FIFA U20 WC Group C Update: Portugal finish bottom in France


Zambia’s 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup opponents Portugal have just finished bottom of the Tournoi U20 4-Nations in France.

Portugal and Zambia will meet in FIFA U20 World Cup Group C opener on May 21 in Jeju.

Portugal picked two draws and a defeat to finish last on 2 points.

The two-time U20 World champions drew 2-2 with England in the opening game on March 23 before losing 3-0 to 2017 U20 AFCON runners-up Senegal on March 25

Senegal lost 2-0 to Zambia in the U20 AFCON final on March 12 in Lusaka.

Portugal closed the Tournament with a 2-2 draw with hosts France on March 28.

England won the tournament on 7 points, France were second on 4 points, Senegal had 3 points and Portugal 2.

All four teams will be at the FIFA U20 World Cup.

Meanwhile, Zambia are in the FIFA U20 World Cup hosts nation of South Korea where they are wrapping-up their participation in a 4-nation tournament there involving fellow tournament finalists Honduras, Ecuador and the home side.

Beston Chambeshi beat Ecuador 2-0 and lost 4-1 to South Korea and they play Honduras on March 30 in their final round-robin game.



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