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Mexico hammered, Canada earns draw
October 19th, 2013 12:42PM

TAGS:  canada, mexico, u-17 world cup


[UNDER-17 WORLD CUP] Kelechi Iheanacho scored four goals in the space of 37 minutes on either side of halftime to lead Nigeria to a 6-1 win over Mexico, winner of the 2011 Under-17 World Cup, in their opening game at the 2013 Under-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.

Success Isaac added a goal and had assists on Iheanacho's first two goals, while Chidiebere Nwakali added the sixth goal with a blast from 25 yards.

Canada, which has never won a game at the U-17 tournament, opened with a 2-2 tie with Austria.

Toronto FC academy players Jordan Hamilton and Eli Roubos scored to erase Austria's first-half lead, but a Nikola Zivotic scissors kick shortly after the hour mark earned Austria a share of the points.

Under-17 World Cup:
Oct. 17 in Abu Dhabi
Brazil  6  Slovakia 1
United Arab Emirates 1 Honduras 2
Oct. 20 in Abu Dhabi
Slovakia vs. Honduras   
United Arab Emirates vs. Brazil   
Oct. 23 in Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates vs. Slovakia
Oct. 23 in Ras Al-Khaimah
Honduras vs. Brazil

Oct. 17 in Ras Al-Khaimah
Uruguay 7 New Zealand  0 
Italy 1 Ivory Coast 0
Oct. 20 in Ras Al-Khaimah
Uruguay vs. Ivory Coast
Italy vs. New Zealand   
Oct. 23 in Abu Dhabi
New Zealand vs. Ivory Coast
Oct. 23 in Ras Al-Khaimah
Italy vs. Uruguay   

Oct. 18 in Fujairah
Croatia 1 Morocco 3
Panama 0 Uzbekistan 2
Oct. 21 in Fujairah
Croatia vs. Panama   
Uzbekistan vs. Morocco   
Oct. 24 in Fujairah
Uzbekistan vs. Croatia   
Oct. 24 in Sharjah       
Morocco vs. Panama

Oct. 18 in Sharjah
Tunisia 2 Venezuela 0
Russia 0 Japan 1
Oct. 18 in Sharjah
Tunisia vs. Russia   
Japan vs. Venezuela   
Oct. 24 in Fujairah
Venezuela vs. Russia   
Oct. 24 in Sharjah
Japan vs. Tunisia   

Oct. 19 in Dubai
Canada 2 Austria 2
Iran 1 Argentina  0 (first half)
Oct. 22 in Dubai
Canada vs. Iran   
Argentina vs. Austria   
Oct. 25 in Dubai
Argentina vs. Canada   
Oct. 25 in Al Ain City
Austria vs. Iran   

Oct. 19 in Al Ain City
Mexico 1 Nigeria 6
Iraq 0 Sweden 0 (first half)
Oct. 19 in Al Ain City
Mexico vs. Iraq   
Sweden vs. Nigeria   
Oct. 25 in Dubai
Nigeria vs. Iraq   
Oct. 25 in Al Ain City
Sweden vs. Mexico

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