2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup

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2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup
كأس العالم تحت 17 سنة لكرة القدم 2013

2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup logo
Tournament details
Host country United Arab Emirates
Dates 17 October–8 November
Teams 24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Nigeria (4th title)
Runners-up  Mexico
Third place  Sweden
Fourth place  Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played 52
Goals scored 172 (3.31 per match)
Attendance 318,108 (6,117 per match)
Top scorer(s) Sweden Valmir Berisha (7 goals)
Best player Nigeria Kelechi Iheanacho
Best goalkeeper Nigeria Dele Alampasu
2011
2015

The 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup was the fifteenth tournament of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.[1] The tournament was held in the United Arab Emirates between 17 October and 8 November.[2] Nigeria won the tournament after defeating Mexico 3–0 in the final, claiming the country's fourth title. Sweden won the bronze with a 4–1 victory over Argentina in the third place playoff match.

Bids[edit]

There were two official bids:

Venues[edit]

In June 2012, FIFA selected the Sheikh Khalifa International Stadium in Al Ain, the Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Al-Rashid Stadium in Dubai, the Emirates Club Stadium in Ras al-Khaimah and the Fujairah Club Stadium in the state of Fujairah as venues.[3] The use of Sharjah Stadium in Sharjah was initially proposed,[4] and finally selected as a venue, in September 2012.[5] Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium replaced Al Nahyan Stadium for Abu Dhabi and will host the final.[6]

Dubai Ras al-Khaimah Fujairah
Al-Rashid Stadium Emirates Club Stadium Fujairah Club Stadium
Capacity: 18,000 Capacity: 3,000 Capacity: 5,000
Rashid Stadium3.jpg RAK Half Marathon 2011.jpg Al Bidya-mosque.jpg
Abu Dhabi Al Ain Sharjah
Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium Sheikh Khalifa International Stadium Sharjah Stadium
Capacity: 42,056 Capacity: 16,000 Capacity: 12,000
Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium.JPG Sheikha Salama mosque - Alain.jpg Sharjah (3).jpg

Teams[edit]

In addition to host nation United Arab Emirates, 23 nations qualified from six separate continental competitions.

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
AFC (Asia) 2012 AFC U-16 Championship  Iran
 Iraq1
 Japan
 Uzbekistan
CAF (Africa) 2013 African U-17 Championship  Côte d'Ivoire
 Morocco1
 Nigeria
 Tunisia
CONCACAF
(Central, North America and Caribbean)
2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship  Canada
 Honduras
 Mexico
 Panama
CONMEBOL (South America) 2013 South American Under-17 Football Championship  Argentina
 Brazil
 Uruguay
 Venezuela1
OFC (Oceania) 2013 OFC U-17 Championship  New Zealand
UEFA (Europe) 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship  Austria
 Croatia
 Italy
 Russia2
 Slovakia3
 Sweden1
Host nation  United Arab Emirates
1.^ Teams that made their debut.
2.^ This is the debut of 'Russia' as a nation since the cessation of the USSR in 1991.
3.^ This is the debut of 'Slovakia' as a nation since the cessation of Czechoslovakia in 1993.

Match officials[edit]

Confederation Referee Assistants
AFC Khalil Al-Ghamdi (Saudi Arabia) Badr Al-Shumrani (Saudi Arabia)
Hamad Al-Mayahi (Oman)
Kim Dong-Jin (South Korea) Jeong Hae-Sang (South Korea)
Yang Byoung-Eun (South Korea)
Abdulrahman Abdou (Qatar) Taleb Al-Marri (Qatar)
Yaser Marad (Kuwait)
CAF Badara Diatta (Senegal) Djibril Camara (Senegal)
El Hadji Samba (Senegal)
Daniel Bennett (South Africa) Zakhele Siwela (South Africa)
Aden Marwa (Kenya)
Slim Jedidi (Tunisia) Bechir Hassani (Tunisia)
Anouar Hmila (Tunisia)
CONCACAF Elmer Bonilla (El Salvador) Octavio Jarra (Costa Rica)
Hermenerito Leal (Guatemala)
Marco Rodríguez (Mexico) Marcos Quintero (Mexico)
Marvin Torrentera (Mexico)
Jair Marrufo (United States) Eric Boria (United States)
Ricardo Morgan (Jamaica)
CONMEBOL Néstor Pitana (Argentina) Juan Pablo Belatti (Argentina)
Diego Bonfá (Argentina)
Raúl Orosco (Bolivia) Efraín Castro (Bolivia)
Arol Valda (Bolivia)
Héber Lopes (Brazil) Alessandro Rocha (Brazil)
Marcelo van Gasse (Brazil)
Martín Vázquez (Uruguay) Nicolas Tarán (Uruguay)
Miguel Nievas (Uruguay)
Juan Soto (Venezuela) Jorge Urrego (Venezuela)
Carlos López Rico (Venezuela)
OFC Norbert Hauata (Tahiti) Mark Rule (New Zealand)
Tevita Makasini (Tonga)
UEFA Pavel Královec (Czech Republic) Martin Wilczek (Czech Republic)
Roman Slyško (Slovakia)
Mark Clattenburg (England) Stepen Child (England)
Simon Beck (England)
Wolfgang Stark (Germany) Jan-Hendrik Salver (Germany)
Mike Pickel (Germany)
Gianluca Rocchi (Italy) Elenito Di Liberatore (Italy)
Gianluca Cariolato (Italy)
Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway) Frank Andås (Norway)
Kim Haglund (Norway)
Craig Thomson (Scotland) Derek Rose (Scotland)
Alan Mulvanny (Scotland)

Squads[edit]

Teams must name a 21-man squad (three of whom must be goalkeepers) by the FIFA deadline.[7]

Draw[edit]

The final draw was held on 26 August in Abu Dhabi at the Bab Al Bahr Hotel at 19:00 (local time).[8][9]

Prior to the draw, FIFA announced that as host, the United Arab Emirates would be placed as 'A1', to assist with ticket sales.[10] The continental champions of the confederations AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, and UEFA are assigned to the other five groups. Teams from the same confederation cannot be drawn against each other at the group stage.

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

 United Arab Emirates (assigned to Group A)
 Iran
 Iraq
 Japan
 Uzbekistan (assigned to Group C)
 New Zealand

 Argentina (assigned to Group E)
 Brazil
 Uruguay
 Venezuela
 Mexico (assigned to Group F)
 Panama

 Canada
 Honduras
 Côte d'Ivoire (assigned to Group B)
 Morocco
 Nigeria
 Tunisia

 Austria
 Croatia
 Italy
 Russia (assigned to Group D)
 Slovakia
 Sweden

Logo and tickets[edit]

The logo of the competition was unveiled on 5 March 2013, including the local organising committee asking Omar Abdulrahman to be a 'brand ambassador' for this event.[11]

'Stadium package' tickets for the Tournament went on sale on 26 June, with the ability to buy tickets per match once the draw has been made.[12]

A falcon known as 'Shaqran' will be the mascot for the World Cup, after being introduced to local journalists on 13 May .[13]

Group stage[edit]

The winners and runners-up from each group, as well as the best four third-placed teams, qualified for the first round of the knockout stage (round of 16).[14]

The ranking of each team in each group is determined as follows:

  1. points obtained in all group matches;
  2. goal difference in all group matches;
  3. number of goals scored in all group matches;

If two or more teams are equal on the basis of the above three criteria, their rankings are determined as follows:

  1. points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  2. goal difference in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  3. number of goals scored in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  4. drawing of lots by the FIFA Organising Committee.
Key to colours in group tables
Group winners, runners-up, and best four third-placed teams advance to the Round of 16

All times are local, UTC+04:00.[15]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 15 2 +13 9
 Honduras 3 1 1 1 4 6 −2 4
 Slovakia 3 1 1 1 5 8 −3 4
 United Arab Emirates 3 0 0 3 2 10 −8 0
17 October 2013
17:00
Brazil  6–1  Slovakia
Mosquito Goal 17'30' (pen.)70'
Nathan Goal 45+2'51'
Caio Goal 56'
Report Vavro Goal 68'

17 October 2013
20:00
United Arab Emirates  1–2  Honduras
Khaled Khalfan Goal 33' Report Medina Goal 20'
Velásquez Goal 86'

20 October 2013
17:00
Slovakia  2–2  Honduras
Vestenický Goal 48'57' Report Flores Goal 20'
Bodden Goal 90+2'

20 October 2013
20:00
United Arab Emirates  1–6  Brazil
Alameri Zayed Goal 89' Report Boschilia Goal 9'33'
Nathan Goal 41'66'
Joanderson Goal 73'
Gabriel Goal 84'

23 October 2013
20:00
Slovakia  2–0  United Arab Emirates
Vestenický Goal 36'58' Report

23 October 2013
20:00
Honduras  0–3  Brazil
Report Boschilia Goal 14'45'
Caio Goal 64'

Group B[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Uruguay 3 2 1 0 10 2 +8 7
 Italy 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 6
 Côte d'Ivoire 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 4
 New Zealand 3 0 0 3 0 11 −11 0
17 October 2013
17:00
Uruguay  7–0  New Zealand
Méndez Goal 3'
Otormín Goal 37'63'
Acosta Goal 49'57'
Ospitaleche Goal 75'
Pizzichillo Goal 89'
Report

17 October 2013
20:00
Côte d'Ivoire  0–1  Italy
Report Vido Goal 46'

20 October 2013
17:00
Uruguay  1–1  Côte d'Ivoire
Acosta Goal 90+4' Report Keita Goal 17'

20 October 2013
20:00
Italy  1–0  New Zealand
Vido Goal 48' Report

23 October 2013
17:00
New Zealand  0–3  Côte d'Ivoire
Report Bakayoko Goal 25'48'
Yakou Goal 87'

23 October 2013
17:00
Italy  1–2  Uruguay
Parigini Goal 10' Report Bregonis Goal 15'
Benítez Goal 64'

Group C[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Morocco 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
 Uzbekistan 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7
 Croatia 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
 Panama 3 0 0 3 2 7 −5 0
18 October 2013
17:00
Croatia  1–3  Morocco
Murić Goal 59' Report Achahbar Goal 27'40'
Jaadi Goal 45'

18 October 2013
20:00
Panama  0–2  Uzbekistan
Report Abbasov Goal 68'
Ashurmatov Goal 76'

21 October 2013
17:00
Croatia  1–0  Panama
Roguljić Goal 26' Report
Fujairah Club Stadium, Fujairah
Attendance: 5,093
Referee: Norbert Hauata (Tahiti)

21 October 2013
20:00
Uzbekistan  0–0  Morocco
Report
Fujairah Club Stadium, Fujairah
Attendance: 5,093
Referee: Raúl Orosco (Bolivia)

24 October 2013
20:00
Uzbekistan  2–1  Croatia
Ćaleta-Car Goal 14' (o.g.)
Boltaboev Goal 79'
Report Halilović Goal 27'

24 October 2013
20:00
Morocco  4–2  Panama
Bnou Marzouk Goal 30'40'
Sakhi Goal 49'
Achahbar Goal 85'
Report Wald Goal 20'
Zorrilla Goal 88'

Group D[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Japan 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 9
 Tunisia 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
 Russia 3 1 0 2 4 2 +2 3
 Venezuela 3 0 0 3 2 9 −7 0
18 October 2013
17:00
Tunisia  2–1  Venezuela
Jbeli Goal 25'
Ben Larbi Goal 47' (pen.)
Report Márquez Goal 51'

18 October 2013
20:00
Russia  0–1  Japan
Report Uryu Goal 15'
Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah
Attendance: 3,135
Referee: Héber Lopes (Brazil)

21 October 2013
17:00
Tunisia  1–0  Russia
Gabsi Goal 61' Report
Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah
Attendance: 3,370
Referee: Kim Dong-Jin (South Korea)

21 October 2013
20:00
Japan  3–1  Venezuela
Sugimoto Goal 7'
Watanabe Goal 44'78' (pen.)
Report Caraballo Goal 17'
Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah
Attendance: 3,370
Referee: Badara Diatta (Senegal)

24 October 2013
17:00
Venezuela  0–4  Russia
Report A. Makarov Goal 16'
Sheidaev Goal 39'85'
Golovin Goal 45+2'

24 October 2013
17:00
Japan  2–1  Tunisia
Sakai Goal 87'
Watanabe Goal 90+3'
Report Dräger Goal 45+2'
Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah
Attendance: 5,183
Referee: Norbert Hauata (Tahiti)

Group E[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Argentina 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
 Iran 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
 Canada 3 0 2 1 3 6 −3 2
 Austria 3 0 1 2 4 6 −2 1
19 October 2013
17:00
Canada  2–2  Austria
Hamilton Goal 53'
Roubos Goal 58' (pen.)
Report Horvath Goal 28'
Zivotic Goal 61'
Al-Rashid Stadium, Dubai
Attendance: 5,952
Referee: Slim Jedidi (Tunisia)

19 October 2013
20:00
Iran  1–1  Argentina
M. Hashemi Goal 1' Report Driussi Goal 15'

22 October 2013
17:00
Canada  1–1  Iran
Hamilton Goal 48' Report Karimi Goal 7'
Al-Rashid Stadium, Dubai
Attendance: 9,135
Referee: Héber Lopes (Brazil)

22 October 2013
20:00
Argentina  3–2  Austria
Ibáñez Goal 42'
Ferreyra Goal 51'
Suárez Goal 88'
Report Zivotic Goal 31'
Pellegrini Goal 79'
Al-Rashid Stadium, Dubai
Attendance: 9,135
Referee: Jair Marrufo (United States)

25 October 2013
20:00
Argentina  3–0  Canada
Ibáñez Goal 45+1'
Sánchez Goal 46'75'
Report
Al-Rashid Stadium, Dubai
Attendance: 10,120
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (England)

25 October 2013
20:00
Austria  0–1  Iran
Report Seyyedi Goal 36'

Group F[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Nigeria 3 2 1 0 14 4 +10 7
 Mexico 3 2 0 1 5 7 −2 6
 Sweden 3 1 1 1 7 5 +2 4
 Iraq 3 0 0 3 2 12 −10 0
19 October 2013
17:00
Mexico  1–6  Nigeria
Jaimes Goal 41' Report Iheanacho Goal 33'40'49'70'
Nwakali Goal 52'
Isaac Goal 60'

19 October 2013
20:00
Iraq  1–4  Sweden
Salam Goal 54' Report Engvall Goal 37'67'
Salétros Goal 72'
Suljić Goal 88'

22 October 2013
17:00
Mexico  3–1  Iraq
Díaz Goal 31'
Almanza Goal 41'
Rivas Goal 84'
Report Kareem Goal 61'

22 October 2013
20:00
Sweden  3–3  Nigeria
Berisha Goal 11'19'
Halvadzić Goal 65'
Report Isaac Goal 22'
Yahaya Goal 48'
Awoniyi Goal 81'

25 October 2013
17:00
Nigeria  5–0  Iraq
Muhammed Goal 4' (pen.)
Nwakali Goal 4'
Yahaya Goal 17'41'
Obasi Goal 90'
Report
Al-Rashid Stadium, Dubai
Attendance: 10,120
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)

25 October 2013
17:00
Sweden  0–1  Mexico
Report Jaimes Goal 86'

Ranking of third-placed teams[edit]

The four best teams among those ranked third are determined as follows:[14]

  1. points obtained in all group matches;
  2. goal difference in all group matches;
  3. number of goals scored in all group matches;
  4. drawing of lots by the FIFA Organising Committee.
Group
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
F  Sweden 3 1 1 1 7 5 +2 4
B  Côte d'Ivoire 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 4
A  Slovakia 3 1 1 1 5 8 −3 4
D  Russia 3 1 0 2 4 2 +2 3
C  Croatia 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
E  Canada 3 0 2 1 3 6 −3 2

Knockout stage[edit]

In the knockout stages, if a match is level at the end of normal playing time, no extra time will be played, with the match to be determined by a penalty shoot-out.[14]


Round of 16[edit]

28 October 2013
17:00
Italy  0–2  Mexico
Report Díaz Goal 26'
Ochoa Goal 90+3'

28 October 2013
17:00
Japan  1–2  Sweden
Wahlqvist Goal 56' (o.g.) Report Berisha Goal 11'
Engvall Goal 36'
Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah
Attendance: 2,257
Referee: Badara Diatta (Senegal)

28 October 2013
20:00
Brazil  3–1  Russia
Mosquito Goal 72'
Boschilia Goal 80'90+3'
Report A. Makarov Goal 90+1'

28 October 2013
20:00
Honduras  1–0  Uzbekistan
Bodden Goal 74' Report

29 October 2013
17:00
Uruguay  4–2  Slovakia
Otormín Goal 5'58'
Méndez Goal 34' (pen.)
Acosta Goal 42'
Report Vestenický Goal 63'
Siplak Goal 85'

29 October 2013
17:00
Morocco  1–2  Côte d'Ivoire
Bnou Marzouk Goal 60' Report Kessie Goal 4' (pen.)
Ahissan Goal 75'

29 October 2013
20:00
Argentina  3–1  Tunisia
Ferreyra Goal 2'
Ibáñez Goal 53'
Driussi Goal 73'
Report Haj Hassen Goal 43'
Al-Rashid Stadium, Dubai
Attendance: 6,801
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway)

29 October 2013
20:00
Nigeria  4–1  Iran
Okon Goal 23'
Iheanacho Goal 25'
Muhammed Goal 42'
Yahaya Goal 76'
Report Gholizadeh Goal 84'

Quarterfinals[edit]

1 November 2013
17:00
Honduras  1–2  Sweden
Velásquez Goal 37' Report Rakip Goal 68'
Berisha Goal 74'


2 November 2013
17:00
Argentina  2–1  Côte d'Ivoire
Ibáñez Goal 6'
Moreira Goal 33'
Report Kessie Goal 78' (pen.)
Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah
Attendance: 8,288
Referee: Wolfgang Stark (Germany)

2 November 2013
20:00
Uruguay  0–2  Nigeria
Report Awoniyi Goal 18'79'
Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah
Attendance: 8,288
Referee: Jair Marrufo (United States)

Semifinals[edit]

5 November 2013
17:00
Argentina  0–3  Mexico
Report Ochoa Goal 5'21'
Granados Goal 86'

5 November 2013
20:00
Sweden  0–3  Nigeria
Report Awoniyi Goal 21'
Okon Goal 80'
Ezeh Goal 81'
Al-Rashid Stadium, Dubai
Attendance: 8,800
Referee: Héber Lopes (Brazil)

Third place match[edit]

8 November 2013
17:00
Sweden  4–1  Argentina
Berisha Goal 7'24'57'
Strandberg Goal 20'
Report Compagnucci Goal 44'

Final[edit]

8 November 2013
20:00
Nigeria  3–0  Mexico
Aguirre Goal 9' (o.g.)
Iheanacho Goal 56'
Muhammed Goal 81'
Report


 2013 FIFA U-17 World Champions 

Nigeria
Fourth title

Awards[edit]

adidas
Golden Ball
adidas
Silver Ball
adidas
Bronze Ball
Nigeria Kelechi Iheanacho
Brazil Nathan
Mexico Iván Ochoa
adidas
Golden Boot
adidas
Silver Boot
adidas
Bronze Boot
Sweden Valmir Berisha
Nigeria Kelechi Iheanacho
Brazil Boschilia
7 goals (0 assists)[16] 6 goals (7 assists)[16] 6 goals (3 assists)[16]
adidas Golden Glove
Nigeria Dele Alampasu
FIFA Fair Play Award
 Nigeria

Goalscorers[edit]

Top scorers after the end of the tournament.[16]

7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

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