Australia national under-17 soccer team

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Australia under-17
Nickname(s) Joeys
Association Football Federation Australia
Sub-confederation AFF (South-East Asia)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Tony Vidmar
Asst coach Ufuk Talay
Captain Joe Caletti
FIFA code AUS
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Australia 2–1 New Zealand 
(New Zealand; 3 December 1983)

The Australia national under-17 soccer team represents Australia in men's international under-17 soccer. The team is controlled by the governing body for soccer in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006. The team's official nickname is the Joeys.

Australia is a ten-time OFC champion and a one-time AFF champion. The team has represented Australia at the FIFA U-17 World Cup tournaments on eleven occasions.

History[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players have been named for the 2014 AFC U-16 Championship which will be held in Thailand from 6–20 September 2014.[1]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Duro Dragicevic 8 0 Australia QAS
12 1GK Brandon Osipov (1998-05-08) 8 May 1998 (age 16) 4 0 Australia FFV NTC
18 1GK James Delianov 1 0 Australia FFV NTC
2 2DF Malcolm Ward 1 0 Australia FNSW NTC
3 2DF Henry Davies 4 0 Australia FNSW NTC
4 2DF Kye Rowles 11 0 Australia QAS
5 2DF Zachary Speth 5 0 Australia FNSW NTC
13 2DF Christian Verbi 9 1 Australia FFSA NTC
14 2DF Solomon Monahan-Vaiika (1999-08-03) 3 August 1999 (age 15) 2 0 Australia FNSW NTC
17 2DF Riley McGree 0 0 Australia FFSA NTC
20 2DF Perry Fotakopoulos 12 1 Australia FNSW NTC
6 3MF Joe Caletti 12 1 Australia FNSW NTC
7 3MF Daniel Maskin 11 5 Australia FNSW NTC
9 3MF Jake Brimmer (1998-04-03) 3 April 1998 (age 16) 9 3 England Liverpool
10 3MF Jamie Dimitroff 12 3 Australia QAS
11 3MF Peter Kekeris (1999-05-07) 7 May 1999 (age 15) 4 0 Australia FNSW NTC
15 3MF Jackson Bandiera 13 11 Australia FNSW NTC
16 3MF Danny Kim 5 1 Australia QAS
19 3MF Charlie Devereux 7 3 Australia FFSA NTC
8 4FW Daniel Arzani 3 1 Australia FNSW NTC
21 4FW Jamal Reiners 10 4 Australia FW NTC
22 4FW Cameron Joice 7 10 Australia NNSW NTC
23 4FW Kosta Petratos (1998-03-01) 1 March 1998 (age 16) 12 7 Australia FNSW NTC

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have been called up within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
DF Caio De Godoy 3 3 Australia FNSW NTC 2014 AFC U-16 Championship qualification
DF Tommy Stokers 3 1 Australia FFSA NTC 2014 AFC U-16 Championship qualification
DF Zakariah Waters 2 0 Australia FFSA NTC 2014 AFC U-16 Championship qualification
MF Gian Mendez 3 5 Spain Valencia 2014 AFC U-16 Championship qualification
FW Nicholas Panetta 7 2 Australia QAS 2014 AFC U-16 Championship qualification
FW Nicholas D'Agostino 2 3 Australia QAS 2014 AFC U-16 Championship qualification

Results and fixtures[edit]

2013[edit]

2014[edit]

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
China 1985 Quarterfinals 5th 4 3 1 0 4 1
Canada 1987 Quarterfinals 6th 4 2 0 2 3 5
Scotland 1989 Group stage 14th 3 0 1 2 3 6
Italy 1991 Quarterfinals 7th 4 2 0 2 7 6
Japan 1993 Quarterfinals 6th 4 1 1 2 7 5
Ecuador 1995 Quarterfinals 6th 4 1 1 2 6 7
Egypt 1997 Did not qualify
New Zealand 1999 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 0 2 7 5
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Quarterfinals 8th 4 2 0 2 6 6
Finland 2003 Group stage 16th 3 0 0 3 1 6
Peru 2005 Group stage 12th 3 1 0 2 2 5
South Korea 2007 Did not qualify
Nigeria 2009
Mexico 2011 Round of 16 15th 4 1 1 2 3 7
United Arab Emirates 2013 Did not qualify
Chile 2015 Qualified
Total 12/16 0 Titles 43 17 5 21 49 59

OFC U-17 Championship[edit]

OFC U-17 Championship record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
New Zealand 1983 Champion 1st 5 5 0 0 22 2
Taiwan 1987 Champion 1st 4 3 0 1 10 1
Australia 1989 Champion 1st 4 4 0 0 35 1
New Zealand 1991 Champion 1st 4 3 1 0 15 4
New Zealand 1993 Champion 1st 4 4 0 0 12 1
Vanuatu 1995 Champion 1st 3 3 0 0 11 0
New Zealand 1997 Runners-up 2nd 5 4 0 1 30 1
Fiji 1999 Champion 1st 7 7 0 0 55 1
Australia 2001 Champion 1st 6 6 0 0 52 0
Australia 2003 Champion 1st 7 7 0 0 40 3
New Caledonia 2005 Champion 1st 5 5 0 0 38 0
Total 11/11 10 Title 54 51 1 2 320 13

AFC U-16 Championship[edit]

AFC U-16 Championship record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Singapore 2006 Did not qualify
Uzbekistan 2008 Quarterfinal 5th 4 3 0 1 13 5
Uzbekistan 2010 Semifinal 4th 5 3 1 1 12 5
Iran 2012 Quarterfinal 6th 4 2 1 1 5 6
Thailand 2014 Semifinal 3rd 5 4 1 0 12 4
Total 4/5 0 Titles 18 12 3 3 42 20

AFF U-16 Youth Championship[edit]

AFF U-16 Youth Championship record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Indonesia 2008 Champion 1st 5 3 2 0 14 4
Thailand 2009 Cancelled
Indonesia 2010 Did not participate
Laos 2011
Laos 2012 Runners-up 2nd 4 2 1 1 9 8
Burma 2013 Third place 3rd 6 4 2 0 30 2
Indonesia 2014 Cancelled
Total 3/5 1 Title 15 9 5 1 53 14

Honours[edit]

Champions (10):
Runners-up (1): 1997
Champions (1): 2008
Runners-up (1): 2012

References[edit]

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