On November 18, 2023, the United States suffered a heartbreaking 3-0 loss to France at the Under-17 World Cup in Indonesia. Despite this defeat, the US team finished second in Group E thanks to earlier victories over South Korea and Burkina Faso. France’s Joan Tincres scored twice, once in first-half added time and once late in the second half, before Bastien Meupiyou sealed the points for his team.
The United States will now face off against Germany in the round of 16, while France will meet Senegal. Brazil, the defending champions, had a shock loss in their opening match against New Caledonia but managed to recover with wins over Ecuador and England to advance to the next round.
England will face Uzbekistan while Iran also advanced to meet Morocco on Monday. The top two teams from each of the six groups of four, as well as the four best third-placed teams, qualified for the round of 16.
Indonesia made its World Cup debut but was eliminated after a loss against Morocco following draws with Ecuador and Panama. Japan will face Spain while Mexico recovered from a poor start by defeating New Zealand on Saturday to book a meeting with Mali.
The final match takes place on December 2 in Surakarta.
In summary, on November 18th at Under-17 World Cup held in Indonesia, USA lost 3-0 against France but finished second in Group E due to earlier victories over South Korea and Burkina Faso. In their next match they will play Germany while France meets Senegal. Defending champions Brazil had a shock loss but recovered and advanced to next round facing Ecuador after beating England 2-1 on Friday.
England will face Uzbekistan while Iran also advanced to meet Morocco on Monday after finishing as top two teams from each group of four or best three teams that finished third place.
Indonesia made its debut at any World Cup for over 80 years and was eliminated after a loss against Morocco following draws with Ecuador and Panama. Meanwhile Japan will face Spain while Mexico recovered from poor start by defeating New Zealand on Saturday booking a meeting with Mali.
Finally, The final match takes place on December 2nd in Surakarta where we can witness who would be crowned as winner of this tournament.