Niger national under-17 football team

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Niger Under 17
Nickname(s) Ménas
Association Fédération Nigerienne de Football
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation WAFU (West Africa)
Head coach Francisco Castano Benito
FIFA code NIG
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Somalia 0-3 Niger 
(Mogadishu, Somalia; 15 August 2008)
Biggest win
 Somalia 0-3 Niger 
(Mogadishu, Somalia; 15 August 2008)
Biggest defeat
 Nigeria 6-0 Niger 
(Kano, Nigeria; 23 September 2009)
 Nigeria 6-0 Niger 
(Nigeria; 20 September 2012)
African U-17 Championship
Appearances 2 (first in 2015)
Best result Fourth place, (2017)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 2017)
Best result Round of 16 (2017)

The Niger national under-17 football team is the U-17 football team for Niger. The team represents the country in international under-17 matches and is controlled by the Fédération Nigerienne de Football.

Tournament Records[edit]

  • Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Current Squad[edit]

The following players were selected to compete in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Head coach: Niger Ismaila Tiemoko

Number Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Mousa Laouali (2000-12-13) 13 December 2000 (age 17) Niger GNN
16 1GK Abdoulaye Boubacar (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 17) Niger APO River
21 1GK Khaled Lawali (2000-07-15) 15 July 2000 (age 18) Niger Sahel

3 2DF Mahamadou Mahamane (2001-10-12) 12 October 2001 (age 17) Niger Nigelec
4 2DF Nasser Mahaman (2000-09-24) 24 September 2000 (age 18) Niger Air Academie
5 2DF Farouk Idrissa (2000-02-12) 12 February 2000 (age 18) Niger Lazaret
12 2DF Djibrilla Ibrahim (2002-03-02) 2 March 2002 (age 16) Niger Douanes
15 2DF Rachid Soumana (2000-01-01) 1 January 2000 (age 18) Ghana Tudu Mighty Jets
18 2DF Ibrahim Namata (2000-05-10) 10 May 2000 (age 18) Niger Soniantcha

2 3MF Yacine Wa Massamba (2000-03-09) 9 March 2000 (age 18) Niger Nigelec
6 3MF Ismael Issaka (2000-01-01) 1 January 2000 (age 18) Niger CBK
7 3MF Moctar Ousmane (2000-09-15) 15 September 2000 (age 18) Niger Mano Dayak
8 3MF Habibou Sofiane (2000-01-01) 1 January 2000 (age 18) Israel Maccabi Haifa
10 3MF Rachid Alfari (2000-12-30) 30 December 2000 (age 17) Niger Nigelec
11 3MF Karim Tinni (2001-01-21) 21 January 2001 (age 17) Niger Sahel
13 3MF Yacouba Aboubacar (2000-01-01) 1 January 2000 (age 18) Niger Tahoua
14 3MF Kader Aboubacar (2000-12-31) 31 December 2000 (age 17) Niger Akokana

9 4FW Kairou Amoustapha (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 17) Niger Nigelec
17 4FW Ibrahim Boubacar Marou (2000-01-01) 1 January 2000 (age 18) Niger Soniantcha
19 4FW Salim Abdourahmane (2001-09-02) 2 September 2001 (age 17) Niger Jangorzo
20 4FW Hamid Galissoune (2000-01-26) 26 January 2000 (age 18) Niger SACA Sport

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