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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup: England, France Qualify For Next Round

England and France have qualified for the second round of the ongoing FIFA u-17 World Cup in India after respective victories over Mexico and Japan on Matchday 6.

Highly rated Borussia Dortmund youngster Jadon Sancho scored one of the goals as England booked a last 16 place with a 3-2 win over Mexico in Group F. Sancho has now scored three goals in two appearances at the tournament.

In the other group game, Iraq thrashed Chile 3-0 with Mohammed Dawoud Yassen getting two goals to take his tally to three goals in two games.

France are also through to the last 16 after forward Amine Gouini scored a brace to help his side to a 2-1 win over Japan thus taking his tournament tally to four goals as the leading goalscorer.

Results:

Group E

France 2-1 Japan

Honduras 5-0 New Caledonia

 

Standings:

  1. France 6 points
  2. Japan 3 points
  3. Honduras 3 points
  4. New Caledonia 0 point

Group F

England 3-2 Mexico

Iraq 3-0 Chile

 

Standings:

  1. England 6 points
  2. Iraq 4 points
  3. Mexico 1 point
  4. Chile 0 point

Today’s Matches (Matchday 7):

Group A

Ghana vs. India

USA vs. Colombia

Group B

Turkey vs. Paraguay

Mali vs. New Zealand

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