Belgium national under-17 football team

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Belgium U-17
Nickname(s) De Jonge Duivels
Les Diablotins
Association Belgian Football Association
Confederation UEFA
Head coach Bob Browaeys
FIFA code BEL
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
Appearances 2 (first in 2007)
Best result Third place, 2015
European Championship
Appearances 3 (first in 2006)
Best result Semi final, 2007, 2015

The Belgium national under-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Belgium and is controlled by the Belgian Football Association. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship and the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Their biggest successes have been their bronze medal at the 2015 World Cup, reaching the semi-finals of the European championship in 2007 on home soil, and again in 2015 in Bulgaria.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record[edit]

Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
China 1985 Did not qualify
Canada 1987
Scotland 1989
Italy 1991
Japan 1993
Ecuador 1995
Egypt 1997
New Zealand 1999
Trinidad and Tobago 2001
Finland 2003
Peru 2005
South Korea 2007 Group stage 3 1 0 2 3 6
Nigeria 2009 Did not qualify
Mexico 2011
United Arab Emirates 2013
Chile 2015 Third place 7 4 1 2 9 8
Total 2/16 10 5 1 4 12 14

UEFA European U-17 Football Championship record[edit]

Year Round Pld W D* L GF GA
Denmark 2002 Did not qualify
Portugal 2003
France 2004
Italy 2005
Luxembourg 2006 Group stage 3 0 1 2 2 8
Belgium 2007 Semi-finals 4 1 3* 0 5 5
Turkey 2008 Did not qualify
Germany 2009
Liechtenstein 2010
Serbia 2011
Slovenia 2012 Group stage 3 1 1 1 3 2
Slovakia 2013 Did not qualify
Malta 2014
Bulgaria 2015 Semi-finals 5 2 2** 1 6 4
Azerbaijan 2016 Quarter-finals 4 1 2 1 3 2
Total 5/15 19 5 9 5 19 21
  •   *  denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
  •      indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Current Squad[edit]

The following players were selected to compete in the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile.[1] Caps and goals are correct as of their first game, against Mali on 18 October 2015.

Head coach: Belgium Bob Browaeys

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Jens Teunckens (1998-01-30) 30 January 1998 (age 19) 16 0 Belgium Club Brugge
1GK Gaetan Coucke (1998-11-03) 3 November 1998 (age 18) 4 0 Belgium Genk
1GK Steph Van Cauwenberge (1998-05-09) 9 May 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Belgium Zulte Waregem

2DF Kino Delorge (1998-01-05) 5 January 1998 (age 19) 18 0 Belgium Genk
2DF Wout Faes (1998-04-03) 3 April 1998 (age 18) 21 0 Belgium Anderlecht
2DF Christophe Janssens (1998-03-09) 9 March 1998 (age 19) 18 1 Belgium Genk
2DF Dries Caignau (1998-01-08) 8 January 1998 (age 19) 12 0 Belgium Gent
2DF Laurent Lemoine (1998-04-26) 26 April 1998 (age 18) 3 0 Belgium Club Brugge
2DF Steve Ryckaert (1998-06-24) 24 June 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Belgium Gent

3MF Rubin Seigers (1998-01-11) 11 January 1998 (age 19) 15 0 Belgium Genk
3MF Matisse Thuys (1998-01-24) 24 January 1998 (age 19) 18 1 Belgium Genk
3MF Ismail Azzaoui (1998-01-06) 6 January 1998 (age 19) 14 6 Germany Wolfsburg
3MF Alper Ademoglu (1998-04-10) 10 April 1998 (age 18) 14 3 Belgium Anderlecht
3MF Orel Mangala (1998-03-18) 18 March 1998 (age 19) 13 2 Belgium Anderlecht
3MF Lennerd Daneels (1998-04-10) 10 April 1998 (age 18) 23 5 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
3MF Dante Rigo (1998-12-11) 11 December 1998 (age 18) 16 0 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
3MF Matthias Verreth (1998-02-20) 20 February 1998 (age 19) 29 5 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
3MF Terry Osei Berkoe (1998-01-09) 9 January 1998 (age 19) 1 5 Belgium Club Brugge

4FW Dennis van Vaerenbergh (1998-06-26) 26 June 1998 (age 18) 19 8 Belgium Club Brugge
4FW Jorn Vancamp (1998-10-28) 28 October 1998 (age 18) 15 2 Belgium Anderlecht
4FW Dante Vanzeir (1998-04-16) 16 April 1998 (age 18) 1 0 Belgium Genk

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