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 21 players have been called up for the Qualifying round of the 2020 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Alessandro Russo (2001-03-31) 31 March 2001 (age 20) Italy Sassuolo
12 1GK Federico Brancolini (2001-07-14) 14 July 2001 (age 19) Italy Fiorentina

2 2DF Edoardo Pierozzi (2001-09-12) 12 September 2001 (age 19) Italy Fiorentina
3 2DF Fabio Ponsi (2001-02-12) 12 February 2001 (age 20) Italy Fiorentina
4 2DF Paolo Gozzi Iweru (2001-04-25) 25 April 2001 (age 20) Italy Juventus
5 2DF Caleb Okoli (2001-07-13) 13 July 2001 (age 19) Italy SPAL
13 2DF Nicolò Armini (2001-03-07) 7 March 2001 (age 20) Italy Lazio
14 2DF Lorenzo Colombini (2001-01-17) 17 January 2001 (age 20) Italy Internazionale
15 2DF Michael Ntube (2001-02-04) 4 February 2001 (age 20) Italy Internazionale

6 3MF Nicolò Rovella (2001-12-04) 4 December 2001 (age 19) Italy Genoa
7 3MF Samuele Ricci (2001-08-21) 21 August 2001 (age 19) Italy Empoli
8 3MF Emmanuel Gyabuaa (2001-09-21) 21 September 2001 (age 19) Italy Atalanta
10 3MF Nicolò Fagioli (2001-02-12) 12 February 2001 (age 20) Italy Juventus
16 3MF Jean Freddi Greco (2001-02-12) 12 February 2001 (age 20) Italy Torino
21 3MF Alessio Riccardi (c) (2001-04-03) 3 April 2001 (age 20) Italy Pescara
23 3MF Federico Marigosu (2001-04-21) 21 April 2001 (age 20) Italy Cagliari

9 4FW Elia Petrelli (2001-08-15) 15 August 2001 (age 19) Italy Juventus
11 4FW Eddie Salcedo (2001-10-01) 1 October 2001 (age 19) Italy Verona
17 4FW Roberto Piccoli (2001-01-27) 27 January 2001 (age 20) Italy Spezia
20 4FW Sebastiano Esposito (2002-07-02) 2 July 2002 (age 18) Italy SPAL

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.