Can Nigeria pull it off again? On Friday, October 23, the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup will start. Host of the tournament is current champion Nigeria, who, with 3 championship titles, has won the most championships along with Brazil since it's fundation in 1985.
Between October 23 and November 1, 24 teams compete for a spot in the knockout stage which starts on November 4 and ends with the final on November 15.
The games will be broadcast live online. Check broadcasters for exact dates and times
Please note: geographical restrictions may apply.
Group A: Nigeria, Germany, Honduras, Argentina
Group B: Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Switzerland
Group C: Iran, Gambia, Colombia, Netherlands
Group D: Turkey, Burkina Faso, Costa Rica, New Zealand
Group E: United Arab Emirates, Malawi, United States, Spain
Group F: Uruguay, Korea Republic, Algeria, Italy