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Brazil has won the inaugural 2016 BRICS U-17 Football Tournament 2. It was held in the Indian state of Goa on the occasion of the 8th BRICS summit. Tournaments began on 5 October and concluded with final on 15 October.

Brazil Wins Football Tournament

Brazil Wins Football Tournament

Brazil Wins Football Tournament

  • BRICS U-17 Football Cup 2016 was the first edition of the cup.
  • Brazil won the cup defeating South Africa by 5 - 1 goals.
  • Brazil’s goals were scored by:

    • Paulo Henrique Samapaio Filho (24th Minute)
    • Vinicius de Oliveira (34th minute)
    • Victor de Oliveira (40th & 61st minute)
  • Only goal for SA was scored by S’miso Bophela.
  • Russia had defeated China by 2 - 1 goals won the third place in this match.

BRICS Leaders with Captains of BRICS U-17

Image of BRICS leaders with captains

Image of BRICS Leaders with Captains

Image of BRICS leaders with captains

Final Tally

  • Champions (1st title): Brazil
  • Runners-Up: South Africa
  • Third place: Russia
  • Fourth place: China PR

About BRICS U-17 Football Tournament

  • Will take place once every year.
  • Under 17 Football tournament played between teams of five BRICS countries:

    • Brazil
    • Russia
    • India
    • China
    • South Africa
  • Launched in October 2016
  • Seeks to increase interaction in the field of sports.
  • Each edition will be held in a BRICS nation.
  • All 5 teams play each other in a round-robin before the top 2 teams qualify for the final.
  • 3 and 4 place teams play in the third-place match.

Map of BRICS

Location of BRICS

Location of BRICS

Location of BRICS

- Published/Last Modified on: October 16, 2016

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