Any player may receive an U20 call-up regardless of whether they have played for the under-19 team. As the team mainly participate in friendly tournaments, overage players may also be selected.
The team participated in an annual Four Nations Tournament with Germany, Switzerland and Poland (in the past Austria or an invitee), which was the main fixture of the U20 team.
The team also have an annual fixture with the Serie D Best XI after the end of the season, from 2007 (except 2009, which the U-20 (B team) was coined "U-19 team" and coached by U-19 coach Massimo Piscedda, which the A team went to Mediterranean Games).The 2006 edition was also played by the de facto U20 team but coached by U19 coach Paolo Berrettini. The 2011 edition was played by Italy Universiade team.