England Stun Brazil To Reach First U-17 World Cup Final

England Stun Brazil To Reach First U-17 World Cup Final

By James Agberebi: England defeated Brazil 3-1 to progress into the final of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India on Wednesday.

A hat-trick from Liverpool youngster Rhian Brewster secured England’s first-ever final appearance at the U-17 World Cup.

It was Brewster’s second consecutive hat-trick of the tournament after putting three past USA in a 4-1 win in the quarter-finals.

Brewster opened scoring for the U-17 English team in the 10th minute but Wesley equalised for Brazil in the 21st minute.

In the 39th minute, Brewster made it 2-1 to England before completing his hat-trick on 77 minutes.

The second semi-final which also comes up on Wednesday will see African champions Mali take on Spain.

The final comes up on Saturday.

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 9
  • Comeon Brewster! Lets make it happen!

  • They should go and win it, Nigeria will come nxt two years

  • I think England are beginning to get it right.just won under 20 world cup and now under 17 are getting closer .

  • Don’t worry, Nigeria is coming back for it’s birthright

  • spain beat 3-1….so is england vs spain in the final while mali vs brazil for third place

  • Rejuvenated…..impress with their improvement in the game

  • I want spain to win this tournament

  • All of a sudden England youth team is beginning to prove every body wrong. First it was the under 20s and now the under 17. Indeed there are beginning to take their place. they should be proud of the premier league and it’s feeders league.