France, England, Japan register thumping wins in action-packed day at FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017

England and Chile players vie for the ball. England scored four goals to start their Under-17 World Cup campaign in style. PTI

England and Chile players vie for the ball. England scored four goals to start their U-17 World Cup campaign in style. PTI

Iraqi striker Mohammed Dawood celebrates after scoring against Mexico. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. PTI

Iraqi striker Mohammed Dawood celebrates after scoring against Mexico. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. PTI

Keito Nakamura scored a hat-trick as Japan thrashed Honduras 6-1 in Guwahati on Sunday. AP

Keito Nakamura scored a hat-trick as Japan thrashed Honduras 6-1 in Guwahati on Sunday. AP

France ran out even bigger winners, scoring seven past New Caledonia, though the World Cup debutants got one back. PTI

France ran out even bigger winners, scoring seven past New Caledonia, though the World Cup debutants got one back. PTI

Iraq registered their first ever point in the history of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, in their 1-1 draw against Mexico. PTI

Iraq registered their first ever point in the history of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, in their 1-1 draw against Mexico. PTI

Honduras have qualified for every Under-17 World Cup since 2007 but the one-sided defeat and negative goal difference could work against them this year. AP

Honduras have qualified for every U-17 World Cup since 2007 but the one-sided defeat and negative goal difference marks a bad start to the event this time out. AP

England are highly fancied to go the distance this year, boasting of a side packed with attacking talent. PTI

England are highly fancied to go the distance this year, boasting of a side packed with attacking talent. PTI


Updated Date: Oct 09, 2017 10:26 AM

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