Norway national under-17 football team

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Norway under-17
AssociationFootball Association of Norway
(Norges Fotballforbund)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachNorway Erland Johnsen
Most capsMarius Høibråten (15)
Top scorerMorten Bransdal (8)
FIFA codeNOR
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Norway 2–3 Finland 
(Lommedalen, Norway; 7 June 1981)
Biggest win
 Gibraltar 0–10 Norway 
(Pančevo, Serbia; 24 October 2017)
Biggest defeat
 East Germany 5–1 Norway 
(Gräfenhanichen, East Germany; 2 November 1983)
World Cup
Appearances0 (first in -)
Best result-
European Championship
Appearances2 (first in 2017)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2018)

The Norway national under-17 football team, controlled by the Football Association of Norway, is the national under-17 football team of Norway.

History[edit]

The team is for players of 17 years or under at the start of a UEFA European Under-17 Championship campaign.[1] At the 2010 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, Norway made it to the Elite Round, finishing bottom of their group. At the 2011 UEFA European Under-17 Championship Elite Round, Norway came 2nd, behind France with 3 matches played, winning 2 and drawing 1 game with 7 points, the same as France. France went through on a goal difference of +11, while Norway had a goal difference of +9.

Competitive results[edit]

FIFA U-16/17 World Cup record[edit]

Year Round Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
China 1985 Did not qualify
Canada 1987
Scotland 1989
Italy 1991
Japan 1993
Ecuador 1995
Egypt 1997
New Zealand 1999
Trinidad and Tobago 2001
Finland 2003
Peru 2005
South Korea 2007
Nigeria 2009
Mexico 2011
United Arab Emirates 2013
Chile 2015
India 2017
Brazil 2019
Peru 2021 To be determined
Totals 0/19 0 0 0 0 0 0

UEFA European U-17 Championship record[edit]

Year Round Pld W D* L GF GA
Denmark 2002 Did not qualify
Portugal 2003
France 2004
Italy 2005
Luxembourg 2006
Belgium 2007
Turkey 2008
Germany 2009
Liechtenstein 2010
Serbia 2011
Slovenia 2012
Slovakia 2013
Malta 2014
Bulgaria 2015
Azerbaijan 2016
Croatia 2017 Group stage 3 0 1 2 3 7
England 2018 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 4 3
Total 2/17 7 2 2 3 7 10

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the friendlies against Sweden, Austria and Ireland.[2] National team caps and goals are correct as of 12 September 2019.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Sander Tangvik (2002-11-29) 29 November 2002 (age 17) 4 0 Norway Rosenborg
12 1GK Markus Vassøy Nilsen (2002-04-23) 23 April 2002 (age 17) 2 0 Norway Sandnes Ulf
2 2DF Mikkel Tveiten (2002-09-05) 5 September 2002 (age 17) 8 1 Norway Lyn
3 2DF Brage Skaret (2002-04-28) 28 April 2002 (age 17) 8 0 Norway Vålerenga
4 2DF Nicolas Pignatel Jenssen (2002-01-12) 12 January 2002 (age 18) 9 0 Norway Stabæk
13 2DF William Kulvik (2002-04-23) 23 April 2002 (age 17) 1 0 Norway Stabæk
15 2DF Noah Bech Hermansen (2002-03-20) 20 March 2002 (age 17) 6 0 Norway Fredrikstad
18 2DF David Møller Wolfe (2002-04-23) 23 April 2002 (age 17) 4 0 Norway Brann
5 3MF Kaloyan Kalinov Kostadinov (2002-07-18) 18 July 2002 (age 17) 3 0 Norway Sandnes Ulf
6 3MF Sebastian Sørlie Henriksen (2002-05-31) 31 May 2002 (age 17) 5 0 Norway Viking
7 3MF Trygve Solberg Aarstad (2002-01-01) 1 January 2002 (age 18) 9 0 Norway Vålerenga
8 3MF Martin Andersen (2002-06-04) 4 June 2002 (age 17) 3 0 Norway Sandefjord
14 3MF Tobias Hafstad (2002-06-01) 1 June 2002 (age 17) 3 0 Norway Tromsø
16 3MF Mads Fagerli Halsøy (2002-03-28) 28 March 2002 (age 17) 4 0 Norway Bodø/Glimt
20 3MF Martin Palumbo (2002-03-05) 5 March 2002 (age 17) 3 1 Italy Udinese
9 4FW Apipon Tongnoy (2002-04-07) 7 April 2002 (age 17) 8 0 Norway Lillestrøm
10 3MF Herman Geelmuyden (2002-01-22) 22 January 2002 (age 18) 8 0 Norway Stabæk
11 3MF Elias Hoff Melkersen (2001-05-06) 6 May 2001 (age 18) 6 2 Norway Bodø/Glimt
17 4FW Emanuel Kulego (2002-06-07) 7 June 2002 (age 17) 5 0 Norway Rosenborg
19 4FW David Sissoko (2002-12-14) 14 December 2002 (age 17) 2 1 Norway Molde

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norway - Under-17 at fotball.no
  2. ^ "G19-tropp til EM-kvalik" (in Norwegian). fotball.no. 2012-05-24. Retrieved 2012-05-25.