Venezuela Under 20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)
  • La Vinotinto (The Burgundy)
  • Los Llaneros (The Plainsmen)
AssociationVenezuelan Football Federation
(Federación Venezolana de Fútbol)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachFabricio Coloccini
CaptainYangel Herrera
Home stadiumEstadio José Antonio Anzoátegui
Puerto La Cruz
FIFA codeVEN
First colours
Second colours
Biggest win
8-0 Vs. Tahiti in 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2009)
Best resultRunners-up, 2017
South American Youth Football Championship
Appearances24 (first in 1954)
Best resultThird place, 1954, 2017

Venezuela national under-20 football team represents Venezuela in international football competitions such as South American Youth Championship.[1] The team became runners-up in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[2]

2009 South American Youth Championship

Venezuela was able to qualify for the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup after finishing fourth in the hexagonal final, beating teams such as Colombia and Argentina, champions of the previous edition of the tournament.

Competitive record

FIFA U-20 World Cup

Year Round 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
Portugal 1991
Australia 1993
Qatar 1995
Malaysia 1997
Nigeria 1999
Argentina 2001
United Arab Emirates 2003
Netherlands 2005
Canada 2007
Egypt 2009 Second round 4 2 0 2 10 5
Colombia 2011 Did Not Qualify
Turkey 2013
New Zealand 2015
South Korea 2017 Runners-up 7 5 1 1 14 3
Poland 2019 Did not qualify
Indonesia 2023 To be determined
Total 2/23 11 7 1 3 24 8

South American Youth Football Championship

South American Youth Football Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
Venezuela 1954 Third place 3rd 3 1 0 2 3 6 −3 033.33
Chile 1958 Group Stage 6th 5 0 2 3 6 17 −11 000.00
Colombia 1964 Group Stage 7th 6 0 3 3 3 6 −3 000.00
Paraguay 1967 Group Stage 9th 3 1 0 2 4 8 −4 033.33
Paraguay 1971 Group Stage 6th 4 1 2 1 7 10 −3 025.00
Chile 1974 Group Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 3 8 −5 025.00
Peru 1975 Did not participate
Venezuela 1977 Group Stage 8th 4 0 2 2 1 5 −4 000.00
Uruguay 1979 Did not participate
Ecuador 1981 Group Stage 9th 3 0 0 3 1 12 −11 000.00
Bolivia 1983 Group Stage 10th 4 1 0 3 2 15 −13 025.00
Paraguay 1985 Group Stage 10th 4 0 1 3 1 12 −11 000.00
Colombia 1987 Did not participate
Argentina 1988 Group Stage 11th 5 0 0 5 3 12 −9 000.00
Venezuela 1991 Group Stage 10th 4 1 0 3 7 17 −10 025.00
Colombia 1992 Did not participate
Bolivia 1995 Group Stage 9th 4 0 0 4 2 10 −8 000.00
Chile 1997 Final Round 5th 9 3 2 4 23 23 +0 033.33
Argentina 1999 Group Stage 7th 4 1 0 3 5 14 −9 025.00
Ecuador 2001 Group Stage 10th 4 0 2 2 4 7 −3 000.00
Uruguay 2003 Group Stage 8th 4 1 0 3 1 4 −3 025.00
Colombia 2005 Final Round 6th 9 1 1 7 9 17 −8 011.11
Paraguay 2007 Group Stage 9th 4 1 0 3 3 11 −8 025.00
Venezuela 2009 Final Round 4th 9 3 4 2 11 12 −1 033.33
Peru 2011 Group Stage 9th 4 0 3 1 4 6 −2 000.00
Argentina 2013 Group Stage 8th 4 1 1 2 3 4 −1 025.00
Uruguay 2015 Group Stage 8th 4 1 0 3 1 5 −4 025.00
Ecuador 2017 Final Round 3rd 9 2 5 2 9 7 +2 022.22
Chile 2019 Final Round 6th 9 4 1 4 11 5 +6 044.44
Colombia 2023 TBD
Total 26/30 Third Place 117 20 29 68 116 244 −128 017.09

Current status

Recent and forthcoming matches

Matches from the past 12 months as well as any future scheduled matches.

May 20, 2017 2017 U-20 WC Venezuela  2 - 0  Germany Daejeon, South Korea
14:00 KST (UTC+9:00) Peña 51'
Córdova 54'
Stadium: Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Attendance: 5,049
Referee: Ghead Grisha (Egypt)
May 23, 2017 2017 U-20 WC Venezuela  7 - 0  Vanuatu Daejeon, South Korea
17:00 KST (UTC+9:00) Velásquez 30'
Córdova 42' 73'
Peñaranda 46'
Faríñez 56' (pen.)
Hurtado 82'
Sosa 89'
Stadium: Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Referee: Kim Jong-hyeok (South Korea)
May 26, 2017 2017 U-20 WC Mexico  0 - 1  Venezuela Suwon, South Korea
17:00 KST (UTC+9:00) Córdova 33' Stadium: Suwon World Cup Stadium
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)
May 30, 2017 2017 U-20 WC Venezuela  1 - 0 (a.e.t.)  Japan Daejeon, South Korea
17:00 KST (UTC+9:00) Herrera 108' Stadium: Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Referee: Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)
June 4, 2017 2017 U-20 WC Venezuela  2 - 1 (a.e.t.)  United States Jeonju, South Korea
15:00 KST (UTC+9:00) Peñaranda 97'
N. Ferraresi 115'
Jeremy Ebobisse 117' Stadium: Jeonju World Cup Stadium
Attendance: 2,671
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)
June 8, 2017 2017 U-20 WC Uruguay  1-1  Venezuela Daejeon, South Korea
17:00 KST (UTC+9:00) Report Stadium: Daejeon World Cup Stadium

  Win   Draw   Loss

Current squad

The following players were selected for the 2022 Maurice Revello Tournament between 29 May – 12 June 2022.[3]

Stats and goals correct as of 27 May 2022.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Frankarlos Benítez (2004-05-03) 3 May 2004 (age 18) 0 0 Venezuela Caracas
1GK Samuel Rodriguez (2003-05-05) 5 May 2003 (age 19) 0 0 Spain Atlético Madrid

2DF Jon Aramburu (2002-07-23) 23 July 2002 (age 20) 0 0 Venezuela Deportivo La Guaira
2DF Luis Casiani (2001-07-20) 20 July 2001 (age 21) 0 0 Uruguay Cerro Largo
2DF Óscar Conde (2002-06-06) 6 June 2002 (age 20) 0 0 Venezuela Academia Puerto Cabello
2DF Adrián Cova (2001-02-13) 13 February 2001 (age 21) 0 0 Spain Granada
2DF Alejandro Cova (2003-05-19) 19 May 2003 (age 19) 0 0 Spain Rayo Vallecano
2DF Andrés Ferro (2001-08-02) 2 August 2001 (age 21) 0 0 Venezuela Metropolitanos
2DF Jesús Paz (2001-05-13) 13 May 2001 (age 21) 0 0 Venezuela Zulia
2DF Renne Rivas (2003-03-21) 21 March 2003 (age 19) 0 0 Venezuela Caracas

3MF Abraham Bahachille (2001-03-08) 8 March 2001 (age 21) 0 0 Unattached
3MF Jesús Castellano (2004-03-22) 22 March 2004 (age 18) 0 0 United States New York Red Bulls
3MF Bryant Ortega (2003-02-28) 28 February 2003 (age 19) 0 0 Venezuela Caracas
3MF Andrés Romero (2003-03-07) 7 March 2003 (age 19) 0 0 Venezuela Monagas
3MF Emerson Ruíz (2003-03-01) 1 March 2003 (age 19) 0 0 Venezuela Mineros de Guayana
3MF Telasco Segovia (2003-04-02) 2 April 2003 (age 19) 0 0 Venezuela Deportivo Lara

4FW Yerson Chacón (2003-06-04) 4 June 2003 (age 19) 0 0 Venezuela Deportivo Táchira
4FW Jeriel De Santis (2002-06-18) 18 June 2002 (age 20) 0 0 Portugal Boavista
4FW Matías Lacava (2002-10-10) 10 October 2002 (age 19) 0 0 Portugal Tondela
4FW Daniel Pérez (2002-01-17) 17 January 2002 (age 20) 0 0 Belgium Club Brugge
4FW Manuel Sulbarán (2002-10-08) 8 October 2002 (age 19) 0 0 Venezuela Caracas

Former squads

Honours

See also

References

  1. ^ "Under-20 World Cup: Can Venezuela shock England in the Suwon final?". 9 June 2017. Retrieved 10 June 2017 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  2. ^ "The fairytale becoming a reality for Venezuelan football". 13 June 2017. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Convocatoria Torneo Internacional Maurice Revello". Twitter. 24 May 2022. Retrieved 27 May 2022.