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2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup

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The FIFA U-17 World Cup 2007, the twelfth edition of the tournament, was held in South Korea between 18 August and 9 September 2007. For this event, the number of teams had been expanded from 16 to 24, with the top two of each group and the four best third-place teams advancing to the Round of 16. Also, from now on, the confederation which produced the last champion, in this case CONCACAF, had an extra spot in the qualifying rounds.[1]

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2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup
2007 FIFA U-17 월드컵 대한민국
2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup official logo
Tournament details
Host countrySouth Korea
Dates18 August – 9 September
Teams24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)8 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag_of_Nigeria.svg Nigeria (3rd title)
Runners-upFlag_of_Spain.svg Spain
Third placeFlag_of_Germany.svg Germany
Fourth placeFlag_of_Ghana.svg Ghana
Tournament statistics
Matches played52
Goals scored165 (3.17 per match)
Attendance422,907 (8,133 per match)
Top scorer(s)Nigeria Macauley Chrisantus (7 goals)
Best player(s)Germany Toni Kroos
Fair play awardFlag_of_Costa_Rica.svg Costa Rica

Players born after 1 January 1990 could participate in this tournament.