Spain’s under 17 coach Santi Denía has named an 18 man squad for the Elite round of the European championships, which will take place in Belgium later this month. Opponents will be Israel, Slovenia and the hosts, with the winners of each group and the seven best ranked runners-up going through to the finals in Azerbaijan next May. (02.03.16)
Keepers: Iñaki Peña (Barcelona), Adrián López (Espanyol);
Defenders: Juan Brandariz (Barcelona), Alejandro Robles (Málaga), Francisco García, Gorka Zabarte (Real Madrid), Alejandro Centelles (Valencia), David Subías (Zaragoza);
Midfielders: Giovani Navarro (Atlético Madrid), Oriol Busquets (Barcelona), Pol Lozano (Espanyol), Brahim Aldekader Díaz (Manchester City), Francisco José Beltrán Peinado (Rayo Vallecano), Iván Martín (Roda), Manuel Morlanes (Villarreal);
Forwards: Juan Cruz Agüero (Atlético Madrid), Jordi Mboula, Abel Ruíz (Barcelona).
PS José Carlos Aliaga (Atlético Madrid) has been called up to replace Centelles.