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FIFA U-17 WC: England, Spain to lock horns in all-European final in Kolkata

After three weeks of high intensity and top quality football, the two European countries will clash at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium in Kolkata

ANI  |  Kolkata 

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Spain players during a practice session ahead of FIFA U-17 Football World Cup 2017 final match in Kolkata.

After three weeks of high intensity and top quality football, and will finally bring an end to the Under-17 FIFA World Cup when they meet each other in the all-European final clash here at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium in Kolkata later on Saturday.

In the first semi-final clash, had defeated Mali 3-1 at the Dr.

DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai to book a berth in the finals for the fourth time.

England, on the other hand, stunned three-time champions Brazil by the same margin in Kolkata to enter their maiden summit showdown.

For Spain, captain Abel Ruiz scored twice, with Ferran Torres being the other goal scorer.

Meanwhile, Rhian Brewster struck his second consecutive hat-trick for in the tournament.

He is now the highest goal-scorer in the tournament with seven goals.

The two losing semi-finalists — Brazil and Mali-will also play for the third place today.

First Published: Sat, October 28 2017. 13:30 IST
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