Belarus national under-23 football team
|Association||Football Federation of Belarus|
|Head coach||Georgy Kondratyev|
| Estonia 2–1 Belarus
(Ta' Qali, Malta; 14 February 2004)
| Malta 0–4 Belarus
(Ta' Qali, Malta; 18 February 2004)
| France 3–1 Belarus
(Aubagne, France; 24 May 2012)
Brazil 3–1 Belarus
(Manchester, Great Britain; 29 July 2012)
|Appearances||1 (first in 2012)|
|Best result||Group Stage: 2012|
The Belarus national under-23 football team (also known as Belarus Olympic, Belarus U-23) represents Belarus in international football competitions in Olympic Games. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23 however the Olympics allows for the addition of up to three overage players. The team is controlled by the Football Federation of Belarus (BFF). Belarus made its first appearance in football at the 2012 Olympics in London.
2004 Malta Tournament
The Belarusian Olympic team was assembled for the very first time at the 2004 Malta International Football Tournament and was composed of the members of the Belarus U-21 team which was preparing for the final tournament of the 2004 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship which itself was a qualifying competition for the 2004 Olympics in Athens.
2012 Toulon Tournament
Belarus was invited to participate in 2012 Toulon Tournament along with a four other under-23 teams preparing for upcoming 2012 Olympic Tournament (namely Egypt, Morocco, Mexico and Japan), two European under-21 teams (Turkey, Netherlands) and under-20 team of the host nation France. Belarus failed to advance to the knockout round and was eliminated after three games of tournament's group stage.
2012 Summer Olympics
Belarus made its debut at the 2012 Olympic Football Tournament in London after securing third place at the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship. The team started preparations with friendly matches in September 2011. As confirmed by the head coach Georgy Kondratyev, three over-23 players were to be selected among players born in 1988 which were a part of the U21 team during the 2011 Under-21 Euro qualifying and final tournament, but became over-aged for Olympic squad.
|Host nation / Year||Result||GP||W||D*||L||GS||GA|
|1896||No football tournament was held|
|1900||Part of Russian Empire|
|1920||Did not enter|
|1924||Part of Soviet Union|
|1932||No football tournament was held|
|1936||Part of Soviet Union|
|1992||Part of Unified Team|
|1996||Did not qualify|
- *Denotes draws including knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
Fixtures and results
26 July 2012
29 July 2012
1 August 2012
2012 Olympic squad
The following players were named for 18-man squad for 2012 Summer Olympics.
Caps and goals correct as of 1 August 2012, after the game with Egypt.
The following players have been named as possible replacements in case any player from the main squad is injured.
|#||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|20||DF||Aleh Veratsila||July 10, 1988||6||0||Dinamo Minsk|
|21||DF||Vital Hayduchyk||July 12, 1989||4||0||Brest|
|22||GK||Filip Vaytekhovich||March 26, 1990||0||0||IK Frej|
- Belarus national football team
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- "Belarus". Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
- "Belarus – New Zealand". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 26 July 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2012.
- "Brazil – Belarus". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 29 July 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2012.
- "Egypt – Belarus". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 1 August 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012.