North Korea national under-17 football team

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North Korea Under-17
AssociationDPR Korea Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
FIFA codePRK
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
Appearances5 (First in 2005)
Best resultQuarterfinals: 2005
Asian Championship
Appearances11 (first in 1986)
Best resultWinners: 2010, 2014

The North Korea national under-17 football team, represents North Korea in association football at an under-17 age level and is controlled by the DPR Korea Football Association, the governing body for football in North Korea.

Competition history[edit]

2010 AFC Under-16 Football Championship[edit]

In 2010, North Korea won the AFC U-16 Championship for the first time in their history. The team's first match was a 1–1 draw to Syria on 24 October 2010 with Ri Kwang-Il scoring the goal for North Korea.[1] North Korea then finished the group stage with a 2–0 victory over Iran and a 2–1 victory over Oman to top the group. North Korea then won the quarter-final match against Jordan on 1 November 2010 4–0.[2] North Korea then secured their spot in the final on 4 November 2010 by defeating Japan 2–1.[3] North Korea then defeated hosts Uzbekistan in the final on 7 November 2010 to secure their first-ever championship.[4]

Competition Records[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record[edit]

AFC U-16 Championship record[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

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

Head coach: North Korea Kim Yong-su

Number Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Sin Tae-song (2000-05-30) 30 May 2000 (age 18) North Korea Pyongyang International Football School
18 1GK Jong Ryong-hun (2000-04-19) 19 April 2000 (age 18) North Korea Ryomyong
21 1GK Kim Chol-jin (2000-10-06) 6 October 2000 (age 18) North Korea Ryomyong

2 2DF Ri Hyok-sin (2000-07-04) 4 July 2000 (age 18) North Korea Ryomyong
3 2DF Kim Kyong-sok (2000-02-19) 19 February 2000 (age 18) North Korea Sonbong
5 2DF Sin Kwang-sok (2000-12-03) 3 December 2000 (age 17) North Korea Ryomyong
6 2DF Han Kyong-hun (2000-03-27) 27 March 2000 (age 18) North Korea Pyongyang International Football School
13 2DF Ri Hyon-il (2000-03-12) 12 March 2000 (age 18) North Korea Ryomyong
15 2DF Cha Kwang (2000-01-01) 1 January 2000 (age 18) North Korea Pyongyang International Football School

4 3MF Kye Tam (2000-10-06) 6 October 2000 (age 18) North Korea Pyongyang International Football School
8 3MF Kim Ju-song (2001-06-29) 29 June 2001 (age 17) North Korea Ryongnamsan
9 3MF Kim Chung-jin (2000-10-26) 26 October 2000 (age 18) North Korea Pyongyang International Football School
10 3MF Kim Pom-hyok (2000-04-15) 15 April 2000 (age 18) North Korea Pyongyang International Football School
11 3MF Kung Jin-song (2000-04-12) 12 April 2000 (age 18) North Korea Ryomyong
14 3MF Han Jin-bom (2001-03-27) 27 March 2001 (age 17) North Korea Ryomyong
16 3MF Ri Il-ju (2000-10-13) 13 October 2000 (age 18) North Korea Ryomyong
17 3MF Yun Min (2000-07-03) 3 July 2000 (age 18) North Korea Ryomyong
20 3MF Paek Kwang-min (2000-04-30) 30 April 2000 (age 18) North Korea Ryomyong

7 4FW Kim Hwi-hwang (2000-01-25) 25 January 2000 (age 18) North Korea Pyongyang International Football School
12 4FW Ri Kang-guk (2001-01-10) 10 January 2001 (age 17) North Korea Ryomyong
19 4FW Kwon Nam-hyok (2000-04-30) 30 April 2000 (age 18) North Korea Pyongyang International Football School

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived February 28, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-12-08. Retrieved 2012-12-08.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-12-09. Retrieved 2012-12-09.
  4. ^ [2]