Costa Rica national under-17 football team

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Costa Rica under-17
Nickname(s) Ticos, La Tricolor, La Sele (Selección)
Association Federación Costarricense de Fútbol
Confederation CONCACAF
Head coach Luis Diego Arnaez (2010–)
FIFA code CRC
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Costa Rica 1 – 4  Saudi Arabia
(Dammam , China; February 17, 1985)
Biggest win
 Costa Rica 3 – 0  Paraguay
(Malabar, Trinidad and Tobago; September 17, 2001)
Biggest defeat
 Costa Rica 1 – 4  Turkey
(Enuju, Nigeria; October 29, 2009)
Records for competitive
matches only.
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances 8 (First in 1985)
Best result Quarter-final

The Costa Rica national under-17 football team represents Costa Rica in international football at this age level and is controlled by Federación Costarricense de Fútbol.

Competitive record[edit]

CONCACAF U-17 championship record[edit]

  • 1983: Didn't participate
  • 1985: Runners-up
  • 1987: Third
  • 1988: First stage
  • 1991: Didn't participate
  • 1992: First stage
  • 1994: Champions
  • 1996: Third
  • 1999: Second place Group A (won qualifying playoff)
  • 2001: First place Group A
  • 2003: First place Group A
  • 2005: First place Group A
  • 2007: First place Group B
  • 2009: Final stage (tournament interrupted)
  • 2011: First stage
  • From 1983 until 1991, competition was U-16, not U-17
  • In 2009 the tournament was interrupted due to the swine flu, but Costa Rica obtained a spot for the U-17 World Cup.

FIFA U-17 World Cup record[edit]

FIFA World Youth Championship record[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
China 1985 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 9
Canada 1987 Did Not Qualify
Scotland 1989
Italy 1991
Japan 1993
Ecuador 1995 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 2 5
Egypt 1997 3 0 0 3 1 6
New Zealand 1999 Did Not Qualify
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Quarter-Finals 4 2 0 2 5 4
Finland 2003 4 1 1 2 3 5
Peru 2005 4 1 2 1 5 5
South Korea 2007 4 1 1 2 3 4
Nigeria 2009 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 3 9
Mexico 2011 Did Not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2013
Chile 2015 To Be Determined
India 2017
Total 8/14 28 6 5 17 23 48
* Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Recent results[edit]

http://www.soccerway.com/teams/costa-rica/costa-rica-under-17/

Schedule[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

Record versus other nations[edit]

As of 2011-03-25
Nation Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 2 0 0 2 0 3 -3 0
 Australia 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 3
 Bahrain 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0
 Burkina Faso 2 0 0 2 1 6 -5 0
 China PR 1 0 1 0 1 1 - 1
 Colombia 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
 Ghana 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 0
 Guinea 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 3
 Italy 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 0
 Iran 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 3
 Mali 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
 Mexico 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0
 New Zealand 1 0 1 0 1 1 - 1
 Nigeria 1 0 1 0 1 1 - 1
 Paraguay 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 3
 Peru 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 3
 Portugal 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 0
 Saudi Arabia 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0
 South Korea 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0
 Togo 1 0 1 0 1 1 - 1
 Turkey 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0
TOTAL 185 113 136 689 555 +134 483