Monday, November 2, 2015

U-17 World Cup Update - Quarterfinal Edition

Victor Osimhen has scored in all five of Nigeria's matches as the defending U-17 World Champions are through to the semi-finals where they'll face off against unbeaten Mexico (4-0-1). Osimhen, who plays for Ultimate Strikers FC in Nigeria, leads all players with 8 goals so far during the tournament, the most since Souleymane Coulibaly (Ivory Coast) scored 9 goals during the 2011 competition. In the other semifinal, unbeaten Mali (4-0-1), who has been scored on just once in five matches, will take on Belgium. The two countries played to a scoreless draw on October 18th in the opening match of the tournament for both teams. Both semifinals will be played on Thursday, with the 3rd Place Game and Championship to be held on Sunday.

Quarterfinal Match-ups

Nigeria 3 Brazil 0
Mali 1 Croatia 0
Mexico 2 Ecuador 0
Belgium 1 Costa Rica 0

Semifinal Match-ups

Mali vs Belgium
Mexico vs Nigeria


5. Ecuador
6. Brazil
7. Croatia
8. Costa Rica
9. France
10. Russia
11. South Korea
12. Germany
13. Chile
14. North Korea
15. New Zealand
16. Australia
17. Paraguay
18. England
19t. Guinea
19t. South Africa
21. United States
22. Syria
23. Honduras
24. Argentina

Top Scorers

Victor Osimhen (Nigeria) - 8
Johannes Eggestein (Germany) - 4
Samuel Chukwueze (Nigeria) - 3
Fedor Chalov (Russia) - 3

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