Santiago, Nov 3 (IANS) Mexico against Ecuador, a classical Latin American game, and Belgium against Costa Rica will be the last quarter finals of Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

In their previous games, Mexico defeated Chile 4-1 and Ecuador won over Russia with the same score, reports Xinhua. Despite the efforts of Chile, the host team, Mexico show greater desire to reach the tournament’s last eight stage.

Ecuador also had an outstanding performance against Russia. So now the challenge will be against the Mexican squad. The Latin American teams will face off at Francisco Sanchez Rumoroso Stadium, in Coquimbo on Tuesday night.


It will be all or nothing for both teams. On the other hand, Costa Rica defeated France 5-3 in penalties. The Central American country could reach the semifinals.

African nations Nigeria, Mali and European nation Belgium are the other three teams in the quarters. The semifinals will be played on November 5. Costa Rica will face Belgium at Ester Roa Municipal Stadium in Concepcion on Wednesday. The tournament’s final will be on November 8.

    The IANS was founded by Indian American publisher Gopal Raju as the India Abroad News Service. It was later renamed the Indo-Asian News Service.

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