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)
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 Qualified
Total Fourth place 6/17 23 7 7 9 38 34

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 23 players were named for the 2017 South American Under-17 Football Championship.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Marlon Tunjano (2000-05-28)28 May 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Once Caldas
2 2DF Andrés Balanta (2000-01-18)18 January 2000 (aged 17) Colombia Deportivo Cali
3 2DF Kevin Moreno (2000-07-23)23 July 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Deportivo Cali
4 2DF Christian Andrade (2000-04-08)8 April 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Millonarios
5 2DF Thomás Gutiérrez (2000-03-01)1 March 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Estudiantil
6 3MF Andrés Felipe Perea (2000-11-14)14 November 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Atlético Nacional
7 4FW Juan David Martínez (2001-05-30)30 May 2001 (aged 15) Colombia Cortuluá
8 3MF Luis Miguel López (2000-11-08)8 November 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Independiente Santa Fe
9 4FW Santiago Barrero (2000-02-26)26 February 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Atlético Rionegro 2010
10 3MF Brayan Gómez (2000-01-29)29 January 2000 (aged 17) Colombia Atlético Nacional
11 4FW Juan Peñaloza (2000-05-03)3 May 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Estudiantil
12 1GK Kevin Mier (2000-05-18)18 May 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Atlético Nacional
13 2DF Robert Mejía (2000-10-06)6 October 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Universitario Popayán
14 2DF Alejandro Arboleda (2000-08-27)27 August 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Envigado
15 3MF Carlos Carranza (2000-11-05)5 November 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Valledupar
16 3MF Fabián Ángel (2001-01-10)10 January 2001 (aged 16) Colombia Barranquilla
17 2DF Juan Mateo Garavito (2000-10-24)24 October 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Atlético Boca Juniors
18 3MF Steven Palomeque (2000-06-07)7 June 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Estudiantil
19 4FW Juan David Vidal (2000-09-16)16 September 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Barranquilla
20 4FW Heyler Gómez (2000-05-27)27 May 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Orsomarso
21 3MF Wanderley Wandurraga (2000-02-15)15 February 2000 (aged 17) Colombia Campohermoso
22 1GK Elson Mosquera (2000-01-16)16 January 2000 (aged 17) Colombia Fortaleza CEIF
23 4FW Jaminton Campaz (2000-05-24)24 May 2000 (aged 16) Colombia Deportes Tolima

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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