2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup

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The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup was the 17th FIFA U-17 World Cup, a biennial international football tournament contested by men's under-17 national teams. Organized by FIFA, the tournament took place in India between 6 and 28 October 2017, after the country was awarded the hosting rights on 5 December 2013. The tournament marked the first time India have hosted a FIFA tournament and the first Asian hosted U-17 World Cup since 2013. The attendance for this World Cup was a record 1,347,133 surpassing China's 1985 edition where it was 1,230,976.

The matches were played in six stadiums in six host cities around the country, with the final taking place at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, West Bengal. Twenty-three teams, besides the host India, managed to qualify for the tournament via participating in their various continental under-17 tournaments. In the first round of the tournament finals, the teams competed in round-robin groups of four for points, where the top two teams in each group along with the top four third placed teams would advance to the next round. These 16 teams will advance to the knockout stage, where three rounds of play will decide which teams would participate in the final.

The reigning FIFA U-17 World Cup champions, Nigeria, did not have the opportunity to defend their title after failing to qualify for this edition. In failing to qualify, Nigeria became the first incumbent title holder since Switzerland in 2009 to fail to qualify for the subsequent edition.

England won the U-17 World Cup for the first time after coming back from a two-goal deficit and beating Spain 5–2 in the final.[1] This meant England became the second nation, after Brazil in 2003, to win both of FIFA's under-age (U-20 and U-17) World Cup tournaments in the same calendar year.[2][3] England has also become the third country, after Brazil and North Korea, to win both U-17 and U-20 World Cup in their respective gender tournaments on the same year, as North Korea had also won both U-17 and U-20 Women's World Cup last year.The Official Match Ball of the Tournament is Adidas Krasava.[4]

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup
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Tournament details
Host country India
Dates 6–28 October
Teams 24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 6 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  England (1st title)
Runners-up  Spain
Third place  Brazil
Fourth place  Mali
Tournament statistics
Matches played 52
Goals scored 183 (3.52 per match)
Attendance 1,347,133 (25,906 per match)
Top scorer(s) England Rhian Brewster (8 goals)
Best player England Phil Foden
Best goalkeeper Brazil Gabriel Brazão
Fair play award  Brazil

Host selection

The bids for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup had to be submitted by 15 November 2013.[5] On 28 May 2013 it was announced by FIFA that Azerbaijan, India, Republic of Ireland, and Uzbekistan would bid for the hosting rights.[6]

Finally, on 5 December 2013, FIFA announced that India had won the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup hosting rights.[7]goal

Qualified teams

As host, India made their first ever appearance at the FIFA U-17 World Cup and their first appearance in the World Cup at any age level.[8] As well as India, New Caledonia and Niger also made their first appearance in the FIFA U-17 World Cup.[9]

The previous U-17 World Cup title holders, Nigeria, failed to qualify for this edition. In failing to qualify, Nigeria became the first nation since Switzerland in 2009 to fail to qualify for the next edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup after winning the previous edition.[10]

A total of 24 teams qualified for the final tournament. In addition to India, the other 23 teams qualified from six separate continental competitions. Starting from 2017, the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) will receive an additional spot (in total two spots), while UEFA will have five instead of six spots.[11]

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
AFC (Asia) Host Nation  India1
2016 AFC U-16 Championship  Iraq
 Iran
 Japan
 North Korea
CAF (Africa) 2017 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations  Ghana
 Guinea
 Mali
 Niger1
CONCACAF
(Central, North America and Caribbean)
2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship  Costa Rica
 Honduras
 Mexico
 United States
CONMEBOL (South America) 2017 South American Under-17 Championship  Brazil
 Chile
 Colombia
 Paraguay
OFC (Oceania) 2017 OFC U-17 Championship  New Caledonia1
 New Zealand
UEFA (Europe) 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship  England
 France
 Germany
 Spain
 Turkey
1.^ Teams that will make their debut.

Organization

Preparation

The six venues selected for the tournament were given major renovations prior to the FIFA U-17 World Cup.[12] All the stadiums were given new bucket seats, new dressing rooms, new evacuation exits for fans, and new training grounds.[12] Javier Ceppi, the Local Organising Committee director, stated that despite work starting slowly, things eventually became quicker. "It has been a long process in the last two and half years. In India, it takes time to start things but once things start it kind of picks its own pace and in terms of implementation I always say that India is a very good country when it comes to implementation."[13]

Emblem

The official emblem for the tournament was launched on 27 September 2016 at a hotel in Goa during the 2016 AFC U-16 Championship.[14] According to the press release from FIFA the emblem was designed "as a celebration of the country’s richness and diversity of cultures, with the main elements of the Indian Ocean, the banyan tree, the kite and the starburst, which is an interpretation of the Ashoka Chakra, an integral part of the national identity."[14]

Tickets

Sales of tickets for the FIFA U-17 World Cup began on 16 May 2017 during a function in Delhi. Carles Puyol was present during the ticket sales launch as special guest.[15] General ticket sales officially began on 17 May 2017 at 19:11. The time was selected as a tribute to when Mohun Bagan defeated East Yorkshire Regiment in the IFA Shield in 1911, marking the first time an Indian football club defeated a British side in British India.[15] Tickets for the tournament were sold in four phases: Phase one only sold tickets for categories 1 to 3 at each venue with a 60% discount while phase two allowed people to buy tickets for all categories, but only if you are a Visa card holder, at a 50% discount. Phase three allowed anyone to buy tickets with a 25% discount while phase four had tickets at full price.[16] The attendance for matches breached the million mark in the final match of the Round of 16, which made India only the third nation after China and Mexico to register an attendance of over a million for the event.[17] On 28 October 2017, in the 3rd place match-up between Brazil and Mali, India finally beat the existing record of 1,230,976 set in the 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship edition in China on October 28, 2017.[18] The final attendance figures were 1,347,133.

Venues

After being awarded the hosting rights for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, eight locations were shortlisted: Bangalore, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Pune.[19] On 29 May 2015, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, and Pune were provisionally selected as host locations.[20] On 27 October 2016, FIFA officially announced Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, and New Mumbai as the official host cities for the FIFA U-17 World Cup.[21]

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Kolkata Kochi New Delhi
Salt Lake Stadium Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Capacity: 66,600[22] Capacity: 29,000[22] Capacity: 58,000[22]
2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup (India)
Navi Mumbai Guwahati Margao
DY Patil Stadium Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium Fatorda Stadium
Capacity: 58,300[22] Capacity: 23,800[22] Capacity: 16,200[22]

Draw

The draw for the FIFA U-17 World Cup was held on 7 July 2017 in Mumbai.[23] The draw was attended by former U-17 World Cup champions Nwankwo Kanu (Nigeria) and Esteban Cambiasso (Argentina), as well as India senior international Sunil Chhetri and badminton player P. V. Sindhu.[23]

The 24 teams were drawn into six groups of four teams, with hosts India being allocated to position A1.[24] The rest of the teams were allocated into their respective pots based on a ranking which was built according to past performances during the last five FIFA U-17 World Cups.[24] Importance was given to the most recent U-17 World Cups.[24]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

Referees

FIFA's Referees' Committee selected 21 referees, representing all six confederations, to officiate at the U-17 World Cup: Seven from UEFA, four from CONMEBOL, three each from the AFC, CAF, and CONCACAF, and one from the OFC.[25] No referee from host country India were selected to officiate.[25]

Confederation Referee Assistant referees Support referee
AFC Singapore Muhammad Taqi Singapore Lee Tzu Liang
Singapore Koh Min Kiat
North Korea Ri Hyang-ok
Japan Ryuji Sato Japan Toru Sagara
Japan Hiroshi Yamauchi
Bahrain Nawaf Shukralla Bahrain Yaser Tulefat
Bahrain Ebrahim Saleh
CAF Algeria Mehdi Abid Charef Algeria Albdelhak Etchiali
Tunisia Anouar Hmila
Zambia Gladys Lengwe
Madagascar Hamada Nampiandraza Mozambique Arsenio Marengula
Niger Yahaya Mahamadou
Ethiopia Bamlak Tessema Weyesa Democratic Republic of the Congo Olivier Safari
Uganda Mark Ssonko
CONCACAF United States Jair Marrufo United States Frank Anderson
United States Corey Rockwell
Canada Carol Chenard
Costa Rica Ricardo Montero Costa Rica Octavio Jara
Costa Rica Juan Carlos Mora
Panama John Pitti Panama Gabriel Victoria
Honduras Christian Ramírez
CONMEBOL Venezuela José Argote Venezuela Luis Murillo
Venezuela Carlos López
Uruguay Claudia Umpierrez
Paraguay Enrique Cáceres Paraguay Eduardo Cardozo
Paraguay Juan Zorrilla
Brazil Sandro Ricci Brazil Emerson de Carvalho
Brazil Marcelo Van Gasse
Bolivia Gery Vargas Bolivia Juan Pablo Montaño
Bolivia Jose Alberto Antelo
OFC French Polynesia Abdelkader Zitouni Tonga Folio Moeaki
Solomon Islands Bernard Mutukera
New Zealand Anna-Marie Keighley
UEFA Romania Ovidiu Hațegan Romania Octavian Șovre
Romania Sebastian Gheorghe
Ukraine Kateryna Monzul
Switzerland Esther Staubli
Scotland Bobby Madden Scotland David McGeachie
Scotland Alastair Mather
Greece Anastasios Sidiropoulos Greece Polychronis Kostaras
Greece Lazaros Dimitriadis
Portugal Artur Soares Dias Portugal Rui Barbosa Tavares
Portugal Paulo Alexandre Santos Soares
England Anthony Taylor England Gary Beswick
England Adam Nunn
France Clément Turpin France Nicolas Danos
France Cyril Gringore
Slovenia Slavko Vinčić Slovenia Tomaz Klancnik
Slovenia Andraz Kovacic

Squads

Each team's squad for the FIFA U-17 World Cup will consist of 21 players.[26] Each participating national association had to confirm their final 21-player squad by 21 September 2017.[26] A total of 504 players will be participating in the tournament. The squads were announced by FIFA on 26 September 2017.[27][28]

Group stage

The top two teams of each group and the four best third-placed teams advance to the round of 16. The rankings of teams in each group are determined as follows (regulations Article 17.7):[29]

  1. points obtained in all group matches;
  2. goal difference in all group matches;
  3. number of goals scored in all group matches;

If two or more teams are equal on the basis of the above three criteria, their rankings are determined as follows:

  1. points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  2. goal difference in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  3. number of goals scored in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  4. fair play points:
    • first yellow card: minus 1 point;
    • indirect red card (second yellow card): minus 3 points;
    • direct red card: minus 4 points;
    • yellow card and direct red card: minus 5 points;
  5. drawing of lots by the FIFA Organising Committee.

All times are local, IST (UTC+5:30).[30]

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Ghana 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4 6 Knockout stage
2  Colombia 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
3  United States 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
4  India (H) 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0
Source: FIFA
(H) Host.

6 October 2017
17:00
Colombia  0–1  Ghana
Report
  • Ibrahim Goal 39'

6 October 2017
20:00
India  0–3  United States
Report
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi
Attendance: 46,351
Referee: Gery Vargas (Bolivia)

9 October 2017
17:00
Ghana  0–1  United States
Report

9 October 2017
20:00
India  1–2  Colombia
Report
  • Peñaloza Goal 49'83'
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi
Attendance: 48,184
Referee: Ricardo Montero (Costa Rica)

12 October 2017
20:00
Ghana  4–0  India
  • Ayiah Goal 43'52'
  • Danso Goal 86'
  • Toku Goal 87'
Report

12 October 2017
20:00
United States  1–3  Colombia
  • Acosta Goal 24'
Report
  • Vidal Goal 3'
  • Peñaloza Goal 67'
  • D. Caicedo Goal 87'

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Paraguay 3 3 0 0 10 5 +5 9 Knockout stage
2  Mali 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4 6
3  New Zealand 3 0 1 2 4 8 −4 1
4  Turkey 3 0 1 2 2 7 −5 1
Source: FIFA

6 October 2017
17:00
New Zealand  1–1  Turkey
  • Mata Goal 58'
Report
  • Kutucu Goal 18'
DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
Attendance: 9,727
Referee: John Pitti (Panama)

6 October 2017
20:00
Paraguay  3–2  Mali
  • Galeano Goal 12'
  • Sánchez Goal 17'
  • Rodríguez Goal 55' (pen.)
Report
  • Dramé Goal 20'
  • Ndiaye Goal 34'

9 October 2017
17:00
Turkey  0–3  Mali
Report
  • D. Traoré Goal 38'
  • Ndiaye Goal 68'
  • Konaté Goal 86'
DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
Attendance: 18,323
Referee: Muhammad Taqi (Singapore)

9 October 2017
20:00
Paraguay  4–2  New Zealand
  • Rodríguez Goal 2'
  • Vega Goal 75'78'
  • Armoa Goal 90+1'
Report

12 October 2017
17:00
Turkey  1–3  Paraguay
  • Kesgin Goal 90+3'
Report
DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
Attendance: 8,895
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

12 October 2017
17:00
Mali  3–1  New Zealand
  • Salam Goal 18'
  • D. Traoré Goal 50'
  • Ndiaye Goal 82'
Report
  • Spragg Goal 72'

Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Iran 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 9 Knockout stage
2  Germany 3 2 0 1 5 6 −1 6
3  Guinea 3 0 1 2 4 8 −4 1
4  Costa Rica 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
Source: FIFA

7 October 2017
17:00
Germany  2–1  Costa Rica
  • Arp Goal 21'
  • Awuku Goal 89'
Report
  • Gómez Goal 64'
Fatorda Stadium, Margao
Attendance: 12,329
Referee: Mehdi Abid Charef (Algeria)

7 October 2017
20:00
Iran  3–1  Guinea
Report
  • Touré Goal 90+1'
Fatorda Stadium, Margao
Attendance: 12,329
Referee: José Argote (Venezuela)

10 October 2017
17:00
Costa Rica  2–2  Guinea
  • Jarquin Goal 26'
  • Gómez Goal 67'
Report
  • Touré Goal 30'
  • I. Soumah Goal 81'
Fatorda Stadium, Margao
Attendance: 6,717
Referee: Bobby Madden (Scotland)

10 October 2017
20:00
Iran  4–0  Germany
  • Delfi Goal 6'42'
  • Sayyad Goal 49'
  • Namdari Goal 75'
Report
Fatorda Stadium, Margao
Attendance: 8,267
Referee: Jair Marrufo (United States)

13 October 2017
17:00
Costa Rica  0–3  Iran
Report
  • Ghobeishavi Goal 25' (pen.)
  • Shariati Goal 29' (pen.)
  • Sardari Goal 89'

13 October 2017
17:00
Guinea  1–3  Germany
  • I. Soumah Goal 26'
Report
  • Arp Goal 8'
  • Kühn Goal 62'
  • Cetin Goal 90+2' (pen.)
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 9,250
Referee: John Pitti (Panama)

Group D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Brazil 3 3 0 0 6 1 +5 9 Knockout stage
2  Spain 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5 6
3  Niger 3 1 0 2 1 6 −5 3
4  North Korea 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0
Source: FIFA

7 October 2017
17:00
Brazil  2–1  Spain
Report
  • Wesley Goal 5' (o.g.)
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 21,362
Referee: Nawaf Shukralla (Bahrain)

7 October 2017
20:00
North Korea  0–1  Niger
Report
  • Abdourahmane Goal 59'

10 October 2017
17:00
Spain  4–0  Niger
  • A. Ruiz Goal 21'41'
  • César Goal 45+1'
  • Gómez Goal 82'
Report

10 October 2017
20:00
North Korea  0–2  Brazil
Report

13 October 2017
20:00
Spain  2–0  North Korea
  • Moha Goal 4'
  • César Goal 71'
Report
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi
Attendance: 14,544
Referee: José Argote (Venezuela)

13 October 2017
20:00
Niger  0–2  Brazil
Report
Fatorda Stadium, Margao
Attendance: 15,830
Referee: Bobby Madden (Scotland)

Group E

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  France 3 3 0 0 14 3 +11 9 Knockout stage
2  Japan 3 1 1 1 8 4 +4 4
3  Honduras 3 1 0 2 7 11 −4 3
4  New Caledonia 3 0 1 2 2 13 −11 1
Source: FIFA

8 October 2017
17:00
New Caledonia  1–7  France
  • Wadenges Goal 90'
Report
  • Iwa Goal 5' (o.g.)
  • Gouiri Goal 19'33'
  • Gomes Goal 30'
  • Caqueret Goal 40'
  • Wanesse Goal 43' (o.g.)
  • Isidor Goal 90+1'

8 October 2017
20:00
Honduras  1–6  Japan
  • Palacios Goal 36'
Report
  • Nakamura Goal 22'30'43'
  • Kubo Goal 45'
  • Miyashiro Goal 51'
  • Suzuki Goal 90'

11 October 2017
17:00
France  2–1  Japan
Report
  • Miyashiro Goal 73' (pen.)
Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati
Attendance: 9,575
Referee: Gery Vargas (Bolivia)

11 October 2017
20:00
Honduras  5–0  New Caledonia
  • Mejía Goal 25'42'
  • Canales Goal 27'
  • Palacios Goal 51'88'
Report

14 October 2017
17:00
France  5–1  Honduras
  • Isidor Goal 14'
  • Flips Goal 23'64'
  • Gouiri Goal 86'
  • Adli Goal 90+6'
Report
  • Mejía Goal 10'

14 October 2017
17:00
Japan  1–1  New Caledonia
  • Nakamura Goal 7'
Report
  • Jeno Goal 83'
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 44,665
Referee: Esther Staubli (Switzerland)

Group F

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 3 3 0 0 11 2 +9 9 Knockout stage
2  Iraq 3 1 1 1 4 5 −1 4
3  Mexico 3 0 2 1 3 4 −1 2
4  Chile 3 0 1 2 0 7 −7 1
Source: FIFA

8 October 2017
17:00
Chile  0–4  England
Report
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 46,154
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

8 October 2017
20:00
Iraq  1–1  Mexico
Report
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 55,800
Referee: Ovidiu Hațegan (Romania)

11 October 2017
17:00
England  3–2  Mexico
Report
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 48,620
Referee: Nawaf Shukralla (Bahrain)

11 October 2017
20:00
Iraq  3–0  Chile
Report
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 50,286
Referee: Clément Turpin (France)

14 October 2017
20:00
England  4–0  Iraq
Report
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 56,372
Referee: Jair Marrufo (United States)

14 October 2017
20:00
Mexico  0–0  Chile
Report

Ranking of third-placed teams

The four best teams among those ranked third are determined as follows (regulations Article 17.7):[29]

  1. points obtained in all group matches;
  2. goal difference in all group matches;
  3. number of goals scored in all group matches;
  4. fair play points;
  5. drawing of lots by the FIFA Organising Committee.
Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 A  United States 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6 Knockout stage
2 E  Honduras 3 1 0 2 7 11 −4 3
3 D  Niger 3 1 0 2 1 6 −5 3
4 F  Mexico 3 0 2 1 3 4 −1 2
5 B  New Zealand 3 0 1 2 4 8 −4 1[a]
6 C  Guinea 3 0 1 2 4 8 −4 1[a]
Source: FIFA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Ranked by disciplinary points (New Zealand: –6 pts; Guinea: –9 pts).
Combinations of matches in the Round of 16

The specific match-ups involving the third-placed teams depend on which four third-placed teams qualified for the round of 16:[29]

Third-placed teams
qualify from groups
1A
vs
1B
vs
1C
vs
1D
vs
A B C D 3C 3D 3A 3B
A B C E 3C 3A 3B 3E
A B C F 3C 3A 3B 3F
A B D E 3D 3A 3B 3E
A B D F 3D 3A 3B 3F
A B E F 3E 3A 3B 3F
A C D E 3C 3D 3A 3E
A C D F 3C 3D 3A 3F
A C E F 3C 3A 3F 3E
A D E F 3D 3A 3F 3E
B C D E 3C 3D 3B 3E
B C D F 3C 3D 3B 3F
B C E F 3E 3C 3B 3F
B D E F 3E 3D 3B 3F
C D E F 3C 3D 3F 3E

Knockout stage

In the knockout stages, if a match is level at the end of normal playing time, no extra time shall be played and the winner shall be determined by a penalty shoot-out.[29]

Bracket

 
Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 
                           
 
16 October — New Delhi
 
 
 Colombia 0
 
22 October — Kolkata
 
 Germany 4
 
 Germany 1
 
18 October — Kochi
 
 Brazil 2
 
 Brazil 3
 
25 October — Kolkata
 
 Honduras 0
 
 Brazil 1
 
16 October — New Delhi
 
 England 3
 
 Paraguay 0
 
21 October — Margao
 
 United States 5
 
 United States 1
 
17 October — Kolkata
 
 England 4
 
 England (pen.) 0 (5)
 
28 October — Kolkata
 
 Japan 0 (3)
 
 England 5
 
17 October — Margao
 
 Spain 2
 
 Mali 5
 
21 October — Guwahati
 
 Iraq 1
 
 Mali 2
 
18 October — New Mumbai
 
 Ghana 1
 
 Ghana 2
 
25 October — New Mumbai
 
 Niger 0
 
 Mali 1
 
17 October — Guwahati
 
 Spain 3 Third place play-off
 
 France 1
 
22 October — Kochi 28 October — Kolkata
 
 Spain 2
 
 Spain 3  Brazil 2
 
17 October — Margao
 
 Iran 1  Mali 0
 
 Iran 2
 
 
 Mexico 1
 

Round of 16

16 October 2017
17:00
Colombia  0–4  Germany
Report

16 October 2017
20:00
Paraguay  0–5  United States
Report

17 October 2017
17:00
Iran  2–1  Mexico
Report
Fatorda Stadium, Margao
Attendance: 5,529
Referee: Anthony Taylor (England)

17 October 2017
17:00
France  1–2  Spain
  • Pintor Goal 34'
Report

17 October 2017
20:00
England  0–0  Japan
Report
  Penalties  
5–3
  • Penalty scored Sugawara
  • Penalty scored Miyashiro
  • Penalty missed Kida
  • Penalty scored Kozuki
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 53,302
Referee: José Argote (Venezuela)

17 October 2017
20:00
Mali  5–1  Iraq
  • Dramé Goal 25'
  • Ndiaye Goal 33'90+4'
  • Konaté Goal 73'
  • S. Camara Goal 87'
Report
  • Kareem Goal 85'
Fatorda Stadium, Margao
Attendance: 9,240
Referee: Ricardo Montero (Costa Rica)

18 October 2017
17:00
Ghana  2–0  Niger
  • Ayiah Goal 45+4' (pen.)
  • Danso Goal 90'
Report
DY Patil Stadium, New Mumbai
Attendance: 21,286
Referee: Artur Soares Dias (Portugal)

18 October 2017
20:00
Brazil  3–0  Honduras
  • Brenner Goal 11'56'
  • Marcos Antônio Goal 44'
Report

Quarter-finals

21 October 2017
17:00
Mali  2–1  Ghana
  • Dramé Goal 15'
  • D. Traoré Goal 61'
Report
  • Mohammed K. Goal 70' (pen.)

21 October 2017
20:00
United States  1–4  England
Report
Fatorda Stadium, Margao
Attendance: 16,148
Referee: Clément Turpin (France)

22 October 2017
17:00
Spain  3–1  Iran
Report
  • Karimi Goal 69'
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Cochin
Attendance: 28,436
Referee: Gery Vargas (Bolivia)

22 October 2017
20:00
Germany  1–2  Brazil
Report
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 66,613
Referee: Jair Marrufo (United States)

Semi-finals

25 October 2017
17:00
Brazil  1–3  England
  • Wesley Goal 21'
Report

25 October 2017
20:00
Mali  1–3  Spain
  • N'Diaye Goal 74'
Report
DY Patil Stadium, New Mumbai
Attendance: 37,847
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

Third place play-off

28 October 2017
17:00
Brazil  2–0  Mali
Report
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
Attendance: 56,422
Referee: Ricardo Montero (Costa Rica)[32]

Final

28 October 2017
20:00
England  5–2  Spain
Report
  • S. Gómez Goal 10'31'

Awards

The following awards were given at the conclusion of the tournament.[34]

Golden Ball Silver Ball Bronze Ball
England Phil Foden Spain Sergio Gomez England Rhian Brewster
Golden Boot Silver Boot Bronze Boot
England Rhian Brewster Mali Lassana N'Diaye Spain Abel Ruiz
8 goals 6 goals 6 goals
Golden Glove
Brazil Gabriel Brazão
FIFA Fair Play Award
 Brazil

Final ranking

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  England 7 6 1 0 23 6 +17 19
2  Spain 7 5 0 2 17 10 +7 15
3  Brazil 7 6 0 1 14 5 +9 18
4  Mali 7 4 0 3 16 11 +5 12
Eliminated in the quarter-finals
5  Iran 5 4 0 1 13 5 +8 12
6  Ghana 5 3 0 2 8 3 +5 9
7  United States 5 3 0 2 11 7 +4 9
8  Germany 5 3 0 2 10 8 +2 9
Eliminated in the Round of 16
9  France 4 3 0 1 15 5 +10 9
10  Paraguay 4 3 0 1 10 10 0 9
11  Colombia 4 2 0 2 5 7 −2 6
12  Japan 4 1 2 1 8 4 +4 5
13  Iraq 4 1 1 2 5 10 −5 4
14  Honduras 4 1 0 3 7 14 −7 3
15  Niger 4 1 0 3 1 8 −7 3
16  Mexico 4 0 2 2 4 6 −2 2
Eliminated at the group stage
17  Guinea 3 0 1 2 4 8 −4 1
 New Zealand 3 0 1 2 4 8 −4 1
19  Costa Rica 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
20  Turkey 3 0 1 2 2 7 −5 1
21  Chile 3 0 1 2 0 7 −7 1
22  New Caledonia 3 0 1 2 2 13 −11 1
23  North Korea 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0
24  India 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0

Goalscorers

8 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
  • Japan Keito Nakamura
  • Spain Sergio Gómez Martín
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
  • Brazil Alan Souza
  • Brazil Yuri Alberto
  • Brazil Marcos Antônio
  • Brazil Wesley
  • Brazil Weverson
  • Colombia Déiber Caicedo
  • Colombia Juan Vidal
  • Costa Rica Yecxy Jarquin
  • England Callum Hudson-Odoi
  • England Emile Smith-Rowe
  • England Marc Guehi
  • France Yacine Adli
  • France Claudio Gomes
  • France Maxence Caqueret
  • France Lenny Pintor
  • Germany Noah Awuku
  • Germany Yann Aurel Bisseck
  • Germany Sahverdi Cetin
  • Germany Nicolas Kühn
  • Germany John Yeboah
  • Ghana Sadiq Ibrahim
  • Ghana Mohammed Kudus
  • Ghana Emmanuel Toku
  • Honduras Joshua Canales
  • India Jeakson Singh Thounaojam
  • Iran Mohammad Ghobeishavi
  • Iran Vahid Namdari
  • Iran Mohammad Sardari
  • Iran Taha Shariati
  • Iraq Ali Kareem
  • Japan Takefusa Kubo
  • Japan Tochi Suzuki
  • Mali Seme Camara
  • Mali Salam Giddou
  • New Caledonia Cameron Wadenges
  • New Caledonia Jekob Jeno
  • New Zealand Max Mata
  • New Zealand Charles Spragg
  • Niger Salim Abdourahmane
  • Paraguay Blas Armoa
  • Paraguay Giovanni Bogado
  • Paraguay Fernando David Cardozo
  • Paraguay Leonardo Sánchez Cohener
  • Spain Juan Miranda
  • Spain Mohamed Moukhliss
  • Turkey Keren Kesgin
  • Turkey Ahmed Kutucu
  • United States George Acosta
  • United States Ayo Akinola
  • United States Chris Durkin
1 own goal
  • Brazil Wesley (playing against Spain)
  • Chile Diego Valencia (playing against Iraq)
  • New Caledonia Bernard Iwa (playing against France)
  • New Caledonia Kiam Wanesse (playing against France)
2 own goals
  • Paraguay Alexis Duarte (playing against New Zealand)

Source: FIFA

Broadcasting

FIFA released the media licensing rights for the U-17 World Cup on 21 September 2017.[35] In India, the official broadcaster is Sony TEN and Sony ESPN.[36] In the United States, the tournament is being broadcast on Fox Sports 2 while the United Kingdom has the tournament broadcast on Eurosport.[37]

Notes

  1. ^ The venue of the first semi-final was moved to Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata, following assessment of the pitch conditions of the original venue, Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati, which had been affected by severe rainfall.[31]

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