FIFA U-17 World Cup

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The FIFA U-17 World Cup, founded as the FIFA U-16 World Championship, later changed to U-17 in 1991 and to its current name in 2007, is the world championship of association football for male players under the age of 17 organized by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).

Results[change | change source]

FIFA U-16 World Championship[change | change source]

Edition Year Host Final Third place match Number of Teams
Champions Score Runners-up Third place Score Fourth place
1 1985
Details
 China
Nigeria
2–0
West Germany

Brazil
4–1
Guinea
16
2 1987
Details
 Canada
Soviet Union
1–1 (aet)
(4–2 p)

Nigeria

Ivory Coast
2–1 (aet)
Italy
16
3 1989
Details
 Scotland
Saudi Arabia
2–2 (aet)
(5–4 p)

Scotland

Portugal
3–0
Bahrain
16

FIFA U-17 World Championship[change | change source]

Edition Year Host Final Third place match Number of Teams
Champions Score Runners-up Third place Score Fourth place
4 1991
Details
 Italy
Ghana
1–0
Spain

Argentina
1–1 (aet)
(4–1 p)

Qatar
16
5 1993
Details
 Japan
Nigeria
2–1
Ghana

Chile
1–1 (aet)
(4–2 p)

Poland
16
6 1995
Details
 Ecuador
Ghana
3–2
Brazil

Argentina
2–0
Oman
16
7 1997
Details
 Egypt
Brazil
2–1
Ghana

Spain
2–1
Germany
16
8 1999
Details
 New Zealand
Brazil
0–0 (aet)
(8–7 p)

Australia

Ghana
2–0
United States
16
9 2001
Details
 Trinidad and Tobago
France
3–0
Nigeria

Burkina Faso
2–0
Argentina
16
10 2003
Details
 Finland
Brazil
1–0
Spain

Argentina
1–1 (aet)
(5–4 p)

Colombia
16
11 2005
Details
 Peru
Mexico
3–0
Brazil

Netherlands
2–1
Turkey
16

FIFA U-17 World Cup[change | change source]

Edition Year Host Final Third place match Number of Teams
Champions Score Runners-up Third place Score Fourth place
12 2007
Details
 South Korea
Nigeria
0–0 (aet)
(3–0 p)

Spain

Germany
2–1
Ghana
24
13 2009
Details
 Nigeria
Switzerland
1–0
Nigeria

Spain
1–0
Colombia
24
14 2011
Details
 Mexico
Mexico
2–0
Uruguay

Germany
4–3
Brazil
24
15 2013
Details
 United Arab Emirates
Nigeria
3–0
Mexico

Sweden
4–1
Argentina
24
16 2015
Details
 Chile
Nigeria
2–0
Mali

Belgium
3–2
Mexico
24
17 2017
Details
 India
England
5–2
Spain

Brazil
2–0
Mali
24
18 2019
Details
 Brazil
Brazil
2–1
Mexico

France
4–1
Netherlands
24
2021  Peru Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic[1] 24
19 2023
Details
 Peru 24

Notes:

  • a.e.t. - after extra time
  • p - match won on penalty shootout

Teams reaching the top four[change | change source]

Team Titles Runners-up Third place Fourth place
 Nigeria 5 (1985, 1993, 2007, 2013, 2015) 3 (1987, 2001, 2009)
 Brazil 4 (1997, 1999, 2003, 2019) 2 (1995, 2005) 2 (1985, 2017) 1 (2011)
 Ghana 2 (1991, 1995) 2 (1993, 1997) 1 (1999) 1 (2007)
 Mexico 2 (2005, 2011) 2 (2013, 2019) 1 (2015)
 France 1 (2001) 1 (2019)
 Russia1 1 (1987)
 Saudi Arabia 1 (1989)
  Switzerland 1 (2009)
 England 1 (2017)
 Spain 4 (1991, 2003, 2007, 2017) 2 (1997, 2009)
 Germany2 1 (1985) 2 (2007, 2011) 1 (1997)
 Mali 1 (2015) 1 (2017)
 Scotland 1 (1989)
 Australia 1 (1999)
 Uruguay 1 (2011)
 Argentina 3 (1991, 1995, 2003) 2 (2001, 2013)
 Netherlands 1 (2005) 1 (2019)
 Ivory Coast 1 (1987)
 Portugal 1 (1989)
 Chile 1 (1993)
 Burkina Faso 1 (2001)
 Sweden 1 (2013)
 Belgium 1 (2015)
 Colombia 2 (2003, 2009)
 Guinea 1 (1985)
 Italy 1 (1987)
 Bahrain 1 (1989)
 Qatar 1 (1991)
 Poland 1 (1993)
 Oman 1 (1995)
 United States 1 (1999)
 Turkey 1 (2005)
1includes results representing Soviet Union
2includes results representing West Germany

References[change | change source]

  1. "Update on FIFA Women's World Cup™ and men's youth competitions". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 24 December 2020. Retrieved 24 December 2020.