The 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup will be the 18th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the biennial international men’s youth football championship contested by the under-17 national teams of the member associations of FIFA, to be hosted in Brazil.
Uganda National U-17 team, The Cubs bowed out of the AFCON U-17 tournament in Tanzania following a one-all draw with Nigeria finishing on 4 points from the three games.
Nigeria qualified from group A as leaders with seven points, Angola came second with six and Uganda in third on four while hosts Tanzania finished bottom with no point.
Guinea made certain of the final ticket to the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil after a lone goal victory over Morocco in their last Group B match of the Total Cup of Nations U17 at the Chamazi Stadium.
Cameroon finished atop of group B with seven points, one more than Guinea, Senegal on two points and Morocco at the bottom with just a point from three matches.
This means that Guinea, Nigeria, Cameroon and Angola will represent Africa in the U17 Fifa World Cup.
Guinea will play Nigeria in semifinal while Cameroon will take on Angola in another clash on Wednesday at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam.
A total of 24 teams will qualify for the final tournament. Brazil as host team along with 23 other teams qualify from six separate continental competitions.
The 24 teams will be drawn into six groups of four teams. The top two teams of each group and the four best third-placed teams advance to the round of 16.
The hosts Brazil are automatically seeded into Pot 1 and assigned to position A1.The draw will be held on 22nd June 2019 at the Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro
Only players born on or after 1 January 2002 are eligible to compete in the tournament.