U-17 Football World Cup

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is the world championship of association football for male players under the age of 17. It is held every two years. It is organized by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). It was inspired by the Lion City Cup that was created by the Football Association of Singapore in 1977.

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FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: New dates have been confirmed

12 May 2020

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: New dates have been confirmed

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup which was supposed to be held India in November 2020, will now take place between February 17 to March 7 in 2021.

England win the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup

28 Oct 2017

England win the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup

The England U17 team avenged their European U-17 Championship defeat against Spain, by winning the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup at Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium.

FIFA U-17 World Cup- Some interesting records

28 Oct 2017

FIFA U-17 World Cup- Some interesting records

After 22 action packed days, the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 will end today with the finals between Spain and England.

FIFA U17 World Cup: Mali and England book semi-final berths

22 Oct 2017

FIFA U17 World Cup: Mali and England book semi-final berths

After 15-days of action, the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup has reached the quarter-final stage.

U-17 star Dheeraj Singh catches the eye of international scouts

15 Oct 2017

U-17 star Dheeraj Singh catches the eye of international scouts

If there was one good thing that came out of the U-17 World Cup for India, it was Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem.

What can India learn from the U-17 World Cup experience?

13 Oct 2017

What can India learn from the U-17 World Cup experience?

India's U-17 World Cup campaign came to an end after having failed to qualify for the Round of 16 stage.

India U-17 face Colombia in their second Group Stage match

09 Oct 2017

India U-17 face Colombia in their second Group Stage match

Days after losing the opener against USA, the India U-17 team take on Colombia in the Group A tie later today.

FIFA: On opening day, Delhi kids left sick, thirsty, struggling

07 Oct 2017

FIFA: On opening day, Delhi kids left sick, thirsty, struggling

During the 2010 Commonwealth Games, India was left embarrassed as stands stood empty during events: many locals had chosen to give the games a miss.

India take on USA in a tough World Cup opener

06 Oct 2017

India take on USA in a tough World Cup opener

The India U-17 team will kick off their FIFA World Cup campaign by playing against a formidable USA's team in the opener.

Jeakson Singh, the midfield engine that keeps U-17 side running

05 Oct 2017

Jeakson Singh, the midfield engine that keeps U-17 side running

Jeakson Singh Thounaojam, India U-17 football team's defensive midfielder, is good at organizing the crucial midfield and closing down the opposition.

U-17 football squad: Md Shahjahan, India's midfield talent

04 Oct 2017

U-17 football squad: Md Shahjahan, India's midfield talent

Yet another player from Manipur, Mohammad Shahjahan, is an advanced midfield player, who has been picked to play in the 21-member Indian squad for the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Amarjit Singh Kiyam, the U-17 skipper who leads by example

03 Oct 2017

Amarjit Singh Kiyam, the U-17 skipper who leads by example

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is set to kick off in three days and the India U-17 team is ready to take on USA in their first match on 6th October.

We will play to win, says India's U-17 football coach

02 Oct 2017

We will play to win, says India's U-17 football coach

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is almost upon us with India getting ready to host the first ever FIFA World Cup tournament.