Make This Blog Your Home for FIFA U-17 World Cup Action
Resting in the shadow of the 2011 Gold Cup is the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Ready or not, the action starts on June 18th and run to its scheduled conclusion on July 10th. It is time to start preparing.
This will be the 17th edition of U World Cup. The first six were U-16. This year's tournament will take place at various venues throughout Mexico.
You better believe that the teams are going to come out focused and ready to go. Players have had two years to prepare for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
The U.S. is considered one of the favorites for this tournament. They are fresh off a CONCACAF U-17 Championship in February.
They are also one of six teams who were seeded at the draw for the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup. They will begin play in Group D with the Czech Republic, New Zealand and Uzbekistan
Stay with us as we'll be updating this blog with more news and results as the road to the Gold Cup trophy gets underway.