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Mondiale U17 Brasile 2019 - ISOLE SALOMONE


FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Solomon Islands have never previously competed in the FIFA U-17 World Cup. The Melanesian nation has previously featured in FIFA Futsal and Beach Soccer World Cups.

The road to Brazil

Backed by strong home support, Solomon Islands enjoyed an impressive campaign to qualify for the world stage during September 2018. They hit 15 goals without reply in topping their group, with their three wins highlighted by a stunning 5-0 win over holders New Zealand. The Solomons then eased past Fiji 3-1 to qualify amid scenes of wild celebration, but failed to win their maiden U-16 Championship after a penalty shoot-out defeat against New Zealand in the decider.

The coach - Stanley Waita

A former long-serving national team midfielder, Stanley Waita featured in three FIFA World Cup™ qualifying campaigns for Solomon Islands, including the nation’s storied continental play-offs against Australia in 2005. Waita also enjo…

Mondiale U17 Brasile 2019 - PARAGUAY

FIFA U-17 World Cup record This will be Paraguay’s fifth World Cup appearance at this level and third in a row.Their best showing to date, a quarter-final appearance, came on their debut at New Zealand 1999. At Trinidad and Tobago 2011 and Chile 2015, they failed to survive the group phase, while at India 2017 they bowed out in the round of 16.
The road to Brazil Los Guarani finished third at the South American U-17 Championship in Peru, where some courageous and defensively solid displays in the Hexagonal final phase proved key. The preceding group phase did yield good wins over Uruguay and Colombia, but also featured a high number of goals conceded. In the final phase, victory over Peru and draws with Uruguay, Chile and Ecuador made the difference.
The coach - Gustavo Morinigo Although he has overseen more U-17 international games than any other Paraguay coach, his career has been about much more than youth football. In 2014 …