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.
Association football tournament for under-17 national teams
|2007 FIFA U-17 월드컵 대한민국|
|Host country||South Korea|
|Dates||18 August – 9 September|
|Teams||24 (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||8 (in 8 host cities)|
|Champions||Nigeria (3rd title)|
|Goals scored||165 (3.17 per match)|
|Attendance||422,907 (8,133 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||Macauley Chrisantus (7 goals)|
|Best player(s)||Toni Kroos|
|Fair play award||Costa Rica|
International football competition
Players born after 1 January 1990 could participate in this tournament.