Finland national under-17 football team

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Finland U-17
AssociationFootball Association of Finland
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachFinland Erkka V. Lehtola
FIFA codeFIN
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2003)
Best resultGroup Stage, 2003
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2002)
Best resultGroup Stage, 2002

The Finland national under-17 football team represents Finland in international football competitions in the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the UEFA European Under-17 Championship, as well as any other under-17 international football tournaments. It is governed by the Football Association of Finland.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-16/17 World Cup Record[edit]

Year Round Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF[note 1] GA[note 2]
China 1985 Did Not Qualify
Canada 1987
Scotland 1989
Italy 1991
Japan 1993
Ecuador 1995
Egypt 1997
New Zealand 1999
Trinidad and Tobago 2001
Finland 2003 Group Stage 12th 3 1 0 2 3 12
Peru 2005 Did Not Qualify
South Korea 2007
Nigeria 2009
Mexico 2011
United Arab Emirates 2013
Chile 2015
India 2017
Brazil 2019
Totals 1/17 12th 3 1 0 2 3 12

UEFA European U-17 Championship record[edit]

Year Round Pld W D* L GF GA
Denmark 2002 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 3 15
Portugal 2003 Did Not Qualify
France 2004
Italy 2005
Luxembourg 2006
Belgium 2007
Turkey 2008
Germany 2009
Liechtenstein 2010
Serbia 2011
Slovenia 2012
Slovakia 2013
Malta 2014
Bulgaria 2015
Azerbaijan 2016
Croatia 2017
England 2018 To Be Determined
Total 1/16 3 0 0 3 3 15
*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.

Recent results[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 22 player have been called up for the International friendlies against Belgium, Belarus, Tajikistan and Ukraine during 20-26 January 2019.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Matias Niemelä (2002-03-15) 15 March 2002 (age 17) 8 0 Finland FC Espoo
1GK Matias Riikonen (2002-02-24) 24 February 2002 (age 17) 0 0 Finland FC Ilves

2DF Lassi Forss (2002-01-15) 15 January 2002 (age 17) 8 0 Finland FC Lahti
2DF Lauri Kesti (2002-12-20) 20 December 2002 (age 16) 6 0 Finland Klubi 04
2DF Juho Lehtiranta (2002-09-27) 27 September 2002 (age 17) 10 0 Finland Klubi 04
2DF Tony Miettinen (2002-09-23) 23 September 2002 (age 17) 9 0 Finland KuPS
2DF Juho Pietola (2002-04-06) 6 April 2002 (age 17) 0 0 Finland FC Ilves
2DF Kaarlo Rintamäki (2002-11-09) 9 November 2002 (age 16) 0 0 Finland SJK
2DF Leo Ussher (2002-04-22) 22 April 2002 (age 17) 5 1 Finland Klubi 04

3MF Viljami Aittokoski (2002-03-13) 13 March 2002 (age 17) 5 0 Finland KuPS
3MF Pauli Katajamäki (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 18) 1 0 Finland FC Honka
3MF Juho Kilo (2002-06-23) 23 June 2002 (age 17) 4 0 Germany Hamburger SV
3MF Ville Koski (2002-01-27) 27 January 2002 (age 17) 8 0 Finland PKKU
3MF Nooa Laine (2002-11-22) 22 November 2002 (age 16) 6 1 Finland JJK
3MF Adam Marhiev (2002-02-17) 17 February 2002 (age 17) 9 2 Finland Klubi 04
3MF Santeri Mäkinen (2002-02-22) 22 February 2002 (age 17) 1 0 Finland KPV
3MF Matti Peltola (2002-07-03) 3 July 2002 (age 17) 4 0 Finland Klubi 04
3MF Naatan Skyttä (2002-05-07) 7 May 2002 (age 17) 8 1 Finland FC Ilves
3MF Santeri Väänänen (2002-01-01) 1 January 2002 (age 17) 9 2 Finland Klubi 04

4FW Samuel Anini Jr. (2002-09-07) 7 September 2002 (age 17) 6 1 Finland PKKU
4FW Eetu Mömmö (2002-05-04) 4 May 2002 (age 17) 7 1 Finland FC Ilves
4FW Eetu Rissanen (2002-10-15) 15 October 2002 (age 16) 8 2 Finland KuPS

Recent callups[edit]

The following players have also been called up to the Finland under-17 squad and remain eligible:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Lucas Bergström (2002-09-05) 5 September 2002 (age 17) 4 0 England Chelsea v.  Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
GK Julius Schmid (2001-06-01) 1 June 2001 (age 18) 2 0 Germany SpVgg Unterhaching v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
GK Viljami Sinisalo (2001-10-11) 11 October 2001 (age 18) 11 0 England Aston Villa v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018

DF Benjamin Hiekkanen (2001-06-30) 30 June 2001 (age 18) 12 0 Italy Parma v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
DF Joel Laitinen (2001-04-18) 18 April 2001 (age 18) 9 0 Finland PEPO v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
DF Jussi Niska (2002-08-15) 15 August 2002 (age 17) 4 0 Finland RoPS v.  Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
DF Noah Nurmi (2001-02-06) 6 February 2001 (age 18) 8 0 Denmark Esbjerg v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
DF Lasse Pentti (2002-05-17) 17 May 2002 (age 17) 3 0 Finland OLS v.  Northern Ireland, 9 August 2018
DF Matias Rale (2001-03-04) 4 March 2001 (age 18) 7 0 Finland FC Honka v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Doni Arifi (2002-04-11) 11 April 2002 (age 17) 7 1 Finland FC Honka v.  Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
MF Pyry Hannola (2001-10-21) 21 October 2001 (age 17) 10 0 Denmark Midtjylland v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Saku Heiskanen (2001-09-29) 29 September 2001 (age 18) 9 0 Finland FC Honka v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Roope Kantola (2002-04-01) 1 April 2002 (age 17) 6 0 Finland FC Inter Turku v.  Macedonia, 29 September
MF Elias Mastokangas (2001-02-01) February 1, 2001 (age 18) 13 5 Finland FC Inter Turku v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Otto Ollikainen (2001-02-22) 22 February 2001 (age 18) 13 1 Finland Klubi 04 v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Oskari Sallinen (2001-06-22) 22 June 2001 (age 18) 9 0 Netherlands Groningen v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Jeremiah Streng (2001-11-08) 8 November 2001 (age 17) 6 0 Finland SJK v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Anssi Suhonen (2001-01-14) 14 January 2001 (age 18) 13 1 Germany Hamburger SV v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Maximus Tainio (2001-05-24) 24 May 2001 (age 18) 8 0 England Tottenham v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
MF Julius Tauriainen (2001-08-18) 18 August 2001 (age 18) 6 0 Finland Klubi 04 v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018

FW Terry Ablade (2001-10-12) 12 October 2001 (age 17) 14 3 England Fulham v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
FW Sampo Ala (2002-01-18) 18 January 2002 (age 17) 5 1 Finland RoPS v.  Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
FW Pyry Lampinen (2001-03-07) 7 March 2001 (age 18) 6 1 Finland FC Lahti v.  Macedonia, 29 September 2018
FW Kevin Larsson (2001-09-15) 15 September 2001 (age 18) 10 0 Finland HIFK v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
FW Juho Ojanen (2002-01-02) 2 January 2002 (age 17) 10 0 Finland FC Honka v.  Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
FW Martin Salin (2002-01-02) 2 January 2002 (age 17) 9 3 Finland FC Honka v.  Luxembourg, 31 October 2018
FW Arlind Sejdiu (2001-08-11) 11 August 2001 (age 18) 7 0 Finland FC Honka v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
FW Maximo Tolonen (2001-03-04) 4 March 2001 (age 18) 27 14 Finland SJK v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018
FW Anton Tuominen (2001-02-09) 9 February 2001 (age 18) 2 0 Finland FC Honka v.  Portugal, 18 March 2018

Coaching staff[edit]

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  • Head coach: Erkka V. Lehtola
  • Coach: Samu Koski
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Ville Anttonen
  • Video Analyst: Juho Suuperko
  • Doctor: Jonne Väisänen
  • Physiotherapist: Ville Ranta-aho
  • Kit Manager: Jere Peiponen
  • Team Manager: Joonas Vilkki

Minor tournaments[edit]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Goals for / scored
  2. ^ Goals against / conceded

See also[edit]