The FIFA U20 world cup, the biennial world championship of association football for players aged under 20, opens in Egypt on 24 September.

The opening match, between hosts Egypt and Trinidad and Tobago, is being held in the new military Borg Al-Arab stadium outside the northern coastal city of Alexandria, where many Egyptian families are currently spending the Eid Al-fitr holidays marking the end of Ramadan. Organisers hope this will mean a good turnout of local supporters at the game.

In all 24 teams will be competing in the three-week competition, the international federation of association football

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