Costa Rica national under-17 football team

The Costa Rica national under-17 football team represents Costa Rica in international football at this age level and is controlled by the Federación Costarricense de Fútbol.

Costa Rica under-17
Nickname(s)Ticos, La Tricolor, La Sele (Selección)
AssociationFederación Costarricense de Fútbol
ConfederationCONCACAF
Head coachCristian Salomón
FIFA codeCRC
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Costa Rica 1 – 4  Saudi Arabia
(Dammam, China; February 17, 1985)
Biggest win
 Costa Rica 3 – 0  Paraguay
(Malabar, Trinidad and Tobago; September 17, 2001)
Biggest defeat
 Costa Rica 1 – 4  Turkey
(Enugu, Nigeria; October 29, 2009)
Records for competitive
matches only.
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances10 (first in 1985)
Best resultQuarter-Finals, 5 times
CONCACAF Under-17 Championship
Appearances16 (first in 1985)
Best resultChampions, 1994

CONCACAF U-17 Championship record

CONCACAF U-17 Championship record

  • 1983: Didn't participate
  • 1985: Runners-up
  • 1987: Third
  • 1988: First stage
  • 1991: Didn't participate
  • 1992: First stage
  • 1994: Champions
  • 1996: Third
  • 1999: Third place Group A
  • 2001: First place Group B
  • 2003: First place Group B
  • 2005: Second place Group A (won qualifying playoff)•
  • 2007: Second place Group B
  • 2009: Final stage (tournament interrupted)
  • 2011: First stage
  • 2013: First stage
  • 2015: Final stage - Won qualifying playoff
  • 2017: Classification stage - Second place Group E
  • From 1983 until 1991, competition was U-16, not U-17
  • In 2009 the tournament was interrupted due to the swine flu, but Costa Rica obtained a spot for the U-17 World Cup.

•Tournaments from 1999 to 2007 followed a two group format. No championship game took place and no standings were given. The top teams in their respective groups qualified and the second placed teams played in a playoff to decide the final seed.

FIFA U-17 World Cup record

FIFA U-17 World Cup record

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
1985 Group stage300319
1987 Did not qualify
1989
1991
1993
1995 Group stage310225
1997 300316
1999 Did not qualify
2001 Quarter-finals 420254
2003 411235
2005 412155
2007 411234
2009 Group stage301239
2011 Did not qualify
2013
2015 Quarter-finals 512245
2017 Group stage301237
2019 Did not qualify
2021 To be determined
Total 10/19 36 7 8 21 30 60
* Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Schedule

  Win   Draw   Loss

Record versus other nations

Nation Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 3 0 0 3 0 9 -9 0
 Aruba 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 3
 Australia 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 3
 Bahrain 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0
 Belgium 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
 Belize 3 3 0 0 15 1 +14 9
 Bermuda 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 3
 Burkina Faso 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0
 Canada 11 5 3 3 20 14 +6 18
 China PR 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
 Colombia 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
 Cuba 4 3 0 1 9 4 +5 9
 Dominican Republic 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
 El Salvador 12 11 1 0 27 10 +17 34
 France 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
 Germany 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
 Ghana 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
 Guatemala 5 4 1 0 11 1 +10 13
 Guinea 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 4
 Haiti 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 9
 Honduras 8 5 2 1 18 8 +10 17
 Iran 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 3
 Italy 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
 Jamaica 5 3 0 2 3 3 0 9
 Mali 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
 Mexico 12 3 2 7 14 27 -13 11
 Netherlands Antilles 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 3
 New Zealand 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
 Nicaragua 6 5 1 0 30 1 +29 16
 Nigeria 2 0 1 1 1 4 -3 1
 North Korea 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
 Panama 6 3 1 2 11 5 +6 10
 Paraguay 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 3
 Peru 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 3
 Portugal 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 0
 Russia 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
 Saint Lucia 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 3
 Saudi Arabia 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0
 South Africa 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 3
 South Korea 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0
 Suriname 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 3
 Togo 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
 Trinidad and Tobago 5 3 1 1 13 2 +11 10
 Turkey 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0
 United States 8 2 2 4 13 14 -1 8
TOTAL 123 65 21 37 244 142 +102 207

Current squad

The following 21 players were called for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India from 6-28 of October 2017.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Ricardo Montenegro (2000-07-09) 9 July 2000 Deportivo Saprissa
13 1GK Brandon Calvo (2000-11-15) 15 November 2000 Universidad de Costa Rica
18 1GK Kevin Chamorro (2000-04-08) 8 April 2000 Carmelita

2 2DF Andres Hernández (2000-01-01) 1 January 2000 Deportivo Saprissa
3 2DF Fernán Faerron (2000-08-22) 22 August 2000 No Club Affliation
4 2DF Karin Arce (2000-03-01) 1 March 2000 LD Alajuelense
6 2DF Walter Cortes (2000-02-05) 5 February 2000 Deportivo Saprissa
11 2DF Felipe Flores (2000-09-20) 20 September 2000 LD Alajuelense
20 2DF Alexander Roman (2001-03-21) 21 March 2001 LD Alajuelense

5 3MF Amferny Arias (2000-01-15) 15 January 2000 LD Alajuelense
8 3MF Christian Muñoz (2000-02-08) 8 February 2000 Deportivo Saprissa
14 3MF Ronnier Bustamante (2000-06-05) 5 June 2000 Herediano
15 3MF Josué Abarca (2000-01-04) 4 January 2000 Universidad de Costa Rica
17 3MF Yecxy Jarquín (2000-05-22) 22 May 2000 Municipal Liberia
19 3MF Sebastian Castro (2000-08-16) 16 August 2000 Carmelita
21 3MF Daniel Chacón (2001-04-11) 11 April 2001 Cartaginés

7 4FW Mario Mora (2000-06-05) 5 June 2000 Municipal Liberia
9 4FW Julen Cordero (2001-07-03) 3 July 2001 Deportivo Saprissa
10 4FW Greivin Fonseca (2000-09-07) 7 September 2000 Deportivo Saprissa
12 4FW José Alfaro (2000-03-18) 18 March 2000 Carmelita
16 4FW Andrés Gómez (2000-05-07) 7 May 2000 Belén F.C.
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