International Junior Youth Tournament

The International Junior Youth Tournament took place in France, where 12 national teams from around the world competed for the victory. The members of the teams had to be 15 years old or younger at the time.

The tournament consisted in a group stage, with four groups of three teams each, followed by a knockout stage, where the winners of each group qualified for the semifinals.

Japan, Germany, France and Uruguay where the group winners and advanced to the semifinals. Japan won the title after beating France in the semifinals (in the penalty shootout) and Germany in the final.

Here are all the scores of the tournament:

Group A Standings

1Germany (U15)22008176
2Portugal (U15)210135-23
3Canada (U15)200216-50

Group B Standings

1Uruguay (U15)22004136
2Spain (U15)201123-11
3Belgium (U15)201135-21

Group C Standings

1France (U15)22007166
2England (U15)21013303
3Malaysia (U15)200206-60

Group D Standings

1Japan (U15)22007526
2Argentina (U15)21019543
3Italy (U15)200217-60

Best Player of the Tournament: Tsubasa Ozora

Top Goalkeepers

RankPlayerTeamPositionGoals per Game
1Picture of Deuter MullerMullerGermany (U15)GK1.502
2Picture of Gino HernandezHernandezItaly (U15)GK2.001
3Picture of Genzo WakabayashiWakabayashiJapan (U15)GK2.001