Belgium national under-17 football team

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Belgium U-17
Association Belgian Football Association
Confederation UEFA
Head coach Belgium Patrick Klinkenberg
Captain Corentin Fiore
FIFA code BEL
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
Appearances 1 (First in 2007)
Best result Group stage, 2007
European championships
Appearances 3 (First in 2006)
Best result Semi final, 2007

The Belgium national under-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Belgium and is controlled by the Belgian Football Association. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship and the FIFA U-17 World Cup. The biggest success was reaching the semi-finals of the European championship in 2007 on home soil.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
China 1985 Did not qualify
Canada 1987 Did not qualify
Scotland 1989 Did not qualify
Italy 1991 Did not qualify
Japan 1993 Did not qualify
Ecuador 1995 Did not qualify
Egypt 1997 Did not qualify
New Zealand 1999 Did not qualify
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Did not qualify
Finland 2003 Did not qualify
Peru 2005 Did not qualify
South Korea 2007 Group stage 3 1 0 2 3 6
Nigeria 2009 Did not qualify
Mexico 2011 Did not qualify
Total 1/14 3 1 0 2 3 6

UEFA European U-17 Football Championship record[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Denmark 2002 Did not qualify
Portugal 2003 Did not qualify
France 2004 Did not qualify
Italy 2005 Did not qualify
Luxembourg 2006 Group stage 3 0 1 2 2 8
Belgium 2007 Semi final 4 1 3* 0 5 5
Turkey 2008 Did not qualify
Germany 2009 Did not qualify
Liechtenstein 2010 Did not qualify
Serbia 2011 Did not qualify
Slovenia 2012 Group stage 3 1 1 1 3 2
Slovakia 2013 Did not qualify
Total 3/11 10 2 5 3 10 15
  • A * denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
  • Gold background color indicates first place finish. Silver background color indicates second place finish. Bronze background color indicates third place finish.
  • Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Recent results[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the friendly matches against  Sweden on 24 April 2014.[1]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Nordin Jackers (1997-09-05) 5 September 1997 (age 16) 5 0 Belgium Genk
1GK Quintijn Steelant (1997-01-30) 30 January 1997 (age 17) 8 0 Belgium Club Brugge
2DF İlkan Çavuş (1997-01-24) 24 January 1997 (age 17) 10 0 Belgium Genk
2DF Wout Faes (1998-04-03) 3 April 1998 (age 16) 9 0 Belgium Anderlecht
2DF Nathan Leyder (1997-04-14) 14 April 1997 (age 17) 14 0 Netherlands Ajax
2DF Andrea Morias (1997-02-14) 14 February 1997 (age 17) 4 0 Belgium Anderlecht
2DF Jellert van Landschoot (1997-08-27) 27 August 1997 (age 16) 2 0 Belgium Club Brugge
2DF Marco Weymans (1997-07-09) 9 July 1997 (age 17) 13 1 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
2DF Dries Wouters (1997-01-28) 28 January 1997 (age 17) 5 0 Belgium Genk
3MF Paolino Bertaccini (1997-11-19) 19 November 1997 (age 16) 15 3 Belgium Club Brugge
3MF Dylan Damraoui (1997-05-04) 4 May 1997 (age 17) 9 4 Belgium Club Brugge
3MF Yan De Maeyer (1997-05-05) 5 May 1997 (age 17) 15 3 Belgium Mechelen
3MF Ayron Verkindere (1997-05-17) 17 May 1997 (age 17) 11 1 Belgium Cercle Brugge
3MF Arno Verschueren (1997-04-08) 8 April 1997 (age 17) 13 0 Belgium Oud-Heverlee Leuven
4FW Jeff Callebaut (1997-01-23) 23 January 1997 (age 17) 11 2 Belgium Zulte Waregem
4FW Jur Schrijvers (1997-03-11) 11 March 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Belgium Club Brugge
4FW Matthias Verreth (1998-02-20) 20 February 1998 (age 16) 11 3 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
4FW Thibault Vlietinck (1997-08-19) 19 August 1997 (age 16) 9 0 Belgium Club Brugge

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