Sweden national under-17 football team


The Sweden national under-17 football team (Swedish: svenska pojklandslaget i fotboll) is the football team representing Sweden in competitions for under-17-year-old players. The Swedish U17 team came into existence following the realignment of the UEFA European Under-16 Championship, which changed to be an under-17 competition in 2002.

Sweden Under-17
Nickname(s)Blågult (The Blue-Yellow)
AssociationSvenska Fotbollförbundet
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachViktor Eriksson (Team 2004)
Roger Franzén (Team 2005)
Christofer Augustsson
(Team 2006)
First colours
Second colours
First international
U16
 Denmark 3–1 Sweden 
(Tårnby, Denmark; 5 September 1964)
U17
 Denmark 2–0 Sweden 
(Vejle, Denmark; 1 August 2001)
UEFA U-17 Championship
Appearances12 appearances (first in 1985)
Best resultSemi-finals (2013)
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances1 appearance (first in 2013)
Best resultThird place (2013)

In the 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, Sweden reached the semi-finals where they were knocked out on penalties by Russia.[1] In the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup they finished in third place after beating Argentina with 4–1 in the third-place match. Valmir Berisha scored three goals in the match and thus became the top scorer of the tournament.[2]

Competitive record


  Champions    Runners-up    Third place    Fourth place  0000 Tournament held on home soil  

FIFA World Cup

Under-16 era
FIFA U-16 World Championship record FIFA U-16 World Championship qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1985Did not qualify 12 6 4 2 12 6
1987 2 0 1 1 3 4
1989 2 0 1 1 2 4
Total Never qualified 0/3 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 6 6 4 17 14
Under-17 era
FIFA U-17 World Cup record FIFA U-17 World Cup qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1991Did not qualify 5 3 1 1 7 2
1993 4 0 0 4 1 14
1995 6 3 1 2 7 6
1997 2 1 0 1 2 1
1999 5 3 0 2 12 7
2001 2 1 1 0 3 1
2003 3 1 0 2 10 4
2005 3 1 1 1 3 2
2007 6 1 2 3 8 12
2009 3 1 0 2 4 4
2011 3 0 1 2 0 4
2013 Third place 3rd 7 4 1 2 15 11 10 5 5 0 19 5
2015Did not qualify 6 1 2 3 3 12
2017 6 3 0 3 14 8
2019 9 3 1 5 16 18
2021Cancelled Cancelled
2023To be determined
Total Best: Third place 1/15 7 4 1 2 15 11 73 27 15 31 109 100

UEFA European Championship

Under-16 era
UEFA European Under-16 Championship record UEFA European Under-16 Championship qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1982Did not qualify 6 3 3 0 8 2
1984 6 3 1 2 4 4
1985 Group stage 6th 3 2 0 1 8 7 4 0 3 1 3 7
1986 Group stage 14th 3 0 1 2 0 4 2 1 1 0 4 2
1987Did not qualify 2 0 1 1 3 4
1988 Group stage 5th 3 1 2 0 3 2 2 1 1 0 8 3
1989Did not qualify 2 0 1 1 2 4
1990 Group stage 7th 3 1 2 0 6 3 2 2 0 0 7 3
1991 Group stage 8th 3 2 0 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 5 1
1992Did not qualify 2 1 0 1 2 3
1993 4 0 0 4 1 14
1994 4 1 0 3 4 5
1995 Quarter-finals 8th 4 1 1 2 3 6 2 2 0 0 4 0
1996Did not qualify 2 1 0 1 3 5
1997 2 1 0 1 2 1
1998 Group stage 13th 3 0 2 1 2 4 3 2 1 0 8 5
1999 Group stage 12th 3 1 0 2 3 5 2 2 0 0 9 2
2000Did not qualify 3 1 0 2 3 4
2001 2 1 1 0 3 1
Total Best: Quarter-finals 8/19 25 8 8 9 27 32 54 23 14 17 83 70
Under-17 era
UEFA European Under-17 Championship record UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
2002Did not qualify 2 0 0 2 0 3
2003 3 1 0 2 10 4
2004 3 0 1 2 1 5
2005 3 1 1 1 3 2
2006 6 2 2 2 12 10
2007 6 1 2 3 8 12
2008 6 2 2 2 9 12
2009 3 1 0 2 4 4
2010 6 3 2 1 9 4
2011 3 0 1 2 0 4
2012 6 3 2 1 8 3
2013 Semi-finals 3rd 4 1 3 0 2 1 6 4 2 0 17 4
2014Did not qualify 6 1 1 4 3 9
2015 6 1 2 3 3 12
2016 Quarter-finals 6th 4 2 0 2 3 3 6 3 2 1 10 6
2017Did not qualify 6 3 0 3 14 8
2018 Quarter-finals 8th 4 2 0 2 4 3 6 2 4 0 12 2
2019 Group stage 15th 3 0 0 3 3 9 6 3 1 2 13 9
2020Cancelled 3 2 0 1 7 7
2021 Cancelled
2022To be determined
Total Best: Semi-finals 4/18 15 5 3 7 12 16 92 33 25 34 143 120

See also


References


  1. "Sverige föll efter straffrysare mot Ryssland" (in Swedish). Svenskfotboll. Retrieved 8 November 2013.
  2. "Svenskt VM-brons – hattrick av Berisha" (in Swedish). Svenskfotboll. Retrieved 8 November 2013.