Iran national under-20 football team

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Iran under-20
Nickname(s) Team Melli Javanan
("The Youth National Team")
Association FFIRI
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Amir Hossein Peyrovani
Captain Omid Noorafkan
FIFA code IRN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 3 (first in 1977)
Best result Round 1: 1977, 2001
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances 20 (first in 1969)
Best result Champions: 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976

Iran national under-20 football team (also known as Iran Under-20, Iran U-20 or Iran Youth Team) represents Iran in international football competitions in AFC U-19 Championship and FIFA U-20 World Cup, as well as any other under-20 international football tournaments. It is controlled by the Iran Football Federation.

Tournament records[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup record
Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Round 1 3 1 1 1 4 5
Japan 1979 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Australia 1981 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Mexico 1983 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Soviet Union 1985 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Chile 1987 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Saudi Arabia 1989 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Portugal 1991 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Australia 1993 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Qatar 1995 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Malaysia 1997 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Nigeria 1999 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Argentina 2001 Round 1 3 0 0 3 0 8
United Arab Emirates 2003 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Netherlands 2005 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Canada 2007 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Egypt 2009 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Colombia 2011 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Turkey 2013 Did not qualify - - - - - -
New Zealand 2015 Did not qualify - - - - - -
South Korea 2017 Qualified - - - - - -
Total 3/20 6 1 1 4 4 13

AFC U-19 Championship[edit]