Finland national under-17 football team

The Finland national under-17 football team represents Finland in international football competitions in the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the UEFA European Under-17 Championship, as well as any other under-17 international football tournaments. It is governed by the Football Association of Finland.

Finland U-17
AssociationFootball Association of Finland
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coach Erkka V. Lehtola
FIFA codeFIN
First colours
Second colours
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2003)
Best resultGroup Stage, 2003
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2002)
Best resultGroup Stage, 2002

Competitive record

FIFA U-16/17 World Cup Record

Year Round Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF[note 1] GA[note 2]
1985Did Not Qualify
1987
1989
1991
1993
1995
1997
1999
2001
2003Group Stage12th3102312
2005Did Not Qualify
2007
2009
2011
2013
2015
2017
2019
2021To be determined
Totals1/1912th3102312

UEFA European U-17 Championship record

Year Round Pld W D* L GF GA
2002Group Stage3003315
2003Did Not Qualify
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018To Be Determined
Total1/163003315
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Recent results

Current squad

Selections for the 2020 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification matches during 25 September 2019 – 1 October 2019.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Mathias Ahlblad (2003-02-18) 18 February 2003 Espoo
1GK Hemmo Riihimäki (2003-06-03) 3 June 2003 KuPS

2DF Otto Kemppainen (2003-10-27) 27 October 2003 RoPS
2DF Matias Kivikko (2003-12-15) 15 December 2003 Honka
2DF Miika Koskela (2003-07-12) 12 July 2003 OLS
2DF Joose Mäkinen (2003-02-11) 11 February 2003 Jazz
2DF Jesse Nikki (2003-06-28) 28 June 2003 Honka
2DF Nikolas Talo (2003-03-24) 24 March 2003 Groningen
2DF Kalle Wallius (2003-01-02) 2 January 2003 HJK

3MF Lasse Ikonen (2003-01-19) 19 January 2003 OLS
3MF Otso Koskinen (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 Honka
3MF Niklas Pyyhtiä (2003-09-25) 25 September 2003 TPS
3MF Niilo Saarikivi (2003-06-06) 6 June 2003 Honka
3MF Henri Salomaa (2003-02-14) 14 February 2003 HJK
3MF Maksim Stjopin (2003-04-08) 8 April 2003 Ilves
3MF Casper Terho (2003-06-24) 24 June 2003 HJK

4FW Jesse Kilo (2004-01-15) 15 January 2004 KäPa
4FW Kai Meriluoto (2003-01-02) 2 January 2003 HJK
4FW Kasper Paananen (2003-03-16) 16 March 2003 Bologna
4FW Leo Walta (2003-06-24) 24 June 2003 Nordsjælland

Recent callups

The following players have also been called up to the Finland under-17 squad and remain eligible:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Eetu Huuhtanen (2003-01-31) 31 January 2003 Ilves v.  Norway, 10 September 2019

DF Noa Lehtonen (2003-08-26) 26 August 2003 KPV v.  Norway, 10 September 2019
DF Elias Salminen (2003-04-10) 10 April 2003 KuPS v.  Norway, 10 September 2019

MF Emmanuel Patut (2003-06-19) 19 June 2003 Wolfsburg v.  Moldova, 1 October 2019
MF Marius Könkkölä (2003-10-31) 31 October 2003 HJK v.  Norway, 10 September 2019
MF Denis Cukici (2003-02-10) 10 February 2003 HJK v.  Northern Ireland, 10 August 2019
MF Niklas Leinonen (2003-02-14) 14 February 2003 KTP v.  Northern Ireland, 10 August 2019

FW Onnipekka Pajula (2003-06-23) 23 June 2003 TPS v.  Northern Ireland, 10 August 2019

Coaching staff

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  • Head coach: Erkka V. Lehtola
  • Coach: Teemu Eskola
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Eemeli Reponen
  • Video Analyst: Juho Suuperko
  • Doctor: Aapo Haavisto
  • Physiotherapist: Niklas Virtanen
  • Kit Manager: Jaakko Tawast
  • Team Manager: Ville Sairanen

Minor tournaments

References

Notes

  1. Goals for / scored
  2. Goals against / conceded

See also

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