2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship

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2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship
FIFA U-17 World Championship Trinidad & Tobago 2001
Tournament details
Host countryTrinidad and Tobago
Dates13 – 30 September
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions France (1st title)
Runners-up Nigeria
Third place Burkina Faso
Fourth place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored102 (3.19 per match)
Attendance331,198 (10,350 per match)
Top scorer(s)France Florent Sinama Pongolle
(9 goals)
Best player(s)France Florent Sinama Pongolle
Fair play award Nigeria
1999
2003

2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship was the ninth edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup. It held in Trinidad and Tobago from 13 to 30 September 2001. Players born after 1 January 1984 could participate in this tournament.

Venues[change | change source]

Port of Spain Bacolet Couva
Hasely Crawford Stadium
Capacity: 27,000
Dwight Yorke Stadium
Capacity: 7,500
Ato Boldon Stadium
Capacity: 10,000
Hasely Crawford Stadium, Trinidad.jpg TnT Ato Boldon Stadium.jpg
Malabar Marabella
Larry Gomes Stadium
Capacity: 10,000
Manny Ramjohn Stadium
Capacity: 10,000

Mascot[change | change source]

The official mascot of this FIFA U-17 World Championship, Trinidad & Tobago 2001, was BEATS, the humming bird. Its outfit is the same as the home national team, red shirt, black short and red socks. It has Trinidad & Tobago 2001 on the chest.

Squads[change | change source]

Qualification[change | change source]

The following 16 teams qualified for the tournament:

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
AFC (Asia) 2000 AFC U-17 Championship  Oman
 Iran
 Japan
CAF (Africa) 2001 African U-17 Championship  Nigeria
 Burkina Faso
 Mali
CONCACAF
(North, Central America & Caribbean)
Host nation  Trinidad and Tobago
2001 CONCACAF U-17 Tournament  United States
 Costa Rica
CONMEBOL (South America) 2001 South American U-17 Championship  Brazil
 Argentina
 Paraguay
OFC (Oceania) 2001 OFC U-17 Championship  Australia
UEFA (Europe) 2001 UEFA European Under-16 Championship  Spain
 France
 Croatia

Results[change | change source]

[1]

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 9
 Australia 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4 6
 Croatia 3 1 0 2 3 8 -5 3
 Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 2 9 -7 0

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Nigeria 3 3 0 0 8 1 +7 9
 France 3 2 0 1 11 6 +5 6
 Japan 3 1 0 2 2 9 -7 3
 United States 3 0 0 3 3 8 -5 0

Group C[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 7
 Burkina Faso 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
 Spain 3 1 0 2 4 6 -2 3
 Oman 3 0 1 2 2 6 -4 1

Group D[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Costa Rica 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
 Mali 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
 Paraguay 3 2 0 1 5 6 -1 6
 Iran 3 0 0 3 2 6 -4 0

Knockout stage[change | change source]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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