Finland national under-17 football team

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Finland U-17
Association Football Association of Finland
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Finland Ilkka Mäkelä
FIFA code FIN
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 2003)
Best result Group Stage, 2003
European Championship
Appearances 1 (first in 2002)
Best result Group 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
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 players were called up for the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification matches on September 27 – October 3, 2017.[1]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Otso Linnas (2001-10-03) 3 October 2001 (age 16) Finland VJS
1GK Viljami Sinisalo (2001-10-11) 11 October 2001 (age 16) Finland FC Espoo

2DF Benjamin Hiekkanen (2001-06-30) 30 June 2001 (age 16) Finland VIFK
2DF Joel Laitinen (2001-04-18) 18 April 2001 (age 16) Finland PEPO
2DF Noah Nurmi (2001-02-06) 6 February 2001 (age 16) Finland KäPa
2DF Valtteri Olsbo (2001-07-23) 23 July 2001 (age 16) Finland HJK
2DF Julius Perälä* (2001-09-29) 29 September 2001 (age 16) Finland TPS
2DF Patrik Raitanen (2001-06-13) 13 June 2001 (age 16) England Liverpool

3MF Pyry Hannola (2001-10-21) 21 October 2001 (age 16) Denmark FC Midtjylland
3MF Saku Heiskanen (2001-09-29) 29 September 2001 (age 16) Germany Hoffenheim
3MF Kevin Larsson (2001-09-15) 15 September 2001 (age 16) Finland KäPa
3MF Juho Ojanen (2002-01-02) 2 January 2002 (age 16) Finland FC Honka
3MF Otto Ollikainen (2001-01-22) 22 January 2001 (age 16) Finland HJK
3MF Oskari Sallinen (2001-06-22) 22 June 2001 (age 16) Netherlands FC Groningen
3MF Jeremiah Streng (2001-11-08) 8 November 2001 (age 16) Finland VIFK
3MF Anssi Suhonen (2001-01-14) 14 January 2001 (age 17) Germany Hamburger SV
3MF Maximus Tainio (2001-05-24) 24 May 2001 (age 16) England Tottenham Hotspur

4FW Terry Ablade (2001-10-12) 12 October 2001 (age 16) Finland FC Jazz
4FW Elias Mastokangas (2001-02-01) 1 February 2001 (age 16) Finland FC Inter Turku
4FW Julius Tauriainen (2001-04-18) 18 April 2001 (age 16) Finland HJK
4FW Maximo Tolonen (2001-03-04) 4 March 2001 (age 16) Finland FC Honka

* Withdrew

Recent callups[edit]

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

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1GK Axel Munck (2001-03-16) 16 March 2001 (age 16) Finland KäPa
1GK Niilo Peräaho (2001-06-03) 3 June 2001 (age 16) Finland SJK
1GK Tuomas Pöyhönen (2001-07-29) 29 July 2001 (age 16) Finland HJK

2DF Selman El Baset (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 17) Germany FC Ingolstadt 04
2DF Matias Rale (2001-03-04) 4 March 2001 (age 16) Finland FC Honka
2DF Seth Saarinen (2001-05-05) 5 May 2001 (age 16) Switzerland FC Zürich
2DF Sami Sipola (2001-12-25) 25 December 2001 (age 16) Finland OLS
2DF Onni Vesterinen (2001-08-15) 15 August 2001 (age 16) Finland SalPa
2DF Rasmus Viitanen (2001-02-11) 11 February 2001 (age 16) Finland FC Honka

3MF Omar Adawi (2001-04-09) 9 April 2001 (age 16) Finland KäPa
3MF Henri Alamikkotervo (2001-01-06) 6 January 2001 (age 17) Finland KePS
3MF Abubaker Amin (2001-01-12) 12 January 2001 (age 17) Finland KäPa
3MF Joel Karlström (2001-05-17) 17 May 2001 (age 16) Finland IFK Mariehamn
3MF Anthon Kärki (2001-04-20) 20 April 2001 (age 16) Finland PK-35
3MF Axel Vidjeskog (2001-04-14) 14 April 2001 (age 16) Finland FF Jaro
3MF Joona Viskari (2001-08-02) 2 August 2001 (age 16) Finland PEPO

4FW Oliver Antman (2001-08-15) 15 August 2001 (age 16) Finland TiPS
4FW Arlind Sejdiu (2001-08-11) 11 August 2001 (age 16) Finland FC Honka
4FW Anton Tuominen (2001-02-09) 9 February 2001 (age 16) Finland KäPa
4FW Georg Westerlund (2001-02-26) 26 February 2001 (age 16) Finland FC Honka

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U17-pojat nimetty EM-karsintaan". Finnish Football Association (in Finnish). 

Notes[edit]

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

See also[edit]