Canada men's national under-17 soccer team

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Canada Under-17
Nickname(s)The Canucks, Les Rouges (The Reds)
AssociationCanadian Soccer Association
ConfederationCONCACAF (North America)
Head coachAndrew Olivieri
FIFA codeCAN
First colours
Second colours
First international
Canada Canada 3–3 Costa Rica Costa Rica
(Mexico City, Mexico; May 13, 1985)
Biggest win
Canada Canada 10–0 Nicaragua Nicaragua
(San Salvador, El Salvador; November 2, 1994)
Biggest defeat
Canada Canada 0–4 Mexico Mexico
(San Salvador, El Salvador; February 10, 1999)
Nigeria Nigeria 4–0 Canada Canada
(Dundee, Scotland; June 10, 1989)
Canada Canada 0–4 Cuba Cuba
(Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; November 27, 1988)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1987)
Best resultGroup stage, 6 times
CONCACAF Under-17 Championship
Appearances16 (first in 1985)
Best resultRunners-up, 2011

The Canada U-17 men's national soccer team, also known as Canada Under-17s or Canada U-17s, is a youth club for national soccer in Canada. Many of Canada's current internationals have played at one or more of these age levels early in their career, often working with the same coaches and teammates throughout their progression into the senior squad.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
China 1985 Did not qualify
Canada 1987 Group stage 16th of 16 3 0 0 3 1 8
Scotland 1989 Group stage 16th of 16 3 0 0 3 1 9
Italy 1991 Did not qualify
Japan 1993 Group stage 16th of 16 3 0 0 3 0 18
Ecuador 1995 Group stage 16th of 16 3 0 0 3 1 7
Egypt 1997 Did not qualify
New Zealand 1999
Trinidad and Tobago 2001
Finland 2003
Peru 2005
South Korea 2007
Nigeria 2009
Mexico 2011 Group stage 19th of 24 3 0 2 1 2 5
United Arab Emirates 2013 Group stage 18th of 24 3 0 2 1 3 6
Chile 2015 Did not qualify
India 2017
Brazil 2019 To be determined
Total Group stage 6/18 18 0 4 14 8 53

CONCACAF U-17 Championship[edit]

CONCACAF U-17 Championship record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Trinidad and Tobago 1983 Did not enter
Mexico 1985 Third place 3rd of 8 6 2 2 2 12 12
Honduras 1987 Did not enter
Trinidad and Tobago 1988 Third place 3rd of 10 7 3 1 3 7 7
Trinidad and Tobago 1991 Group stage 6th of 12 3 1 1 1 1 1
Cuba 1992 Third place 3rd of 12 6 4 1 1 19 1
El Salvador 1994 Third place 3rd of 12 6 4 2 0 16 4
Trinidad and Tobago 1996 Fourth place 4th of 12 6 2 1 3 7 8
JamaicaEl Salvador 1999 Group stage 6th of 8 3 1 0 2 6 6
United StatesHonduras 2001 Group stage 4th of 8 3 1 1 1 6 5
GuatemalaCanada 2003 Group stage 4th of 8 3 2 0 1 4 3
Costa RicaMexico 2005 Group stage 5th of 8 3 1 0 2 5 4
HondurasJamaica 2007 Group stage 6th of 9 4 1 1 2 6 6
Mexico 2009 Group stage 7th of 8 3 0 1 2 4 7
Jamaica 2011 Runners-up 2nd of 12 5 3 1 1 11 3
Panama 2013 Third place 3rd of 12 5 2 2 1 10 7
Honduras 2015 Playoff round 5th of 12 6 3 1 2 10 9
Panama 2017 Group stage 7th of 12 3 1 0 2 4 4
Total Runners-up 16/18 72 31 15 26 128 87

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for a training camp in Toluca, Mexico, running from March 4 to March 13, 2019 and including training matches against the Club América and UNAM academy teams.[1]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Benjamin Collins (2002-01-06) January 6, 2002 (age 17) 0 0 Canada Montreal Impact Academy
1GK Eleias Himaras (2002-03-08) March 8, 2002 (age 17) 0 0 Canada Toronto FC Academy
1GK Marc Kouadio 2002 (age 16–17) 0 0 United States Montverde Academy

2DF David Amla (2003-01-01) January 1, 2003 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Montreal Impact Academy
2DF Maxime Bourgeois (2002-04-07) April 7, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Montreal Impact Academy
2DF Mckail Braithwaite 2003 (age 15–16) 0 0 Canada FC Edmonton
2DF Nathan Demian 2002 (age 16–17) 0 0 Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC Academy
2DF Gianfranco Facchineri (2002-04-27) April 27, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC Academy
2DF Keesean Ferdinand (2003-08-17) August 17, 2003 (age 15) 0 0 Canada Montreal Impact Academy
2DF Kobe Franklin (2003-05-10) May 10, 2003 (age 15) 0 0 Canada Toronto FC Academy
2DF Rohan Goulbourne (2002-04-01) April 1, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Toronto FC Academy

3MF Julian Altobelli (2002-11-04) November 4, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Toronto FC Academy
3MF Matt Catavolo (2003-02-13) February 13, 2003 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Montreal Impact Academy
3MF Simon Colyn (2002-03-23) March 23, 2002 (age 17) 0 0 Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC
3MF Jamie Dunning (2002-02-15) February 15, 2002 (age 17) 0 0 Netherlands Feyenoord Academy
3MF Thomas Giraldo (2003-03-08) March 8, 2003 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Montreal Impact Academy
3MF Kamron Habibullah (2003-10-23) October 23, 2003 (age 15) 0 0 Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC Academy
3MF Damian Iamarino (2002-03-27) March 27, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Italy ChievoVerona Academy
3MF Damiano Pecile (2002-04-11) April 11, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC Academy
3MF Ralph Priso-Mbongue (2002-08-02) August 2, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Toronto FC Academy
3MF Sean Rea (2002-05-15) May 15, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Montreal Impact Academy

4FW Jayden Nelson (2002-09-26) September 26, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Toronto FC Academy
4FW Jérémie Omeonga Nkoy (2002-08-29) August 29, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Montreal Impact Academy
4FW Jacen Russell-Rowe (2002-09-13) September 13, 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Canada Toronto FC Academy

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada selects U-17 squad for Mexico trip as part of Men's EXCEL Program". CanadaSoccer.com. Canadian Soccer Association. March 1, 2019. Retrieved March 3, 2019.

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