Suara.com – The 2023 U-17 World Cup in Indonesia is nearing its end. Two teams have confirmed themselves to qualify for the final match, namely Germany and Spain who will compete for the trophy in the final match at Manahan Stadium, Solo.
The France U-17 national team reached the final of the 2023 U-17 World Cup after winning a fierce match against 10 Mali U-17 national team players with a score of 2-1 in the semifinal match at Manahan Stadium, Tuesday (28/11) evening.
Les Bleuets — the nickname for the French youth national team — fell behind in the first half through Ibrahim Diarra’s goal in the 45+3 minute.
However, France recovered in the second half by scoring two goals through Yvann Titi (55′) and Ismail Bouneb (69′) after Mali played with 10 men from the 55th minute following a red card for Souleymane Sanogo.
The France U-17 national team qualified for the final of the U-17 World Cup after winning against the Mali U-17 national team in the semifinals. (LOC WCU17/RKY)
Meanwhile, in the other semifinal match which was played this afternoon in Manahan, the German U-17 National Team won dramatically over the Argentine U-17 National Team via a penalty shootout.
Germany advanced to the top match of the U-17 World Cup after eliminating Argentina in the high-five round with a score of 4-2 after drawing 3-3 in normal time.
In this match, three German goals scored by Paris Brunner (9′, 58′) and Max Moerstedt (69′) and three Argentinian goals scored by Agustin Ruberto (36′, 45+4′, 90+7′) decorated the heat of the match. first semifinal of the 2023 U-17 World Cup.
Due to this result, Germany is just one step away from making history as the first team to win the U-17 Euro and U-17 World Cup in the same year.
If they are able to beat France in the final, Germany will also make history by winning the U-17 World Cup title for the first time.
On the other hand, winning the 2023 U-17 World Cup will also be very valuable for France.
If they successfully win the final match, France will have the right to lift the U-17 World Cup trophy for the second time.
Previously, France won the inaugural U-17 World Cup title in the 2001 edition in Trinidad & Tobago.
The 2023 U-17 World Cup final match between Germany and France will be held on Saturday (2/11) evening at 19.00 WIB at Manahan Stadium.