The team which shows the best sportsmanship during the FIFA Under-17 World Championship will be awarded the FIFA Fair Play Prize.
Apart from the deduction of points for red and yellow cards during matches, teams can win points for their sportsmanlike behaviour on and off the field of play. Factors that will be taken into consideration include the general behaviour and attitude of players and officials towards referees, officials and opponents; attacking play; no time-wasting; behaviour of fans, etc..
Only teams which pass the first round are eligible for the award, as it is considered that pressure on teams builds as they progress through the tournament.
The winning team will receive the FIFA Fair Play trophy, a diploma and a cheque for 10,000 Swiss Francs’ worth of adidas equipment.