El Salvador national under-21 football team

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El Salvador U21
Nickname(s)La Azulita
AssociationFederación Salvadoreña de Fútbol
ConfederationCONCACAF (North America)
Head coachAlexander Rodríguez[1]
FIFA codeSLV
First colours
Second colours

The El Salvador national under 21 football team, is the national under-21 football team of El Salvador and is controlled by the Federación Salvadoreña de Fútbol. The team competes in the international under-21 and youth football competitions. They compete for qualification to the Central American and Caribbean Games.[2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

History[edit]

2010 FIFA suspension[edit]

On 11 May 2010, the FIFA Emergency Committee suspended the Salvadoran Football Association (FESFUT) on account of government interference. This decision by FIFA was based on the fact that the statutes ratified by the FESFUT general assembly in August 2009 had not been formally entered in the country's official register, and that the government had failed to acknowledge the authority of the Normalisation Committee set up to represent FESFUT.

On 25 May, El Salvador, which had qualified for both of the men's and women's 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games, were disqualified and be not included in the draw due to its suspension by FIFA over governmental interference in the affairs of the country's soccer federation.[9]

On 7 June, the CONCACAF lifted the ban, and allowed the male & female U-21 teams to participate once again in the CAC games.[10][11]

Fixtures and results[edit]

Date Tournament Location Home Team Score Away Team El Salvador Scorers
November 18, 2014
CACG - GS
Estadio Luis “Pirata” Fuente  Jamaica 1-3  El Salvador
November 20, 2014
CACG - GS
Estadio Luis “Pirata” Fuente  Mexico  El Salvador
November 22, 2014
CACG - GS
Estadio Luis “Pirata” Fuente  El Salvador  Honduras

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Mario Martínez El Salvador Los Andes

2DF Fernando Castillo El Salvador FAS
2DF Roberto Domínguez El Salvador Santa Tecla
2DF Gerardo Guirola El Salvador Isidro Metapán
2DF Osmaro Orellana El Salvador Municipal Ilopaneco
2DF Fernando Méndez El Salvador Jocoro
2DF Héctor Osorio El Salvador Independiente
2DF José Alberto Guevara El Salvador Municipal Ilopaneco
2DF Bryan Barrientos El Salvador AD El Paraíso

3MF Josué Santos El Salvador FAS
3MF Emilio Rivera El Salvador FAS
3MF Isaí Aguilar El Salvador Dragón
3MF Marvin Márquez El Salvador Dragón
3MF Alexis Renderos El Salvador Alianza
3MF Bryan Landaverde El Salvador Chalatenango
3MF Kevin Cruz El Salvador Jocoro
3MF Walter Chigüila El Salvador FAS

4FW Amílcar Bermúdez El Salvador Luis Ángel Firpo
4FW Luis Canales El Salvador Atlético Marte
4FW Josué Rivera El Salvador FAS

Coaching staff[edit]

Head Coach
Assistant Coach
Physical Coordinator
Goalkeeping Coach
Medical Trainer

See also[edit]

References[edit]