka, Zambia; 1984)
Biggest win
 Zambia 9-0 Mauritius 
(Lusaka, Zambia; 18 September 1988)
Biggest defeat
 Zambia 0-3 Nigeria 
(Lusaka, Zambia; 20 January 1989)
African U-17 Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2015)
Best resultGroup Stage, 2015
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances0

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

  • 1985 - Did not qualify
  • 1987 - Withdrew
  • 1989 - Did not qualify
  • 1991 - Did not qualify
  • 1993 - Did not enter
  • 1995 - Disqualified
  • 1997 - Did not enter
  • 1999 - Did not qualify
  • 2001 - Did not qualify
  • 2003 - Did not qualify
  • 2005 - Did not enter
  • 2007 - Did not qualify
  • 2009 - Did not qualify
  • 2011 - Did not qualify
  • 2013 - Did not qualify
  • 2015 - Did not qualify
  • 2017 - Did not qualify
  • 2019 - Did not Qualify
  • 2021 - To be determined

CAF U-16 and U-17 World Cup QualifiersEdit

  • 1985 - Did not qualify
  • 1987 - Withdrew
  • 1989 - Did not qualify
  • 1991 - Did not qualify
  • 1993 - Did not enter

African U-17 ChampionshipEdit

  • 1995 - Disqualified
  • 1997 - Did not enter
  • 1999 - Did not qualify
  • 2001 - Did not qualify
  • 2003 - Did not qualify
  • 2005 - Did not enter
  • 2007 - Did not qualify
  • 2009 - Did not qualify
  • 2011 - Did not qualify
  • 2013 - Did not qualify
  • 2015 - Group Stage
  • 2017 - Did not qualify

See alsoEdit

Zambia women's national under-17 football team

Zambia national under-20 football team

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit