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Japan's tactical prowess shines through

Japan failed to emulate their quarterfinal appearances of 1993 and 2011 but there is plenty of hope for the future.

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England's next-gen flaunt their steel

England in a tense penalty shootout in an international competition? Not a problem for Steve Cooper's Under-17 team.

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England hold nerve to beat Japan on penalties

Goalkeeper Curtis Anderson saved a penalty and then scored from the spot as England beat Japan 5-3 on penalties to enter the quarterfinals.

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New Caledonia hold Japan to 1-1 draw

New Caledonia ended their maiden FIFA appearance at any level with a 1-1 draw against Japan, with captain Jekob Jeno scoring an 84th minute equaliser.

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Iraq beat Chile for first win

The victory boosted Iraq's chances of securing a pre-quarterfinal berth in just their second U-17 World Cup appearance.

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France enter last 16; defeat Japan 2-1

Amine Gouiri struck a brace as France notched a 2-1 victory over Japan to secure a pre-quarterfinal berth at the U-17 World Cup.

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Clinical Japan put Honduras to the sword

Keito Nakamura hit the first hat-trick of the tournament as Japan thrashed Honduras 6-1 in a Group E encounter.

2019 WC U17 Ladder

Brazil U173300+89
Angola U17320106
New Zealand U173102-33
Canada U173003-50
Nigeria U173201+26
Ecuador U173201+16
Australia U17311104
Hungary U173012-31
France U173300+69
South Korea U17320106
Chile U173102-13
Haiti U173003-50
Japan U173210+47
Senegal U173201+46
Netherlands U173102-13
United States U173012-71
Spain U173210+67
Argentina U173210+47
Tajikistan U173102-53
Cameroon U173003-50
Paraguay U173210+87
Italy U173201+56
Mexico U173111+74
Solomon Islands U173003-200

RankingsFIFA Under-17 World Cup

Goal Difference2Tied-8th
Goals Scored4Tied-16th
Goals Conceded21st