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Denmark Under-17
AssociationDanish Football Association
(Dansk Boldspil-Union)
ConfederationUEFA
Head coachJesper Mikkelsen
Most capsTom Christensen (37)
Top scorerViktor Fischer (20)
FIFA codeDEN
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Denmark 3–1 Sweden 
(Tårnby, Denmark; 5 September 1964)
Biggest win
 Liechtenstein 0–11 Denmark 
(Csákvár, Hungary; 3 October 2016)
Biggest defeat
 Portugal 7–0 Denmark 
(Aveiro, Portugal; 10 March 1996)
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2011)
Best resultGroup stage (2011)
European Championship
Appearances17 (first in 1986)
Best resultRunners-up (1994)

The Denmark national under-17 football team represents Denmark in international football at this age level and is controlled by the Danish Football Association, the governing body for football in Denmark. It was founded in 1964 as an under-16 team. In 2001, it was changed to an under-17 team.

Competitive record

The Danish under-17 squad made its World Cup debut at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Mexico.

FIFA U-16 and U-17 World Cup

Under-16 era

Edition Round MP W D* L GF GA
China 1985 Did not qualify
Canada 1987
Scotland 1989

*Draws also include penalty shootouts, regardless of the outcome.

Under-17 era

Edition Round MP W D* L GF GA
Italy 1991 to Nigeria 2009 did not qualify
Mexico 2011 Group stage 3 0 1 2 3 8
United Arab Emirates 2013 to Indonesia 2023 did not qualify
Qatar 2025 to be determined

*Draws also include penalty shootouts, regardless of the outcome.

UEFA European Under-16 and Under-17 Championship

Under-16 era

Edition Round MP W D* L GF GA
Italy 1982 did not qualify
West Germany 1984
Hungary 1985
Greece 1986 Group phase 3 1 1 1 4 3
France 1987 Group phase 3 0 2 1 2 3
Spain 1988 did not qualify
Denmark 1989 Group phase 3 1 0 2 10 9
East Germany 1990 Group phase 3 2 0 1 10 3
Switzerland 1991 Group phase 3 0 1 2 3 7
Cyprus 1992 Group phase 3 1 0 2 2 4
Turkey 1993 Did not qualify
Republic of Ireland 1994 Runners-up 6 3 1 2 15 13
Belgium 1995 did not qualify
Austria 1996
Germany 1997
Scotland 1998 Quarterfinals 4 1 2 1 2 3
Czech Republic 1999 Group phase 3 1 0 2 2 2
Israel 2000 Group phase 3 1 0 2 7 7
England 2001 did not qualify

*Draws also include penalty shootouts, regardless of the outcome.

Under-17 era

Edition Round MP W D* L GF GA
Denmark 2002 Quarterfinals 4 1 3 0 12 6
Portugal 2003 Group phase 3 1 0 2 4 5
France 2004 did not qualify
Italy 2005
Luxembourg 2006
Belgium 2007
Turkey 2008
Germany 2009
Liechtenstein 2010
Serbia 2011 Semifinals 4 3 0 1 6 4
Slovenia 2012 did not qualify
Slovakia 2013
Malta 2014
Bulgaria 2015
Azerbaijan 2016 Group phase 3 1 1 1 2 3
Croatia 2017 did not qualify
England 2018 Group phase 3 0 0 3 2 5
Republic of Ireland 2019 did not qualify
Estonia 2020 Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic[1][2]
Cyprus 2021
Israel 2022 Quarterfinals 4 2 0 2 9 6
Hungary 2023 did not qualify
Cyprus 2024 Semifinals 5 1 2 2 5 8
Albania 2025 to be determined

*Draws also include penalty shootouts, regardless of the outcome.

Recent results

2017

Results in 2017

Round123456789101112131415
GroundAAAAAAAAAAHHAAA
ResultWWWWWWWWWLDLWWD
Updated to match(es) played on 30 March 2016. Source: dbu.dk
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
18 January 2017 Friendly Cyprus  0–3  Denmark Ayia Napa Municipality, Cyprus
13:30 Report N. Baden Frederiksen 22'
N. Baden Frederiksen 39'
L. Jensen 61'
Referee: Andreas Strouthou (Cyprus)
2 January 2017 Friendly Nea Salamis Famagusta 0–6  Denmark Ayia Napa Municipality, Cyprus
09:30 Report J. Sery 12'
P. Egelund 16'
Unknown 18' (o.g.)
N. Madsen 30'
M. Kaastrup 69'
A. Sørensen 79'
Referee: Fella Konstantinos (Cyprus)
28 February 2017 Friendly Northern Ireland  0–2  Denmark Solitude, Northern Ireland
20:30 Report C. Tue 26'
N. Baden Frederiksen Yellow card 44'
D. Thøgersen Yellow card 47'
V. Jensen 63'
J. Sery Yellow card 76'
Attendance: 189
Referee: Neil Robinson (Northern Ireland)
2 March 2017 Friendly Northern Ireland  1–2  Denmark Solitude, Northern Ireland
20:30 D. Ballard 39' Report B. Hvidt 3'
N. Madsen 36'
Attendance: 276
Referee: Shane Andrews (Northern Ireland)
4 April 2017 Friendly Romania  1–6  Denmark Buftea Training Centre, Romania
14:30 D. Politic Yellow card 25'
M. Leca Yellow card 66'
A.Duminica pen.' (80)
Report M. Baden Frederiksen 12'
Nartey 57', 64'
M. Baden Frederiksen 59'
P. Egelund 71'
P. Clement 76'
Attendance: 412
Referee: Marius Spinu (Romania)
6 April 2017 Friendly Romania  1–3  Denmark Buftea Training Centre, Romania
14:30 A. Manolache Yellow card 77'
A. Stoica 79'
Report Nartey 4', 44', Yellow card 50'
M. Baden Frederiksen 54'
Attendance: 189
Referee: Nicolae Breoi (Romania)
30 July 2017 Open Nordic Cup Faroe Islands  1–8  Denmark Football Station Selfossvöllur, Iceland
14.00 H. Sørensen 74'
S. Sólheim Yellow card 80'
Report A. Pyndt Andersen 6'
G. Mogensen 8'
Unknown 16' (o.g.)
G. Mogensen 18'
M. Bidstrup 26'
Bjørn A. Jensen 30'
Bjørn A. Jensen 46'
M. Brajanac 56'
Bjørn A. Jensen Yellow card 71'
Attendance: 26
Referee: Magnus Lindgren (Sweden)
1 August 2017 Open Nordic Cup Sweden  0–1  Denmark Þorlákshafnarvöllur, Iceland
18.00 J. Lahne Yellow card 71'
V. Backman Yellow card 71'
Report A. Kirkeby 45'
T. Anker Yellow card 54'
C. Petersen Yellow card 68'
A. Kirkeby Yellow card 76'
Attendance: 124
Referee: Lukasz Karski (Poland)
3 August 2017 Open Nordic Cup Finland  0–4  Denmark Football Station Selfossvöllur, Iceland
14.00 A. Vidjeskog Yellow card 26'
S. Saarinen Yellow card 69'
Report S. Fischer 24'
M. Brajanac 58'
G. Isaksen 61'
G. Mogensen 65'
Attendance: 124
Referee: Torkjell Trædal (Norway)
5 August 2017 Open Nordic Cup Norway  4–1  Denmark Floridana völlurinn, Iceland
14.00 O. Opsahl 18'
H. Nilsen Tangen 41'
J. Olstad 47'
L. Cornic Yellow card 68'
O. Martin Kolskogen Yellow card 77'
O. Aga 80'
J. Kitolano Yellow card 80'
Report A. Kirkeby 2' (pen.)
A. Kirkeby Yellow card 50'
M. Frendrup Yellow card 79'
Attendance: 45
Referee: Sigurður Hjörtur Þrastarson (Island)
5 October 2017 Friendly Denmark  1–1  Germany Sydbank Park, Denmark
17.00 M. Brajanac 52' Report J. Pfalz 12'
M. Brandt Yellow card 79'
Referee: Chris Johansen (Denmark)
7 October 2017 Friendly Denmark  3–4  Germany Løgumkloster Stadion, Denmark
12.00 Bjørn Alstrup Jensen 25'
Bjørn Alstrup Jensen 55'
Bjørn Alstrup Jensen 68'
Bjørn Alstrup Jensen Yellow card 75'
Report R. Biskup 16'
A. Khan Agha 29'
P. Lockl 36'
L. Dajaku Yellow card 43'
L. Curda 47'
P. Lockl Yellow card 72'
Attendance: 387
Referee: Aydin Uslu (Denmark)
22 October 2017 U17 Euro 2017
Qualification
Estonia  0–1  Denmark A. Le Coq Arena, Estonia
15.00 D. Tuhkanen Yellow card 25' Report M. Bidstrup Yellow card 34'
M. Møller Lassen Yellow card 61'
M. Brajanac 80'
Attendance: 406
Referee: Duje Strukan (Croatia)
25 October 2017 U17 Euro 2017
Qualification
Andorra  0–1  Denmark Kadriorg Stadium, Andorra
14.00 J. Guillén Yellow card 64'
C. Bazán Yellow card 79'
Report M. Frendrup Yellow card 50'
A. Pyndt Andersen 71'
A. Pyndt Andersen Yellow card 72'
Attendance: 54
Referee: Genc Nuza (Kosovo)
28 October 2017 U17 Euro 2017
Qualification
Scotland  0–0  Denmark Nike Arena, Estonia
12:00 K. O'Connor Yellow card 32'
N. Patterson Yellow card 55'
Report Attendance: 65
Referee: Unknown

2018

Results in 2018

Round1234567891011121314151617
GroundAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHH
ResultWWWWLLLLDWWWDLWWW
Source: dbu.dk
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
16 January 2018 Friendly Cyprus  2–3  Denmark Ayia Napa Municipality, Cyprus
12:00 I. Orfanidis 17'
L. Savvides 69'
Report C. Petersen 15'
A. Pyndt Andersen 40'
G. Isaksen 70'
Attendance: 57
Referee: Andreas Konstantinou (Cyprus)
18 January 2018 Friendly Cyprus  1–3  Denmark Ayia Napa Municipality, Cyprus
12.00 Giorgos Naoum 36' Report G. Mogensen 16'
M. Møller Lassen 37'
O. Tølbøll Rimmen 79'
Attendance: 22
Referee: Andreas Argyrou (Cyprus)
21 March 2018 U17 Euro 2018
Qualification
Austria  0–1  Denmark Stadion Rohrbach, Austria
18.30 L. Greiml Yellow card 32'
T. Koch Yellow card 51'
Report G. Isaksen 69'
C. Petersen Yellow card 79'
Attendance: 360
Referee: Kristoffer Karlsson (Sweden)
24 March 2018 U17 Euro 2018
Qualification
France  1–2  Denmark Stadion Rohrbach, Austria
11.00 U. B. Eneme Ella Yellow card 43'
Y. Begraoui 49'
A. Dabo Yellow card 65'
Report G. Isaksen Yellow card 26'
G. Isaksen 31'
O. Villadsen 78'
A. Søndergaard Yellow card 80'
Attendance: 221
Referee: Lionel Tschudi (Switzerland)
27 March 2018 U17 Euro 2018
Qualification
Bosnia and Herzegovina  1–0  Denmark Thermenstadion, Austria
18.30 V. Radonja Yellow card 43'
A. Mehic 47'
A. Saric Yellow card 47'
Report J. Christensen Yellow card 61' Attendance: 420
Referee: Timotheos Christofi (Cyprus)
5 May 2018 U17 Euro 2018 Bosnia and Herzegovina  3–2  Denmark University Stadium, England
13.30 M. Memisevic 47'
M. Memisevic 72'
N. Nikolic 76'
N. Nikolic Yellow card 76'
Report N. Dyhr 7'
A. Kirkeby 71' (pen)
Attendance: 658
Referee: Juri Frischer (Estonia)
8 May 2018 U17 Euro 2018 Republic of Ireland  1–0  Denmark St George's Park, England
13.30 T. Parrott 5'
K. Ledwidge Yellow card 16'
A. Idah Yellow card 31'
O. Mcentee Yellow card 68'
J. Mceneff Yellow card 69'
L. Connell Yellow card 81'
Report T. Anker Yellow card 32'
M. Frendrup Yellow card 70'
A. Pyndt Andersen Yellow card 77'
O. Villadsen Yellow card 79'
O. Rimmen Yellow card 81'
Referee: Zbyněk Proske (Czech Republic)
11 May 2018 U17 Euro 2018 Belgium  1–0  Denmark Proact Stadium, England
14.00 Doku 31' Report T. Christiansen Red card 4'
M. Kaufmann Yellow card 45'
Attendance: 1842
Referee: Zbyněk Proske (Czech Republic)
5 August 2018 Internordic Tournament Denmark  0–0  Finland Aigir Stadium, Faroe Islands
A. Simsir Yellow card 51' Report Attendance: 35
Referee: Elias Árnason (Iceland)
7 August 2018 Internordic Tournament Denmark  1–0  Northern Ireland Gundadalur, Faroe Islands
E. Agerbæk 58'
A. Simsir Yellow card 58'
Report B. Wylie Yellow card 36'
P. McKiernan Yellow card 57'
Attendance: 30
Referee: Mohammed Al-Emara (Finland)
9 August 2018 Internordic Tournament Denmark  2–1  Sweden Tórsvøllur, Faroe Islands
O. Sørensen 13'
J. Haahr Yellow card 29'
N. Crone 50'
Report T. Prica 3'
N. Eile Yellow card 3'
Attendance: 43
Referee: Bjarki Danielsen (Faroe Islands)
11 August 2018 Internordic Tournament Denmark  3–0  Norway Gundadalur, Faroe Islands
A. Simsir 19'
N. Crone 21'
V. Ibsen Yellow card 43'
D. Obbekjær 60'
A. Simsir Yellow card 64'
Report Attendance: 17
Referee: Mohammed Al-Emara (Finland)
13 October 2018 Friendly Germany  1–1  Denmark Lhoist Stadium, Germany
P. Nebel 10' Report O. Fuglsang Yellow card 26'
T. Damtoft Andersen 56'
Attendance: 1484
Referee: Martin Ulankiewicz (Germany)
15 October 2018 Friendly Germany  2–1  Denmark Stadium am Eisenbrand, Germany
T. Burmeister 56'
J. Thielmann 68'
Report H. Højbjerre-Thomsen 31' Attendance: 599
Referee: Francisco Lahora Chulian (Germany)
24 October 2018 U17 Euro 2019
Qualification
Denmark  3–1  Georgia Hobro Stadium, Denmark
H Højbjerre-Thomsen 38'
H. Højbjerre-Thomsen 58'
H. Højbjerre-Thomsen Yellow card 65'
E. Antonsen Yellow card 81'
A. Rasmussen 90+3'
Report T. Morchiladze 3'
S. Chincharauli Yellow card 70'
Attendance: 383
Referee: Milovan Milačić (Montenegro)
27 October 2018 U17 Euro 2019
Qualification
Denmark  5–2  Estonia Viborg Stadium, Denmark
N. Crone 11'
J. Haahr 17'
N. Crone 44'
A. Simsir 59'
C. Hansen Yellow card 78'
N. Crone 85'
Report A. Sapovalov 45+1'
R. Randlahe Yellow card 73'
D. Obbekjær 88' (o.g.)
Attendance: 307
Referee: Milovan Milačić (Montenegro)
30 October 2018 U17 Euro 2019
Qualification
Denmark  1–0  Russia Hancock Arena, Denmark
M. Madsen Yellow card 42'
O. Sørensen 74'
A. Rasmussen Yellow card 89'
Report Attendance: 1219
Referee: Christopher Jäger, (Austria)

2019

Results in 2019

Round1234567
GroundAAAAHHH
ResultWWLLLDL
Updated to match(es) played on March 2019. Source: dbu.dk
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
15 January 2019 Friendly Denmark  3–0  Greece Anagennisi Football Ground, Cyprus
N. Crone 43'
F. Carstensen 56'
N. Crone 71'
Report Attendance: 42
17 January 2019 Friendly Denmark  2–1  Greece Ormideia Municipality Stadium, Cyprus
N. Holm Pedersen 8'
N. Crone 67'
Report C. Belevonis 89' Attendance: 23
4 March 2019 Friendly France  2–1  Denmark INF Clairefontaine, France
G. Rutter 78'
A. Sidibé 80'
Report H. Højbjerre-Thomsen 76' Attendance: 42
Referee: Guillaume Danglade (France)
6 March 2019 Friendly France  4–1  Denmark INF Clairefontaine, France
G. Rutter 3'
A. Aouchiche 8'
N. Mbuku 10'
A. Aouchiche 12'
Report F. Carstensen 71' Attendance: 56
Referee: Maxime Boulanger (France)
21 March 2019 U17 Euro 2019
Qualification
Denmark  3–2  Croatia JYSK Park, Denmark
A. Dzankic 14' (o.g.)
M. Zaar Yellow card 20'
N. Crone Yellow card 51'
F. Carstensen 68'
P. Tjørnelund Yellow card 72'
J. Ægidius Yellow card 90'
Report J. Jurcec 2'
G. Groznica 10'
J. Gvardiol 48'
J. Gvardiol Yellow card 59'
Attendance: 520
Referee: Nathan Verboomen (Belgium)
24 March 2019 U17 Euro 2019
Qualification
Denmark  1–1   Switzerland JYSK Park, Denmark
G. De Donno 45' (o.g.)
P. Tjørnelund Yellow card 66'
Report N. Reichmuth 62'
T. Opoku Yellow card 90+2'
Attendance: 508
Referee: Laurent Kopriwa (Luxembourg)
27 March 2019 U17 Euro 2019
Qualification
Denmark  2–3  England JYSK Park, Denmark
M. Zaar 62'
W. Faghir 90+1'
V. Kristiansen Yellow card 90+4'
Report M. Azeez Yellow card 29'
L. Bate Yellow card 20'
C. Madueke Yellow card 63'
C. Madueke 74'
J. Gelhardt 62'
C. Madueke 90+2'

Players

Current squad

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Lucas Martin (2006-06-26) 26 June 2006 (age 18) 5 0 Denmark Nordsjælland
1GK Gustav Aabro (2006-06-28) 28 June 2006 (age 18) 2 0 Germany Borussia Dortmund

2DF Tristan Birch (2006-03-05) 5 March 2006 (age 18) 10 0 Denmark Copenhagen
2DF Cornelius Olsson (2006-02-27) 27 February 2006 (age 18) 8 0 Denmark Copenhagen
2DF Lucas Høgsberg (2006-06-23) 23 June 2006 (age 18) 7 1 Denmark Nordsjælland
2DF Mikkel Kristensen (2006-07-05) 5 July 2006 (age 18) 6 0 Denmark AGF
2DF Hjalte Bidstrup (2006-02-15) 15 February 2006 (age 18) 5 1 Denmark Copenhagen
2DF Tobias Slotsager (2006-01-01) 1 January 2006 (age 18) 4 0 Denmark OB
2DF Julius Berthel Askou (2006-05-27) 27 May 2006 (age 18) 2 0 Denmark OB

3MF Christian Jørgensen (2006-01-25) 25 January 2006 (age 18) 10 1 Denmark Midtjylland
3MF Nikolaj Juul-Sandberg (2006-04-21) 21 April 2006 (age 18) 10 0 Denmark OB
3MF Lasse Overgaard (2006-03-26) 26 March 2006 (age 18) 9 1 Denmark Midtjylland
3MF Jonatan Lindekilde (2006-03-31) 31 March 2006 (age 18) 7 2 Denmark Midtjylland
3MF Jonathan Asp Jensen (2006-01-14) 14 January 2006 (age 18) 5 1 Germany Bayern Munich

4FW Anders Noshe (2006-01-09) 9 January 2006 (age 18) 10 1 Denmark AaB
4FW Tobias Lund Jensen (2006-02-10) 10 February 2006 (age 18) 9 7 Belgium Club Brugge
4FW Sebastian Mikkelsen (2006-11-01) 1 November 2006 (age 17) 9 5 Denmark Silkeborg
4FW Victor Froholdt (2006-02-25) 25 February 2006 (age 18) 7 1 Denmark Copenhagen
4FW Amin Chiakha (2006-03-12) 12 March 2006 (age 18) 6 6 Denmark Copenhagen
4FW Oscar Schwartau (2006-05-17) 17 May 2006 (age 18) 2 0 Denmark Brøndby

Recent callups

The following players have also been called up within the last twelve months and remain eligible for selection.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Mikkel Markdal (2006-04-20) 20 April 2006 (age 18) 2 0 Denmark AGF v.  Belgium, 1 November 2022

DF Oliver Klemensen Brendstrup Bødker (2006-03-01) 1 March 2006 (age 18) 3 0 Denmark Nordsjælland v.  Belgium, 1 November 2022
DF Nicolai Blicher (2006-02-07) 7 February 2006 (age 18) 2 0 Denmark Esbjerg v.  Belgium, 1 November 2022
DF Gustav Bjerge (2006-05-03) 3 May 2006 (age 18) 0 0 Denmark Midtjylland v.  Belgium, 1 November 2022

MF Julius Nielsen (2006-04-26) 26 April 2006 (age 18) 4 1 Denmark Silkeborg v.  Belgium, 1 November 2022
MF Adam Claridge Jensen (2006-03-31) 31 March 2006 (age 18) 2 0 Denmark Brøndby v.  Belgium, 1 November 2022
MF Laurits Raun Pedersen (2006-01-25) 25 January 2006 (age 18) 2 0 Denmark Randers v.  Belgium, 1 November 2022
MF Max Albæk Andersen (2006-02-19) 19 February 2006 (age 18) 0 0 Denmark OB v.  Belgium, 1 November 2022

Head coaches

See also

References

  1. ^ "U17 finals in Estonia cancelled". UEFA. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  2. ^ "2020/21 Under-17 EURO cancelled". UEFA. 18 December 2020. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  3. ^ "U/17-landsholdsstruppen - UEFA Elite Rounds - Holland - 20.-29. marts 2023" (in Danish). Dansk Boldspil-Union. Retrieved 21 March 2023.