Portugal national under-16 football team

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The Portugal national under-16 football team is the association football team that represents the nation of Portugal at the under-16 level.


Competitive record

FIFA U-16 World Championship

Portugal have qualified for one FIFA U-16 World Championship with their performance being a third place finish in the 1989 FIFA U-16 World Championship.

FIFA U-16 World Championship record
19851987 Did not qualify
Flag of Scotland.svg 1989 Third place3rd6321117+4
TotalThird place1/36321117+4

UEFA European U-16 Championship

UEFA European Under-16 Championship record
19821984 Did not qualify
Flag of Hungary.svg 1985 First stage15th301215–4
Flag of Greece.svg 1986 First stage9th311145–1
Flag of France.svg 1987 First stage5th320153+2
Flag of Spain.svg 1988 Runners-up2nd532060+6
Flag of Denmark.svg 1989 Champions1st5500152+13
Flag of Germany.svg 1990 Fourth place4th522197+2
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1991 First stage5th321041+3
Flag of Cyprus.svg 1992 Fourth place4th521256–1
Flag of Turkey.svg 1993 Group stage13th301236–3
Flag of Ireland.svg 1994 Quarter-finals6th421151+4
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg 1995 Champions1st6501145+11
Flag of Austria.svg 1996 Champions1st6510163+13
Flag of Germany.svg 1997 Did not qualify
Flag of Scotland.svg 1998 Fourth place4th631297+2
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 1999 Quarter-finals6th421187+1
Flag of Israel.svg 2000 Champions1st641196+3
Flag of England.svg 2001 Did not qualify
Total4 titles15/196738141511364+49


Champions (4): 1989, 1995, 1996, 2000
Runners-up (1): 1988
Champions (2): 2010, 2012
Runners-up (2): 1993, 1994

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