1987 FIFA U-16 World Championship

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1987 FIFA U-16 World Championship
2nd FIFA U-16 World Tournament for the JVC Cup
Coupe du Monde de Football des Moins de 16 ans 1987
Tournament details
Host countryCanada
Dates12–25 July 1987
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (1st title)
Runners-up Nigeria
Third place Ivory Coast
Fourth place Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored82 (2.56 per match)
Attendance169,160 (5,286 per match)
Top scorer(s)Ivory Coast Moussa Traoré
Best player(s)Ivory Coast Moussa Traoré and
Nigeria Philip Osondu (shared)
Fair play award Soviet Union

The FIFA U-16 World Championship 1987, the second edition of the tournament, was hosted by Canada and held in the cities of Montreal, Saint John, St. John's, and Toronto between 12 July and 25 July 1987. Players born after 1 August 1970 could participate in this tournament.