Switzerland national under-21 football team

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Switzerland Under-21
Association Swiss Football Association
Head coach Pierluigi Tami
First colours
Second colours
First international
U23: ?
U21: ?
Biggest win
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Biggest defeat

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Records for competitive
matches only.
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances 3 (First in 2002)
Best result Runner-up: 2011
Switzerland national under-21 football team at the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship

The Switzerland national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of Switzerland and is controlled by the Swiss Football Association. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, held every two years.

UEFA U-23 Championship Record[edit]

Since the under-21 competition rules insist that players must be 21 or under at the start of a two-year competition, technically it is an U-23 competition. For this reason, Switzerland's record in the preceding U-23 competitions is also shown.

  • 1972: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 2 in qualification group
  • 1974: Did not enter
  • 1976: Did not enter

UEFA U-21 Championship Record[edit]

  • 1976–1978: Did not qualify. Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 1978–1980: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 1980–1982: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1982–1984: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1984–1986: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1986–1988: Did not qualify. Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1988–1990: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 1990–1992: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1992–1994: Did not qualify. Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 1994–1996: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 1996–1998: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 1998–2000: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2000–2002: Losing semi-finalists
  • 2002–2004: Finished 4th of 4 in finals group.
  • 2004–2006: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2006–2007: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 2007–2009: Play-off stage to  Spain
  • 2009–2011: Runner-up

Coaches[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Switzerland squad for the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship match against Ukraine on 18 November 2013. Players eligible must be born after 1 January 1992.[5]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
12 1GK David von Ballmoos (1994-12-30) 30 December 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Switzerland Winterthur
1 1GK Yvon Mvogo (1994-06-06) 6 June 1994 (age 22) 2 0 Switzerland Young Boys

2 2DF Florent Hadergjonaj (1994-07-31) 31 July 1994 (age 21) 8 0 Switzerland Young Boys
3 2DF Joel Untersee (1994-02-11) 11 February 1994 (age 22) 3 0 Liechtenstein Vaduz
4 2DF Roy Gelmi (1995-03-01) 1 March 1995 (age 21) 1 0 Switzerland St. Gallen
5 2DF Martin Angha (1994-01-22) 22 January 1994 (age 22) 8 0 Switzerland St. Gallen
20 2DF Ulisses Garcia (1996-01-11) 11 January 1996 (age 20) 3 0 Germany Werder Bremen

6 3MF Musa Araz (1994-01-17) 17 January 1994 (age 22) 3 1 Switzerland Winterthur
7 3MF Francisco Rodríguez (1995-09-14) 14 September 1995 (age 20) 8 1 Germany VfL Wolfsburg
8 3MF Anto Grgic (1996-11-28) 28 November 1996 (age 19) 0 0 Switzerland Zürich
18 3MF Basil Stillhart (1994-03-24) 24 March 1994 (age 22) 1 0 Switzerland Wil
17 3MF Salim Khelifi (1994-01-26) 26 January 1994 (age 22) 4 0 Germany Eintracht Braunschweig
16 3MF Leonardo Bertone (1994-03-14) 14 March 1994 (age 22) 7 1 Switzerland Young Boys

9 4FW Florian Kamberi (1995-03-08) 8 March 1995 (age 21) 1 0 Switzerland Grasshopper
7 4FW Edimilson Fernandes (1996-04-15) 15 April 1996 (age 20) 0 0 Switzerland Sion
10 4FW Michael Frey (1994-07-19) 19 July 1994 (age 22) 5 1 Switzerland Luzern
19 4FW Haris Tabakovic (1994-06-20) 20 June 1994 (age 22) 4 1 Switzerland Wil

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have been called up for the team in the last twelve months and remain eligible.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Yanick Brecher (1993-05-25) 25 May 1993 (age 23) 3 0 Switzerland Zürich v.  Latvia, 5 September 2013
GK Benjamin Siegrist (1992-01-31) 31 January 1992 (age 24) 1 0 Liechtenstein Vaduz v.  Sweden, 6 June 2013

DF Berat Djimsiti (1993-02-19) 19 February 1993 (age 23) 3 0 Italy Atalanta v.  Croatia, 14 November 2013
DF Loris Benito (1992-01-07) 7 January 1992 (age 24) 6 0 Switzerland Young Boys v.  Croatia, 14 October 2013
DF Olivier Jäckle (1993-01-07) 7 January 1993 (age 23) 1 0 Switzerland Aarau v.  Sweden, 6 June 2013
DF Marko Bürki (1993-07-10) 10 July 1993 (age 23) 2 0 Switzerland Young Boys v.  Germany, 26 March 2013
DF Janick Kamber (1992-02-26) 26 February 1992 (age 24) 0 0 Unattached v.  Slovakia, 6 February 2013

MF Alessandro Martinelli (1993-05-30) 30 May 1993 (age 23) 1 0 Italy Sampdoria v.  Croatia, 14 October 2013
MF Pajtim Kasami (1992-06-02) 2 June 1992 (age 24) 28 5 Greece Olympiacos v.  Liechtenstein, 9 September 2013
MF Cristian Miani (1993-07-28) 28 July 1993 (age 23) 1 0 Switzerland Biel-Bienne v.  Latvia, 5 September 2013
MF Mike Kleiber (1993-02-04) 4 February 1993 (age 23) 1 0 Switzerland Zürich v.  Sweden, 6 June 2013
MF Simone Rapp (1992-10-01) 1 October 1992 (age 23) 1 0 Switzerland Wohlen v.  Slovakia, 6 February 2013

FW Josip Drmić (1992-08-08) 8 August 1992 (age 23) 11 6 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach v.  Portugal, 14 August 2013

Recent results[edit]

Swiss national teams[edit]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bernard Challandes". UEFA.com. 2004-03-17. 
  2. ^ "Challandes accepts Zürich challenge". UEFA.com. 2007-06-13. 
  3. ^ "Switzerland turn to Schürmann". UEFA.com. 2007-07-18. 
  4. ^ "Estonia celebrate Swiss success". UEFA.com. 2009-08-12. 
  5. ^ "Switzerland squad". Swiss FA. Retrieved 2013-10-05. 

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