Planning a Football Trip 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup? This post has the details of what has been announced so far regarding the tournament to help plan your football trip.
The 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup will be the 18th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the biennial international men’s youth football championship contested by the under-17 national teams of the member associations of FIFA, since its inception in 1985 as the FIFA U-16 World Championship (age limit was raised from 16 to 17 in 1991).
The tournament will be hosted by Peru between 5 and 27 October 2019. It will mark the second time Peru have hosted the U-17 tournament, after the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship. England are the defending champions.
Currently a total of 24 teams qualify for the final tournament. In addition to Peru who qualifies automatically as hosts, 23 other teams qualify from six separate continental competitions.
Lima, Piura, Tacna and Trujillo were appointed by the Peruvian Football Federation to host the tournament. Other two venues or more will be chosen soon, Chiclayo, Ica, Tarapoto, Moquegua and Chimbote are likely to be considered venues as well.
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