Paraguay men's national under-17 football team

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Paraguay
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Asociación Paraguaya
de Fútbol
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Paraguay Gerardo Gonzalez Aquino
Home stadium Estadio Defensores del Chaco
FIFA code PAR
First colours
Second colours
First international
NA
Best result FIFA U-17 World Cup
Quarterfinals (5th) 1 time (1999)
South American Under-17 Football Championship
Runner-up 1 time (1999)
Third Place 1 time (2001)
Fourth Place 3 times
(1988, 1997, 2015)

Paraguay national under-17 football team represents Paraguay in international football competitions such as FIFA U-17 World Cup and South American Under-17 Football Championship.

Overview[edit]

The under-17 Paraguay national football team has seen and delivered along the years many of Paraguay's best talents.

The team has participated in 3 events of the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the best performance came in the 1999 World Cup held in New Zealand, when Paraguay reached the quarterfinals and finished in the 5th place. The best performance at the South American level came in 1999 when they finished second the South American Under-17 Football Championship, along with one third place in 2001 and three fourth places in 1988, 1997 and 2015.

In 2001, el team were crowned champions of the Milk Cup after defeating Manchester United 6–0.[1]

Tournament records[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup
Hosts / Year Result GP W D L GS GA
China 1985 Did Not Qualify
Canada 1987
Scotland 1989
Italy 1991
Japan 1993
Ecuador 1995
Egypt 1997
New Zealand 1999 Quarterfinals 4 2 1 1 10 6
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Group stage 3 2 0 1 5 6
Finland 2003 Did Not Qualify
Peru 2005
South Korea 2007
Nigeria 2009
Mexico 2011
United Arab Emirates 2013
Chile 2015 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 8 7
Total 3/16 10 5 1 4 23 19

Current Squad[edit]

The following players were selected to compete in the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Head coach: Paraguay Carlos Jara Saguier

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Gabriel Perrota (1998-12-26)26 December 1998 (aged 16) Paraguay Nacional
2 2DF Rodi Ferreira (1998-05-29)29 May 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
3 2DF Luis Giménez (1998-08-01)1 August 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
4 2DF Blás Riveros (1998-02-03)3 February 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
5 2DF Marcelo Arce (1998-03-24)24 March 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
6 3MF Arturo Aranda (1998-04-20)20 April 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
7 3MF Jorge Morel (1998-08-07)7 August 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Libertad
8 3MF Cristian Paredes (1998-05-18)18 May 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Guarani
9 4FW Sebastián Ferreira (1998-02-13)13 February 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Sol de América
10 4FW Sergio Díaz (1998-03-05)5 March 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
11 3MF David Colmán (1998-07-25)25 July 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
12 1GK Miguel Ángel Martínez (1998-09-29)29 September 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay General Díaz
13 2DF Fernando Lomaquis (1998-09-05)5 September 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Rubio Ñu
14 2DF Óscar Rodas (1998-02-08)8 February 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
15 2DF Juan Miguel Ojeda (1998-04-04)4 April 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Sportivo Luqueño
16 3MF Nery Balbuena (1998-06-18)18 June 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Nacional
17 3MF Marcelino Ñamandú (1999-07-28)28 July 1999 (aged 16) Paraguay Rubio Ñu
18 3MF Ricardo Gabazza (1999-01-21)21 January 1999 (aged 16) Paraguay Libertad
19 4FW René Cabrera (1998-04-16)16 April 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Nacional
20 4FW Julio Villalba (1998-09-17)17 September 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
21 1GK Óscar Benítez (1998-07-10)10 July 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Rubio Ñu

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