France national under-19 football team

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France
Nickname(s)Les Bleuets (The Little Blues)
Les Tricolores (The Tri-colours)
AssociationFrench Football Federation
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachLionel Rouxel
FIFA codeFRA
First colours
Second colours
European Championship
Appearances9 (first in 2003)
Best resultChampions: 2005, 2010, 2016

The France national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of France and is controlled by the French Football Federation. The team competes in the annual UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship. They were the 2010 champions of the competition having won on home soil. The under-19 team also contests the qualification matches needed to play in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, though the competition is classified as an under-20 tournament.


Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

For the 2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, players born on or after 1 January 2000 are eligible to participate.

The following players were named in the squad for the Elite Round fixtures against Poland, Switzerland, and Israel on 20, 23, and 26 March 2019.

Note: Names in italics denote players who have been capped by France in a higher age group.

Caps and goals as of 23 March 2019, after the team's match against Switzerland.[1]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Yahia Fofana (2000-08-21) 21 August 2000 (age 18) 4 0 France Le Havre
16 1GK Stefan Bajic (2001-12-23) 23 December 2001 (age 17) 1 0 France Saint-Étienne

2 2DF Giulian Biancone (2000-03-31) 31 March 2000 (age 19) 6 0 Monaco Monaco
3 2DF Théo Ndicka Matam (2000-04-20) 20 April 2000 (age 19) 7 0 France Lyon
4 2DF Oumar Solet (2000-02-07) 7 February 2000 (age 19) 7 1 France Lyon
5 2DF Benoît Badiashile (2001-03-26) 26 March 2001 (age 18) 7 0 Monaco Monaco
12 2DF Jean Marcelin (2000-02-12) 12 February 2000 (age 19) 4 1 France Auxerre
13 2DF Pierre Kalulu (2000-06-05) 5 June 2000 (age 19) 8 0 France Lyon
14 2DF Melvin Bard (2000-11-06) 6 November 2000 (age 18) 2 0 France Lyon

6 3MF Nathan Ngoumou (2000-03-14) 14 March 2000 (age 19) 2 0 France Toulouse
8 3MF Julien Ponceau (2000-11-28) 28 November 2000 (age 18) 7 0 France Lorient
15 3MF Léo Leroy (2000-02-14) 14 February 2000 (age 19) 1 0 France Châteauroux
17 3MF Batista Mendy (2000-01-12) 12 January 2000 (age 19) 5 1 France Nantes

7 4FW Yacine Adli (2000-07-29) 29 July 2000 (age 18) 10 2 France Bordeaux
9 4FW Alexis Flips (2000-01-18) 18 January 2000 (age 19) 10 2 France Lille
10 4FW Maxence Caqueret (2000-02-15) 15 February 2000 (age 19) 11 1 France Lyon
11 4FW Charles Abi (2000-04-12) 12 April 2000 (age 19) 11 4 France Saint-Étienne
18 4FW Jaly Mouaddib (2000-11-18) 18 November 2000 (age 18) 3 1 France Lille
19 4FW Bridge Ndilu (2000-07-21) 21 July 2000 (age 18) 8 1 France Laval
20 4FW Lenny Pintor (2000-08-05) 5 August 2000 (age 18) 9 3 France Lyon

Recent callups[edit]

The following players have also been called up to the France under-20 squad and remain eligible:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Dominique Youfeigane (2000-02-07) 7 February 2000 (age 19) 1 0 France Guingamp v.  Italy, 13 February 2019
GK Illan Meslier (2000-03-02) 2 March 2000 (age 19) 5 0 France Lorient v.  Belgium, 20 November 2018
GK Sonny Laiton (2000-01-28) 28 January 2000 (age 19) 1 0 France Auxerre v.  India, 9 September 2018

DF Arthur Zagre (2001-10-04) 4 October 2001 (age 17) 7 0 France Paris Saint-Germain v.  Italy, 13 February 2019
DF William Saliba (2001-03-24) 24 March 2001 (age 18) 3 0 France Saint-Étienne v.  Belgium, 20 November 2018
DF Rayan Aït-Nouri (2001-06-06) 6 June 2001 (age 18) 2 0 France Angers v.  Belgium, 20 November 2018
DF William Bianda (2000-04-30) 30 April 2000 (age 19) 2 0 Italy Roma v.  India, 9 September 2018
DF Niels Nkounkou (2000-11-01) 1 November 2000 (age 18) 2 0 France Marseille v.  India, 9 September 2018
DF Alexandre Nsakala (2000-03-20) 20 March 2000 (age 19) 1 0 France Sochaux v.  India, 9 September 2018

MF Aurélien Tchouaméni (2000-01-27) 27 January 2000 (age 19) 7 0 France Bordeaux v.  Poland, 20 March 2019 INJ
MF Giovanni Haag (2000-05-20) 20 May 2000 (age 19) 1 0 France Nancy v.  Poland, 20 March 2019 INJ
MF Mattéo Tramoni (2000-01-20) 20 January 2000 (age 19) 1 0 France AC Ajaccio v.  Italy, 13 February 2019
MF Zinédine Ould Khaled (2000-01-14) 14 January 2000 (age 19) 0 0 France Angers v.  Italy, 13 February 2019
MF Claudio Gomes (Captain) (2000-07-23) 23 July 2000 (age 18) 8 0 England Manchester City v.  Belgium, 20 November 2018
MF Sofiane Diop (2000-06-09) 9 June 2000 (age 19) 7 3 Monaco Monaco v.  Belgium, 20 November 2018
MF Enzo Loiodice (2000-11-27) 27 November 2000 (age 18) 3 0 France Dijon v.  India, 9 September 2018
MF Alexandre Phliponeau (2000-01-26) 26 January 2000 (age 19) 2 0 France Marseille v.  India, 9 September 2018
MF Mathis Picouleau (2000-05-08) 8 May 2000 (age 19) 2 0 France Rennes v.  India, 9 September 2018

FW Ilyas Chouaref (2000-12-10) 10 December 2000 (age 18) 1 0 France Châteauroux v.  Italy, 13 February 2019
FW Wilson Isidor (2000-08-27) 27 August 2000 (age 18) 5 7 Monaco Monaco v.  Belgium, 20 November 2018
FW Goduine Koyalipou (2000-02-15) 15 February 2000 (age 19) 2 2 France Niort v.  Belgium, 20 November 2018
FW Yaya Soumaré (2000-06-23) 23 June 2000 (age 18) 4 0 France Olympique Lyonnais v.  Armenia, 15 October 2018
FW Bilal Brahimi (2000-03-14) 14 March 2000 (age 19) 2 0 England Middlesbrough v.  Armenia, 15 October 2018
FW Amine Gouiri (2000-06-23) 23 June 2000 (age 18) 8 7 France Olympique Lyonnais 2018 UEFA U19 Championship
Notes
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.

Previous squads[edit]

UEFA U-19 European Championships squads

Competitive record[edit]

For single-match results of the under-19 national team, see French football single-season articles.

UEFA European U-19 Championship record[edit]

Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
Norway 2002 Did not qualify
Liechtenstein 2003 Group Stage 3 0 2 1 4 6
Switzerland 2004 Did not qualify
Northern Ireland 2005 Champions 5 4 1 0 11 5
Poland 2006 Did not qualify
Austria 2007 Semi-Final 4 1 3 0 6 3
Czech Republic 2008 Did not qualify
Ukraine 2009 Semi-Final 4 1 2 1 4 5
France 2010 Champions 5 4 1 0 14 4
Romania 2011 Did not qualify
Estonia 2012 Semi-Final 4 2 1 1 8 5
Lithuania 2013 Runner-up 5 2 2 1 5 4
Hungary 2014 Did not qualify
Greece 2015 Semi-Final 4 3 0 1 6 3
Germany 2016 Champions 5 4 0 1 15 4
Georgia (country) 2017 Did not qualify
Finland 2018 Semi-Final 4 2 0 2 11 4
Total 3 titles 43 23 12 8 84 43
*Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shootout.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won. Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Honours[edit]

1949, 1983, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

External links[edit]