Teams

  • Swiss the cream of Group B

    Swiss the cream of Group B

    Switzerland made a stunning competition debut to top Group B ahead of Mexico, while three-time champions Brazil went out along with Japan.

  • Third-place: Anything is possible

    Third-place: Anything is possible

    FIFA.com gives a quick run-down of the rules governing who goes through as best third-place finishers on the final day of group games at Nigeria 2009.
    First stage - Group B
    24 October BRA3:2 (1:1)JPN
    27 October BRA0:1 (0:0)MEX
    30 October SUI1:0 (1:0)BRA

    Standings

    TeamMPGFGAPts
    SUI3739
    MEX3326
    BRA3343
    JPN3590
    • Brazil's Wellington (R) has a shot blocked by Switzerland's Andre Goncalves
    • The Switzerland team celebrate after their victory over Brazil
    • Switzerland's Benjamin Siegrist
    • Switzerland's Nassim Ben Khalifa celebrates after the victory
    • Switzerland Coach Dany Ryser
    • Brazil Coach Luiz Nizzo
    • Football - Switzerland v Brazil FIFA Under 17 World Cup Nigeria 2009 Group B  - Abuja Stadium, Abuja
    • Switzerland's goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist (R) makes a save against Brazil
    • Switzerland's Nassim Ben Khalifa (3rd R) scores his sides first goal against Brazil

    Statistics

    MPGFGASSOGPENOFFFKCKFCFSY2YCR
    3346421075155554600

    Tournaments
    FIFA U-17 World Cup All editions