FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran Discovers Opponents

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran has been placed in Group C of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in the official draw conducted in Mumbai, India on Friday evening.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran Discovers Opponents

The Iranian team has been pitted against Germany, Guinea and Costa Rica in the competition’s Group C.

The 24 participating teams have been divided into six groups of four. The top two teams from each group and the best four third-placed teams progress to the round of 16 knock-out games.

The tournament will kick off on October 6 and will run until October 28 in six cities Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Kolkata, Guwahati and Kochi.

Here are the groups:

Group A: India, USA, Colombia, Ghana

Group B: Paraguay, Mali, New Zealand, Turkey

Group C: Iran, Guinea, Germany, Costa Rica

Group D: North Korea, Niger, Brazil, Spain

Group E: Honduras, Japan, New Caledonia, France

Group F: Iraq, Mexico, Chile, England

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