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Switzerland Under-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Swiss Football Association
Head coach Pierre-André Schürmann
Home colours
Away colours
First international
U23: ?
U21: ?
Biggest win
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Biggest defeat
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Records for competitive
matches only.
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances 2 (First in 2002)
Best result Losing semi-finalists: 2002

The Switzerland national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of Switzerland and is controlled by the Swiss Football Association. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, held every two years.

Contents

UEFA U-23 Championship Record

Since the under-21 competition rules insist that players must be 21 or under at the start of a two year competition, technically it is an U-23 competition. For this reason, Switzerland's record in the preceding U-23 competitions is also shown.

  • 1972: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 2 in qualification group
  • 1974: Did not enter
  • 1976: Did not enter

UEFA U-21 Championship Record

  • 1976-1978: Did not qualify. Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 1978-1980: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 1980-1982: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1982-1984: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1984-1986: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1986-1988: Did not qualify. Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1988-1990: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 1990-1992: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1992-1994: Did not qualify. Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 1994-1996: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 1996-1998: Did not qualify. Finished 4th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 1998-2000: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2000-2002: Losing semi-finalists
  • 2002-2004: Finished 4th of 4 in finals group.
  • 2004-2006: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2006-2007: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 2007-2009: ongoing

Coaches

Eligible players

Players born in 1986 or later are eligible for the 2007-09 UEFA European U-21 Championship. The Under-19 team will be the most obvious source for the next crop of Under-21s.

1986-born
(eligible to 2009 UEFA U21 Champ)

1987-born
(eligible to 2009 UEFA U21 Champ)

1988-born
(eligible to 2011 UEFA U21 Champ)

Players in italics have caps for the senior team.

Current squad

Name Date of Birth Apps Goals Club Debut
Goalkeepers
Kevin Fickentscher 6 July 1988 3 0 Switzerland Sion 2009
Oliver Klaus 4 May 1990 0 0 Switzerland Basel N/A
Orlando Lattmann 25 August 1989 0 0 Switzerland Gossau N/A
Jayson Leutwiler 25 April 1989 0 0 Switzerland Yverdon-Sport N/A
Yann Sommer 17 December 1988 18 0 Switzerland Grasshopper Zürich 2007
Defense
François Affolter 13 March 1991 4 0 Switzerland Young Boys 2009
Gaetano Berardi 21 August 1988 9 0 Italy Brescia 2008
Fabio Daprelà 19 February 1991 0 0 England West Ham N/A
Igor Djuric 30 August 1988 3 1 Switzerland Bellinzona 2009
Jonas Elmer 28 February 1988 11 0 Switzerland Aarau 2007
Rolf Feltscher 6 October 1990 8 0 Switzerland Grasshopper Zürich 2008
Philippe Koch 8 February 1991 3 1 Switzerland Zürich 2009
Genserix Kusunga 12 March 1988 0 0 Switzerland Servette N/A
Michel Morganella 17 May 1989 1 0 Italy Palermo 2009
Dominik Ritter 23 June 1989 0 0 Switzerland Basel N/A
Jonathan Rossini 5 April 1989 11 1 Italy Sassuolo 2008
Alain Wiss 21 August 1990 0 0 Switzerland Lucerne N/A
Midfield
Amir Abrashi 27 March 1990 0 0 Switzerland Winterthur N/A
Vullnet Basha 11 July 1990 0 0 Switzerland Grasshopper Zürich N/A
Cabral 22 October 1988 8 0 Switzerland Basel 2007
Fabian Frei 8 January 1989 8 2 Switzerland St. Gallen 2008
Shkelzen Gashi 15 July 1988 8 4 Switzerland Bellinzona 2008
Simone Grippo 12 December 1988 1 0 Italy Lumezzane 2009
Xavier Hochstrasser 1 July 1988 9 1 Switzerland Young Boys 2008
Fabian Lustenberger 2 May 1988 16 2 Germany Hertha BSC 2007
Daniel Pavlović 22 April 1988 10 0 Germany Kaiserslautern 2007
Pascal Schürpf 15 July 1989 0 0 Switzerland Basel N/A
Xherdan Shaqiri 10 October 1990 2 0 Switzerland Basel 2009
Valentin Stocker 12 April 1989 7 2 Switzerland Basel 2008
Sébastien Wüthrich 29 May 1990 1 0 Switzerland Neuchâtel Xamax 2009
Forward
Alessandro Ciarrocchi 3 January 1988 5 1 Switzerland Bellinzona 2009
Moreno Costanzo 20 February 1988 4 0 Switzerland St. Gallen 2008
Frank Feltscher 17 May 1988 17 4 Switzerland Bellinzona 2007
Mario Gavranović 24 November 1989 6 3 Switzerland Neuchâtel Xamax 2009
Orhan Mustafi 4 April 1990 4 0 Switzerland Aarau 2008
Adrian Nikci 10 November 1989 12 3 Switzerland Zürich 2008
Marco Schönbächler 11 January 1990 2 0 Switzerland Zürich 2007

See also

Footnotes

Sources/External links

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