2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

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2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
كأس العالم للسيدات تحت 17 سنة 2016
Tournament details
Host countryJordan
Dates30 September – 21 October
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)4 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions North Korea (2nd title)
Runners-up Japan
Third place Spain
Fourth place Venezuela
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored104 (3.25 per match)
Attendance104,095 (3,253 per match)
Top scorer(s)Spain Lorena Navarro
(8 goals)
Best player(s)Japan Fuka Nagano
Best goalkeeperSpain Noelia Ramos
Fair play award Japan
2014
2018

2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup was held in Jordan from 30 September to 21 October.

Qualified teams[change | change source]

A total of 16 teams qualified for the final tournament. In addition to Jordan who qualified automatically as hosts, the other 15 teams qualified from six separate continental competitions. The slot allocation was published in June 2014.[1]

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
AFC (Asia) Host nation  Jordan1
2015 AFC U-16 Women's Championship  Japan
 North Korea
CAF (Africa) 2016 African U-17 Women's World Cup Qualifying Tournament  Cameroon1
 Ghana
 Nigeria
CONCACAF (North, Central America & Caribbean) 2016 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship  Canada
 Mexico
 United States
CONMEBOL (South America) 2016 South American Under-17 Women's Championship  Brazil
 Paraguay
 Venezuela
OFC (Oceania) 2016 OFC U-17 Women's Championship  New Zealand
UEFA (Europe) 2016 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship  England
 Germany
 Spain
1.^ Teams that made their debut.

Venues[change | change source]

The three host cities were Amman, Irbid, and Zarqa. The infrastructure of the stadiums and surrounding areas in the host cities was developed. Greater Amman Municipality and the Higher Council for Youth were responsible for developing the infrastructure, with 30% under the responsibility of the municipality and 70% under the responsibility of the council.[2]

Amman Amman
Amman International Stadium King Abdullah II Stadium
King Abdullah II Stadium, Amman, Jordan.jpg
Capacity: 23,000 Capacity: 18,000
Zarqa Irbid
Prince Mohammed Stadium Al-Hassan Stadium
تطوير الملعب2.JPG Irbid5.jpg
Capacity: 17,000 Capacity: 15,000

Results[change | change source]

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Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 3 2 1 0 10 2 +8 7
 Spain 3 2 1 0 9 1 +8 7
 New Zealand 3 1 0 2 5 7 -2 3
 Jordan 3 0 0 3 1 15 -14 0

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
 Venezuela 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 6
 Canada 3 1 1 1 4 5 -1 4
 Cameroon 3 0 0 3 3 7 -4 0

Group C[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 North Korea 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
 England 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
 Brazil 3 1 0 2 2 3 -1 3
 Nigeria 3 0 1 2 0 4 -4 1

Group D[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 3 3 0 0 13 2 +11 9
 Ghana 3 2 0 1 3 6 -3 6
 United States 3 1 0 2 9 6 +3 3
 Paraguay 3 0 0 3 1 12 -11 0

Knockout stage[change | change source]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

References[change | change source]

  1. "Decisions taken by the FIFA Executive Committee concerning women's competitions 2016" (PDF). FIFA.com. 23 June 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 July 2014.
  2. "U-17 Women World Cup organisers to intensify marketing push". The Jordan News. The Jordan Times. 9 March 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  3. RSSSF