Mexico’s dream of repeating as FIFA U-17 World Cup champion was dashed Friday, as Nigeria captured its fourth crown with a 3-0 win in the final at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium.
Ivan Ochoa struck for a first-half brace to lead Mexico to a 3-0 win over nine-man Argentina in the FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinals on Tuesday at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium.
Honduras conceded two goals in a six-minute span in the second half to fall to Sweden, 2-1, in the FIFA U-17 World Cup quarterfinals on Friday at Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium.
Mexico outlasted Brazil 11-10 on penalty kicks to advance to the FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinals after the teams played to a 1-1 draw at Al-Rashid Stadium on Friday.
When Mexico faces Brazil on Friday in a FIFA U-17 World Cup quarterfinal encounter, head coach Raul Gutierrez knows that one of the two outstanding sides will be eliminated from contention.
Mexico is in the FIFA U-17 World Cup’s quarterfinals and will work on improving even further in advance of its next match Friday against Brazil.