U-20 World Cup: FIFA confirms fixtures for Round of 16
FIFA has confirmed fixtures for the round of 16 after the completion of the group stage of the U-20 World Cup.
The teams to reach the knock-out phase are Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, England, Israel, Italy, Korea Republic, New Zealand, Nigeria, Slovakia, The Gambia, Tunisia, Uruguay, USA and Uzbekistan.
The first game will see the USA take on New Zealand on Tuesday by 6.30pm.
Uzbekistan faces Israel in another last-16 clash on the same day by 10pm.
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On Wednesday, Colombia takes on Slovakia in the first clash. Brazil’s opponents for their game at the same time is yet to be confirmed.
Nigeria will need to get past hosts Argentina if they want to play in the quarter-finals. The game is scheduled for Wednesday at 10pm.
England faces fellow Europeans Italy at the same time.
Uruguay will play against Gambia on Thursday at the Santiago del Estero stadium by 14:30 while Ecuador will play against Korea Republic by 16:00 at the same venue.
The tournament runs from 20 May to 11 June.