The Morocco U-17 national team will compete against Iran U-17 in the round of 16 match of the 2023 U-17 World Cup at the GBT Stadium, Surabaya, Tuesday (21/11/2023). / Photo: Instagram @equipedumaroc
SURABAYA – The Moroccan U-17 national team will compete against Iran U-17 in the last 16 match of the 2023 U-17 World Cup. The meeting of the two teams will take place at the Gelora Bung Tomo (GBT) Stadium, Surabaya, Tuesday (21/11/2023 ).
The Atlas Lions — the nickname of the Moroccan U-17 national team — have the status of winning Group A. Meanwhile, Iran U-17 has the status of third best and is the representative of Group C.
During the group phase, Morocco U-17 recorded 2 wins and 1 defeat. With this record, the Atlas Lions also collected 6 points. Similar to Morocco U-17, Iran U-17 also recorded 2 wins and 1 defeat.
Looking at the last match in the group phase, both teams are currently in their best performance. Morocco U-17 won 3-1 over the Indonesian U-17 national team, while Iran U-17 beat New Caledonia 5-0.
Currently both teams have certainly improved themselves with the preparations they have made. Both teams will try to beat each other for a ticket to the quarter-finals.
Morocco U-17 has an advantage because they are used to the conditions of the GBT Stadium pitch, because during the group phase they always compete there.
Meanwhile, Iran U-17 must adjust first. Previously, in the group phase they competed at the Jakarta International Stadium (JIS) and the Si Jalak Harupat Stadium.
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