U-17 World Cup: Ghana Beat Niger, To Face Mali In Q/Finals

U-17 World Cup: Ghana Beat Niger, To Face Mali In Q/Finals

By James Agberebi: Ghana defeated West African foes Niger Republic 2-0 in the round of 16 of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India on Wednesday.

Goals in each half from Eric Ayiah and Richard Danso secured Ghana’s place in the quarterfinals.

Ayiah put Ghana ahead on the stroke of half-time from the penalty spot before Danso made it 2-0 in the 90th minute.

Ghana will meet African champions Mali in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

Other teams who have booked their places in the quarter-finals are Spain, England, Iran, USA, Germany.

The last round of 16 clash will see Brazil take on Honduras today (Wednesday).

Ghana are former champions of the FIFA U-17 World Cup after winning it in 1991 and 1995.

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  • So this number 8 guy is 17 years? Jesus is lord

  • What about Nigeria??

  • Robbery of highest order,why all Africa game at world cup

  • Shey this one nation 17 like this

  • this is crazy, the only 3 african countries in the competition are facing each other in elimination rubbish, day before yesterday mali qualify after defeating iraq, and ghana face african yesterday against good niger side, and ghana becomes victorious and now the only two african that remains will have to meet in quarter final again…….. Rubbish fifa