Norway national under-17 football team

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Norway under-17
Association Football Association of Norway
(Norges Fotballforbund)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Norway Øivind Nilsen
FIFA code NOR
First colours
Second colours

The Norwegian national under-17 football team, controlled by the Football Association of Norway, is the national football team of Norway.

History[edit]

The team is for players of 17 years or under at the start of a UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship campaign.[1] At the 2010 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship, Norway made it to the Elite Round, finishing bottom of their group. At the 2011 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship Elite Round, Norway came 2nd, behind France with 3 matches played, winning 2 and drawing 1 game with 7 points, the same as France. France went through on a goal difference of +11, while Norway had a goal difference of +9.

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the match against Netherlands on 26 March 2013.[2] National team caps and goals are correct as of 8 June 2013.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Amund Wichne (1997-05-12) 12 May 1997 (age 17) 9 0 Norway Viking
12 1GK Emil Holst (1997-05-29) 29 May 1997 (age 17) 4 0 Norway HamKam
2 2DF Ludvig Begby (1997-04-01) 1 April 1997 (age 17) 10 0 Norway Fredrikstad
3 2DF Adrian Lillebekk Ovlien (1997-08-03) 3 August 1997 (age 17) 10 0 Norway Kongsvinger
4 2DF Eirik Haugan (1997-08-27) 27 August 1997 (age 17) 9 0 Norway Molde
5 2DF Julian Veen Uldal (1997-06-11) 11 June 1997 (age 17) 8 0 Norway Viking
13 2DF Nikolas Walstad (1997-02-13) 13 February 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Norway Lillestrøm
19 2DF Per Magnus Steiring (1997-02-07) 7 February 1997 (age 17) 4 0 Norway Rosenborg
6 3MF Mattias Totland (1997-07-14) 14 July 1997 (age 17) 9 0 Norway Vålerenga
7 3MF Mathias Berg Gjerstrøm (1997-06-30) 30 June 1997 (age 17) 10 1 Norway Strømsgodset
8 3MF Sidad Najah Chooly (1997-01-30) 30 January 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Norway Bodø/Glimt
11 3MF Martin Samuelsen (1997-04-17) 17 April 1997 (age 17) 9 1 England Manchester City
15 3MF Patrick Berg (1997-11-24) 24 November 1997 (age 16) 5 0 Norway Bodø/Glimt
17 3MF Eric Kitolano (1997-09-09) 9 September 1997 (age 17) 0 0 Norway Odd
20 3MF Henrik Rørvik Bjørdal (1997-02-04) 4 February 1997 (age 17) 9 2 Norway Aalesund
10 3MF Håkon Lorentzen (1997-08-02) 2 August 1997 (age 17) 8 6 Norway Brann
16 4FW Julian Kristoffersen (1997-01-10) 10 January 1997 (age 17) 3 0 Denmark Copenhagen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norway - Under-17 at fotball.no
  2. ^ "G19-tropp til EM-kvalik" (in Norwegian). fotball.no. 2012-05-24. Retrieved 2012-05-25.