Ukraine national under-19 football team

The Ukraine national under-19 football team (Ukrainian: Юнацька збірна України з футболу (U-19)) also known as the Junior football team of Ukraine represents Ukraine in international football in the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship and finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Ukraine Under-19
Association Ukrainian Association of Football
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Volodymyr Yezerskiy
Most caps Denys Harmash (27)
Top scorer Dmytro Korkishko (15)
First colours
Second colours
First international
Ukraine 3 – 0  Andorra
Biggest win
 San Marino 0 – 6 Ukraine
San Marino; (26 September 2006)
 Myanmar 0 – 6 Ukraine
Whangarei, New Zealand; (2 June 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Spain 3 – 0 Ukraine
(20 August 2006)
European Championship
Appearances 5 (first in 2004)
Best result Champions (2009)

It is formed by its head coach who is appointed and directed by the Ukrainian Association of Football, the governing body for football in Ukraine.

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Ukraine national under-19 football team is the second youth national football team in the country after the national under-21 football team. Previously it was known as Ukraine national under-18 football team before competitions shifted back in 1999. The team represents Ukraine at the continental championship for under-19 national teams (previously under-18). Most often a lot of its players formerly participated in continental and World competitions for national under-17 football teams. Upon a successful performance at the European championship for the under-19 teams it qualifies for the FIFA U-20 World Cup that is organized for teams of under-20.

Ukraine national under-19 football team has good traditions which it inherited from its parent Soviet national youth football team providing such players like Serhiy Scherbakov and Oleg Salenko for the Ukraine main national team.

The under-19 football team has its reserve team known as under-18 football team that also participates in preparations to the under-19 football competitions.

Until 2002 the team played as the national under-18 football team for Ukraine. Its first game it played in 1994 away against Israel losing it 0–2.

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