Italy national under-16 football team

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Italy Under 16
Association Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Daniele Zoratto
FIFA code ITA
First colours
Second colours

The Italy national U-16 football team is the national under-16 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.

The Italy U16 football team is a feeder team of Italy U17 (or in the past U-16).

The team competed in the UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship, but after the rule change in 2000s, the event had an age limit of 17; for the history of that U16 team, see Italy national under-17 football team.

History[edit]

The team won 2003 Montaigu Tournament.

Current squad[edit]

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  • Goalkeeper: Antonio Capuano (Juve Stabia), Francesco Faiella (Roma), Alex Meret (Udinese), Cesare Micheli (Empoli);
  • Defender: Francesco Bordi (Roma), Matteo Colombini (Inter), Mauro Coppolaro (Reggina), Francesco Ivan De Santis (Milan), Mattia Malvestiti (Atalanta), Davide Masiero (Milan), Giorgio Piacentini (Albinoleffe), Davide Vitturini (Pescara);
  • Midfielder: Nicolò Barella (Cagliari), Mario Leone* (Empoli), Filippo Romagna (Juventus), Melkamu Taufer (Inter);
  • Forward: Andrea Casiraghi (Milan), Luca Clemenza (Juventus), Denis Di Rocco (Pescara), Simone Edera (Torino), Gianfilippo Felicioli (Milan), Simone Minelli (Fiorentina), Valerio Trani (Roma), Tiziano Tulissi (Atalanta), Mattia Vitale (Juventus).

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