Belgium national under-17 football team

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Belgium U-17
Association Belgian Football Association
Confederation UEFA
Head coach Belgium Bob Browaeys
FIFA code BEL
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 2007)
Best result Group stage, 2007
European championships
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. The biggest success was reaching the semi-finals of the European championship in 2007 on home soil.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record[edit]

Year Round 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 Did not qualify
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Did not qualify
Finland 2003 Did not qualify
Peru 2005 Did not qualify
South Korea 2007 Group stage 3 1 0 2 3 6
Nigeria 2009 Did not qualify
Mexico 2011 Did not qualify
United Arab Emirates 2013 Did not qualify
Chile 2015 Qualified
Total 1/15 3 1 0 2 3 6

UEFA European U-17 Football Championship record[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Denmark 2002 Did not qualify
Portugal 2003 Did not qualify
France 2004 Did not qualify
Italy 2005 Did not qualify
Luxembourg 2006 Group stage 3 0 1 2 2 8
Belgium 2007 Semi final 4 1 3* 0 5 5
Turkey 2008 Did not qualify
Germany 2009 Did not qualify
Liechtenstein 2010 Did not qualify
Serbia 2011 Did not qualify
Slovenia 2012 Group stage 3 1 1 1 3 2
Slovakia 2013 Did not qualify
Malta 2014 Did not qualify
Bulgaria 2015 Semi final 5 2 2** 1 6 4
Total 4/14 15 4 7 4 16 19
  • A * denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
  • Gold background color indicates first place finish. Silver background color indicates second place finish. Bronze background color indicates third place finish.
  • Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Current Squad[edit]

The following players were selected to compete in the 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

Head coach: Belgium Bob Browaeys

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Jens Teunckens (1998-01-30)30 January 1998 (aged 17) 9 0 Belgium Club Brugge
2 2DF Kino Delorge (1998-01-05)5 January 1998 (aged 17) 10 0 Belgium Genk
3 3MF Rubin Seigers (1998-01-11)11 January 1998 (aged 17) 7 0 Belgium Genk
4 2DF Wout Faes (1998-04-03)3 April 1998 (aged 17) 16 0 Belgium Anderlecht
5 2DF Christophe Janssens (1998-03-09)9 March 1998 (aged 17) 10 1 Belgium Club Brugge
6 3MF Matisse Thuys (1998-01-24)24 January 1998 (aged 17) 11 1 Belgium Genk
7 3MF Ismail Azzaoui (1998-01-06)6 January 1998 (aged 17) 8 3 England Tottenham Hotspur
8 3MF Alper Ademoglu (1998-04-10)10 April 1998 (aged 17) 6 2 Belgium Anderlecht
9 4FW Dennis van Vaerenbergh (1998-06-26)26 June 1998 (aged 16) 12 6 Belgium Club Brugge
10 3MF Orel Mangala (1998-03-18)18 March 1998 (aged 17) 8 2 Belgium Anderlecht
11 3MF Lennerd Daneels (1998-04-10)10 April 1998 (aged 17) 16 5 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
12 1GK Gaetan Coucke (1998-11-03)3 November 1998 (aged 16) 3 0 Belgium Genk
13 2DF Dries Caignau (1998-01-08)8 January 1998 (aged 17) 8 0 Belgium Gent
14 2DF Siebe Horemans (1998-06-02)2 June 1998 (aged 16) 5 0 Belgium Gent
15 3MF Dante Rigo (1998-12-11)11 December 1998 (aged 16) 3 0 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
16 4FW Nelson Azevedo-Janelas (1998-02-12)12 February 1998 (aged 17) 4 0 Belgium Anderlecht
17 4FW Jorn Vancamp (1998-10-28)28 October 1998 (aged 16) 10 1 Belgium Anderlecht
18 3MF Matthias Verreth (1998-02-20)20 February 1998 (aged 17) 23 5 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven

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