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Paraguay national under-23 football team

Paraguay
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Albirroja
AssociationAsociación Paraguaya de Fútbol
(Paraguayan Football Association)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Top scorerJosé Cardozo (7)
Home stadiumEstadio Defensores del Chaco
FIFA codePAR
First colours
Second colours
Best resultRunners-up: 2004
Confederations Cup
AppearancesCONMEBOL Men Pre-Olympic Tournament (first in 1960)
Best resultChampions: 1992
Olympic medal record
Men's football
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Team

Paraguay national under-23 football team, also known as Paraguay Olympic football team, represents Paraguay in international football competitions in Olympic Games and Pan American Games. The team is controlled by the Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol (APF), and is limited to players under the age of 23, except three overage players, ostensibly possessing veteran experience, in accordance with FIFA regulations.

History

Summer Olympics

Olympics Record
Year Host Round Pos. GP W D L GS GA
1992 Spain Barcelona Quarter-finals 8 4 1 2 1 5 5
2004 Greece Athens Silver Medal 2 6 4 0 2 12 9
Total 2/19 2 10 5 2 3 17 14

Pan American Games

Pan American Games Record
Year Host Round Pos. GP W D L GS GA
1951 Argentina Buenos Aires Fourth place 4 4 1 0 3 5 14
1955 Mexico Mexico City Did Not Compete
1959 United States Chicago
1963 Brazil Sao Paulo
1967 Canada Winnipeg
1971 Colombia Cali
1975 Mexico Mexico City
1979 Puerto Rico San Juan
1983 Venezuela Caracas
1987 United States Indianapolis Group Stage 9 3 0 2 1 1 8
1991 Cuba Havana Did Not Compete
1995 Argentina Mar del Plata Quarter-finals 7 4 2 0 2 4 3
1999 Canada Winnipeg Did Not Compete
2003 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Group Stage 5 3 1 0 2 3 4
2007 Brazil Rio de Janeiro Did Not Qualify
2011 Mexico Guadalajara
2015 Canada Toronto Group Stage 5 3 1 1 1 6 3
2019 Peru Lima Did Not Qualify
Total 5/17 0 titles 17 5 3 9 19 32

CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament

Pre-Olympic Tournament Record
Year Host Pos. GP W D L GS GA
1992 Paraguay Paraguay First place 7 4 2 1 10 2
1996 Argentina Argentina Group stage 4 1 0 3 8 12
2000 Brazil Brazil Group stage 4 1 0 3 7 9
2004 Chile Chile Second place 8 4 1 3 11 11
2020 Colombia Colombia To be determined
Total 4/4 1 title 23 10 3 10 36 34

Honours

Results and fixtures

2019

Current squad

The following players were called up to compete in the 2016 Toulon Tournament.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1GK Alan Vento Paraguay Olimpia
1GK Ever Mereles Paraguay Libertad
2DF Omar Alderete Paraguay Cerro Porteño
2DF Diego Melgarejo Paraguay Nacional
2DF Édgar Benítez Paraguay Libertad
2DF Hugo Paniagua Paraguay Cerro Porteño
2DF Joel Jiménez Paraguay Cerro Porteño
2DF Rodi Ferreira (1998-05-29)May 29, 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Olimpia
2DF Arnaldo Saucedo Paraguay Cerro Porteño
3MF Gustavo Viera Paraguay Rubio Ñu
3MF Josué Colmán United States Orlando City SC
3MF Richard Prieto Paraguay General Díaz
3MF Arturo Aranda (1998-11-20)November 20, 1998 (aged 17) Paraguay Libertad
3MF Mathías Villasanti Paraguay Cerro Porteño
3MF Richard Brítez Paraguay Libertad
3MF Walter Bogado Paraguay Olimpia
4FW Derlis Rodríguez Paraguay Libertad
4FW Pedro Báez Paraguay Cerro Porteño
4FW Sergio Díaz (1998-03-05)March 5, 1998 (aged 18) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
4FW Sergio Bareiro Paraguay General Díaz

Notable players

Former squads

See also

References

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