The FIFA U-17 World Cup is the world championship of soccer for male players under the age of 17. The tournament was hosted by China in 1985 and was won by Nigeria. It is held every two years for World Cup betting fans and Brazil has the most wins with three. Nigeria and Ghana have won twice for soccer betting fans.World Cup betting fans should be aware that South Korea is the hosts of the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
World Cup betting fans and soccer betting fans should know that the United States team is in group E with Belgium, Tunisia and Tajikistan. The U.S. opens against Tajikistan on August 20 for World Cup betting fans, then faces Tunisia on August 23 and concludes group play on August 26 against Belgium. The U.S. will play Tajikistan and Tunisia in Changwon before heading to Cheonan to face Belgium for soccer betting fans.
World Cup betting fans should know that the 24-team field is divided into six groups of four, with the top two teams from each group and the top four (of six) third-place teams advancing to the Round of 16 for soccer betting fans. Soccer betting fans want to be aware before placing their World Cup betting wagers that the 52-match tournament will take place at seven venues in South Korea with games in Suwon, Ulsan, Seogwipo, Goyang, Gwangyang, Cheonan and Seoul. World Cup betting fans should be aware that the U.S. will play all their group matches in Changwon and Cheonan.
World Cup betting fans will consider the fact that the U.S. qualified for South Korea ’07 with a first-place finish in Group A of the CONCACAF U-17 Final Round Qualifying Tournament in Kingston, Jamaica. Soccer betting fans should be aware that the United States’ first opponent, Tajikistan, will be competing in its first-ever World Cup betting lines. "I've been doing my homework before the draw and after the draw we did talk some people from North Korea and they told us that Tajikistan is just like the North Koreans,” said Hackworth. We’ll just have to wait for the World Cup betting results.
Should the U.S. advance through the group stage, they will likely face an Under-17 power in the next round of World Cup betting action. A top finish in their group would have the U.S. against the second-place finisher of Group D that includes two-time champion Nigeria, 2001 champion France, Japan and Haiti.