Under-17 World Cup: Morocco is in an easy group and Brazil faces England

The Moroccan national team – the only representative of the Arabs – was signed in an easy group on paper in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup scheduled to start in Indonesia on the 10th of next November, along with host Indonesia, Ecuador and Panama, while Brazil signed with England in a group. one.

Today, Friday, the lottery was drawn, which divided the 24 teams into 6 groups, each containing 4 teams. The champion and runner-up of each group and the best 4 third-placed teams qualify for the 16th final.

The Moroccan under-17 team participated after reaching the final match of the African Cup in Algeria and finishing second behind Senegal.

The tournament matches will be held in 4 cities: Surabaya, Surakarta, Jakarta, and Bandung, while the opening match will be held between host Indonesia and Ecuador.

The Moroccan national team qualified for the World Cup after finishing second in the U-17 African Cup (Moroccan Football Federation)

The draw placed Brazil, the holder of the title of the last edition in 2019, in one group with England, along with Iran and New Caledonia.

The tournament was originally scheduled for Peru, but the International Federation (FIFA) decided to withdraw hosting due to the failure of the host country to fulfill its obligations related to completing the infrastructure necessary for hosting on time.

Nigeria holds the record for the number of titles (5), ahead of Brazil (4), Ghana and Mexico (2), while Saudi Arabia achieved the best Arab result when it won the championship title in 1989 in Scotland.

Below are the results of the draw for the Under-17 World Cup:

  • Group A: Indonesia, Ecuador, Panama, Morocco.
  • Group Two: Spain, Canada, Mali, Uzbekistan.
  • Group C: Brazil, Iran, New Caledonia, England.
  • Group Four: Japan, Poland, Argentina, Senegal.
  • Group E: France, Burkina Faso, South Korea, the United States.
  • Group Six: Mexico, Germany, Venezuela, New Zealand.

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