2017 Toulon Tournament
|45ème Festival International "Espoirs" – Tournoi Maurice Revello (in French)|
|Dates||29 May – 10 June 2017|
|Teams||12 (from 5 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||4 (in 4 host cities)|
|Champions||England (6th title)|
|Fourth place||Czech Republic|
|Goals scored||61 (2.77 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Chico Banza|
(4 goals each)
|Best player(s)||David Brooks|
|Best goalkeeper||Luke Pilling|
The 2017 Toulon Tournament (officially French: 45ème Festival International "Espoirs" – Tournoi Maurice Revello) was the 45th edition of the Toulon Tournament. The tournament was named after Maurice Revello, who started the tournament in 1967 and died in 2016. It was held in the region of Provence from 29 May to 10 June 2017. The 2017 edition was the first to feature 12 teams.
Twelve participating teams were announced on April 12, 2017.
The twelve national teams involved in the tournament were required to register a squad of 20 Under-20 players.
A total of four cities hosted the tournament.
|Stade de Lattre-de-Tassigny||Stade Parsemain|
|Capacity: 1,000||Capacity: 17,170|
|Stade d'Honneur Marcel Roustan||Stade Jules-Ladoumègue|
|Capacity: 4,000||Capacity: 1,500|
The referees were:
Hélder Martins de Carvalho[a] and António Muachihuissa Caxala
- ^ Hélder Martins de Carvalho took an assistant's place during the tournament.
Every match consisted of two periods of 40 minutes each. In a match, every team had nine named substitutes and the maximum number of substitutions permitted was four.
In the knockout stage, if a game tied at the end of regulation time, extra time would not be played and the penalty shoot-out would be used to determine the winner.
The draw was held on 15 April 2017. The twelve teams were drawn into three groups of four. The group winners and the best second-placed team qualified for the semi-finals. The Group stage was played from 29 May to 6 June 2017.
|1||England||3||3||0||0||10||2||+8||9||Advance to knockout stage|
|Ito 54'||Report||Oviedo 71'|
|Chico Banza 80+3'||Report||Sasaki 52' (pen.)|
|Barnes 18', 44'
Hirst 33', 53', 64' (pen.)
Taylor-Crossdale 76' (pen.)
|Ando 53'||Report||Hirst 25' (pen.)
Taylor-Crossdale 72' (pen.)
|Chico Banza 1', 39', 52'
|1||Ivory Coast||3||2||1||0||5||3||+2||7||Advance to knockout stage|
|Report||James 77' (pen.)|
|Marcel 44'||Report||Lazare 61'
Touré Yaya 79'
|G. Thomas 7', 80+2'||Report||Tiéhi 50'
|Khalid 19'||Report||Nordin 4'
Boutobba 48' (pen.), 64'
|1||Czech Republic||3||2||1||0||5||2||+3||7||Advance to knockout stage|
|Report||Burke 1', 55' (pen.)|
|Gabriel Novaes 37'||Report|
|Saghara Putra 23'||Report||Hardie 32', 63' (pen.)|
The knockout stage was played on 8 and 10 June 2017.
|8 June - Fos-sur-Mer|
|10 June - Aubagne|
|England (p)||1 (5)|
|8 June - Fos-sur-Mer|
|Ivory Coast||1 (3)|
|10 June - Aubagne|
|Barnes 6', 68'
|Ivory Coast||2–1||Czech Republic|
Third place playoff
Granečný 80+2' (o.g.)
|Brooks 13'||Report||Loba 80+1' (pen.)|
61 goals were scored in 22 matches, for an average of 2.77 goals per match.
- 4 goals
- 3 goals
- 2 goals
- 1 goal
- Abdulaziz Khalid
- Gabriel Novaes
- Rolando Oviedo
- Eduardo Puga
- Lázaro Tuero
- Ondřej Chvěja
- Martin Graiciar
- Roman Kašiar
- Ondřej Novotný
- Elliot Embleton
- Iké Ugbo
- Yanis Barka
- Vincent Marcel
- Jean-Philippe Mateta
- Arnaud Nordin
- Derick Osei
- Hanis Saghara Putra
- Wilfried Gnoukouri
- Aké Arnaud Loba
- Christ Tiéhi
- Kader Touré Yaya
- Mizuki Ando
- Hiroki Ito
- Takumi Sasaki
- Greg Taylor
- Craig Wighton
- Daniel James
- Own goal
- Denis Granečný (playing against Scotland)
Source: Toulon Tournament
After the final, the following players were rewarded for their performances during the competition.
- Best player: David Brooks
- Second best player: Joe Worrall
- Third best player: Jean Thierry Lazare
- Fourth best player: Greg Taylor
- Breakthrough player: Egy Maulana
- Best goalkeeper: Luke Pilling
- Younger player of the final: Reece James
- Best goal of the tournament: Hiroki Ito (playing against Cuba)
- Fair-Play: England
Toulon Tournament 2017 best XI
The best XI team was a squad consisting of the eleven most impressive players at the tournament.
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