Norway Under-20
Nickname(s)U20-landslaget
AssociationFootball Association of Norway
(Norges Fotballforbund)
Head coachJan Peder Jalland
Most capsErling Haaland (17)[1]
Top scorerErling Haaland (23)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Portugal 3–0 Norway 
(Lisboa, Portugal; 26 January 1989)
Biggest win
 Norway 12–0 Honduras 
(Lublin, Poland; 30 May 2019)
Biggest defeat
 Portugal 3–0 Norway 
(Lisboa, Portugal; 26 January 1989)
 Norway 0–3 Mexico 
(Adelaide, Australia; 7 March 1989)
 Portugal 3–0 Norway 
(Madeira, Portugal; 7 March 2003)
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1989)
Best resultGroup stage (1989, 1993, 2019)

The Norway national under-20 football team, controlled by the Football Association of Norway, is the national football team of Norway for players of 20 years of age or under at the start of a FIFA U-20 World Cup campaign. It competes for Norway if they qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup through the UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

Competitive record

FIFA U-20 World Cup record

Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Did not qualify
Japan 1979
Australia 1981
Mexico 1983
Soviet Union 1985
Chile 1987
Saudi Arabia 1989 Group stage 3 1 0 2 4 5
Portugal 1991 Did not qualify
Australia 1993 Group stage 3 0 1 2 0 5
Qatar 1995 Did not qualify
Malaysia 1997
Nigeria 1999
Argentina 2001
United Arab Emirates 2003
Netherlands 2005
Canada 2007
Egypt 2009
Colombia 2011
Turkey 2013
New Zealand 2015
South Korea 2017
Poland 2019 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 13 5
Indonesia 2021 Cancelled[2]
Indonesia 2023 To be determined
Total 3/23 9 2 1 6 17 15

Current squad

The following players were called up for the Under 20 Elite League matches against Romania U20 and Italy U20 on 24 and 28 March 2022. Caps as of 28 March 2022.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Sander Tangvik (2002-11-29) 29 November 2002 (age 19) 2 0 Norway Rosenborg
12 1GK Frank Stople (2002-02-12) 12 February 2002 (age 20) 1 0 Norway Haugesund

18 2DF David Møller Wolfe (2002-04-23) 23 April 2002 (age 20) 6 0 Norway Brann
3 2DF Brage Skaret (2002-04-28) 28 April 2002 (age 20) 5 0 Norway Vålerenga
4 2DF Nicolas Pignatel Jenssen (2002-01-22) 22 January 2002 (age 20) 4 0 Norway Stabæk
5 2DF Halvor Rødølen Opsahl (2002-10-08) 8 October 2002 (age 19) 3 0 Norway HamKam
15 2DF Sturla Ottesen (2001-05-25) 25 May 2001 (age 21) 4 0 Norway Stabæk
2 2DF Robin Østrøm (2002-08-09) 9 August 2002 (age 19) 2 1 Denmark Odense

7 3MF Filip Rønningen Jørgensen (2002-05-27) 27 May 2002 (age 20) 4 0 Norway Odd
11 3MF Joel Mvuka (2002-11-12) 12 November 2002 (age 19) 5 0 Norway Bodø/Glimt
10 3MF Harald Nilsen Tangen (2001-01-03) 3 January 2001 (age 21) 3 0 Norway Viking
14 3MF Magnus Nordengen Knudsen (2002-05-02) 2 May 2002 (age 20) 5 0 Norway Lillestrøm
6 3MF Mathias Kjølø (2001-06-27) 27 June 2001 (age 21) 3 0 Netherlands Jong PSV
8 3MF Sivert Mannsverk (2002-05-08) 8 May 2002 (age 20) 1 0 Norway Molde
16 3MF Martin Palumbo (2001-03-05) 5 March 2001 (age 21) 2 0 Italy Juventus U23

9 4FW Lasse Selvåg Nordås (2002-02-10) 10 February 2002 (age 20) 5 2 Norway Bodø/Glimt
19 4FW Elias Hoff Melkersen (2002-12-31) 31 December 2002 (age 19) 5 2 Scotland Hibernian
17 4FW Abel William Stensrud (2002-05-23) 23 May 2002 (age 20) 2 0 Norway Odd

Recent call-ups

The following players still eligible for the U20 team (i.e. born in 2001 or later) have been called up since September 2021.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Sander Lönning (2002-09-01) 1 September 2002 (age 19) 2 0 Norway Sandnes Ulf
1GK Vegard Storsve (2002-01-25) 25 January 2002 (age 20) 0 0 Norway Grorud
1GK Magnus Smelhus Sjøeng (2002-03-23) 23 March 2002 (age 20) 2 0 Norway Vålerenga
1GK William Da Rocha (2002-06-15) 15 June 2002 (age 20) 0 0 Norway Kjelsås

2DF Fredrik Carson Pedersen (2002-10-09) 9 October 2002 (age 19) 2 0 Norway Grorud
2DF Mikkel Tveiten (2002-09-05) 5 September 2002 (age 19) 1 0 Norway Skeid
2DF Thomas Hallstensen (2002-06-12) 12 June 2002 (age 20) 0 0 Norway Egersund
2DF Sebastian Pop (2002-05-24) 24 May 2002 (age 20) 1 0 Norway Notodden
2DF Leo Cornic (2001-01-02) 2 January 2001 (age 21) 1 0 Sweden Djurgården

3MF Edvard Tagseth (2001-01-23) 23 January 2001 (age 21) 2 0 Norway Rosenborg
3MF Joshua Kitolano (2001-08-03) 3 August 2001 (age 20) 1 0 Norway Odd
3MF Mikail Maden (2001-02-17) 17 February 2001 (age 21) 2 0 Germany Schalke 04 II
3MF Kaloyan Kostadinov (2002-07-18) 18 July 2002 (age 19) 2 0 Norway Stabæk
3MF Ole Enersen (2002-09-06) 6 September 2002 (age 19) 2 0 Norway Strømsgodset
3MF Thomas Rekdal (2001-03-16) 16 March 2001 (age 21) 3 0 Germany Stuttgart II
3MF Thelo Aasgaard (2002-05-02) 2 May 2002 (age 20) 1 0 England Wigan
3MF Isak Dybvik Määttä (2001-09-19) 19 September 2001 (age 20) 1 0 Norway Aalesund

4FW Bjørn Martin Kristiansen (2002-05-04) 4 May 2002 (age 20) 1 0 Norway Grorud
4FW Oscar Aga (2001-01-06) 6 January 2001 (age 21) 3 2 Sweden Elfsborg
4FW Aune Heggebø (2001-07-29) 29 July 2001 (age 20) 2 0 Norway Brann

Records

FIFA U-20 World Cup

References

  1. ^ Fotball.no
  2. ^ https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2020/12/24/fifa-cancels-2021-u-20-u-17-world-cups-due-covid-19-pandemic. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "FIFA". Archived from the original on May 30, 2019.