Norway National Under-21 Football Team
Get Norway National Under-21 Football Team essential facts below. View Videos or join the Norway National Under-21 Football Team discussion. Add Norway National Under-21 Football Team to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Norway National Under-21 Football Team

Norway Under-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)U21-landslaget
AssociationFootball Association of Norway
(Norges Fotballforbund)
Head coachLeif Gunnar Smerud
Most capsTommy Svindal Larsen (41)
Top scorerSteffen Iversen (17)
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances2 (first in 1998)
Best result3rd place (1998, 2013)

The Norway national under-21 football team, controlled by the Football Association of Norway, is the national football team of Norway for players of 21 years of age or under at the start of a UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship campaign. The team has reached the European Championship finals twice, in 1998 and 2013, winning bronze medals on both occasions.

Competitive record

UEFA European Under-21 Championship Record

UEFA European Under-21 Championship record UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Europe 1978 Did not qualify 4 2 0 2 6 9
Europe 1980 6 1 3 2 5 12
Europe 1982 4 1 1 2 5 6
Europe 1984 6 0 2 4 6 15
Europe 1986 6 2 2 2 10 9
Europe 1988 6 0 3 3 3 7
Europe 1990 6 1 2 3 3 7
Europe 1992 6 3 1 2 13 6
France 1994 10 6 1 3 20 13
Spain 1996 10 7 0 3 32 13
Romania 1998 Semi-Finals 3rd of 8 3 2 0 1 3 1 8 5 2 1 22 10
Slovakia 2000 Did not qualify 12 7 1 4 22 15
Switzerland 2002 10 6 0 4 21 12
Germany 2004 10 7 1 2 23 9
Portugal 2006 10 4 2 4 14 13
Netherlands 2007 2 0 1 1 1 2
Sweden 2009 8 3 3 2 7 6
Denmark 2011 8 2 1 5 14 18
Israel 2013 Semi-Finals 3rd of 8 4 1 2 1 6 7 10 6 1 3 18 11
Czech Republic 2015 Did not qualify 8 3 0 5 11 19
Poland 2017 10 6 1 3 13 12
ItalySan Marino 2019 10 4 3 3 15 13
Total 3rd 2/22 7 3 2 2 9 8 170 76 31 63 284 237

Note: The year of the tournament represents the year in which it ends.

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Current squad

The following players were called up for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification against Cyprus on 15 November 2019 and Portugal on 19 November 2019.[1]

Statistics correct as of 20 November 2019.[2]

* Players in bold have played at least one full international match for Norway's senior national team.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Julian Faye Lund (1999-05-20) 20 May 1999 (age 21) 4 0 Norway Rosenborg
12 1GK Kristoffer Klaesson (2000-11-27) 27 November 2000 (age 19) 3 0 Norway Vålerenga
2 2DF Fredrik André Bjørkan (1998-08-21) 21 August 1998 (age 21) 9 0 Norway Bodø/Glimt
3 2DF Leo Skiri Østigård (1999-11-28) 28 November 1999 (age 20) 8 2 Germany St. Pauli
4 2DF Ulrik Fredriksen (1999-06-17) 17 June 1999 (age 20) 7 0 Norway Haugesund
5 2DF Christian Borchgrevink (1999-05-11) 11 May 1999 (age 21) 2 0 Norway Vålerenga
9 2DF Birk Risa (1998-02-13) 13 February 1998 (age 22) 21 4 Norway Odd
13 2DF Tord Salte (1999-02-08) 8 February 1999 (age 21) 3 0 Norway Viking
14 2DF Odin Bjørtuft (1998-12-19) 19 December 1998 (age 21) 5 0 Norway Odd
16 2DF Adrian Pereira (1998-08-31) 31 August 1998 (age 21) 2 0 Norway Viking
6 3MF Gaute Høberg Vetti (1998-09-02) 2 September 1998 (age 21) 3 0 Norway Sarpsborg 08
7 3MF Hugo Vetlesen (2000-02-29) 29 February 2000 (age 20) 7 0 Norway Stabæk
8 3MF Emil Bohinen (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 21) 9 1 Norway Stabæk
10 3MF Aron Dønnum (1998-04-20) 20 April 1998 (age 22) 7 1 Norway Vålerenga
11 3MF Håkon Evjen (2000-02-14) 14 February 2000 (age 20) 6 0 Netherlands AZ
17 3MF Jens Petter Hauge (1999-10-12) 12 October 1999 (age 20) 2 0 Norway Bodø/Glimt
18 3MF Johan Hove (2000-09-07) 7 September 2000 (age 19) 4 0 Norway Strømsgodset
15 4FW Ola Brynhildsen (1999-04-27) 27 April 1999 (age 21) 6 1 Norway Stabæk
19 4FW Jørgen Strand Larsen (2000-02-06) 6 February 2000 (age 20) 3 1 Norway Sarpsborg 08
20 4FW Kristian Thorstvedt (1999-03-13) 13 March 1999 (age 21) 6 4 Belgium Genk

Recent call-ups

The following players still eligible for the U21 team (i.e. born in 1998 or later) have been called up since January 2016.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
2DF Lars Ranger (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 21) 2 0 Norway Ullensaker/Kisa
3MF Tobias Heintz (1998-07-13) 13 July 1998 (age 21) 9 2 Turkey Kas?mpa?a
3MF Dennis Johnsen (1998-02-17) 17 February 1998 (age 22) 17 2 Netherlands PEC Zwolle
3MF Tobias Christensen (2000-05-11) 11 May 2000 (age 20) 3 1 Norway Molde
4FW Rafik Zekhnini (1998-01-12) 12 January 1998 (age 22) 8 0 Netherlands Twente

Records

As of 22 March 2019[3]

Leading appearances

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the Under-21s. Those players in bold are still eligible to play for the team.

Leading goalscorers

As of 22 March 2019[3]

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the Under-21s. Those players in bold are still eligible to play for the team.

Past squads

Coaches

See also

References

  1. ^ "U21-tropp til EM-kvalik" (in Norwegian). 1 October 2019.
  2. ^ Match report: Russia v Norway (28 March 2017), fotball.no. Retrieved 28 March 2017. (in Norwegian)
  3. ^ a b "Norge Menn U21". www.fotball.no (in Norwegian). Football Association of Norway. Retrieved 2019.

External links


  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Norway_national_under-21_football_team
 



 



 
Music Scenes