Colombia national under-17 football team

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Colombia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Los Cafeteros (The Coffee growers)
Association Federación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Orlando Restrepo
FIFA code COL
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Colombia 0–2 Peru 
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; 1 April 1985)
Biggest win
 Colombia 9–1 Finland 
(Helsinki, Finland; 19 August 2003)
 Colombia 8–0 Bolivia 
(Asunción, Paraguay; 5 May 1991)
Biggest defeat

 Colombia 0–4 Switzerland  
(Lagos, Nigeria; 12 November 2009)
 Brazil 5–1 Colombia 
(Ibarra, Ecuador; 25 March 2011)

 Paraguay 4–0 Colombia 
(Luque, Paraguay; 17 March 2015)
 Colombia 0–4 Germany 
(New Delhi, India; 16 October 2017)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances 6 (first in 1989)
Best result Fourth place 2003, 2009
South American Under-17 Football Championship
Appearances 17 (first in 1985)
Best result Winners 1993

The Colombia national under-17 football team represents Colombia in international under-17 football competitions and is overseen by the Colombian Football Federation.

The team's most notable performances in the FIFA U-17 World Cup was both in 2003 and 2009, where they achieved fourth place. Colombia won the South American Under-17 Football Championship in the 1993 tournament held in Colombia.

Competitive record[edit]

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

     Champions       Runners-up      Third Place       Fourth place  

FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
China 1985 Did not Qualify
Canada 1987
Scotland 1989 First round 15th 3 0 1 2 3 5
Italy 1991 Did not Qualify
Japan 1993 First round 14th 3 1 0 2 3 6
Ecuador 1995 Did not Qualify
Egypt 1997
New Zealand 1999
Trinidad and Tobago 2001
Finland 2003 Fourth Place 4th 6 3 2 1 14 5
Peru 2005 Did not Qualify
South Korea 2007 Round of 16 13th 4 1 1 2 10 7
Nigeria 2009 Fourth Place 4th 7 2 3 2 8 11
Mexico 2011 Did not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2013
Chile 2015
India 2017 Round of 16 11th 4 2 0 2 5 7
Peru 2019 To be determined
Total Fourth place 6/17 27 9 7 11 43 41

South American Under-17 Football Championship[edit]

It serves also as qualification for the World Cup.

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Argentina 1985 Round-robin 6th 8 3 1 4 9 12
Peru 1986 First round 8th 4 1 1 2 5 5
Ecuador 1988 Third place 3rd 7 2 3 2 7 6
Paraguay 1991 First round 6th 4 2 1 1 10 4
Colombia 1993 Champions 1st 7 5 2 0 14 4
Peru 1995 First round 5th 4 1 1 2 6 6
Paraguay 1997 First round 5th 4 2 1 1 5 2
Uruguay 1999 First round 8th 4 1 1 2 6 8
Peru 2001 First round 5th 4 2 1 1 7 7
Bolivia 2003 Third place 3rd 7 3 3 1 11 10
Venezuela 2005 Fourth place 4th 7 2 1 4 6 8
Ecuador 2007 Third place 3rd 9 5 3 1 16 5
Chile 2009 Fourth place 4th 7 4 2 1 11 6
Ecuador 2011 Fifth place 5th 9 3 2 4 12 15
Argentina 2013 First round 8th 4 0 3 1 3 4
Paraguay 2015 Sixth place 6th 9 2 3 4 10 15
Chile 2017 Fourth place 4th 9 4 2 3 12 12
Peru 2019 To be Determined
Total 1 title 17/17 107 42 33 34 150 129

Schedule and results[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

2017[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 21 players were named for the 2017 Bolivarian Games.

Number Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Nicolás Gómez Londoño (2000-08-16) 16 August 2000 (age 18) Colombia Deportivo Cali
12 1GK Kevin Mier (2000-05-18) 18 May 2000 (age 18) Colombia Atlético Nacional
21 1GK Daniel Melo Cabarcas (2001-04-25) 25 April 2001 (age 17) Colombia Udinese

2 2DF Andrés Cifuentes (2000-01-18) 18 January 2000 (age 18) Colombia Deportivo Cali
3 2DF Guillermo Tegue Caicedo (2000-02-06) 6 February 2000 (age 18) Colombia Estudiantil
4 2DF Christian Andrade (2000-04-08) 8 April 2000 (age 18) Colombia Millonarios
5 2DF Thomás Gutiérrez (2000-03-01) 1 March 2000 (age 18) Colombia Estudiantil
13 2DF Robert Mejía (2000-10-06) 6 October 2000 (age 18) Colombia Universitario Popayán

6 3MF Andrés Felipe Perea (2000-11-14) 14 November 2000 (age 17) Colombia Atlético Nacional
10 3MF Brayan Gómez (2000-01-29) 29 January 2000 (age 18) Colombia Atlético Nacional
11 2DF Juan Peñaloza (2000-05-03) 3 May 2000 (age 18) Colombia Estudiantil
14 3MF Yadir Meneses Betancur (2000-04-01) 1 April 2000 (age 18) Colombia Envigado
15 3MF Gustavo Adolfo Gómez (2000-06-17) 17 June 2000 (age 18) Colombia América de Cali
16 3MF Fabián Ángel (2001-01-10) 10 January 2001 (age 17) Colombia Barranquilla
20 3MF Etilso Martínez Palacio (2000-05-12) 12 May 2000 (age 18) Colombia Atlético Rionegro 2010

7 4FW Jaminton Campaz (2000-05-24) 24 May 2000 (age 18) Colombia Deportes Tolima
8 4FW Luis Miguel López (2000-11-08) 8 November 2000 (age 17) Colombia Santa Fe
9 4FW Santiago Barrero (2000-02-26) 26 February 2000 (age 18) Colombia Atlético Rionegro 2010
17 4FW Déiber Caicedo (2000-03-25) 25 March 2000 (age 18) Colombia Deportivo Cali
18 4FW Deyman Andrés Cortés (2000-07-29) 29 July 2000 (age 18) Colombia Atlético Huila
19 4FW Juan David Vidal (2000-09-16) 16 September 2000 (age 18) Colombia Barranquilla

Honours[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

As of 20 March 2017
Manager Colombia Orlando Restrepo
Assistant manager Colombia Alfredo Araújo
Physical trainer Colombia Juan Roldán
Goalkeeping coach Colombia Álvaro Anzola
Medic Colombia Daniel Restrepo
Physiotherapist Colombia Sebastián Olivar
Kinesiologist Colombia John Díaz

See also[edit]

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