Brazil name roster for U-17 World Cup

  • Brazil name squad for FIFA U-17 World Cup

  • Hosts face Canada, New Zealand and Angola in group matches

  • First ever FIFA youth tournament in Brazil

Host nation Brazil have announced their squad for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup.

The list of 21 players was announced by former player Branco, who is currently CBF youth teams manager.

Three players are missing from coach Guilherme Dalla Dea’s usual list: Paulo Eduardo, Juan and Reinier

Brazil will continue to prepare at the CBF training centre in Teresopolis until 22 October.

The hosts will kick-off their campaign against Canada four days later, before further Group A outings against New Zealand and Angola.

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Brazil squad

Goalkeepers

Cristian (Atletico Mineiro), Marcelo (Fluminense), Matheus Donelli (Corinthians)

Defenders

Gabriel Noga (Flamengo), Gustavo Garcia (Palmeiras), Luan Patrick (Athletico Paranaense), Henri (Palmeiras), Patryck (Sao Paulo), Renan (Palmeiras), Yan (Coritiba)

Midfielders

Daniel Cabral (Flamengo), Diego Rosa (Gremio), Matheus Araujo (Corinthians), Pedro Lucas (Gremio), Sandry (Santos), Talles Costa (Sao Paulo)

Forwards

Gabriel Veron (Palmeiras), Joao Peglow (Internacional), Kaio Jorge (Santos), Lazaro (Flamengo), Talles Magno (Vasco da Gama)

*All squads provisional until the final list of players is announced by FIFA

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