4 (in 4 host cities)
| July 12–25, 1987|
| Soviet Union (1st title)|
Soviet Union national football team
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The FIFA U-16 World Championship 1987, the second edition of the tournament, was hosted by Canada and held in the cities of Montreal, Saint John, St. John's, and Toronto between 12 July and 25 July 1987. Players born after 1 August 1970 could participate in this tournament.
1987 FIFA U-16 World Championship Wikipedia
The cities of Montreal, Saint John, St. John's, and Toronto hosted tournament matches.
Africa (African U-16 Qualifying Tournament 1987) Ivory Coast
Asia (AFC U-17 Championship 1986) South Korea
Europe (UEFA U-16 Championship 1987) France
North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF U-16 Championship 1987) Mexico
South America (Sudamericano Sub-16 1986) Bolivia
Oceania (OFC U-16 Qualifying Tournament 1987) Australia
Host Nation Automatically qualified Canada
For full squad lists for the 1987 U-16 World Championship see 1987 FIFA U-16 World Championship Squads.
Moussa Traoré of Ivory Coast won the Golden Shoe award for scoring five goals. In total, 82 goals were scored by 54 different players, with none of them credited as own goal.5 goals
FIFA awarded the Golden Boot to Moussa Traoré because Côte d'Ivoire had scored fewer goals than USSR.