FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: From Brazil's pizza routine to Paraguay's lollipop snack, here's what teams feasted on
From training sessions to sleeping and eating habits, Brazil had a plan in place beforehand for the World Cup, keeping in mind India's scorching heat.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India's loss to Colombia, absence of 'Samba flair' and other disappointments as picked by Firstpost writers
After a pulsating World Cup drew to a close after 22 days of action, Firstpost asked its writers to pick the biggest disappointment of 2017 edition. Here's who they picked:
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Phil Foden, Dheeraj Singh and other standout players as picked by Firstpost writers
After a pulsating World Cup drew to a close after 22 days of action, Firstpost asked it writers to pick a standout player of 2017 edition. Here's who they picked:
After a pulsating World Cup drew to a close after 22 days of action, Firstpost asked it writers to name their most memorable moment of the 2017 edition. Here's what they picked:
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: The most-attended, highest-scoring edition of tournament explained in charts
Here’s a look at all the numbers that matter after the 2017 U-17 World Cup drew to a close with England clinching the title by beating continental rivals Spain in the final.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Luis Norton de Matos can stay on as India coach, says AIFF chief Praful Patel
India U-17 and U-19 football teams head coach Luis Norton de Matos can continue with his job if he wants, All India Football Federation President Praful Patel said on Thursday.
This is the first time England will play in the final in their fourth attempt. Spain will also be gunning for their maiden title after finishing runners-up thrice in 1991, 2003 and 2007.
As of now, the LOC has confirmed that FIFA president Gianni Infantino, AIFF supremo Praful Patel and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be present for the final in Kolkata.
With the figures in the tournament in India being just 6,000 behind China 1985, the attendance in the final at the Salt Lake Stadium is all set to be a full house of 66,687 with all the tickets sold out well in advance.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Indian players have task cut out to sustain legacy; must steer clear of tempting offers
There are many positive legacies of the U-17 World Cup in India. However, the future of this talented group of players seems uncertain.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India failed to conjure up miracles in Group A; USA impressed with attacking effervescence
Teams with worse support and equally poor experience outdid India. It might be worth the time of Indian football administrators to learn from other participating nations.
Paraguay are aware that USA, despite a loss to Colombia that must have dampened their spirit after a great start, will pose their biggest threat so far in the tournament.
Germany take on Colombia in the first Round of 16 match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Abhijit Sarkar, Rahim Ali laud learning experience, say 'will never forget the moments'
Abhijit Sarkar said, "Now it's time to graduate to the next level and play for India seniors but before that I would like to get a good club."
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India should be proud of their performance, says England coach Steve Cooper
After losing all their matches, hosts India made a group stage exit, but Cooper said the Luis Norton de Matos-coached side deserved kudos.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India may be out but hosting showpiece event is a shot in the arm for sport in country
Yes, India's U-17 failed to make an immediate impact in terms of results but when viewed in the larger perspective, they managed to achieve much more.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India had no energy left to cope with Ghana, says coach Luis Norton de Matos
India U-17 chief coach Luis Norton de Matos was honest in his admission that the gulf between India and Ghana was too big and today's result in the FIFA U-17 World Cup was on expected lines.
Rank outsiders India ended their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup campaign in a cry of pain and agony as they were handed a 0-4 thrashing by two-time champions Ghana in their final group match on Thursday.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, India vs Ghana, Football Match result: India lose to Ghana, bow out of tournament
Catch live score and updates from Group A match between India and Ghana.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, India vs Ghana: When and where to watch, coverage on TV and live streaming
Here's all you need to know about when and where to watch, coverage on TV and live streaming of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 match between India and Ghana.