|FIFA U-17 World Cup|
|Current champions||Nigeria (4th title)|
|Number of teams||24|
|Most successful club||Nigeria (4 titles)|
The FIFA U-17 World Cup, founded as the FIFA U-16 World Championship, later changed to the FIFA U-17 World Championship and known by its current name since 2007, is the world championship of association football for male players under the age of 17 organized by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
The first edition was staged in 1985 held in China and tournaments have been played every two years since then. It began as a competition for players under the age of 16 with the age limit raised to 17 from the 1991 edition onwards. The most recent tournament was hosted by the United Arab Emirates and won by Nigeria, with the next edition being hosted by Chile in 2015.
Nigeria is the most successful nation in the tournament's history, with four titles and three runner ups. Brazil is the second most successful with three titles and 2 runner ups. Ghana and Mexico have won the tournament twice.
|FIFA U-16 World Championship / U-17 World Cup|
China 1985 · Canada 1987 · Scotland 1989 · Italy 1991 · Japan 1993 · Ecuador 1995 · Egypt 1997 · New Zealand 1999 · Trinidad and Tobago 2001 · Finland 2003 · Peru 2005 · South Korea 2007 · Nigeria 2009 · Mexico 2011 · UAE 2013 · Chile 2015 · India 2017 · TBA 2019