Estonia national under-19 football team

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Estonia U19
Nickname(s) Sinisärgid (Blueshirts)
Association Estonian Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Lars Hopp
Captain Markus Poom
Most caps Karol Mets (32)
Top scorer Herol Riiberg
Erik Sorga (6)
Home stadium A. Le Coq Arena
FIFA code EST
First colours
Second colours
UEFA U-19 Championship
Appearances 1 (first in 2012)
Best result 8th (1): 2012

The Estonia national under-19 football team represents Estonia in international under-19 football and is controlled by the Estonian Football Association (Eesti Jalgpalli Liit), the governing body for football in Estonia. The team's home ground is the A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn, and the current manager is Lars Hopp.

Estonia qualified as hosts to the 2012 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, making it Estonia's first appearance in a major tournament and the first major football tournament to be held in the country. The team failed to get past the group stage, losing all three matches against Portugal, Greece and Spain.

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Manager Germany Lars Hopp
Assistant manager Estonia Joel Lindpere
Goalkeeping coach Estonia Aiko Orgla
Physiotherapist Estonia Raiko Karpov
Estonia Martin Seeman
Doctor Estonia Gunnar Männik
Video analyst Estonia Karl Taul
Team manager Estonia Raily Anter

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification matches against Sweden on 4 October 2017, Italy on 7 October 2017 and Moldova on 10 October 2017.[1]
Caps and goals updated as of 10 October 2017 after the match against Moldova.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ingmar Krister Paplavskis (1999-05-17) 17 May 1999 (age 19) 11 0 Estonia Flora
12 1GK Henri Perk (1999-10-14) 14 October 1999 (age 18) 5 0 Estonia Nõmme Kalju

2 2DF Freddie Heinmaa (1999-11-22) 22 November 1999 (age 18) 13 0 Estonia Tallinna Kalev
3 2DF Kermo Pihelgas (1999-11-08) 8 November 1999 (age 18) 17 1 Estonia Nõmme Kalju
4 2DF Alex Roosalu (1999-05-04) 4 May 1999 (age 19) 4 0 Estonia Levadia
5 2DF Mairo Miil (2000-02-15) 15 February 2000 (age 18) 7 0 Estonia Flora
13 2DF Artjom Rõžkov (1999-08-28) 28 August 1999 (age 19) 5 1 Estonia FCI Tallinn
18 2DF Marko Lipp (1999-03-19) 19 March 1999 (age 19) 22 1 Estonia Levadia

7 3MF Markus Lokk (1999-02-18) 18 February 1999 (age 19) 18 1 Estonia Tammeka
8 3MF Oliver Rass (2000-05-25) 25 May 2000 (age 18) 5 0 Estonia Flora
9 3MF Kristjan Kask (1999-07-05) 5 July 1999 (age 19) 10 2 Estonia Flora
10 3MF Markus Poom (Captain) (1999-02-27) 27 February 1999 (age 19) 22 0 Estonia Flora
14 3MF Markus Soomets (2000-03-02) 2 March 2000 (age 18) 10 0 Estonia Santos
15 3MF Enrico Veensalu (1999-08-19) 19 August 1999 (age 19) 9 0 Estonia Vaprus
16 3MF Mihkel Järviste (2000-05-28) 28 May 2000 (age 18) 6 0 Estonia Tammeka
21 4FW Kristen Niilop (1999-07-06) 6 July 1999 (age 19) 9 1 Estonia Nõmme United
3MF Vladislav Kreida (1999-09-25) 25 September 1999 (age 18) 4 0 Estonia Flora

11 4FW Mark Anders Lepik (2000-09-10) 10 September 2000 (age 18) 9 0 Estonia Flora
17 4FW Erik Sorga (1999-07-08) 8 July 1999 (age 19) 31 6 Estonia Flora
20 4FW Artjom Ostrovski (2000-05-24) 24 May 2000 (age 18) 8 0 Estonia FCI Tallinn

Previous squads[edit]

UEFA European Under-19 Championship

Results[edit]

2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Italy (A) 3 3 0 0 9 3 +6 9 Elite round
2  Sweden (H, A) 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 6
3  Moldova (E) 3 1 0 2 3 7 −4 3
4  Estonia (E) 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(A) Advance to a further round; (E) Eliminated; (H) Host.
Estonia  0–4  Sweden
Report Edqvist Goal 8'
Colley Goal 31'
Bergqvist Goal 46'70'

Italy  2–1  Estonia
Pinamonti Goal 52'
Capone Goal 88'
Report Sorga Goal 26'
Referee: Rade Obrenovic (Slovenia)

Moldova  3–0  Estonia
Furtună Goal 2'
Nihaev Goal 80'
Postica Goal 85'
Report
Referee: Rade Obrenovic (Slovenia)

Competitive record[edit]

UEFA European Under-19 Championship[edit]

UEFA European Under-19 Championship record Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Norway 2002 Did not qualify 2 0 0 2 1 9
Liechtenstein 2003 3 0 0 3 2 12
Switzerland 2004 3 0 0 3 1 13
Northern Ireland 2005 3 0 0 3 2 14
Poland 2006 3 0 0 3 2 7
Austria 2007 3 1 0 2 5 12
Czech Republic 2008 3 0 1 2 3 14
Ukraine 2009 6 2 0 4 7 20
France 2010 3 0 0 3 1 10
Romania 2011 6 2 1 3 6 6
Estonia 2012 Group Stage 8th 3 0 0 3 1 9 Qualified as hosts
Lithuania 2013 Did not qualify 3 1 0 2 2 6
Hungary 2014 3 0 1 2 4 10
Greece 2015 3 1 1 1 3 1
Germany 2016 3 1 0 2 3 7
Georgia (country) 2017 3 0 0 3 0 14
Finland 2018 3 0 0 3 1 9
Total Group Stage 1/17 3 0 0 3 1 9 53 8 4 41 43 164
Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Under-19 Baltic Cup[edit]

Under-19 Baltic Cup record
Year Position Pld W D L GF GA
Estonia 2008 Runners-up 2 1 0 1 1 2
Latvia 2009 Runners-up 2 0 1 1 3 4
Lithuania 2010 Runners-up 2 0 2 0 2 2
Estonia 2011 Runners-up 3 2 1 0 3 1
Latvia 2012 Fourth place 3 0 0 3 1 7
Finland 2013 Third place 3 1 0 2 4 5
Lithuania 2014 Runners-up 3 1 0 2 3 3
Estonia 2015 Third place 3 1 0 2 4 5
Latvia 2016 Fourth place 3 0 1 2 2 6
Finland 2017 Fourth place 3 0 1 2 1 5
Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eesti U19 alustab homme Rootsis valikturniiri" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 

External links[edit]