Turkey national under-19 football team
The Turkey national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of Turkey and is controlled by the Turkish Football Federation. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship, held every year. The Under-19 UEFA tournament originally began as the FIFA Junior Tournament between 1948-54. It has since been renamed a number of times, most notably referred to as the UEFA European U-18 Championship between 1981-2001. The tournament was renamed as the UEFA European U-19 Championship in 2002, but importantly the overall statistics are collated from 1948. In addition, every even year, the top five teams from the respective UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship compete in the FIFA U-20 World Cup the following year.
|Association||Turkish Football Federation|
|Head coach||Şenol Ustaömer|
25 April 1999
Belgium, 10 October 2004
Tbilisi, 29 May 2015
|Appearances||7 (first in 2004)|
|Best result||Runners-up: 2004|
UEFA European U-19 Championship record*
|First qualifying round||–||–||–||–||–||–|
- *The tournament originally began in 1948 and has had a number of different names. The tournament was renamed as the UEFA European U-19 Championship in 2002, but importantly the overall statistics are collated from 1948.
- **Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shoot-out.
- ***Silver background colour indicates that Turkey finished as runner-up.
- Q - Denotes qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup held the following year.
In addition to team victories, Turkish players have won individual awards at UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship.
- *Award was shared with other players.
|21 March 2018 Elite round||Turkey ||2–0||Silkeborg Stadium, Silkeborg|
|15:00 CET||Muhayer Oktay
||Report||Referee: Ricardo De Burgos (Spain)|
|24 March 2018 Elite round||Denmark ||1-1||Silkeborg Stadium, Silkeborg|
|17:00 CET||Jens Odgaard
||Referee: Kevin Clancy (Scotland)|
|27 March 2018 Elite round||Bosnia and Herzegovina ||1-2||Vorup Stadion, Randers|
|13:00 CET||Enio Zilić
|Referee: Ricardo De Burgos (Spain)|
|5 July 2018 Friendly||Finland ||2-0||OmaSP Stadion, Seinäjoki|
|15:00 CET||Eetu Vertainen
||Referee: Mohammed Al-Emara (Finland)|
|17 July 2018 Under-19 Euro 2018||Turkey ||2-3||OmaSP Stadion, Seinäjoki|
|18:30 UTC+3||Güven Yalçın
|Referee: Sandro Schärer (Switzerland)|
|20 July 2018 Under-19 Euro 2018||Turkey ||0-5||Hietalahti Stadium, Vaasa|
|Referee: Juan Martinez Munuera (Spain)|
|23 July 2018 Under-19 Euro 2018||Ukraine ||1-0||OmaSP Stadion, Seinäjoki|
||Report||Referee: Jonathan Lardot (Belgium)|
|14 November 2018 Qualifying round||Iceland ||2-1||Arslan Zeki Demirci 1, Manavgat|
||Referee: Mario Zebec (Croatia)|
|17 November 2018 Qualifying round||Turkey ||3-0||Arslan Zeki Demirci 1, Manavgat|
|Report||Referee: Glenn Nyberg (Sweden)|
The following players were called up to participate in 2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification against Iceland, Moldova and England in 14-17-20 November 2018 respectively.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||Berke Özer||25 May 2000|
|GK||Doğukan Özkan||4 February 2000|
|GK||Muhammet Taha Tepe||1 January 2001|
|DF||Onur Taha Takır||24 April 2000|
|DF||Şahan Akyüz||1 January 2000|
|DF||Berkehan Biçer||1 January 2000|
|DF||İsmail Çokçalış||21 June 2003|
|DF||Muhammet Ömer Çakı||14 January 2000|
|DF||Ogün Çalışkan||26 August 2000|
|DF||Süleyman Luş||24 March 2001|
|MF||Hussein Hammoud||1 September 2001|
|MF||Atalay Babacan||28 June 2000|
|MF||Recep Gül||5 November 2000|
|MF||Yunus Akgün||7 July 2000|
|MF||Berkin Taşkın||20 July 2000|
|MF||Egehan Gök||27 February 2000|
|MF||Bünyamin Balcı||31 May 2000|
|MF||Erdem Seçgin||5 January 2000|
|MF||Berin Azar||16 March 2001|
|MF||Okan Mete Yılmaz||25 October 2000|
|FW||Ömer Uzun||23 February 2000|
|FW||Emre Sabri Aydınel||14 January 2000|
|FW||Burak Temir||9 February 2000|
- "U19 Milli Takımı'nın Avrupa Şampiyonası Eleme Turu aday kadrosu açıklandı". TFF (in Turkish).