Italy national under-20 football team

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Italy Under-20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Gli Azzurrini
AssociationItalian Football Federation
(Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio – FIGC)
Head coachAlberto Bollini
Captainvacant
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1977)
Best resultThird Place, 2017

The Italy national under-20 football team are the under-20s of Italy. It is currently controlled by the Italian Football Federation. The team competes for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, which is held every two years.

FIFA U-20 World Cup record[change | change source]

Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Group stage 3 0 2 1 1 3
Japan 1979 Did not qualify
Australia 1981 Group stage 3 0 0 3 1 6
Mexico 1983 Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1985
Chile 1987 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 5 3
Saudi Arabia 1989 Did not qualify
Portugal 1991
Australia 1993
Qatar 1995
Malaysia 1997
Nigeria 1999
Argentina 2001
United Arab Emirates 2003
Netherlands 2005 Quarter-finals 5 2 1 2 10 8
Canada 2007 Did not qualify
Egypt 2009 Quarter-finals 5 2 1 2 9 9
Colombia 2011 Did not qualify
Turkey 2013
New Zealand 2015
South Korea 2017 Third place 7 3 2 2 10 9
Poland 2019 Fourth place 7 4 1 2 8 5
Indonesia 2021 Cancelled[1]
Total 7/22 34 13 8 13 44 43
*Draws includes knockout matches decided on penalty shootouts.

Current squad[change | change source]

The following players have been called up for a training camp from 4 to 11 October 2020.[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1GK Federico Brancolini (2001-07-14) 14 July 2001 (age 21) Italy Fiorentina
1GK Stefano Turati (2001-09-05) 5 September 2001 (age 20) Italy Sassuolo

2DF Nicolò Armini (2001-03-07) 7 March 2001 (age 21) Italy Lazio
2DF Devid Eugene Bouah (2001-08-13) 13 August 2001 (age 20) Italy Cosenza
2DF Riccardo Calafiori (2002-05-19) 19 May 2002 (age 20) Italy Roma
2DF Christian Dalle Mura (2002-02-02) 2 February 2002 (age 20) Italy Fiorentina
2DF Davide Ghislandi (2001-06-16) 16 June 2001 (age 21) Italy Atalanta
2DF Caleb Okoli (2001-07-13) 13 July 2001 (age 21) Italy SPAL
2DF Lorenzo Pirola (2002-02-20) 20 February 2002 (age 20) Italy Monza
2DF Fabio Ponsi (2001-02-12) 12 February 2001 (age 21) Italy Fiorentina
2DF Matteo Ruggeri (2002-07-11) 11 July 2002 (age 20) Italy Atalanta

3MF Alessandro Cortinovis (2001-01-25) 25 January 2001 (age 21) Italy Atalanta
3MF Manu Emmanuel Gyabuaa (2001-09-21) 21 September 2001 (age 20) Italy Atalanta
3MF Federico Marigosu (2001-04-21) 21 April 2001 (age 21) Italy Cagliari
3MF Gaetano Pio Oristanio (2002-09-28) 28 September 2002 (age 19) Italy Internazionale
3MF Daniel Maldini (2001-10-11) 11 October 2001 (age 20) Italy Milan
3MF Simone Panada (2002-06-02) 2 June 2002 (age 20) Italy Atalanta
3MF Alessio Riccardi (2001-04-03) 3 April 2001 (age 21) Italy Pescara
3MF Franco Tongya (2002-03-13) 13 March 2002 (age 20) Italy Juventus U23
3MF Destiny Udogie (2002-11-28) 28 November 2002 (age 19) Italy Verona

4FW Gianmarco Cangiano (2001-11-16) 16 November 2001 (age 20) Italy Ascoli
4FW Lorenzo Colombo (2002-03-08) 8 March 2002 (age 20) Italy Milan
4FW Sebastiano Esposito (2002-07-02) 2 July 2002 (age 20) Italy SPAL
4FW Roberto Piccoli (2001-01-27) 27 January 2001 (age 21) Italy Spezia
4FW Eddie Salcedo (2001-10-01) 1 October 2001 (age 20) Italy Verona

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Update on FIFA Women's World Cup™ and men's youth competitions". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 24 December 2020. Retrieved 24 December 2020.
  2. "Bollini convoca 27 giocatori per un raduno al Centro di Preparazione Olimpica di Roma".