Germany wins U17 FIFA World Cup

Jakarta: Germany clinched the Under-17 FIFA World Cup after outclassing France 4-3 in

a penalty shootout in the Indonesian province of Central Java on Saturday.

The game concluded 2-2 after 90 minutes, with German striker Paris Brunner netting a penalty goal and midfielder Noah Darvich contributing the other, while French players Saimon Bouabre and Mathis Amougou each scored.

It was a bitter loss for France as it commanded possession with 14 shots at goal compared to Germany’s 12, and German midfielder Winners Osawe received a red card after committing two fouls.

The tournament took place from November 10 to December 2.

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