Italy national under-17 football team

Italy Under 17
Association Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Emiliano Bigica
First colours
Second colours

The Italy national U-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.

The team competes in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship, held every year. The team, if qualified, competes also in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which is held every two years.

UEFA U-16 Championship Record

UEFA U-17 Championship Record

FIFA U-17 World Cup Record

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GS GA
China 1985Group Stage13th310234
Canada 1987Fourth Place4th631284
Scotland 1989Did Not Qualify
Italy 1991Group Stage10th302123
Japan 1993Group Stage10th301216
Ecuador 1995Did Not Qualify
Egypt 1997
New Zealand 1999
Trinidad and Tobago 2001
Finland 2003
Peru 2005Group Stage13th311167
South Korea 2007Did Not Qualify
Nigeria 2009Quarter-Finals-531164
Mexico 2011Did Not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2013Round of 16-420235
Chile 2015Did Not Qualify

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.


  • Winner: 1982
  • Runners-up: 1986; 1993; 1998; 2013

Current squad

The following 18 players have been called up for the Qualifying Round of the 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Simone Ghidotti (2000-03-19) 19 March 2000 Italy Fiorentina
1GK Marco Carnesecchi (2000-07-01) 1 July 2000 Italy Cesena

2DF Moris Sportelli (2000-01-31) 31 January 2000 Italy Milan
2DF Axel Campeol (2000-03-05) 5 March 2000 Italy Milan
2DF Davide Bettela (2000-04-07) 7 April 2000 Italy Internazionale
2DF Antonio Candela (2000-04-27) 27 April 2000 Italy Spezia
2DF Raoul Bellanova (2000-05-17) 17 May 2000 Italy Milan
2DF Matteo Anzolin (2000-11-11) 11 November 2000 Italy Vicenza

3MF Alessandro Ahmetaj (2000-01-02) 2 January 2000 Italy Cesena
3MF Andrea Rizzo Pinna (2000-01-13) 13 January 2000 Italy Atalanta
3MF Roberto Biancu (2000-01-19) 19 January 2000 Italy Cagliari
3MF Luca Scarlino (2000-02-16) 16 February 2000 Italy Spezia
3MF Fabrizio Caligara (2000-04-12) 12 April 2000 Italy Juventus
3MF Elia Visconti (2000-06-30) 30 June 2000 Italy Internazionale

4FW Rilind Nivokazi (2000-01-26) 26 January 2000 Italy Atalanta
4FW Giacomo Raspadori (2000-02-18) 18 February 2000 Italy Sassuolo
4FW Davide Merola (2000-03-27) 27 March 2000 Italy Internazionale
4FW Pietro Pellegri (2001-03-17) 17 March 2001 Italy Genoa

See also


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