Nov 022013
Brazil U17s Ones To Watch - Wonderkids of the Seleção Sub-17

Last night Brazil suffered another youth tournament heartbreak at the hands of Mexico, as they were beaten on penalties in the FIFA U17 World Cup quarter-final. Despite this disappointing loss, there are a few players who shone throughout the tournament for Brazil, and if they can learn from this defeat rather than be disheartened by it, the premature tournament exit could even be advantageous to them. The game against Mexico was Brazil’s first real test […]

Nov 022013
Brazil U17s Lose to Mexico on Penalties - FIFA U17 World Cup

Brazil U17’s journey in the UAE came to an end as they exited the FIFA U-17 World Cup, after losing on penalties to a well organised Mexico side. Brazil had much of the possession in the game but couldn’t break down a Mexico team who had their fair share of attacks on the counter, and troubled the Brazil goalkeeper more than any other team in the tournament so far. Brazil hadn’t been tested much in the competition […]

Oct 232013
Brazil U17s 3, Honduras 0: Brazil Cruise into U17 World Cup Last 16

Brazil Under 17s continued their dominance of group A, as they secured a convincing 3-0 victory over Honduras in their final group game in the FIFA U17 World Cup. Two goals from Boschilia in the first half gave Brazil a much deserved lead going in at half time, but the score-line could have been much worse for Honduras as the Brazilians boasted a possession statistic of 79%, and had several chances to add to their […]

Oct 202013
Brazil 6, UAE 1 - Boschilia Stars in Brazil U17s Repeat Performance

Brazil defeated hosts UAE in the FIFA U17s World Cup, repeating the 6-1 score line from their first game against Slovakia. The first game belonged to Atlético Paranaense duo, Nathan and Mosquito, and whilst both players but in top performances in this second group A fixture, the real stars of the show were Boschilia of São Paulo, and Gabriel of Santos. Gabriel is one of the much hyped players in this Brazil youth side, and his […]

Oct 172013
Mosquito Nets Hat-trick as Brazil U17s Win World Cup Opener

Brazil began their 2013 U-17s World Cup campaign with a convincing 6-1 win over Slovakia in group A, as Atlético Paranaense wonderkid Mosquito scored an impressive hat-trick. He was joined on the score-sheet by the imaginatively named Nathan, who scored two goals and also plays for Atlético PR, and Flamengo forward Caio Rangel. Mosquito, whose full name is Thiago Rodrigues da Silva, has been a mainstay of Brazil’s youth sides from a young age, and possesses a […]