On Wednesday October 11, 2017 where teams of Group E and Group F faced each other for their second match to book their spot for the round of 16. A total of four matches were played yesterday and the teams that faced each other are:

Group E Group F
France U-17 vs Japan U-17

Honduras U-17 vs New Caledonia U-17

England U-17 vs Mexico U-17

Iraq U-17 vs Chile U-17


FRANCE U-17 vs JAPAN U-17:

On 11 October, 2017 France and Japan faced each at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati at 17:00 IST. France and Japan both had won their first match and it was a race that who’ll secure its spot first in the Round of 16. It was a very fierce battle where France and Iraq fought till the very send, but at the final whistle the score line was France 2-1 Japan. Two goals by Gouiri of France at 13th and 71st minute secured a spot for the Round of 16 and the goal from Japan was scored by Miyashiro at 73rd minute.


England faced Mexico in their second match of Group F at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata at 17:00 IST. England outlast Mexico in heavyweight thriller where England came out victorious against Mexico with a score of 3-2 and secured its spot in the Round of 16. The goals from England were scored by Brewster, Foden and Sancho at 39th, 48th and 55th minutes respectively and from Mexico the goal scorer was D.Lainez at 65th and 72nd minute.


Honduras and New Caledonia played against each other at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati at 20:00 IST, where Honduras thrashed New Caledonia with a score of 5-0. Mejia and Palacios each scored a brace to lead Honduras to an empathetic win and kept their hopes alive to qualify for the Round of 16. The goal scorers were Mejia at 25th and 42nd minute, Canales at 27th minute and Palacios at 51st and 88th minute.

IRAQ U-17 vs CHILE U-17:

Iraq played against Chile on their second match of Group F at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, Kolkata at 20:00 IST. This match was to see which of this two team gets near to qualify for the Round of 16. Iraq proved out to be strong against Chile and was exultant with a score line of 3-0. Dawood was the hero again for Iraq who scored a goal in each half to power Iraq past Chile. The goals were socred by M.Dawood at 6th and 68th minute and it was an own goal by D.Valencia at 81st minute who helped Iraq in a 3-0 victory against Chile.

Today on 12 October, 2017 teams of Group A and Group B are going to play their final match of group stages and see which other team is the going to qualify for the Round of 16 from each group. The teams that are going to compete today are:

Group A Group B
England U-17 vs Colombia U-17

At 20:00 IST

Turkey U-17 vs Paraguay U-17

At 17:00 IST

Ghana U-17 vs India U-17

At 20:00 IST

Mali U-17 vs New Zealand U-17

At 17:00 IST


If you wish to know the entire schedule and the timings of the match then can also look at this post:

FIFA Under 17 World Cup: Schedule, Time table, Tickets and Venues.


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