Iran national under-20 football team

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Iran under-20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Team Melli Javanan
("The Youth National Team")
AssociationFFIRI
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Head coachDavoud Mahabadi
CaptainYasin Salmani
FIFA codeIRN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1977)
Best resultRound 1
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances21 (first in 1969)
Best resultChampions: 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.

Group photograph of the team in October 2019

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 Group Stage 3 1 1 1 4 5
Japan 1979 Did not qualify
Australia 1981
Mexico 1983
Soviet Union 1985
Chile 1987
Saudi Arabia 1989
Portugal 1991
Australia 1993
Qatar 1995
Malaysia 1997
Nigeria 1999
Argentina 2001 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 0 8
United Arab Emirates 2003 Did not qualify
Netherlands 2005
Canada 2007
Egypt 2009
Colombia 2011
Turkey 2013
New Zealand 2015
South Korea 2017 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 4 6
Poland 2019 Did not qualify
Indonesia 2021 To be determined
Total 3/23 9 2 1 6 8 19

AFC U-19 Championship[edit]