Italy national under-18 football team

Italy Under-18
Nickname(s) Azzurrini (The Little Blues)
Association Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Daniele Franceschini
Top scorer
Home stadium Stadio "Livio Luzi", Camerino
First colours
Second colours
First international

The Italian national under-18 football team represents Italy in international football at an under-18 age level and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio), the governing body for football in Italy. The team was known as Italy national under-17 football team prior 2001.

The current manager is Paolo Nicolato.

The under-18 team were compose of players from Italy national under-17 football team of the previous season, as well as new call-up. The team acted as the feeder team of Italy national under-19 football team, which compete in UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

Before 2001, the name of the under-18 team was Italian national under-17 football team (as well as the current under-19 team, was named under-18). However, the age limit of the team was always under-17 (calendar age) at the start of season, or under-18 (calendar age) at the end of season.


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