U-20 World Cup XVI

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U-20 World Cup XVI
Tournament details
Host Poland
Season(s) Seasons 45-46
8 April 2011 - 30 October 2011
Teams 128
Final positions
Champions Flag of Italy.jpg
Italia
Runner-up Norway
Semi-finalists Finland
Kazakhstan 
U20 XV U20 XVII

The Sixteenth U-20 World Cup tournament took place from 2 September to 30 October 2011 and was held in Poland.

With the 4 new entrants (Palestine, Cuba, Cameroon, O'zbekiston), the tournament introduced the format of 128 national teams divided into 16 groups of 8 each. This will become the unchanged standard of World Cup to come for several years.

Starting 8 April 2011, all team represented in Hattrick Word at the time played a total of 896 qualification matches in order to define the 32 participants to the next stage.

Group Stage

Round I (Qualification)

(All teams - Double round-robin format)
Group#1#2#3#4#5#6#7#8
Group 1 Vietnam USA Belgium Egypt Cape Verde Nigeria Morocco Jordan
Group 2 Poland South Korea Republic of Ireland Andorra Costa Rica Pakistan Mongolia Cameroon
Group 3 Finland Spain Uruguay Hungary Mexico Wales Greece Cuba
Group 4 Austria England Canada Mozambique Scotland Benin Saudi Arabia Palestine
Group 5 Turkey Taiwan Montenegro Bulgaria Ivory Coast Suriname Senegal Uzbekistan
Group 6 Norway Kuwait Ukraine Nicaragua Japan Tunisia Angola Barbados
Group 7 Estonia Latvia Czech Republic Croatia Honduras Philippines Azerbaijan Belarus
Group 8 Liechtenstein Faroe Islands Portugal Hong Kong South Africa Peru Syria Kenya
Group 9 Italy Slovakia Thailand Brazil Singapore Iceland Georgia Albania
Group 10 India China Moldova United Arab Emirates Guatemala Panama Malta Lebanon
Group 11 Germany Maldives Serbia Bahrain Paraguay Yemen Kampuchea Bangladesh
Group 12 Kyrgyzstan Netherlands Cyprus Bolivia Israel Oceania Dominican Republic Trinidad & Tobago
Group 13 Romania Switzerland Algeria Oman North Macedonia Venezuela Northern Ireland Uganda
Group 14 France Sweden El Salvador Bosnia & Herzegovina Brunei Ecuador Qatar Iraq
Group 15 Russia Kazakhstan Lithuania Slovenia Iran Ghana Luxembourg Tanzania
Group 16 Argentina Denmark Chile Colombia Indonesia Jamaica Malaysia Armenia
Teams are placed in groups based on their rank. Teams play each other once at home and once away. This round started on 08/04/2011 (last leg started on 27/05/2011).


Round II

(32 teams)
Group 1
Team Pts GD
 France 9 +5
 România 6 +1
 England 3 0
 Sverige 0 -6
Group 2
Team Pts GD
 Italia 7 +4
 Nederland 5 +2
 Türkiye 3 -3
 España 1 -3
Group 3
Team Pts GD
 Chinese Taipei 6 +4
 Argentina 5 +1
 Eesti 4 0
 Dhivehi Raajje 1 -5
Group 4
Team Pts GD
 Danmark 9 +9
 Việt Nam 3 +2
 Österreich 3 -3
 Føroyar 3 -8
Group 5
Team Pts GD
 Slovensko 6 +6
 Polska 6 -2
 Hanguk 3 0
 Rossiya 3 -4
Group 6
Team Pts GD
 Latvija 9 +3
 Kazakhstan 6 +1
 Kyrgyz Republic 3 0
 India 0 -4
Group 7
Team Pts GD
 Al Kuwayt 6 +1
 Norge 6 +1
 Deutschland 3 +2
 China 3 -4
Group 8
Team Pts GD
 USA 9 +8
 Suomi 4 0
 Liechtenstein 3 -5
 Schweiz 1 -3
This round started on 02-09-2011 (2nd leg: 05-09; 3rd leg: 09-09) at 20:00 was played in Poland.


Round III

(16 teams)
Group 1
Team Pts GD
 Kazakhstan 9 +4
 Việt Nam 6 +3
 Al Kuwayt 3 -3
 Danmark 0 -4
Group 2
Team Pts GD
 Suomi 6 +1
 Norge 6 +1
 Chinese Taipei 4 0
 USA 1 -2
Group 3
Team Pts GD
 Slovensko 6 +3
 Argentina 6 0
 România 4 +1
 France 1 -4
Group 4
Team Pts GD
 Latvija 5 +2
 Italia 5 +1
 Nederland 4 0
 Polska 1 -3
This round started on 07/10/2011 20:00 and was played in Poland.


Round IV

(8 teams)
Group 1
Team Pts GD
 Italia 7 +8
 Kazakhstan 5 +2
 Latvija 2 -2
 Việt Nam 1 -8
Group 2
Team Pts GD
 Norge 7 +3
 Suomi 6 +6
 Argentina 3 -2
 Slovensko 1 -7
This round started on 17/10/2011 20:00 and was played in Poland.


Knockout Stage

Semi-finals   Final
           
Miejsce na Twoją reklamę      
  Italia  5 (1)
Miejsce na Twoją reklamę
  Suomi  4 (1)  
  Italia  2
Fantastyczne Centrum Konwentowe
      Norge  0
  Kazakhstan  1
 
  Norge  4  


Semi-Finals

This round started on 28/10/2011 20:00 and was played in Poland.

ID Match Result
(348954274)  Italia 5 (1) - (1) 4
pen.
 Suomi
(348954275)  Kazakhstan 1 - 4  Norge


Final

This round started on 30/10/2011 20:00 and was played in Poland.

ID Match Result
(349486740)  Italia 2 - 0  Norge



HT Announcements

24/03/2011 Who will host the XVI U20 World Cup?
applicant countries
  • Dominican Republic 7.5 pts
  • Hungary with 8.5 pts
  • Estonia 10.5 pts
  • Panama 14.5 pts

And finally, our winner is : Poland with 19 pts!

Congratulations to the Polish community but also to the other contestants who made it very difficult for all to pick a winner!

This time the community vote was really evenly spread across all candidates. Which is quite logical since all the contenders really set the bar quite high! A total of 201 560 votes were cast.

The participating countries stepped up to the challenge once again. And we can't wait to see what you all will be able to achieve for the XVII WC hosting competition!

31/10/2011 Italy brings home U20 World Cup
In a closely fought final, Italy managed to beat Norway 2-0 in the final of Hattrick U20 World Cup XVI, which took place in Poland. It is the second time Italy have won the trophy, following up their triumph in U20 WC XII. Our congratulations to Italian coach regia5! regia5 is well known to the Norwegian community - he has been elected their senior NT coach four times in a row, and won the World Cup XV for them as well. The stuff of legends.


World Cup

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U-20 World Cup

Germany 16 · Oceania 18 · Romania 20 · Egypt 22 · Chile 24 · Italy 26 · Mexico 28 · Israel 30 · Malaysia 32 · Peru 34 · Finland 36 · Kenya 38 · Canada 40 · Iran 42 · Bosnia Herzegovina 44 · Poland 46 · Panama 48 · Finland 50 · Norway 52 · Italy 54 · Belgium 56 · Romania 58 · Faroe Islands 60 · Ivory Coast 62 · Pakistan 64 · USA 66 · El Salvador 68 · Sweden 70 · Kazakhstan 72 · Bulgaria 74 · Argentina 76 ·