In the event of a drawing of lots being required to determine the ranking within the first round groups A, B, C and D after the matches on Thursday 11 September, the draw will be made at the FIFA Championship headquarters in Cairo after the games on that evening.

The Regulations for the FIFA Under-17 World Championship foresee that teams are ranked within their group according to the following criteria:

  1. Points
  2. Goal difference
  3. Number of goals scored
  4. Result of the match between the teams concerned
  5. Drawing of lots.

Any drawing of lots will be made by the Chairman of the FIFA Committee for Youth Competitions, Julio Grondona (Argentina), and other officials.