Guatemala U-20 national team
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)La Azul y Blanco (The Blue and White)
AssociationFederación Nacional de Fútbol de Guatemala
ConfederationCONCACAF
Head coachRafael Loredo
CaptainJonathan Franco
Home stadiumEstadio Mateo Flores
FIFA codeGUA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2011)
Best resultRound of 16 : 2011
CONCACAF Under-20 Championship
Appearances20 (first in 1962)
Best resultRunner-ups
Silver medal icon.svg
 : 1962, 1973

The Guatemala national Under-20 football team is the national under-20 age level football team of Guatemala, and represents the nation in under-20 international matches.

The team qualified to the 2011 U-20 World Cup by finishing in the top 4 of the CONCACAF region at the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, earning the first participation in a World Cup finals tournament at any level for Guatemala.

History

At the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championship held in Guatemala City in March and April 2011, Guatemala advanced to the second round as second of a 3-team series which included Honduras and Jamaica. Guatemala then played a direct elimination quarterfinal match against the United States, and won 2-1 which secured a place in the top four and thus participation in the 2011 U-20 World Cup. The result was considered a significant upset by the international news media as the United States was one of the strongest teams in CONCACAF.[1][2]

2011 U-20 World Cup

Guatemala was drawn into Group D of the tournament along Nigeria, Croatia, and Saudi Arabia. Their debut match was a 0-5 loss against Nigeria.[3] Following a 6-0 loss to Saudi Arabia, Guatemala defeated Croatia 1-0 to advance to the Round of 16, where they were eliminated by losing 0-1 to Portugal.

2022

June 19 2022 CONCACAF U-20 Championship El Salvador  5–1  Guatemala Tegucigalpa, Honduras
14:00
  • Romero 15'
  • Recinos 35' (o.g.)
  • Gil 61'
  • Osorio 65'
  • Cruz 86'
Report Ordonez 58' Stadium: Estadio Nacional
Referee: Selvin Brown
June 21 2022 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Guatemala  3–1  Panama Tegucigalpa, Honduras
18:30
Report
  • Tejada 35'
Stadium: Estadio Nacional
Referee: Keylor Herrera
June 23 2022 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Guatemala  2–1  Aruba Tegucigalpa, Honduras
14:00
Report
  • E. Nedd 14'
Stadium: Estadio Nacional
Referee: Ricardo Montero
June 26 2022 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Guatemala  1–1 (a.e.t.)
(4–3 p)
 Canada Tegucigalpa, Honduras
14:00 O. Villagrán 120' Report K. Habibullah Stadium: Estadio Nacional
Referee: Daneon Parchment
Penalties
Santos soccer ball with check mark
Urizar soccer ball with check mark
Franco soccer ball with check mark
Bantes
soccer ball with red X

Villagrán soccer ball with check mark
soccer ball with check mark Pellegrino
soccer ball with red X
Poku
soccer ball with check mark Ferdinand
soccer ball with red X
Smith
soccer ball with check mark Habibullah
29 June 2022 CONCACAF U-20 Championship QF Mexico  1–1 (a.e.t.)
(1–2 p)
 Guatemala San Pedro Sula, Honduras
20:00
Report Stadium: Estadio Olímpico
Referee: Said Martínez (Honduras)
Penalties
  • Gaitán soccer ball with check mark
  • Cardoza soccer ball with check mark
  • Santos
    soccer ball with red X
  • Bantes
    soccer ball with red X
1 July 2022 (2022-07-01) 2022 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Dominican Republic  2–2 (a.e.t.)
(4–2 p)
 Guatemala San Pedro Sula, Honduras
20:00
Report
Stadium: Estadio Morazán
Referee: Daneon Parchment (Jamaica)
Penalties
  • Jungbauer soccer ball with check mark
  • Montes de Oca
    soccer ball with red X
  • Azcona soccer ball with check mark
  • De Peña soccer ball with check mark
  • María soccer ball with check mark

Current squad

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK José Aguirre (2003-08-31) 31 August 2003 (age 18) 1 0 Germany VfB Lübeck
1GK Jorge Moreno (2004-12-28) 28 December 2004 (age 17) 3 0 Guatemala Comunicaciones

2DF Anderson Gaitán (2003-01-31) 31 January 2003 (age 19) 3 0 Guatemala Municipal
2DF Juan Mancilla (2004-02-13) 13 February 2004 (age 18) 3 0 Guatemala Municipal
2DF Marvin Mejía (2003-02-28) 28 February 2003 (age 19) 3 0 Guatemala Juventud Canadiense
2DF Edy Palencia (2004-01-06) 6 January 2004 (age 18) 4 0 Guatemala Comunicaciones
2DF Arian Recinos (2005-02-03) 3 February 2005 (age 17) 3 0 United States New York Red Bulls

3MF Daniel Cardoza (2004-03-15) 15 March 2004 (age 18) 3 0 Guatemala Comunicaciones
3MF Randall Corado (2004-09-01) 1 September 2004 (age 17) 4 0 Guatemala Municipal
3MF Allan Juárez (2004-02-02) 2 February 2004 (age 18) 3 2 United States San Jose Earthquakes
3MF Kevin Mendoza (2003-11-23) 23 November 2003 (age 18) 1 0 United States Limeño Soccer Academy
3MF Figo Montaño (2004-04-07) 7 April 2004 (age 18) 4 0 Guatemala Municipal
3MF Rudy Muñoz (2005-02-06) 6 February 2005 (age 17) 3 0 Guatemala Municipal
3MF Carlos Santos (2003-08-05) 5 August 2003 (age 18) 4 1 Guatemala Iztapa
3MF Jeshua Urizar (2004-10-19) 19 October 2004 (age 17) 4 0 Guatemala Deportivo Mixco

4FW Jefry Bantes (2004-03-08) 8 March 2004 (age 18) 3 0 Guatemala Municipal
4FW Néstor Cabrera (2003-11-12) 12 November 2003 (age 18) 4 0 United States Queensboro FC
4FW Jonathan Franco (2003-07-26) 26 July 2003 (age 19) 4 0 Guatemala Municipal
4FW Arquimides Ordonez (2003-08-05) 5 August 2003 (age 18) 4 3 United States FC Cincinnati
4FW Anderson Villagrán (2003-05-10) 10 May 2003 (age 19) 2 1 Guatemala Suchitepéquez

Competitive Record

FIFA U-20 World Cup

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Did Not Qualify
Japan 1979 Did Not Qualify
Australia 1981 Did Not Qualify
Mexico 1983 Did Not Qualify
Soviet Union 1985 Did Not Qualify
Chile 1987 Did Not Qualify
Saudi Arabia 1989 Did Not Qualify
Portugal 1991 Did Not Qualify
Australia 1993 Did Not Qualify
Qatar 1995 Did Not Qualify
Malaysia 1997 Did Not Qualify
Nigeria 1999 Did Not Qualify
Argentina 2001 Did Not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2003 Did Not Qualify
Netherlands 2005 Did Not Qualify
Canada 2007 Did Not Qualify
Egypt 2009 Did Not Qualify
Colombia 2011 Round of 16 4 1 0 3 1 12
Turkey 2013 Did Not Qualify
New Zealand 2015 Did Not Qualify
South Korea 2017 Did Not Qualify
Poland 2019 Did Not Qualify
Indonesia 2021 Cancelled
Indonesia 2023 Qualified
Total 2/24 4 1 0 3 1 12

Current technical staff

See also

References

  1. ^ (in Spanish)Source: http://www.paraguay.com/deportes/almeida-hace-historia-en-el-futbol-de-guatemala-69234
  2. ^ Source: http://www.goal.com/en-us/news/1679/us-national-team/2011/04/07/2429964/concacaf-u20-championship-quarterfinal-guatemala-2-1-usa
  3. ^ Source: [1]
  4. ^ "Nomina Oficial de Guatemala Para el Campeonato Sub 20 Masculino de CONCACAF" (in Spanish). Federación Nacional de Fútbol de Guatemala. 16 June 2022. Retrieved 19 June 2022.