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Colombia national under-17 football team

Colombia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Los Cafeteros (The Coffee growers)
AssociationFederación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachHéctor Cárdenas
FIFA codeCOL
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Colombia 0–2 Peru 
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; 1 April 1985)
Biggest win
 Colombia 9–1 Finland 
(Helsinki, Finland; 19 August 2003)
 Colombia 8–0 Bolivia 
(Asunción, Paraguay; 5 May 1991)
Biggest defeat
 Colombia 0–4 Switzerland  
(Lagos, Nigeria; 12 November 2009)

 Brazil 5–1 Colombia 
(Ibarra, Ecuador; 25 March 2011)

 Paraguay 4–0 Colombia 
(Luque, Paraguay; 17 March 2015)
 Colombia 0–4 Germany 
(New Delhi, India; 16 October 2017)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1989)
Best resultFourth place 2003, 2009
South American Under-17 Football Championship
Appearances17 (first in 1985)
Best resultWinners 1993

The Colombia national under-17 football team represents Colombia in international under-17 football competitions and is overseen by the Colombian Football Federation.

The team's most notable performances in the FIFA U-17 World Cup was both in 2003 and 2009, where they achieved fourth place. Colombia won the South American Under-17 Football Championship in the 1993 tournament held in Colombia.

Competitive record

*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.

     Champions       Runners-up      Third Place       Fourth place  

FIFA U-17 World Cup

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
China 1985 Did not Qualify
Canada 1987
Scotland 1989 First round 15th 3 0 1 2 3 5
Italy 1991 Did not Qualify
Japan 1993 First round 14th 3 1 0 2 3 6
Ecuador 1995 Did not Qualify
Egypt 1997
New Zealand 1999
Trinidad and Tobago 2001
Finland 2003 Fourth Place 4th 6 3 2 1 14 5
Peru 2005 Did not Qualify
South Korea 2007 Round of 16 13th 4 1 1 2 10 7
Nigeria 2009 Fourth Place 4th 7 2 3 2 8 11
Mexico 2011 Did not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2013
Chile 2015
India 2017 Round of 16 11th 4 2 0 2 5 7
Brazil 2019 Did not qualify
Total Fourth place 6/18 27 9 7 11 43 41

South American Under-17 Football Championship

It serves also as qualification for the World Cup.

Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Argentina 1985 Round-robin 6th 8 3 1 4 9 12
Peru 1986 First round 8th 4 1 1 2 5 5
Ecuador 1988 Third place 3rd 7 2 3 2 7 6
Paraguay 1991 First round 6th 4 2 1 1 10 4
Colombia 1993 Champions 1st 7 5 2 0 14 4
Peru 1995 First round 5th 4 1 1 2 6 6
Paraguay 1997 First round 5th 4 2 1 1 5 2
Uruguay 1999 First round 8th 4 1 1 2 6 8
Peru 2001 First round 5th 4 2 1 1 7 7
Bolivia 2003 Third place 3rd 7 3 3 1 11 10
Venezuela 2005 Fourth place 4th 7 2 1 4 6 8
Ecuador 2007 Third place 3rd 9 5 3 1 16 5
Chile 2009 Fourth place 4th 7 4 2 1 11 6
Ecuador 2011 Fifth place 5th 9 3 2 4 12 15
Argentina 2013 First round 8th 4 0 3 1 3 4
Paraguay 2015 Sixth place 6th 9 2 3 4 10 15
Chile 2017 Fourth place 4th 9 4 2 3 12 12
Peru 2019 First round 9th 4 0 0 4 4 8
Total 1 title 18/18 111 42 33 38 154 137

Schedule and results

  Win   Draw   Loss

2017

2019

Current squad

The following 23 players were named for the 2019 South American U-17 Championship.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Juan Diego Castillo (2003-01-13)13 January 2003 (aged 16) Colombia Carlos Sarmiento Lora
2 4FW Juan Madrid (2002-01-30)30 January 2002 (aged 17) Colombia Barranquilla
3 2DF Edilson Pérez (2002-01-20)20 January 2002 (aged 17) Colombia Atlético Nacional
4 3MF Yoni Mosquera (2002-03-23)23 March 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Estudiantil
5 2DF Germán Meneses (2002-02-28)28 February 2002 (aged 17) Colombia Estudiantil
6 4FW Yani Quintero (2002-07-17)17 July 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Universitario Popayán
7 4FW Yéferson Paz (2002-06-13)13 June 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Cortuluá
8 2DF José Luis Caicedo (2002-05-23)23 May 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Independiente Santa Fe
9 4FW Juan Diego Alegría (2002-06-06)6 June 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Deportes Tolima
10 4FW Dylan Borrero (2002-01-05)5 January 2002 (aged 17) Colombia Independiente Santa Fe
11 4FW Juan David Fuentes (2003-05-10)10 May 2003 (aged 15) Spain Barcelona
12 1GK Miguel Ángel Sánchez (2002-09-26)26 September 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Deportivo Cali
13 2DF Jhon Jáder Durán (2003-12-13)13 December 2003 (aged 15) Colombia Envigado
14 3MF Juan Perea (2002-05-19)19 May 2002 (aged 16) Spain Atlético Madrid
15 3MF Andrés Arroyo (2002-01-20)20 January 2002 (aged 17) Colombia Deportivo Cali
16 4FW Brayan Montaño (2002-05-02)2 May 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Deportivo Cali
17 4FW Juan Manuel Cuesta (2002-02-09)9 February 2002 (aged 17) Colombia Independiente Medellín
18 2DF Johan Hinestroza (2002-03-14)14 March 2002 (aged 17) Colombia Atlético Nacional
19 4FW Ferlys García (2002-02-23)23 February 2002 (aged 17) Colombia Barranquilla
20 3MF Jhon Granados (2002-04-02)2 April 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Real Academia
21 4FW Johan Campaña (2002-09-09)9 September 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Deportivo Pasto
22 1GK Juan José Uribe (2002-05-19)19 May 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Atlético Nacional
23 4FW Juan David Mosquera (2002-09-05)5 September 2002 (aged 16) Colombia Carlos Sarmiento Lora

Honours

Coaching staff

As of 20 March 2017
Manager Colombia Orlando Restrepo
Assistant manager Colombia Alfredo Araújo
Physical trainer Colombia Juan Roldán
Goalkeeping coach Colombia Álvaro Anzola
Medic Colombia Daniel Restrepo
Physiotherapist Colombia Sebastián Olivar
Kinesiologist Colombia John Díaz

See also

References

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