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Iran in Tough Group at 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup

16 Sep 2023, 16:43 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran has been drawn into a tough group in the 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup, following Friday's draw in Zurich.

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The young Team Melli is drawn against England, Brazil and New Caledonia in Group C.

Host Indonesia will contest the opening match of the tournament against Ecuador, while the group-stage draw also threw up a mouth-watering clash between the past two winners of the tournament, Brazil and England.

The competition will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from November 10 to December 2.

The full draw is as follows:

Group A: Indonesia, Ecuador, Panama, Morocco

Group B: Spain, Canada, Mali, Uzbekistan

Group C: Brazil, Iran, New Caledonia, England

Group D: Japan, Poland, Argentina, Senegal

Group E: France, Burkina Faso, Korea Republic, the US

Group F: Mexico, Germany, Venezuela, New Zealand

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