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FIFA U20 World Cup Preview: Team By Team Analysis

The Youth Radar has compiled the ultimate compatriot to the FIFA U20 World Cup. Take a look at this special team-by-team guide to Turkey 2013. Continue reading

FIFA U20 World Cup Preview – Group C

The host nation will face a tough test from Colombia in Group C, who have to be one of the favourites to take the eventual tournament crown. Juan Fernando Quintero could be the player that sets this group alight. El Salvador have been given a relatively generous draw with Australia also hungry for success. Continue reading

FIFA Under 20 World Cup Review: Brazil Triumph

  Despite the absence of their star player Neymar, Brazil lifted the FIFA Under 20 World Cup for the fifth time in their history. Colombia provided the scene for this memorable tournament for the Brazilians, who also finished as the most lethal team in front of goal, scoring 18 goals. Brazil narrowly missed out in … Continue reading

England Scrape Through to Knockout Stages

Another 0-0 draw sees England qualify for the knockout stages of this year’s FIFA Under 20 World Cup. Mexico were the unfortunate side to be held by England as Brian Eastick’s side drew their third successive game without scoring or conceding. Both sides found the conditions a real struggle as a hot and humid Colombia begins … Continue reading

England Draw Despite Strong Performance

  England have held one of the favourites to win the FIFA Under 20 World Cup to a goalless draw in Colombia. Argentina came into the game as strong favourites but Brian Eastick’s side produced a strong and fluid performance in order to grab a point. The Young Lions could have even won the game … Continue reading

England Under 20s Prepare For World Cup Campaign

Friday evening sees England Under 20s kick off their World Cup campaign and England’s final chance of silverware this summer. After the Under 17s were knocked out of continental and international competitions, as well as the misfortunes of the Under 19s in qualification for the European Championships, Brian Eastick’s Under 20 side represent England’s last … Continue reading

New Zealand Qualify for World Cup with Oceania Win

New Zealand have beaten the Solomon Islands in the Oceania Under 20 Championship to qualify for the World Cup in Colombia. After a semi-final victory against Fiji, the hosts won 3-1 to secure their place in South America. Solomon Islands defeated Vanuatu on penalties to reach the final whilst New Zealand thrashed Fiji 6-0. Goals … Continue reading

Nigeria and Cameroon to Contest African Final

Nigeria and Cameroon will contest the final of the Orange African Youth Championships. Both sides won their semi-final clashes against Mali and Egypt respectively. Nigeria played a convincing victory against Mali with goals from Uche Nwofor, the tournament’s joint top goalscorer, and a last minute penalty from Stanley Okoro. Nigeria mounted pressure on the Malians … Continue reading

Groups Drawn for FIFA Under 20 World Cup

The draw for the FIFA Under 20s World Cup has been made in Colombia. England Under 20s will face Argentina, South Korea and Mexico as they bid to lift the title. In 2009, Argentina Under 20s did not qualify for the tournament but won the competition two consecutive times before. Earlier this season, they finished … Continue reading

World Cup Qualifiers Decided from African Tournament

Four sides, typically the powerhouses of African football, have reached the African Youth Championship semi-finals and subsequently qualified for a place in the FIFA Under 20 World Cup in Colombia. Mali, Nigeria, Cameroon and Egypt all qualified out of their group and will now contend for the African Youth Championship title. Reigning African and World champions at … Continue reading

Oceania Youngsters Bid For World Cup Place

The OFC Under 20 Championship has kicked off in Auckland, New Zealand with the winner’s prize as a place in Colombia at the Under 20 World Cup. The crowds were treated to a goal fest as Vanuatu thrashed American Samoa 7-0 in their opening game. Jean Kaltak, Eddison Stephen, Pascal Chabot(2), Brian Kaltak, Didier Kalip and Moses … Continue reading

Young Black Stars Near to Elimination

Ghana’s hopes of reaching the semi-finals of the African Youth Championship are all but over. After loosing against Nigeria in their opening game, Ghana were held by Gambia in their second match, drawing the game with one goal each. The result propelled Cameroon into the semi-finals and gave them qualification for the Under 20 World … Continue reading

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