(The Little Eagle-Owls)
|Association||Football Association of Finland|
(Vaasa, Finland; 11 August 1976)
|UEFA U-21 Championship|
|Appearances||1 (first in 2009 )|
|Best result||Group stage|
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The selections for the friendly matches against Ilves on 15 January 2019 and TPS on 16 January 2019.
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Caps and goals as of 16 October 2018 after the match against Lithuania.
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|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||William Jääskeläinen||25 July 1998||0||0|
|GK||Samu Volotinen||26 August 1998||0||0|
|DF||Rico Finnäs||14 October 2000||0||0|
|DF||Jonas Häkkinen||21 March 1999||0||0|
|DF||Juho Hyvärinen||27 March 2000||0||0|
|DF||Kalle Katz||4 January 2000||0||0|
|DF||William Lindqvist||4 January 1998||0||0|
|DF||Juhani Pikkarainen||30 July 1998||1||0|
|DF||Joonas Sundman||20 January 1998||2||0|
|DF||Tatu Varmanen||9 July 1998||0||0||Free agent|
|DF||Valtteri Vesiaho||10 February 1999||0||0|
|MF||Jasin Assehnoun||26 December 1998||0||0|
|MF||Teemu Jäntti||2 March 2000||0||0|
|MF||Tommi Jyry||16 August 1999||0||0|
|MF||Lucas Lingman||25 January 1998||0||0|
|MF||Niilo Mäenpää||14 January 1998||0||0|
|MF||Joel Mattsson||17 March 1999||0||0|
|MF||Onni Valakari||18 August 1999||0||0|
|FW||Jusif Ali||4 May 2000||0||0|
|FW||Irfan Sadik||12 January 1999||0||0|
|FW||Timo Stavitski||17 July 1999||0||0|
|FW||Antti Ulmanen||17 May 1999||0||0|
|FW||Eetu Vertainen||11 May 1999||3||0|
The following players have also been called up to the Finland under-21 squad and remain eligible:
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Hugo Keto||9 February 1998||9||0||v. |
|GK||Marc Nordqvist||1 June 1997||2||0||v. |
|DF||Eero-Matti Auvinen||5 March 1996||0||0||v. |
|DF||Aapo Halme||22 May 1998||4||0||v. |
|DF||Nicholas Hämäläinen||5 March 1997||12||0||v. |
|DF||Richard Jensen||9 September 1996||20||0||v. |
|DF||Lassi Järvenpää||28 October 1996||6||0||v. |
|DF||Aapo Mäenpää||14 January 1998||3||0||v. |
|DF||Jiri Nissinen||30 May 1997||1||0||v. |
|DF||Anselmi Nurmela||22 November 1996||9||0||v. |
|DF||Juho Pirttijoki||30 July 1996||10||0||v. |
|DF||Leo Väisänen||23 July 1997||8||0||v. |
|MF||Lauri Ala-Myllymäki||4 June 1997||12||0||Free agent||v. |
|MF||Sebastian Dahlström||5 November 1996||14||1||v. |
|MF||Iiro Järvinen||3 November 1996||4||0||v. |
|MF||Kaan Kairinen||22 December 1998||12||3||v. |
|MF||Abukar Mohamed||1 January 1999||0||0||v. |
|MF||Ilmari Niskanen||27 October 1997||9||0||v. |
|MF||Urho Nissilä||4 April 1996||4||1||v. |
|FW||Santeri Hostikka||30 September 1997||7||0||v. |
|FW||Rasmus Karjalainen||4 April 1996||8||0||v. |
|FW||Benjamin Källman||17 June 1998||9||6||v. |
|FW||Saku Savolainen||13 August 1996||6||2||v. |
|FW||Lassi Lappalainen||24 August 1998||7||3||v. |
|FW||Mikael Soisalo||24 April 1998||9||0||v. |
|FW||Saku Ylätupa||4 August 1999||4||0||v. |
|FW||Marcus Forss||18 June 1999||1||0||v. |
|FW||Benjamin Källman||17 June 1998||9||6||v. |
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