Italy national under-17 football team

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Italy Under 17
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Association Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Emiliano Bigica
FIFA code ITA
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Second colours

The Italy national U-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.

The team competes in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship, held every year. The team, if qualified, competes also in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which is held every two years.

UEFA U-16 Championship Record[edit]

  • 1982: Champions
  • 1984: Did not qualify
  • 1985: Group Stage
  • 1986: Runners-up
  • 1987: Champions (stripped)
  • 1988: Did not qualify
  • 1989: Group Stage
  • 1990: Did not qualify
  • 1991: Did not qualify
  • 1992: Third-place
  • 1993: Runners-up
  • 1994: Did not qualify
  • 1995: Group Stage
  • 1996: Did not qualify
  • 1997: Group Stage
  • 1998: Runners-up
  • 1999: Did not qualify
  • 2000: Did not qualify
  • 2001: Quarter-finals

UEFA U-17 Championship Record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup Record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GS GA
China 1985 Group Stage 13th 3 1 0 2 3 4
Canada 1987 Fourth Place 4th 6 3 1 2 8 4
Scotland 1989 Did Not Qualify
Italy 1991 Group Stage 10th 3 0 2 1 2 3
Japan 1993 Group Stage 10th 3 0 1 2 1 6
Ecuador 1995 Did Not Qualify
Egypt 1997
New Zealand 1999
Trinidad and Tobago 2001
Finland 2003
Peru 2005 Group Stage 13th 3 1 1 1 6 7
South Korea 2007 Did Not Qualify
Nigeria 2009 Quarter-Finals - 5 3 1 1 6 4
Mexico 2011 Did Not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2013 Round of 16 - 4 2 0 2 3 5
Chile 2015 Did Not Qualify
Total 7/16 - 27 10 6 11 29 33

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Honours[edit]

  • Winner: 1982
  • Runners-up: 1986; 1993; 1998; 2013
  • Fourth Place: 1987

Current squad[edit]

The following 18 players have been called up for the friendly match against Spain in January 2017.[1]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Simone Ghidotti (2000-03-19) 19 March 2000 (age 16) Italy Fiorentina
1GK Marco Carnesecchi (2000-07-01) 1 July 2000 (age 16) Italy Cesena

2DF Moris Sportelli (2000-01-31) 31 January 2000 (age 17) Italy Milan
2DF Axel Campeol (2000-03-05) 5 March 2000 (age 16) Italy Milan
2DF Davide Bettella (2000-04-07) 7 April 2000 (age 16) Italy Internazionale
2DF Antonio Candela (2000-04-27) 27 April 2000 (age 16) Italy Spezia
2DF Raoul Bellanova (2000-05-17) 17 May 2000 (age 16) Italy Milan
2DF Matteo Anzolin (2000-11-11) 11 November 2000 (age 16) Italy Vicenza

3MF Emanuel Vignato (2000-08-24) 24 August 2000 (age 16) Italy Chievo
3MF Andrea Rizzo Pinna (2000-01-13) 13 January 2000 (age 17) Italy Atalanta
3MF Roberto Biancu (2000-01-19) 19 January 2000 (age 17) Italy Cagliari
3MF Fabrizio Caligara (2000-04-12) 12 April 2000 (age 16) Italy Juventus
3MF Elia Visconti (2000-06-30) 30 June 2000 (age 16) Italy Internazionale
3MF Hans Nicolussi Caviglia (2000-01-18) 18 January 2000 (age 17) Italy Juventus
3MF Salvatore Pezzella (2000-03-11) 11 March 2000 (age 16) Italy Roma
3MF Manolo Portanova (2000-06-02) 2 June 2000 (age 16) Italy Lazio

4FW Moise Kean (2000-02-28) 28 February 2000 (age 16) Italy Juventus
4FW Lorenzo Pirreca (2000-10-03) 3 October 2000 (age 16) Italy Bologna
4FW Davide Merola (2000-03-27) 27 March 2000 (age 16) Italy Internazionale

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UNDER-17 NATIONAL TEAM: AZZURRINI IN MINORCA FOR SPAIN FRIENDLY". FIGC. 18 January 2017. Retrieved 9 February 2017.