Venezuela national under-20 football team

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Venezuela Under 20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)
  • La Vinotinto (The Burgundy)
  • Los Llaneros (The Plainsmen)
AssociationVenezuelan Football Federation
(Federación Venezolana de Fútbol)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachJosé Hernández
CaptainYangel Herrera
Home stadiumEstadio José Antonio Anzoátegui
Puerto La Cruz
FIFA codeVEN
First colours
Second colours
Biggest win
8-0 Vs. Tahiti in 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2009)
Best resultRunners-up, 2017
South American Youth Football Championship
Appearances24 (first in 1954)
Best resultThird place, 1954, 2017

Venezuela national under-20 football team represents Venezuela in international football competitions such as South American Youth Championship.[1] The team became runners-up in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[2]

2009 South American Youth Championship[edit]

Venezuela was able to qualify for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup after finishing fourth in the hexagonal final, beating teams such as Colombia and Argentina, champions of the previous edition of the tournament.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Did Not Qualify
Japan 1979
Australia 1981
Mexico 1983
Soviet Union 1985
Chile 1987
Saudi Arabia 1989
Portugal 1991
Australia 1993
Qatar 1995
Malaysia 1997
Nigeria 1999
Argentina 2001
United Arab Emirates 2003
Netherlands 2005
Canada 2007
Egypt 2009 Second round 4 2 0 2 10 5
Colombia 2011 Did Not Qualify
Turkey 2013
New Zealand 2015
South Korea 2017 Runners-up 7 5 1 1 14 3
Poland 2019 Did not qualify
Indonesia 2021 To be determined
Total 2/23 11 7 1 3 24 8

South American Youth Football Championship[edit]

South American Youth Football Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
Venezuela 1954 Third place 3rd 3 1 0 2 3 6 −3 033.33
Chile 1958 Group Stage 6th 5 0 2 3 6 17 −11 000.00
Colombia 1964 Group Stage 7th 6 0 3 3 3 6 −3 000.00
Paraguay 1967 Group Stage 9th 3 1 0 2 4 8 −4 033.33
Paraguay 1971 Group Stage 6th 4 1 2 1 7 10 −3 025.00
Chile 1974 Group Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 3 8 −5 025.00
Peru 1975 Did not participate
Venezuela 1977 Group Stage 8th 4 0 2 2 1 5 −4 000.00
Uruguay 1979 Did not participate
Ecuador 1981 Group Stage 9th 3 0 0 3 1 12 −11 000.00
Bolivia 1983 Group Stage 10th 4 1 0 3 2 15 −13 025.00
Paraguay 1985 Group Stage 10th 4 0 1 3 1 12 −11 000.00
Colombia 1987 Did not participate
Argentina 1988 Group Stage 11th 5 0 0 5 3 12 −9 000.00
Venezuela 1991 Group Stage 10th 4 1 0 3 7 17 −10 025.00
Colombia 1992 Did not participate
Bolivia 1995 Group Stage 9th 4 0 0 4 2 10 −8 000.00
Chile 1997 Final Round 5th 9 3 2 4 23 23 +0 033.33
Argentina 1999 Group Stage 7th 4 1 0 3 5 14 −9 025.00
Ecuador 2001 Group Stage 10th 4 0 2 2 4 7 −3 000.00
Uruguay 2003 Group Stage 8th 4 1 0 3 1 4 −3 025.00
Colombia 2005 Final Round 6th 9 1 1 7 9 17 −8 011.11
Paraguay 2007 Group Stage 9th 4 1 0 3 3 11 −8 025.00
Venezuela 2009 Final Round 4th 9 3 4 2 11 12 −1 033.33
Peru 2011 Group Stage 9th 4 0 3 1 4 6 −2 000.00
Argentina 2013 Group Stage 8th 4 1 1 2 3 4 −1 025.00
Uruguay 2015 Group Stage 8th 4 1 0 3 1 5 −4 025.00
Ecuador 2017 Final Round 3rd 9 2 5 2 9 7 +2 022.22
Total 24/28 Third Place 117 20 29 68 116 244 −128 017.09

Current status[edit]

Recent and forthcoming matches[edit]

Matches from the past 12 months as well as any future scheduled matches.

  Win   Draw   Loss

Current squad[edit]

The following players were selected to take part in the 2019 South American U-20 Championship.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Carlos Olses (2000-09-05) 5 September 2000 (age 19) Venezuela Deportivo La Guaira
2 2DF Pablo Bonilla (1999-12-02) 2 December 1999 (age 20) Venezuela Deportivo La Guaira
3 2DF Miguel Navarro (1999-02-26) 26 February 1999 (age 21) Venezuela Deportivo La Guaira
4 2DF Junior Moreno (2000-03-03) 3 March 2000 (age 20) Venezuela Trujillanos
5 3MF Luis Chiquillo (1999-01-02) 2 January 1999 (age 21) Venezuela Monagas
6 2DF Christian Makoun (captain) (2000-03-05) 5 March 2000 (age 20) United States Inter Miami
7 3MF Jesús Vargas (1999-08-26) 26 August 1999 (age 20) Venezuela Estudiantes de Mérida
8 3MF Carlos Ramos (1999-05-26) 26 May 1999 (age 20) Venezuela Carabobo
9 4FW Jan Carlos Hurtado (2000-03-05) 5 March 2000 (age 20) Argentina Boca Juniors
10 3MF Samuel Sosa (1999-12-17) 17 December 1999 (age 20) Spain Alcorcón
11 3MF Enrique Peña Zauner (2000-03-04) 4 March 2000 (age 20) Germany Sandhausen
12 1GK Miguel Silva (2000-07-09) 9 July 2000 (age 19) Venezuela Metropolitanos
13 2DF Ricardo Mangana (1999-09-22) 22 September 1999 (age 20) Spain Celta de Vigo
14 3MF Rommell Ibarra (2000-03-24) 24 March 2000 (age 20) Venezuela Deportivo La Guaira
15 3MF Jorge Yriarte (2000-03-04) 4 March 2000 (age 20) Spain Vitoria
16 3MF Jorge Echeverría (2000-02-13) 13 February 2000 (age 20) Venezuela Caracas
17 4FW Junior Paredes (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 19) Venezuela Zulia
18 3MF Brayan Palmezano (2000-09-17) 17 September 2000 (age 19) Chile Huachipato
19 4FW Santiago Herrera (1999-11-27) 27 November 1999 (age 20) United States North Carolina Tar Heels
20 2DF Marco Gómez (2000-04-19) 19 April 2000 (age 19) Venezuela Zulia
21 2DF Ignacio Anzola (1999-07-28) 28 July 1999 (age 20) Venezuela Deportivo Lara
22 1GK Cristopher Varela (1999-11-27) 27 November 1999 (age 20) Venezuela Deportivo Táchira
23 3MF Cristian Cásseres (2000-01-20) 20 January 2000 (age 20) United States New York Red Bulls

Former squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Under-20 World Cup: Can Venezuela shock England in the Suwon final?". 9 June 2017. Retrieved 10 June 2017 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  2. ^ "The fairytale becoming a reality for Venezuelan football". 13 June 2017. Retrieved 30 October 2017.

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