2017 South American U-17 Championship

The 2017 South American Under-17 Football Championship (Spanish: Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-17 Chile 2017, Brazilian Portuguese: Campeonato Sul-Americano Sub-17 Chile 2017) was the 17th edition of the South American Under-17 Football Championship, a football competition for the under-17 national teams in South America organized by CONMEBOL. It was held in Chile from 23 February to 19 March 2017.[2]

2017 South American U-17 Championship
Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-17
Chile 2017
2017 South American Under-17 Football Championship.jpg
Tournament details
Host country Chile
CityRancagua (Final stage)
Dates23 February – 19 March 2017
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (12th title)
Runners-up Chile
Third place Paraguay
Fourth place Colombia
Tournament statistics
Matches played35
Goals scored90 (2.57 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Vinícius Jr. (7 goals)
Best player(s)Brazil Vinícius Jr.[1]
2015
2019

Brazil were crowned champions, and together with Chile, Paraguay and Colombia, which were the top four teams of this tournament, qualified for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.[3]

TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

Each team registered a squad of 23 players (three of whom must be goalkeepers).[4]

VenuesEdit

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The venues were Estadio El Teniente, Rancagua (first stage and final stage), Estadio Fiscal, Talca (first stage) and Estadio La Granja, Curicó (first stage). Curicó was added as an emergency venue on 22 February 2017.[5]

Rancagua Talca Curicó
     
34°10′41″S 70°44′15″W / 34.177917°S 70.737507°W / -34.177917; -70.737507 (Estadio El Teniente) 35°25′11″S 71°40′26″W / 35.419771°S 71.673905°W / -35.419771; -71.673905 (Estadio Fiscal de Talca) 34°58′28″S 71°13′47″W / 34.974444°S 71.229722°W / -34.974444; -71.229722 (Estadio La Granja)
Capacity:13,849 Capacity:8,200 Capacity:8,000

Match officialsEdit

The referees were:[6]

For the final stage, Fernando Rapallini (Argentina), Óscar Rojas and the assistants Miguel Nievas and Gabriel Popovits (Uruguay) were included.[7]
The uruguayan referee Esteban Ostojich was replaced by Leodán González after Ostojich was ruled out of the championship after suffering an injury.[8] González was assisted by Wilmar Navarro and Dionisio Ruiz (Colombia) in the first stage and by Nievas and Popovits (Uruguay) in the final stage.
The colombian referee Luis Sánchez, Ostojich and the uruguayan assistants Carlos Pastorino and Horacio Ferreiro did not referee any match in the tournament.

First stageEdit

The draw was held on 12 January 2017, 14:00 local time, at the Chilean Football Federation headquarters in Santiago, Chile.[9] The ten teams were drawn into two groups of five. Chile (hosts) and Brazil (title holders) were seeded into Group A and Group B respectively, while the other four seeding pots, based on the results of the 2015 South American Under-17 Football Championship, were Argentina–Ecuador, Paraguay–Uruguay, Colombia–Venezuela, and Bolivia–Peru.[10]

The top three teams in each group advanced to the final stage.

Tiebreakers

When teams finished level of points, the final rankings were determined according to:[4]

  1. goal difference
  2. goals scored
  3. head-to-head result between tied teams (two teams only)
  4. drawing of lots

All times local, CLST (UTC−3).[11]

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Chile (H) 4 2 2 0 4 2 +2 8 Final stage
2   Colombia 4 2 1 1 8 6 +2 7
3   Ecuador 4 2 0 2 3 3 0 6
4   Uruguay 4 1 1 2 4 5 −1 4
5   Bolivia 4 1 0 3 3 6 −3 3
Source: CONMEBOL
(H) Host.
Ecuador  1–2  Colombia
Rezabala   25' Report Barrero   72'
Peñaloza   78'
Referee: Michael Espinoza (Peru)
Chile  1–0  Bolivia
S. Valencia   38' Report
Referee: José Méndez (Paraguay)

Ecuador  1–0  Uruguay
Porozo   16' Report
Referee: Raphael Claus (Brazil)
Chile  1–1  Colombia
Alarcón   70' Report Peñaloza   60'
Referee: Jorge Baliño (Argentina)

Uruguay  1–3  Colombia
Falconis   44' Report Peñaloza   38' (pen.)
Barrero   49'
Campaz   63'
Referee: José Méndez (Paraguay)
Ecuador  1–0  Bolivia
Campos   80' Report
Referee: Adrián Cabello (Venezuela)

Colombia  2–3  Bolivia
López   76'
Campaz   79'
Report Roca   3'56'
Melgar   7'
Referee: Raphael Claus (Brazil)
Chile  1–1  Uruguay
A. Valencia   89' Report Neris   70'
Referee: Adrián Cabello (Venezuela)

Uruguay  2–0  Bolivia
Chacón   45'
Viera   65'
Report
Referee: Michael Espinoza (Peru)
Chile  1–0  Ecuador
Porozo   23' (o.g.) Report
Referee: Jorge Baliño (Argentina)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Brazil 4 3 1 0 7 1 +6 10 Final stage
2   Paraguay 4 2 2 0 6 3 +3 8
3   Venezuela 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1 7
4   Argentina 4 1 0 3 3 4 −1 3
5   Peru 4 0 0 4 2 11 −9 0
Source: CONMEBOL
Argentina  0–1  Venezuela
Report Chalbaud   53'
Referee: Eduardo Gamboa (Chile)
Brazil  3–0  Peru
Vinícius Jr.   13'
Marcos Antônio   33'
Lincoln   45+2' (pen.)
Report
Referee: Juan Albarracín (Ecuador)

Argentina  0–1  Paraguay
Report Romero   19'
Referee: Juan Nelio García (Bolivia)
Brazil  1–0  Venezuela
Paulinho   55' Report
Referee: Leodán González (Uruguay)

Paraguay  2–2  Venezuela
Galeano   22' (pen.)
Morínigo   90+1'
Report Fereira   47'
Hurtado   68'
Referee: Juan Albarracín (Ecuador)
Argentina  3–0  Peru
Colidio   35'39'
Obando   57'
Report
Referee: Leodán González (Uruguay)

Venezuela  3–2  Peru
Barragán   21'
Hurtado   30'
Makoun   77'
Report Mifflin   24'
Sánchez   45+3'
Referee: Juan Nelio García (Bolivia)
Brazil  1–1  Paraguay
Vinícius Jr.   38' Report Sánchez   15' (pen.)
Referee: Eduardo Gamboa (Chile)

Paraguay  2–0  Peru
Rodríguez   20'
Fuentes   43' (o.g.)
Report
Referee: Juan Albarracín (Ecuador)
Brazil  2–0  Argentina
Brenner   61'
Yuri Alberto   82'
Report
Referee: Leodán González (Uruguay)

Final stageEdit

When teams finished level of points, the final rankings were determined according to the same criteria as the first stage, taking into account only matches in the final stage.[4]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Brazil 5 4 1 0 17 2 +15 13 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup
2   Chile (H) 5 3 0 2 3 7 −4 9
3   Paraguay 5 2 2 1 10 7 +3 8
4   Colombia 5 2 1 2 4 6 −2 7
5   Venezuela 5 1 1 3 5 10 −5 4
6   Ecuador 5 0 1 4 5 12 −7 1
Source: CONMEBOL
(H) Host.
Colombia  2–1  Ecuador
Campaz   53'
Martínez   90+2'
Report Quiñónez   12'
Referee: Juan Nelio García (Bolivia)
Chile  1–0  Venezuela
Díaz   37' Report
Referee: Juan Albarracín (Ecuador)
Brazil  2–2  Paraguay
Lincoln   15'40' (pen.) Report Sánchez   78'
Fernández   82'
Referee: Eduardo Gamboa (Chile)

Paraguay  2–2  Ecuador
J. Rolón   44'
Fernández   56'
Report Micolta   35'
Tobar   39'
Referee: Adrián Cabello (Venezuela)
Chile  1–0  Colombia
Zúñiga   19' Report
Referee: Raphael Claus (Brazil)
Brazil  4–0  Venezuela
Luna   24' (o.g.)
Lucas Halter   39'
Vinícius Jr.   83'
Yuri Alberto   90'
Report
Referee: José Méndez (Paraguay)

Colombia  0–0  Venezuela
Report
Referee: Jorge Baliño (Argentina)
Chile  0–2  Paraguay
Report Romero   7'
Sánchez   45+1'
Referee: Óscar Rojas (Uruguay)
Brazil  3–0  Ecuador
Vinícius Jr.   19'29'
Lincoln   52'
Report
Referee: Michael Espinoza (Peru)

Paraguay  3–1  Venezuela
Fernández   2'
Romero   20'
Rodríguez   54'
Report Cásseres   90+1' (pen.)
Referee: Fernando Rapallini (Argentina)
Chile  1–0  Ecuador
Zúñiga   34' Report
Referee: Juan Nelio García (Bolivia)
Brazil  3–0  Colombia
Vinícius Jr.   24'52'
Alerrando   69'
Report
Referee: Leodán González (Uruguay)

Ecuador  2–4  Venezuela
Rezabala   37'
Micolta   46'
Report Hurtado   21'
Echeverría   25' (pen.)
Barragán   77'
Luna   90+2'
Referee: Óscar Rojas (Uruguay)
Colombia  2–1  Paraguay
Barrero   40'
Vidal   66'
Report Sánchez   9'
Referee: Michael Espinoza (Peru)
Chile  0–5  Brazil
Report Paulinho   12'
Alan Souza   44'63'83'
Lincoln   80'
Referee: Jorge Baliño (Argentina)

WinnersEdit

 2017 South American Under-17 Football Champions 
 
Brazil
12th title

GoalscorersEdit

7 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

Source: CONMEBOL[12]

Qualified teams for FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

The following four teams from CONMEBOL qualified for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.[13][14]

Team Qualified on Previous appearances in tournament1
  Brazil 16 March 2017 15 (1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015)
  Chile 16 March 2017 3 (1993, 1997, 2015)
  Paraguay 16 March 2017 3 (1999, 2001, 2015)
  Colombia 19 March 2017 5 (1989, 1993, 2003, 2007, 2009)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year. Italic indicates host for that year.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vinicius y un protagonismo estratégico" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 20 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Rancagua y Talca albergarán el Sudamericano Sub 17 de Chile" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 13 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Brasil golea 5-0 a Chile y es campeón del Sudamericano Sub-17" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 20 March 2017.
  4. ^ a b c "Reglamento Sudamericano Sub-17 - Chile 2017" (PDF). CONMEBOL.
  5. ^ "Sudamericano Sub 17 - CONMEBOL informa" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2017-02-23. Retrieved 2017-02-23.
  6. ^ "Convocados los árbitros para el Sudamericano Sub-17, Chile 2017". CONMEBOL. 17 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Oscar Rojas y su pasión por el fútbol y los autobuses". CONMEBOL. 14 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Se lesionó Ostojich y entró Leodán González". Referí. 23 February 2017.
  9. ^ "Este jueves en Santiago de Chile se sortea el Sudamericano Sub-17". CONMEBOL. 11 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Definidos los grupos del Sudamericano Sub-17 Chile 2017". CONMEBOL. 12 January 2017.
  11. ^ "Fixture del campeonato Sudamericano Sub 17 Chile 2017" (PDF). CONMEBOL.
  12. ^ "CONMEBOL - Sub 17 Chile 2017" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.
  13. ^ "Paraguay, Chile and Brazil win passage to India". FIFA.com. 17 March 2017.
  14. ^ "Colombia secure ticket to India". FIFA.com. 20 March 2017.

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