Mexico national under-20 football team

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Mexico U-20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) El Tricolor (The Tricolor)
Association Mexican Football Federation
(Federación Mexicana de Fútbol)
Confederation CONCACAF (North America)
Head coach Sergio Almaguer
FIFA code MEX
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Mexico 5 – 0 Haiti 
(Panama, Panama; March 9, 1962)
Biggest win
 Mexico 16 – 0 Puerto Rico 
(Rades, Tunisia; February 22, 1974)
Biggest defeat

 Costa Rica 5 – 1 Mexico 
(San Pedro, Honduras; August 21, 1994)

Records for competitive matches only.
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 13 (First in 1977)
Best result Runners-up Silver medal icon.svg : 1977
Mexico national under-20 football team
Medal record
U-20 World Cup
Silver 1977 Tunisia Team
Bronze 2011 Colombia Team

The Mexico national under-20 football team, is controlled by the Mexican Football Federation and represents Mexico in international under-20 football competitions.

Individual awards[edit]

In addition to team victories, Mexicans players have won individual awards at FIFA World Youth Cups.

Year Award Player
1977 Bronze Shoe Luis Placencia
2007 Bronze Ball Giovani Dos Santos
2011 Bronze Ball Jorge Enríquez

Competitive Record[edit]

Year Round Position MP W D L GF GA
Tunisia 1977 Runners-up 2nd 5 1 4 0 11 5
Japan 1979 Group Stage 11th 3 0 2 1 3 4
Australia 1981 Group Stage 11th 3 0 2 1 4 5
Mexico 1983 Group Stage 13th 3 0 1 2 2 4
Soviet Union 1985 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 3 0 1 7 3
Chile 1987 Did Not Qualify
Saudi Arabia 1989 Banned
Portugal 1991 Quarter-Finals 7th 4 1 2 1 7 5
Australia 1993 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 2 1 1 6 3
Qatar 1995 Did Not Qualify
Malaysia 1997 Round of 16 12th 4 1 1 2 6 3
Nigeria 1999 Quarter-Finals 6th 5 3 1 1 9 5
Argentina 2001 Did Not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2003 Group Stage 22nd 3 0 1 2 2 5
Netherlands 2005 Did Not Qualify
Canada 2007 Quarter-Finals 5th 5 4 0 1 10 3
Egypt 2009 Did Not Qualify
Colombia 2011 Third Place 3rd 7 3 2 2 10 6
Turkey 2013 Round of 16 16th 4 1 0 3 6 6

Honours[edit]

Recent results[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were selected for the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jesse González (1995-05-26) 26 May 1995 (age 19) United States Dallas
12 1GK Edson Reséndez (1996-01-12) 12 January 1996 (age 18) Mexico Monterrey
14 2DF Erick Aguirre (1997-02-23) 23 February 1997 (age 17) Mexico Morelia
16 2DF Aldo Benitez (1996-01-30) 30 January 1996 (age 18) Mexico Toluca
3 2DF Óscar Bernal (1995-09-28) 28 September 1995 (age 19) Mexico Santos Laguna
4 2DF Rodrigo González (1995-04-12) 12 April 1995 (age 19) Mexico América
2 2DF Kevin Gutiérrez (1995-03-01) 1 March 1995 (age 19) Mexico Querétaro
6 2DF Víctor Guzmán (1995-02-03) 3 February 1995 (age 19) Mexico Guadalajara
13 2DF Pablo Jaquez (1995-09-29) 29 September 1995 (age 19) Mexico UNAM
15 2DF José Robles (1996-07-16) 16 July 1996 (age 18) Mexico UNAM
5 3MF Sergio Flores (1995-02-12) 12 February 1995 (age 19) Mexico Guadalajara
17 3MF Luis Marquez (1995-02-12) 12 February 1995 (age 19) Mexico Guadalajara
7 3MF Erick Gutiérrez (1995-06-17) 17 June 1995 (age 19) Mexico Pachuca
20 3MF Mauro Laínez (1996-05-09) 9 May 1996 (age 18) Mexico Pachuca
8 3MF Hirving Lozano (1995-07-30) 30 July 1995 (age 19) Mexico Pachuca
11 3MF José David Ramírez (1995-12-14) 14 December 1995 (age 19) Mexico Guadalajara
18 4FW Alejandro Díaz (1996-01-27) 27 January 1996 (age 18) Mexico América
10 4FW José Alberto García (1995-02-22) 22 February 1995 (age 19) Mexico Tijuana
19 4FW Guillermo Martínez (1995-03-15) 15 March 1995 (age 19) Mexico Pachuca
9 4FW Diego Pineda (1995-04-07) 7 April 1995 (age 19) Mexico América
  • * All dates of births can be confirmed here.[7]

Former squads[edit]

Pan American Games record[edit]

Though the under-20 squad has not represented Mexico in all Pan American Games competition, the Pan American Sports Organization recently set the age limit of the tournament to the under-20 level.

Mexico under-20 managers[edit]

Manager Mexico career Played Won Drawn Lost Win %
Mexico Horacio Casarin 1977 5 1 4 0 20.0
Mexico Mario Velarde 1983 3 0 1 2 0.00
Mexico Jesús del Muro 1985, 1998–1999 12 9 1 2 75.00
Mexico Alfonso Portugal Diaz 1991 4 1 2 1 25.0
Mexico Juan de Dios Castillo 1992–1993 7 4 2 1 60
Mexico Juan Manuel Alvarez 1994 3 2 0 1 56.6
Mexico José Luis Real 1996–1997, 2001 12 6 3 3 50.00
Mexico Eduardo Rergis 2002–2003 6 2 1 3 33.3
Argentina Humberto Grondona 2005 3 1 0 2 33.3
Mexico Jesús Ramírez 2007–2009 8 6 1 1 75.00
Mexico Juan Carlos Chávez 2009–2011 19 12 3 4 63.15
Mexico Sergio Almaguer 2011- 9 6 0 3 66.66

See also[edit]

References[edit]