New Zealand national under-17 football team

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New Zealand U17
Nickname(s) Young All Whites
Association New Zealand Football
Confederation OFC (Oceania)
Head coach England Jose Figueira
Captain TBA
Most caps C. Chettleburgh, J. Matthews (20 caps)
Top scorer C. Barbarouses, 16 goals
FIFA code NZL
First colours
Second colours
First international
New Zealand New Zealand 4 – 2 New Caledonia 
(Papeete, Tahiti; December 8, 1974)
Biggest win
New Zealand New Zealand 16 – 0 PNG 
(Suva, Fiji; September 9, 1988)
Biggest defeat
New Zealand New Zealand 0 – 13 Spain 
(Ismailia, Egypt; September 11, 1997)
World Cup
Appearances 4
Best result Round of 16, 2009
OFC U-17 Championship
Appearances 9
Best result Champions, 1997, 2007 and 2009

The New Zealand Under 17's football team, more commonly known as the Young All Whites, is controlled by New Zealand Football and represents New Zealand in international Under 17 or youth football competitions.

New Zealand was the host nation for the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

Competition Record[edit]

OFC[edit]

The OFC Under 17 Qualifying Tournament is a tournament held once every two years to decide the only qualification spot for Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and representatives at the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

OFC U-17 Championship
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
New Zealand 1993 Group Stage
Vanuatu 1995 Runners-up
New Zealand 1997 Champions
Fiji 1999 Group Stage
Cook Islands 2001 Runners-up
Australia 2003 Group Stage 5 2 2 1 19 4 +15 8
New Caledonia 2005 Group Stage 3 3 0 0 - - - 9
French Polynesia 2007 Champions 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9
New Zealand 2009 Champions 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9
New Zealand 2011 Champions 5 5 0 0 15 1 +14 12
Total 19 16 2 1 48 5 +43 47

FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
China 1985 Did Not Qualify
Canada 1987
Scotland 1989
Italy 1991
Japan 1993
Ecuador 1996
Egypt 1997 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 22
New Zealand 1999 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 3 8
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Did Not Qualify
Finland 2003
Peru 2005
South Korea 2007 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 13
Nigeria 2009 Round of 16 4 0 3 1 3 8
Mexico 2011 Round of 16 4 1 1 2 4 8
United Arab Emirates 2013 To Be Determined
Chile 2015
Total Round of 16 5/14 17 2 4 11 2 24

1997 FIFA U-17 World Championship[edit]

1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship[edit]

2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Aryan Rikhthegarzadeh (1997-12-06) 6 December 1997 (age 16) 0 0 New Zealand Three Kings United
12 1GK Brad Bicknell (1997-08-13) 13 August 1997 (age 17) 0 0 New Zealand Auckland City FC
21 1GK Sam Copp (1997-04-22) 22 April 1997 (age 17) 2 0 New Zealand Waitakere United
2 2DF Riley Kelliher (1996-04-17) 17 April 1996 (age 18) 3 0 New Zealand Wanderers SC
3 2DF Cory Brown (1996-04-03) 3 April 1996 (age 18) 6 0 New Zealand Wanderers SC
4 2DF Nick Forrester (1996-02-20) 20 February 1996 (age 18) 7 0 New Zealand Wanderers SC
5 2DF Adam Mitchell (1996-06-01) 1 June 1996 (age 18) 8 0 New Zealand Wanderers SC
13 2DF Spiros Agathos (1996-04-26) 26 April 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Australia Newcastle Jets FC
6 3MF Alex Palezevic (1996-11-11) 11 November 1996 (age 17) 3 0 New Zealand Northern based U17
7 3MF Alex Rufer (1996-06-12) 12 June 1996 (age 18) 7 3 New Zealand Wellington Phoenix FC
8 3MF Michael den Heijer (1996-04-14) 14 April 1996 (age 18) 7 0 New Zealand Wanderers SC
10 3MF Matthew Ridenton (1996-03-11) 11 March 1996 (age 18) 6 0 New Zealand Wellington Phoenix FC
15 3MF Andre de Jong (1996-11-02) 2 November 1996 (age 17) 7 0 New Zealand Wanderers SC
16 3MF Tamupiwo Dimairo (1996-03-22) 22 March 1996 (age 18) 4 0 New Zealand Team Wellington
20 3MF Clayton Lewis (1997-02-12) 12 February 1997 (age 17) 0 0 New Zealand Team Wellington
16 3MF Taisala Buhre (1997-01-03) 3 January 1997 (age 17) 10 3 New Zealand Kitchee SC
9 4FW Elijah Neblett (1996-05-13) 13 May 1996 (age 18) 6 3 New Zealand Wanderers SC
11 4FW Monty Patterson (1996-12-09) 9 December 1996 (age 17) 8 6 England Ipswich Town F.C.
14 4FW Stuart Holthusen (1996-01-01) 1 January 1996 (age 18) 8 6 New Zealand Wanderers SC
17 4FW nick (1998-01-14) 14 January 1998 (age 16) 4 0 New Zealand Wanderers SC
18 4FW Andrew Blake (1996-03-14) 14 March 1996 (age 18) 4 1 New Zealand Team Wellington
19 4FW Judd Baker (1996-08-02) 2 August 1996 (age 18) 3 0 England Swansea City A.F.C.

Past squads[edit]

References[edit]

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