The U-17 Women's World Cup coming to India might have its cons, but will ultimately help determine the course that women's football takes in India.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino confirmed on Friday that India will host the U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020.
Peru will no longer host the Under-17 World Cup in October after being stripped of the tournament by FIFA.
Having reached the last eight for the first time since 2002, India must address wastefulness up front as tougher challenges await in the knockouts.
India begin their U16 Championships campaign against Vietnam in Kuala Lumpur on Friday. Here's all you need to know about the tournament.
A racism investigation involving a Spain player allegedly abusing an England player at the Under-17 World Cup final has been closed by FIFA.
England might be the first and last team to be holders of the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups, as FIFA look to potentially merge the two tournaments.
India needs more leagues, more games, more coaches too for the sport to improve, say experts.
Phil Foden and Rhian Brewster are among the four England players in ESPN's Team of the Tournament for the U-17 World Cup. Who else made the cut?
England U17s were crowned world champions after coming back from 2-0 down to beat Spain 5-2 in Kolkata on Saturday.
The U17s were crowned world champions after coming back from 2-0 down to beat Spain 5-2 in Kolkata on Saturday.
England's youth teams have won trophies galore this year. Nick Ames looks back across an astonishing spell for the Young Lions.
From the most number of goals scored to the first all-European final, here are some of the numbers from the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup.
Though Phil Foden was the undoubted star, England coach Steve Cooper also gave credit to the work done at the youth level for the World Cup success.
Sights and sounds from a surreal, stunning evening of football in Kolkata.
As a comeback for the ages capped a great year in youth football for England, stars past and present predicted a bright future for the Three Lions.
Who are England's newest heroes, who defeated Spain 5-2 in the final of the Under-17 World Cup on Saturday? ESPN FC profiles the Young Lions.
It's difficult to remember the last time one player made a World Cup final the stage to beat an entire opposition almost single-handedly.
A Phil Foden winner in the second half helped complete a spectacular comeback as England beat Spain 4-2 in the Under-17 World Cup final.
Brazil did not impress but a soft goal let in by the Malian goalkeeper tilted the game in their favour, in Kolkata on Saturday.
Kolkata needs its football, its fever. In return, it can give you days like the U-17 World Cup final, writes Jayaditya Gupta.
A revised FIFA calendar with a modification to existing international competitions could be in the works after 2020, president Gianni Infantino says.
It may not be the exact match they were hoping to play in Kolkata, but both Brazil and Mali are eager to finish their Under-17 WC campaign on a high.
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|Costa Rica U17||3||0||1||2||-4||1|
|North Korea U17||3||0||0||3||-5||0|
|New Caledonia U17||3||0||1||2||-11||1|