Iceland national under-17 football team

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Iceland U-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Strákarnir okkar
AssociationKnattspyrnusamband Íslands
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachÞorlákur Árnason
FIFA codeISL
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Iceland 1-3 Scotland 
(Kópavogur, Iceland; 21 March 1981)
Biggest win
 Iceland 6-0 Wales 
(Selfoss, Iceland; 24 September 1990)
 Iceland 6-0 Andorra 
(Andorra la Vella, Andorra; 23 September 2005)
Biggest defeat
 Sweden 5-0 Iceland 
(Mariestad, Sweden; 17 October 1987)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances0 (first in -)
Best result-
European Championship
Appearances8 (first in 1985)
Best resultGroup Stage (8 times)

The Iceland national under-17 football team represents Iceland in international football at this age level and is controlled by Knattspyrnusamband Íslands (KSÍ), the governing body for football in Iceland.[1]

History in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship[edit]

Between 1982-2001 this was an under-16 championship.

Year Result GP W D L GS GA GD
Italy 1982 Qualifying stage
West Germany 1984 Qualifying stage
Hungary 1985 16th 3 0 0 3 0 10 -10
Greece 1986 Qualifying stage
France 1987 Qualifying stage
Spain 1988 Qualifying stage
Denmark 1989 Qualifying stage
East Germany 1990 Qualifying stage
Switzerland 1991 11th 3 1 0 2 3 5 -2
Cyprus 1992 Qualifying stage
Turkey 1993 11th 3 1 0 2 6 5 +1
Republic of Ireland 1994 15th 3 0 0 3 3 6 -3
Belgium 1995 Qualifying stage
Austria 1996 Qualifying stage
Germany 1997 11th 3 1 0 2 2 5 -3
Scotland 1998 15th 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3
Czech Republic 1999 Qualifying stage
Israel 2000 Qualifying stage
England 2001 Qualifying stage
Denmark 2002 Qualifying stage
Portugal 2003 First qualifying stage
France 2004 Second qualifying stage
Italy 2005 First qualifying stage
Luxembourg 2006 First qualifying stage
Belgium 2007 8th 3 0 0 3 1 10 -9
Turkey 2008 First qualifying stage
Germany 2009 First qualifying stage
Liechtenstein 2010 First qualifying stage
Serbia 2011 Elite round
Slovenia 2012 7th 3 0 1 2 2 4 -2
Slovakia 2013 First qualifying stage
Malta 2014 Elite round
Bulgaria 2015 Elite round
Azerbaijan 2016 Elite round
Croatia 2017 First qualifying stage
England 2018 TBD
Total 8/36 24 3 2 19 18 49 -31

Current squad[edit]

The squad called up for The 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Republic of Ireland 3-19 May 2019. Caps and goals as of 3 May 2019, before start of tournament.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
12 1GK Adam Ingi Benediktsson (2002-01-28)28 January 2002 (aged 17) 3 0 Iceland HK
1 1GK Ólafur Kristófer Helgason (2002-10-24)24 October 2002 (aged 16) 12 0 Iceland Fylkir
13 1GK Helgi Bergmann Hermannsson (2002-03-16)16 March 2002 (aged 17) 1 0 Iceland Keflavík
6 2DF Jón Gísli Eyland Gíslason (2002-02-25)25 February 2002 (aged 17) 21 1 Iceland ÍA
2 2DF Baldur Hannes Stefánsson (2002-03-11)11 March 2002 (aged 17) 11 0 Iceland Þróttur
4 2DF Oliver Stefánsson (C) (2002-08-03)3 August 2002 (aged 16) 10 1 Sweden Norrköping
5 2DF Vilhjálmur Yngvi Hjálmarsson (2002-02-12)12 February 2002 (aged 17) 10 1 Iceland Fjölnir
3 2DF Róbert Orri Thorkelsson (2002-03-03)3 March 2002 (aged 17) 14 0 Iceland Afturelding
7 2DF Valgeir Valgeirsson (2002-09-22)22 September 2002 (aged 16) 14 0 Iceland HK
15 3MF Elmar Thór Jónsson (2002-05-10)10 May 2002 (aged 16) 11 0 Iceland Þór
20 3MF Ólafur Gudmundsson (2002-03-18)18 March 2002 (aged 17) 5 0 Iceland Breiðablik
17 3MF Orri Hrafn Kjartansson (2002-02-25)25 February 2002 (aged 17) 10 0 Netherlands Heerenveen
16 3MF Andri Fannar Baldursson (2002-01-10)10 January 2002 (aged 17) 22 3 Italy Bologna
11 3MF Mikael Egill Ellertsson (2002-03-11)11 March 2002 (aged 17) 12 2 Italy SPAL
8 3MF Ísak Bergmann Jóhannesson (2003-03-23)23 March 2003 (aged 16) 10 9 Sweden Norrköping
19 4FW Eythór Aron Wöhler (2002-01-28)28 January 2002 (aged 17) 8 2 Iceland Afturelding
10 4FW Davíd Snaer Jóhannsson (2002-06-15)15 June 2002 (aged 16) 27 3 Iceland Keflavík
14 4FW Hákon Arnar Haraldsson (2003-04-10)10 April 2003 (aged 16) 0 0 Iceland ÍA
9 4FW Andri Gudjohnsen (2002-01-29)29 January 2002 (aged 17) 16 9 Spain Real Madrid
18 4FW Danijel Dejan Djuric (2003-01-05)5 January 2003 (aged 16) 14 6 Denmark Midtjylland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gudmundsson believes Iceland can keep surprising - Under-17 - News". UEFA.com. Retrieved 2013-11-15.