New Caledonia lose again — 19 goals conceded at FIFA U-17 Men’s World Cup

New Caledonia have suffered another calamitous loss at the FIFA U-17 Men’s World Cup, crashing 9-0 to Brazil who registered 81 attempts on goal.

Reigning champions Brazil averaged a goal opportunity every 75 seconds against New Zealand’s Oceania region neighbours.

Main photo: Brazil run up huge win at the U-17 Men’s World Cup. Photo credit: Alex Caparros – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images

New Caledonia were beaten 10-0 by England in their opening group game, meaning they have conceded 19 goals in their games so far, and scored none.

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The Oceania representatives held out against Brazil for almost half an hour, conceding their first goal from the penalty spot in the 28th minute.

At half-time, they trailed 3-0.

New Caledonia qualified for the tournament in Indonesia by finishing runners-up to New Zealand at the OFC U-17 Men’s Championship in January.

They play Iran in their final group match.

New Zealand lost their opening game at the World Cup, going down 3-0 to Venezuela, and play their second group match at 1am (NZT) on Thursday, against Germany.

READ MORE: Fatigue and mix-ups prove costly as New Zealand 3-0 lose to Venezuela >>>>


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