Teams

  • Italy's bittersweet goodbye

    Italy's bittersweet goodbye

    Despite a last-eight elimination at the hands of fellow Europeans Switzerland, Italy can take heart from their performances at Nigeria 2009.

  • Winners show nerves of steel

    Winners show nerves of steel

    Colombia and Switzerland battled through to the semi-final stage of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Nigeria after two scintillating last-eight clashes.

    First stage - Group F
    26 October ALG0:1 (0:0)ITA
    29 October ITA2:1 (0:1)KOR
    01 November ITA0:0URU
    Round of 16
    04 November ITA2:1 (1:0)USA
    Quarter-finals
    08 November SUI2:1 (1:1)ITA

    Standings

    TeamMPGFGAPts
    ITA3317
    KOR3636
    URU3334
    ALG3050
    • Dejection for Alessandro Scialpi of Italy during the FIFA U17 World Cup Nigeria 2009
    • Dejection for Simone Dell Agnello of Italy
    • Dejected Italian players as they are knocked out of the competition
    • Dejection for Alessandro Scialpi and Mattia Perin of Italy
    • Benjamin Siegrist of Switzerland gives instructions
    • Players from Italy walk down the tunnel
    • Dejection for Mattia Perin of Italy
    • Benjamin Siegrist of Switzerland gives instructions
    • Head coach of Switzerland Dany Ryser looks on

    Statistics

    MPGFGASSOGPENOFFFKCKFCFSY2YCR
    56462260632865601000

    Tournaments
    FIFA U-17 World Cup Final All editions