Round up of Group stages of FIFA U-17 WC
As the 17th FIFA U-17 WC had started in INDIA in October 6 with a grand manner. It is the first time the tournament was taking place in INDIA and the first ASIAN hosted U-17 tournament since 2013.
As host INDIA made their first appearence in the FIFA tournament at any age level.
As the 10th day of the tournament the group stages has finished from tomorrow onwards the Round of 16 is going to start let we see about each group and their standings.
In group-A with the host nation INDIA there were several teams got placed like GHANA, COLOMBIA, UNITED STATES It was such a difficult group.
As the host nation INDIA had lost all of the 3 league games in their group but it had recorded its first goal in the FIFA tournament. The goal was scored by Jeakson Singh Thounaojam vs COLOMBIA at the 82’ min of the game. INDIA had got the last place in the tournament it was similiar that Previously 8 countries which had hosted the U-17 tournament has also got the last place only in the tournament.
Other teams in Group-A
Other teams like GHANA which was two times U-17 Champions had finished first in group A .They had won the game with COLOMBIA and INDIA and lost to USA. In the game vs INDIA they had scored 4 goals .In Round of 16 they are going to face the team NIGER.
Colombia had got the 2nd place in the group they had lost to GHANA and won against INDIA and USA.
USA had qualified for R-16 as the best third place team in group- A .They had won against INDIA and GHANA and lost to COLOMBIA.
In Group-B Paraguay has got the first place as it got the hatrick victory in their group league matches vs MALI NEW ZEALAND and TURKEY . In R-16 they are going to meet USA.
MALI had finished in second place in the group stage as they got 2 victories against Turkey and New Zealand and lost against Paraguay.
The other teams like New Zealand and turkey had drawn one match and lost two games in their group.
In group C Iran had finished in top of the table as they were the runners up in AFC. They got the hatrick victory in the group they had won the games with Germany, Guinea, Costa Rica. In R-16 they are going to meet Mexico.
Germany had finished 2nd in the group stage they had won against Costa rica and Guinea and lost against Iran with a 4 goal difference.
The other teams in the group which Guinea and Costa Rica had drawn 1 match and lost 2 matches which result in failed in the KO stage qualification.
Group-D we can say this as a difficult group as two top teams Brazil and Spain had been in the same group.
Brazil had finished 1st in the group stage as they won all the 3 games. In R-16 Brazil is going to meet Honduras.
Spain had finished 2nd position in the group stage they had won 2 games against Niger and North Korea and lost against Brazil. In R-16 Spain going to meet France.
Niger had qualified to KO as the 3rd best team in the group with Goal difference they had won against North korea and lost against Brazil and Spain.
In Group-E France had finished top of the table as they had won all the game in their league stage. In R-16 they were going to meet Spain.
Japan had finished 2nd in the group stage as they had won against Honduras with a six goal difference and drawn against New Caledonia and lost against France. In R-16 Japan going to meet England.
Honduras has qualified to next stage as the best 3rd team in the league stage as they got victory against New Caledonia with a 5 goal difference this had made them to qualify. In the KO stage Honduras is going to meet Brazil.
In Group-F England had finished top of the table as they won all the 3 games in their league. In R-16 England going to meet Japan.
Iraq had finished 2nd in the group stage as they had won against Chile drawn against Mexico and lost against England. In R-16 Iraq going to meet Mali.
Mexico had qualified to next stage as the best 3rd team in the league they had drawn against Iraq and Chile and lost against England. In R-16 Mexico going to meet Iran.
Round-6 games are going to start tomorrow.