FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: The Full Schedule

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is the greatest-ever FIFA tournament to be held in India and will be the 17th edition of the competition. In October 2017, India is going to represent FIFA U-17 World Cup, and football will be the only game in town for few weeks. 23 teams will travel to India, where they will strive to get their hands on the trophy.

The LOC (Local Organizing Committee) of the FIFA Under-17 (U-17) World Cup India 2017 is offering the football fans an option to watch the famous tournament from inside the stadiums. Book Tickets online from the official FIFA website – PURCHASE TICKETS NOW at http://tickets.india2017wc.com/

Bookings are divided into 4 phases

PHASE 1

Venue-specific tickets purchase availability from 16/05/2017 to 07/07/2017

PHASE 2

Individual Match tickets purchase availability from 07/07/2017 to 21/07/2017 exclusively for Visa cardholders with 50% Discount.

PHASE 3

Individual Match tickets can be purchased from 21/07/2017 to 05/10/2017 with 25% Discount for non-Visa cardholders.

PHASE 4

Individual Match tickets can be purchased from 06/10/2017 to 28/10/2017 with no discounts.

Note: Visa, the official Partner of FIFA, is the preferred payment method for booking tickets online

 

Football takes over

24 teams, 6 venues, 52 games and 22 days, the FIFA U-17 World Cup is the event for which the entire country is waiting in expectation of “who’s going to win the world title – FIFA U-17?”

The football excitement is on, and the tournament is set to kick off on 6th of October. Along with the host country – India (hosting an International Football Tournament for the first time), showcasing talented football teams from all over the world, will be watched with the farthest scrutiny. From October 6 to 28, the attention of the people going to last in India, and the teams of world football take their steps to reach the top.

The 17th FIFA U-17 World Cup with the motto ‘Football takes over’ will be going to held in six cities – New Delhi, Goa, Kochi, Guwahati, Kolkata and Navi Mumbai from 6 to 28 October 2017. This time, FIFA represents 24 nations in the U-17 World Cup.

Excited to watch some real football actions – match tickets are now on sale! Book your tickets – http://tickets.india2017wc.com/

24 Teams distributed in 6 groups, where

  • Group A has India, USA, Colombia, and Ghana
  • Group B has Paraguay, Mali, New Zealand, and Turkey
  • Group C has Iran, Guinea, Germany and Costa Rica
  • Group D has Korea DPR, Niger, Brazil, and Spain
  • Group E has Honduras, Japan, New Caledonia, and France
  • Group F has Iraq, Mexico, Chile, and England

Match Schedule (All match timings are in IST)

Date: October 6

  1. Colombia vs. Ghana (GROUP A) match starts at 5:00 pm (New Delhi)
  2. New Zealand vs. Turkey (GROUP B) match starts at 5:00 pm (Navi Mumbai)
  3. India vs. USA (GROUP A) match starts at 8:00 pm (New Delhi)
  4. Paraguay vs. Mali (GROUP B) match starts at 8:00 pm (Navi Mumbai)

Date: October 7

  1. Germany vs. Costa Rica (GROUP C) match starts at 5:00 pm (Goa)
  2. Brazil vs. Spain (GROUP D) match starts at 5:00 pm (Kochi)
  3. Iran vs. Guinea (GROUP C) match starts at 8:00 pm (Goa)
  4. Korea DPR vs. Niger (GROUP D) match starts at 8:00 pm (Kochi)

Date: October 8

  1. New Caledonia vs. France (GROUP E) match starts at 5:00 pm (Guwahati)
  2. Chile vs. England (GROUP F) match starts at 5:00 pm (Kolkata)
  3. Honduras vs. Japan (GROUP E) match starts at 8:00 pm (Guwahati)
  4. Iraq vs. Mexico (GROUP F) match starts at 8:00 pm (Kolkata)

Date: October 9

  1. Ghana vs. USA (GROUP A) match starts at 5:00 pm (New Delhi)
  2. Turkey vs. Mali (GROUP B) match starts at 5:00 pm (Navi Mumbai)
  3. India vs. Colombia (GROUP A) match starts at 8:00 pm (New Delhi)
  4. Paraguay vs. New Zealand (GROUP B) match starts at 8:00 pm (Navi Mumbai)

Date: October 10

  1. Costa Rica vs. Guinea (GROUP C) match starts at 5:00 pm (Goa)
  2. Spain vs. Niger (GROUP D) match starts at 5:00 pm (Kochi)
  3. Iran vs. Germany (GROUP C) match starts at 8:00 pm (Goa)
  4. Korea DPR vs. Brazil (GROUP D) match starts at 8:00 pm (Kochi)

Date: October 11

  1. France vs. Japan (GROUP E) match starts at 5:00 pm (Guwahati)
  2. England vs. Mexico (GROUP F) match starts at 5:00 pm (Kolkata)
  3. Honduras vs. New Caledonia (GROUP E) match starts at 8:00 pm (Guwahati)
  4. Iraq vs. Chile (GROUP F) match starts at 8:00 pm (Kolkata)

Date: October 12

  1. Mali vs. New Zealand (GROUP B) match starts at 5:00 pm (New Delhi)
  2. Turkey vs. Paraguay (GROUP B) match starts at 5:00 pm (Navi Mumbai)
  3. Ghana vs. India (GROUP A) match starts at 8:00 pm (New Delhi)
  4. USA vs. Colombia (GROUP A) match starts at 8:00 pm (Navi Mumbai)

Date: October 13

  1. Costa Rica vs. Iran (GROUP C) match starts at 5:00 pm (Goa)
  2. Guinea vs. Germany (GROUP C) match starts at 5:00 pm (Kochi)
  3. Niger vs. Brazil (GROUP D) match starts at 8:00 pm (Goa)
  4. Spain vs. Korea DPR (GROUP D) match starts at 8:00 pm (Kochi)

Date: October 14

  1. France vs. Honduras (GROUP E) match starts at 5:00 pm (Guwahati)
  2. Japan vs. New Caledonia (GROUP E) match starts at 5:00 pm (Kolkata)
  3. Mexico vs. Chile (GROUP F) match starts at 8:00 pm (Guwahati)
  4. England vs. Iraq (GROUP F) match starts at 8:00 pm (Kolkata)

Round of 16 – The top three teams from each group will take-on with each other in the round of 16

Date: October 16

  1. 2A vs. 2C match starts at 5:00pm (New Delhi) [Note: 2A means 2nd Positioned team of Group A]
  2. 1B vs. 3A/C/D match starts at 8:00pm (New Delhi)

Date: October 17

  1. 1C vs. 3A/B/F match starts at 5:00pm (Goa)
  2. 1E vs. 2D match starts at 8:00pm (Guwahati)
  3. 1F vs. 2E match starts at 5:00pm (Kolkata)
  4. 2A vs. 2C match starts at 5:00pm (Goa)

Date: October 18

  1. 1A vs. 3C/D/E match starts at 5:00pm (Navi Mumbai)
  2. 1D vs. 3B/E/F match starts at 8:00pm (Kochi)

Quarter-Finals

Top 8 teams of ‘Round of 16’ will keep their place in quarter-finals

Date: October 21

  1. W43 vs. W42 match starts at 5:00pm (Guwahati)
  2. W38 vs. W41 match starts at 8:00pm (Goa)

Date: October 22

  1. W40 vs. W39 match starts at 5:00pm (Kochi)
  2. W37 vs. W44 match starts at 8:00pm (Kolkata)

Semi-Finals

Date: October 25

Top 4 teams of Quarter-Finals will keep their place in semi-finals

  1. W46 vs. W45 match starts at 5:00pm (Guwahati)
  2. W48 vs. W47 match starts at 8:00pm (Navi Mumbai)

Play-off for 3rd Place

Date: October 28

  1. L49 vs. L50 match starts at 5:00pm (Kolkata)

Final

Date: October 28

  1. W49 vs. W50 match starts at 5:00pm (Kolkata)

The stadiums expect to be filled completely when the FIFA U-17 goes underway, and the ecstasy remains in every Indian from start-to-end of every match. Therefore, stay tuned for some exciting footballing actions in this football tournament.

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