Italy national under-17 football team

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Italy Under-17
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationItalian Football Federation
(Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio – FIGC)
ConfederationUEFA
Head coachBernardo Corradi
FIFA codeITA
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances8 (first in 1985)
Best resultFourth place: 1987
European Championship
Appearances20 (first in 1982)
Best resultChampions: 1982

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, also competes 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 6th 5 3 1 1 6 4
Mexico 2011 Did Not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2013 Round of 16 13th 4 2 0 2 3 5
Chile 2015 Did Not Qualify
India 2017
Brazil 2019 Quarter-finals TBD 5 3 0 2 9 5
Peru 2021 To be determined
Total 8/18 4th 32 13 6 13 38 38

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Honours[edit]

  • Under-16 era (1982–2001)

Current squad[edit]

The following 21 players have been called up for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Manuel Gasparini (2002-05-19) 19 May 2002 (age 18) Italy Udinese
12 1GK Filippo Rinaldi (2002-12-04) 4 December 2002 (age 17) Italy Parma
21 1GK Marco Molla (2002-06-19) 19 June 2002 (age 18) Italy Bologna

2 2DF Francesco Lamanna (2002-01-11) 11 January 2002 (age 18) Italy Cremonese
3 2DF Matteo Ruggeri (2002-07-11) 11 July 2002 (age 18) Italy Atalanta
5 2DF Christian Dalle Mura (2002-02-02) 2 February 2002 (age 18) Italy Fiorentina
6 2DF Lorenzo Pirola (2002-02-20) 20 February 2002 (age 18) Italy Internazionale
13 2DF Destiny Udogie Iyenoma (2002-11-28) 28 November 2002 (age 17) Italy Verona
14 2DF Tommaso Barbieri (2002-08-26) 26 August 2002 (age 18) Italy Novara
15 2DF Alessandro Pio Riccio (2002-02-06) 6 February 2002 (age 18) Italy Juventus
16 2DF Lorenzo Moretti (2002-02-26) 26 February 2002 (age 18) Italy Internazionale

4 3MF Simone Panada (c) (2002-06-02) 2 June 2002 (age 18) Italy Atalanta
8 3MF Michael Brentan (2002-04-16) 16 April 2002 (age 18) Italy Sampdoria
24 3MF Giancarlo Ciampa (2002-04-20) 20 April 2002 (age 18) Italy Matera
10 3MF Franco Tongya (2002-03-13) 13 March 2002 (age 18) Italy Juventus
17 3MF Samuel Giovane (2003-03-28) 28 March 2003 (age 17) Italy Atalanta
18 3MF Riccardo Boscolo Chio (2002-07-06) 6 July 2002 (age 18) Italy Internazionale
20 3MF Gaetano Pio Oristanio (2002-09-28) 28 September 2002 (age 18) Italy Internazionale

7 4FW Wilfried Gnonto (2003-11-05) 5 November 2003 (age 16) Italy Internazionale
9 3MF Alessandro Arlotti (2002-04-02) 2 April 2002 (age 18) Monaco Monaco
11 4FW Nicolò Cudrig (2002-08-07) 7 August 2002 (age 18) Monaco Monaco
19 4FW Andrea Capone (2002-03-18) 18 March 2002 (age 18) Italy Milan

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UEFA postpones all June national team matches". UEFA.com. 1 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Updated UEFA competitions calendar". UEFA.com. 17 June 2020.