Paraguay men's national under-17 football team

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Paraguay
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Asociación Paraguaya
de Fútbol
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Paraguay Gerardo Gonzalez Aquino
Home stadium Estadio Defensores del Chaco
FIFA code PAR
First colours
Second colours
First international
NA
Best result FIFA U-17 World Cup
Quarterfinals (5th) 1 time (1999)
South American Under-17 Football Championship
Runner-up 1 time (1999)
Third Place 1 time (2001)
Fourth Place 2 times
(1988, 1997)

Paraguay national under-17 football team represents Paraguay in international football competitions such as FIFA U-17 World Cup and South American Under-17 Football Championship.

Overview[edit]

The under-17 Paraguay national football team has seen and delivered along the years many of Paraguay's best talents.

The team has participated in 2 events of the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the best performance came in the 1999 World Cup held in New Zealand, when Paraguay reached the quarterfinals and finished in the 5th place. The best performance at the South American level came in 1999 when they finished second the South American Under-17 Football Championship, along with one third place in 2001 and two fourth places in 1988 and 1997.

Tournament records[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup
Hosts / Year Result 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 Quarterfinals 4 2 1 1 10 6
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Group stage 3 2 0 1 5 6
Finland 2003 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Peru 2005 Did not qualify - - - - - -
South Korea 2007 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Nigeria 2009 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Mexico 2011 Did not qualify - - - - - -
United Arab Emirates 2013 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Total 2/15 7 4 1 2 15 12

Current Squad[edit]

The following players were selected to compete in the 2015 South American Under-17 Football Championship.

Manager: Paraguay Carlos Jara Saguier[1]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Óscar Meza (1998-03-15)March 15, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Sportivo Luqueño
2 2DF Rodi Ferreira (1998-05-29)May 29, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Olimpia
3 2DF Juan Ojeda (1998-04-04)April 4, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Sportivo Luqueño
4 2DF Blas Riveros (1998-02-03)February 3, 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
5 2DF Elvis Echagüe (1998-01-14)January 14, 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Sportivo Luqueño
6 3MF Arturo Aranda (1998-04-20)April 20, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Libertad
7 4FW Julio Villalba (1998-09-11)September 11, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
8 2DF Jorge Morel (1998-01-22)January 22, 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Guaraní
9 4FW Sebastián Ferreira (1998-02-13)February 13, 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
10 3MF David Colmán (1998-07-25)July 25, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
11 2DF Óscar Rodas (1998-02-08)February 8, 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
12 1GK Gabriel Perrota (1998-12-26)December 26, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Nacional
13 2DF Luis Giménez (1998-08-01)August 1, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Olimpia
14 2DF Fernando Lomaquis (1998-09-05)September 5, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Rubio Ñu
15 3MF Bill López (1998-01-13)January 13, 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Guaraní
16 3MF Gianlucca Fatecha (1998-01-17)January 17, 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
17 3MF Cristhian Paredes (1998-05-18)May 18, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Sol de América
18 4FW Édgar Riveros (1998-03-13)March 13, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay 3 de Febrero
19 4FW Jonathan Valiente (1998-01-21)January 21, 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Libertad
20 3MF Sergio Díaz (1998-03-05)March 5, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
21 2DF Marcelo Arce (1998-03-24)March 24, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Olimpia
22 1GK Miguel Ángel Martínez (1998-09-29)September 29, 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay General Díaz

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paraguay names its U-17 squad for the Sudamericano". Conmebol. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 

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