Italy national under-19 football team

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Italy Under-19
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationItalian Football Federation
(Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio – FIGC)
Head coachCarmine Nunziata
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
Best resultWinners: 1958, 1966, 2003

The Italy national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.

The team competes in the UEFA European Under-19 Championship, held every year.

UEFA U-18 Championship Record[edit]

Before 2002, the event was called a U-18 tournament, as the players were required to under-18 at the start of qualifying phase and turn 19 in the final round.

  • 1981: Second Round
  • 1982: Qualifying Round
  • 1983: Semi-finalists
  • 1984: Second Round
  • 1986: Runners-up
  • 1988: Qualifying Round
  • 1990: Qualifying Round
  • 1992: Qualifying Round
  • 1993: Intermediary Round
  • 1994: Intermediary Round
  • 1995: Runners-up
  • 1996: 4th in Group B
  • 1997: Preliminary Round
  • 1998: Preliminary Round
  • 1999: Runners-up
  • 2000: Intermediary Round
  • 2001: Preliminary Round

UEFA U-19 Championship Record[edit]

Year Round
Norway 2002 Did not qualify
Liechtenstein 2003 Champions
Switzerland 2004 Group stage
Northern Ireland 2005 Did not qualify
Poland 2006 Did not qualify
Austria 2007 Did not qualify
Czech Republic 2008 Runners-up
Ukraine 2009 Did not qualify
France 2010 Group stage
Romania 2011 Did not qualify
Estonia 2012 Did not qualify
Lithuania 2013 Did not qualify
Hungary 2014 Did not qualify
Greece 2015 Did not qualify
Germany 2016 Runners-up
Georgia (country) 2017 Did not qualify
Finland 2018 Runners-up
Armenia 2019 Group stage
Northern Ireland 2020 Cancelled[1]
Romania 2021 Cancelled[2]
Slovakia 2022 TBD

Honours[edit]

  • Under-18 era (1957–2001)
  • Winner: 1958; 1966
  • Runners-up: 1959; 1986; 1995; 1999

Coaches[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 20 players have been called up for the Qualifying round of the 2022 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1GK Sebastiano Desplanches (2003-03-11) 11 March 2003 (age 18) Italy Milan
1GK Gioele Zacchi (2003-07-10) 10 July 2003 (age 18) Italy Sassuolo

2DF Diego Coppola (2003-09-12) 12 September 2003 (age 18) Italy Verona
2DF Alessandro Fontanarosa (2003-02-07) 7 February 2003 (age 18) Italy Inter
2DF Daniele Ghilardi (2003-01-06) 6 January 2003 (age 18) Italy Fiorentina
2DF Gabriele Mulazzi (2003-04-01) 1 April 2003 (age 18) Italy Juventus
2DF Thomas Sandon (2003-03-07) 7 March 2003 (age 18) Italy Vicenza
2DF Giorgio Scalvini (2003-12-11) 11 December 2003 (age 17) Italy Atalanta

3MF Cesare Casadei (2003-01-10) 10 January 2003 (age 18) Italy Inter
3MF Duccio Degli Innocenti (2003-04-28) 28 April 2003 (age 18) Italy Empoli
3MF Giovanni Fabbian (2003-01-14) 14 January 2003 (age 18) Italy Inter
3MF Giacomo Faticanti (2004-07-31) 31 July 2004 (age 17) Italy Roma
3MF Jacopo Fazzini (2003-03-16) 16 March 2003 (age 18) Italy Empoli
3MF Fabio Miretti (2003-08-03) 3 August 2003 (age 18) Italy Juventus
3MF Federico Zuccon (2003-04-01) 1 April 2003 (age 18) Italy Atalanta

4FW Tommaso Baldanzi (2003-03-23) 23 March 2003 (age 18) Italy Empoli
4FW Destiny Efosa Egharevba (2003-02-04) 4 February 2003 (age 18) Italy Fiorentina
4FW Wilfried Gnonto (2003-11-05) 5 November 2003 (age 18) Switzerland Zürich
4FW Stephane Henoc N’Gbesso (2003-03-12) 12 March 2003 (age 18) Italy Spezia
4FW Tommaso Mancini (2004-07-23) 23 July 2004 (age 17) Italy Vicenza

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 Under-19 EURO cancelled". UEFA.com. 20 October 2020.
  2. ^ "2020/21 Under-19 EURO cancelled". UEFA.com. 23 February 2021.