Australian National Football Team (U-20 Men)

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Nickname (s) Young Socceroos
Association Football Federation Australia
confederacy AFC (since 2006, previously OFC )
Head coach Paul Okon
captain Curtis Good
(Status: unknown)

The Australia U-20 National Football Team is a selection team of Australian football players. It is subject to the Football Federation Australia and represents it internationally at the U-20 level , for example in friendly matches against the teams of other national associations or at U-20 World Cups and U-19 Asian Cups . Before the Australian federation switched to the AFC in 2006, the team took part in the U-20 Oceania Championships .

The team achieved their best result at a World Cup in Portugal in 1991 and in their own country in 1993 , when they reached fourth place.

The team finished second at the Asian Cup in 2010 and reached the semi-finals in 2008 and 2012 .

Before that she was Oceania champion twelve times.

Participation in U-20 world championships

TunisiaTunisia 1977 not participated
JapanJapan 1979
AustraliaAustralia 1981 Quarter finals
MexicoMexico 1983 Preliminary round
Soviet UnionSoviet Union 1985 Preliminary round
ChileChile 1987 Preliminary round
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 1989 not qualified
PortugalPortugal 1991 4th Place
AustraliaAustralia 1993 4th Place
QatarQatar 1995 Quarter finals
MalaysiaMalaysia 1997 Round of 16
NigeriaNigeria 1999 Preliminary round
ArgentinaArgentina 2001 Round of 16
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates 2003 Round of 16
NetherlandsNetherlands 2005 Preliminary round
CanadaCanada 2007 not qualified
EgyptEgypt 2009 Preliminary round
ColombiaColombia 2011 Preliminary round
TurkeyTurkey 2013 Preliminary round
New ZealandNew Zealand 2015 not qualified
Korea SouthSouth Korea 2017
PolandPoland 2019

Participation in U-19 Asian championships

(until 2006 Junior Asian Championship )

IndiaIndia 2006 Quarter finals
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 2008 Semifinals
China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China 2010 2nd place
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates 2012 Semifinals
MyanmarMyanmar 2014 Preliminary round
BahrainBahrain 2016 Preliminary round
IndonesiaIndonesia 2018 Quarter finals

Participation in U-20 Oceania Championships

TahitiTahiti 1974 not participated
New ZealandNew Zealand 1978 winner
FijiFiji 1980 2nd place
Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea 1982 winner
AustraliaAustralia 1985 winner
New ZealandNew Zealand 1986 winner
FijiFiji 1988 winner
FijiFiji 1990 winner
TahitiTahiti 1992 not participated
FijiFiji 1994 winner
TahitiTahiti 1997 winner
SamoaSamoa 1998 winner
New CaledoniaNew Caledonia& 2001Cook IslandsCook Islands winner
VanuatuVanuatu& 2002FijiFiji winner
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 2005 winner

See also