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 Juan Camilo Pérez
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
 Brazil 5–1 Colombia 
(Ibarra, Ecuador; 25 March 2011)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances 5 (First in 1989)
Best result Fourth place 2003, 2009
South American Under-17 Football Championship
Appearances 16 (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 To be Determined
Total Fourth place 5/16 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 To be Determined
Total 1 title 16/16 98 38 29 31 138 117

Schedule and results[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

2015[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

The following 22 players were named for the 2015 South American Under-17 Football Championship.
Caps and goals updated as 29 March 2015 after the match against Brazil.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Luis García (1998-03-20)March 20, 1998 (aged 16) Spain Rayo Vallecano Juvenil B
12 1GK Andrés Felipe Pérez (1999-05-07)May 7, 1999 (aged 15) Colombia Deportivo Cali
22 1GK Juan Arturo (1998-02-02)February 2, 1998 (aged 17) Colombia Escuela Carlos Sarmiento Lora
4 2DF Anderson Arroyo (1999-09-27)September 27, 1999 (aged 15) Colombia Boca Juniors
5 2DF Stiven Vega (1998-05-22)May 22, 1998 (aged 16) Colombia Millonarios
16 2DF Santiago Jiménez (1998-03-01)March 1, 1998 (aged 17) Colombia Envigado
19 2DF Carlos Cuesta (1999-03-09)March 9, 1999 (aged 15) Colombia Atlético Nacional
21 2DF Brayhan Torres (1998-01-23)January 23, 1998 (aged 17) Colombia CEIF
2 3MF Cristian Tovar (1998-05-06)May 6, 1998 (aged 16) Colombia Deportes Tolima
3 3MF Jefferson Valdeblánquez (1998-03-01)March 1, 1998 (aged 17) Colombia Estudiantil
7 3MF Jonathan Cuéllar (1998-01-08)January 8, 1998 (aged 17) Colombia Deportivo Cali
8 3MF David Josué Pérez (1998-11-11)November 11, 1998 (aged 16) Colombia Colombia Sport
10 3MF Wilmar Arango (1998-01-13)January 13, 1998 (aged 17) Colombia Estudiantil
11 3MF Edwin Ariza (1998-01-17)January 17, 1998 (aged 17) Colombia Alianza Petrolera
13 3MF Juan David Rengifo (1998-01-27)January 27, 1998 (aged 17) Colombia Deportivo Cali
14 3MF Jhon Janer Lucumí (1998-06-26)June 26, 1998 (aged 16) Colombia Deportivo Cali
15 3MF Jorge Carrascal (1998-05-25)May 25, 1998 (aged 16) Colombia Millonarios
17 3MF Jhan Carlos Riascos (1998-05-17)May 17, 1998 (aged 16) Colombia Deportivo Cali
18 3MF Edwin Cetré (1998-01-01)January 1, 1998 (aged 17) Colombia Boca Juniors
6 4FW Jesús Marimón (1998-09-09)September 9, 1998 (aged 16) Colombia Palmazul
9 4FW Edward Bolaños (1998-08-14)August 14, 1998 (aged 16) Colombia Estudiantil
20 4FW Juan José Calero (1998-11-05)November 5, 1998 (aged 16) Mexico Pachuca

Honours[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

As of 29 March 2015
Manager Colombia Juan Camilo Pérez
Assistant manager Colombia Alejandro Restrepo
Physical trainer Colombia William Lara
Goalkeeping coach Colombia Víctor Ruiz
Medic Colombia Alejandro Soler
Physiotherapist Colombia Sebastián Olivar
Kinesiologist Colombia Carlos Murcia

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