2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
|FİFA U-17 Qadınlararası Dünya Çempionatı Azərbaycan 2012|
|Dates||22 September – 13 October|
|Teams||16 (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||6 (in 2 host cities)|
|Champions||France (1st title)|
|Goals scored||119 (3.72 per match)|
|Attendance||257,666 (8,052 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||Ri Un-Sim (8 goals)|
|Best player||Griedge Mbock Bathy|
|Best goalkeeper||Romane Bruneau|
|Fair play award||Japan|
The 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup women's football tournament is the third such tournament. It will be held in Azerbaijan from 22 September to 13 October, following a decision by the Executive Committee on 19 March 2010.
Mascot[change | change source]
The official mascot of this World Cup is The Top Top Girl. This means ball in Azerbaijani. It is a young girl with the national flag painted on her cheeks. The body is blue, red, green and white like the host's national team. Her brown hair in a ponytail is meant to look like a buta. This is a curving decorative motif widely used in Azerbaijani art.
Qualified teams[change | change source]
- 1.^ Teams that made their debut.
Venues[change | change source]
Awards[change | change source]
The following awards were given for the tournament:
|Golden Ball||Silver Ball||Bronze Ball|
|Griedge Mbock Bathy||Ri Hyang-Sim||Yui Hasegawa|
|Golden Shoe||Silver Shoe||Bronze Shoe|
|Ri Un-Sim||Chinwendu Ihezuo||Halimatu Ayinde|
|FIFA Fair Play Award||Golden Glove|
References[change | change source]
- "Match Schedule FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012" (PDF). FIFA.com. 1 October 2012.
- "FIFA Executive Committee approves special funding for Chile and Haiti". FIFA. 19 March 2010. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
- "France secure title after shoot-out". FIFA. 13 October 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
- "Mascot's name is revealed". fifa.com. FIFA. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
- "Azerbaijan 2012 mascot steps out". fifa.com. FIFA. Retrieved 3 November 2011.
- "Qualifying tournaments". FIFA. Retrieved 28 February 2012.
- FIFA World Cup in Azerbaijan
- All U17 World Cup matches to be held in Baku
- "'Eleven Hearts, One Goal': official slogan unveiled in Lankaran". FIFA. 16 February 2012. Retrieved 17 February 2012.
- "Azerbaijan bows to Mbock Bathy". FIFA.com. 13 October 2012.