Netherlands national under-21 football team

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Netherlands U21
Nickname(s)Jong Oranje (Young Orange)
AssociationKoninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond
Head coachErwin van de Looi
CaptainTeun Koopmeiners
Most capsArnold Bruggink & Leroy Fer (31)
Top scorerKlaas-Jan Huntelaar (18)
Home stadiumDe Vijverberg (12,600)
First colours
Second colours
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances6 (first in 1988)
Best resultWinner (2006, 2007)

The Netherlands national under-21 football team are the under-21s of the Netherlands. It is currently controlled by the Royal Dutch Football Association.

UEFA U-21 Championship Record[change | change source]

Year Round
1978 Did not enter
1980 Did not qualify
1982 Did not qualify
1984 Did not qualify
1986 Did not qualify
1988 Semi Final
1990 Group Stage
1992 Quarter-finals
1994 Did not qualify
1996 Did not qualify
1998 Fourth place
2000 Group Stage
2002 Did not qualify
2004 Did not qualify
2006 Champions
2007 Champions
2009 Did not qualify
2011 Did not qualify
2013 Semi-finals
2015 Did not qualify
2017 Did not qualify
2019 Did not qualify

Results and fixtures 2017–2019[change | change source]

2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship[change | change source]

Qualification[change | change source]

Group stage[change | change source]
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 10 8 2 0 23 4 +19 26 Final tournament 0–0 2–1 3–1 3–0 7–0
2  Netherlands 10 5 3 2 21 6 +15 18 1–1 3–0 1–2 3–0 8–0
3  Ukraine 10 5 2 3 18 12 +6 17 0–2 1–1 3–1 3–2 1–0
4  Scotland 10 4 2 4 13 13 0 14 0–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 3–0
5  Latvia 10 0 4 6 5 18 −13 4 1–2 0–3 1–1 0–2 0–0
6  Andorra 10 0 3 7 1 28 −27 3 0–1 0–1 0–6 1–1 0–0
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

Names in italics denote players who have been capped for the Senior team.

Caps and goals updated as 18 November 2020. Clubs updated as of 15 March 2021.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Kjell Scherpen (2000-01-23) 23 January 2000 (age 21) 4 0 Netherlands Ajax
2 2DF Deyovaisio Zeefuik (1998-03-11) 11 March 1998 (age 23) 11 2 Germany Hertha BSC
3 2DF Perr Schuurs (1999-11-26) 26 November 1999 (age 21) 11 0 Netherlands Ajax
4 2DF Sven Botman (2000-01-12) 12 January 2000 (age 21) 3 0 France Lille
5 2DF Mitchel Bakker (2000-06-20) 20 June 2000 (age 20) 6 0 France Paris Saint-Germain
6 3MF Ferdi Kadioglu (1999-10-07) 7 October 1999 (age 21) 14 1 Turkey Fenerbahçe
7 4FW Cody Gakpo (1999-05-07) 7 May 1999 (age 21) 9 4 Netherlands PSV
8 3MF Teun Koopmeiners (1998-02-28) 28 February 1998 (age 23) 17 4 Netherlands AZ
9 4FW Myron Boadu (2001-01-14) 14 January 2001 (age 20) 6 6 Netherlands AZ
10 3MF Dani de Wit (1998-01-28) 28 January 1998 (age 23) 12 10 Netherlands AZ
11 4FW Noa Lang (1999-06-17) 17 June 1999 (age 21) 6 1 Belgium Club Brugge
12 2DF Jordan Teze (1999-09-30) 30 September 1999 (age 21) 3 0 Netherlands PSV
13 2DF Danilho Doekhi (1998-06-30) 30 June 1998 (age 22) 4 0 Netherlands Vitesse
14 4FW Justin Kluivert (1999-05-05) 5 May 1999 (age 21) 9 4 Germany RB Leipzig
15 2DF Tyrell Malacia (1999-08-17) 17 August 1999 (age 21) 4 0 Netherlands Feyenoord
16 1GK Justin Bijlow (1998-01-22) 22 January 1998 (age 23) 11 0 Netherlands Feyenoord
17 3MF Jurgen Ekkelenkamp (2000-04-05) 5 April 2000 (age 21) 2 3 Netherlands Ajax
18 2DF Jurriën Timber (2001-06-17) 17 June 2001 (age 19) 1 0 Netherlands Ajax
19 4FW Brian Brobbey (2002-02-01) 1 February 2002 (age 19) 0 0 Netherlands Ajax
20 3MF Abdou Harroui (1998-01-13) 13 January 1998 (age 23) 9 1 Netherlands Sparta Rotterdam
21 4FW Javairô Dilrosun (1998-06-22) 22 June 1998 (age 22) 7 2 Germany Hertha BSC
22 3MF Ludovit Reis (2000-06-01) 1 June 2000 (age 20) 8 0 Germany VfL Osnabrück
23 1GK Maarten Paes (1998-05-14) 14 May 1998 (age 22) 5 0 Netherlands Utrecht

Recent call ups[change | change source]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Thijmen Nijhuis (1998-07-25) 25 July 1998 (age 23) 0 0 Netherlands FC Utrecht v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019PRE
GK Mike van de Meulenhof (1999-05-11) 11 May 1999 (age 22) 0 0 Netherlands PSV v.  Mexico, 31 May 2019INJ
GK Justin Bijlow (1998-01-22) 22 January 1998 (age 23) 9 0 Netherlands Feyenoord v.  Germany, 16 November 2018

DF Tyrell Malacia (1999-08-17) 17 August 1999 (age 22) 1 0 Netherlands Feyenoord v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019INJ
DF Armando Obispo (1999-03-05) 5 March 1999 (age 22) 1 0 Netherlands PSV v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019PRE
DF Kik Pierie (2000-07-20) 20 July 2000 (age 21) 0 0 Netherlands Twente v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019PRE
DF Jordan Teze (1999-09-30) 30 September 1999 (age 22) 0 0 Netherlands PSV v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019PRE
DF Shaquille Pinas (1998-03-19) 19 March 1998 (age 23) 0 0 Netherlands Den Haag v.  United States, 24 March 2019PRE
DF Giovanni Troupée (1998-03-20) 20 March 1998 (age 23) 0 0 Netherlands Utrecht v.  United States, 24 March 2019PRE

MF Deroy Duarte (1999-07-04) 4 July 1999 (age 22) 1 0 Netherlands Sparta Rotterdam v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019PRE
MF Mohamed Ihattaren (2002-02-12) 12 February 2002 (age 19) 0 0 Netherlands PSV v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019PRE
MF Jordy Wehrmann (1999-03-25) 25 March 1999 (age 22) 0 0 Netherlands Feyenoord v.  Mexico, 31 May 2019PRE
MF Teun Bijleveld (1998-05-27) 27 May 1998 (age 23) 0 0 Netherlands Heracles Almelo v.  Germany, 16 November 2018
MF Carel Eiting (1998-02-11) 11 February 1998 (age 23) 3 0 Netherlands Ajax v.  Germany, 16 November 2018PRE

FW Justin Kluivert (1999-05-05) 5 May 1999 (age 22) 9 4 Germany RB Leipzig v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019SEN
FW Cody Gakpo (1999-05-07) 7 May 1999 (age 22) 2 1 Netherlands PSV v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019INJ
FW Jay-Roy Grot (1998-03-13) 13 March 1998 (age 23) 1 0 England Leeds United v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019INJ
FW Mitchell van Bergen (1999-08-27) 27 August 1999 (age 22) 1 0 Netherlands Heerenveen v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019PRE
FW Myron Boadu (2001-01-14) 14 January 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Netherlands AZ v.  Cyprus, 10 September 2019INJ
FW Donyell Malen (1999-01-19) 19 January 1999 (age 22) 7 2 Netherlands PSV v.  Mexico, 31 May 2019
FW Ferdy Druijf (1998-02-12) 12 February 1998 (age 23) 0 0 Netherlands AZ v.  Mexico, 31 May 2019PRE
FW Javairô Dilrosun (1998-06-22) 22 June 1998 (age 23) 4 1 Germany Hertha BSC v.  United States, 24 March 2019INJ

INJ Withdrew due to injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
SEN Accepted call up to senior team.

Individual all-time records[change | change source]

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