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  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: England hammer Spain 5-2

    Kolkata : England swaggered their way into the FIFA U-17 World Cup triumph and the invigorating final against Spain was as much a celebration of attacking football as it was about an incredible turnaround. The Three Lions colts hammered The La Rojas juniors 5-2 in the highest-scoring final in the history of this age-group tournament.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Points table, groups; results at a glance

    FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 is all set to get underway on October 6 in India. 24 teams will take part with matches at 6 venues. There will be 52 games played over 22 days. The football fever will kick-start from October 6 and go on till October 28. This is the very first time India is participating in the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Difference was ‘too big’ between India, Ghana, says India coach De Matos

    New Delhi: India U-17 chief coach Luis Norton de Matos has admitted that there was too much of a difference between India and Ghana and the result against the Black Starlets was on expected lines. Matos made these comments while speaking at the post match press conference after India completed their Group A engagements in the FIFA U-17 World Cup on 0-4 against Ghana at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium on Thursday.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India end on poor note as Ghana advance

    New Delhi: India ended their campaign on a poor note, suffering a heavy 0-4 defeat to Ghana in their last Group A match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Thursday. Ghana skipper Eric Ayiah (43rd, 52nd minutes) struck a brace, bulging the net on either side of the break before Richard Danso (86th) and Emmanuel Toku (87th) scored in quick succession towards the end.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: High-spirited India brace up for tough Ghana challenge

    New Delhi: Their transformation from rank outsiders to valiant fighters drawing all-round praise, India face another test of character against former champions Ghana in their final group A game of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, here tomorrow. Not many had given India any chance against Colombia after their 0-3 loss to the United States in their opening match but the home side put up an inspired performance, showing that the country can compete against

  • Iran stun Germany 4-0, enter knock-out round

    Margao : Iran stunned Germany 4-0 in the biggest upset of the tournament so far to qualify for the knock-out round of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.  Iran, who controlled the proceedings throughout the Group C match, scored through Younes Delfi (6th and 42th), Allahyar Sayyad (49th) and Vahid Namdari (75th) at the Nehru Stadium.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: We could have won match against Colombia, says India coach Luis Norton de Matos

    New Delhi: India put up a valiant fight and also scored their first-ever goal in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in their 1-2 defeat against Colombia but coach Luis Norton de Matos today said that his side could have won the match had the goalpost not denied them in the first session. Rahul Kannoly’s left-footed volley beat the Colombian goalkeeper but the goalpost came in the way and both sides went into

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India to take on Colombia today

    New Delhi: Hosts India will aim to bounce back from their defeat against the U.S.A. when they take on Colombia in their second Group A clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium later today. India went down fighting 0-3 against a robust U.S.A. in their opening match.