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October 21, 2017 1:46 PM 2017 U17 FIFA World Cup: F/T Re-Live- Ghana 1-2 Mali

Follow the LIVE play-by-play of the quarter final clash between Ghana and Mali in the 2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup in India at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati on GHANASoccernet.com. 11:00- Hello good morning and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the much anticipated quarter final encounter between the Black Starlets of Ghana and the Eagles of Mali at Indira 2

October 20, 2017 7:07 PM In Guwahati, it's time for Africa

When Mali take on Ghana in the 2017 quarter-finals, it promises to be an intense physical skirmish in rainy Guwahati. Temperatures have dropped but the turf beneath both teams' may not be as solid as they would like. Here are the stats: Ghana, who had challenged Nigeria's early mark in the U-17 World Cups, are two-time champs, twice losing finalists 2

October 20, 2017 6:34 AM Starlets Depart For Guwahati Ahead Of Quarter Finals

The Black Starlets of Ghana on Thursday departed to Guwahati from their Mumbai base to continue with their preparations towards another all-African clash with Mali in the ongoing 2017 Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Under-17 World Cup in India. The two-time Champions would play neighbours Mali, who beat Ghana in the African U-17 Cup of Nations 3

October 18, 2017 9:31 PM U17 World Cup: Ghana 2-0 Niger: Black Starlets set up all-African quarterfinal date with Mali

Amidst the festive mood of Diwali, the crowd in Navi Mumbai witnessed an all-African battle as Ghana and Niger met for the Round of 16 face-off on Wednesday evening as the former reigned supreme by a 2-0 margin. A penalty-kick from skipper Eric Ayiah (45+4' Pen.) and a second goal in the dying moments by Richard Danso (90') were enough to get the better 1

October 18, 2017 1:07 PM U17 World Cup: Desperate Niger vow to eliminate arch-rivals Ghana in knock-out phase

Niger, making their maiden appearance at the U-17 World Cup 2017, reached the round-of-16 by scoring just one goal from three group stage matches and conceding six along the way to Spain and Brazil. Their defensive shortcomings were severely exposed by their highly experienced opponents at the group phase of the tournament in India. Despite these deficiencies 1

October 18, 2017 7:11 AM Ghana's FIFA U-17 World Cup team is crazy about 'KumKum Bhagya'!

The U-17 football team of Ghana not only have a craze for the sport, but also a certain Indian television series too. As soon as the Ghana U-17 team learnt that they would be travelling to Mumbai for the pre-quarterfinal game, their excitement knew no bounds. They apparently targetted a trip to Film City on their to-do list. KumKum Bhagya, the Indian 3

October 17, 2017 8:33 PM Mali thrash Iraq; England shoot Japan out

Mali cruised to a 5-1 victory over Iraq in the Round of 16 at the U-17 World Cup India 2017. With the win, the Chile 2015 runners-up will meet African opposition in the form of either Ghana or Niger in the quarter-finals in Guwahati on Saturday. It was Les Aiglonnets that dominated the first half and deservedly took the lead through Hadji Drame on 25 minutes 2

October 17, 2017 5:28 PM Mali crush Iraq to cruise into U-17 World Cup quarters

Africa is guaranteed a semi-final place at the Under-17 World Cup in India after Mali beat Iraq 5-1 in Goa. Mali set up a quarter-final clash on Saturday with the winner of Wednesday's clash between Ghana and Niger. Hadji Drame opened the scoring after 25 minutes as he netted the 2,000th goal in the tournament's history. Eight minutes later, Lassana 9

October 16, 2017 9:01 AM Once famine-stricken, Ethiopia has many lessons for a country like India

In my youth, parents chastened their children if they wasted food by reminding them that millions starved in Ethiopia. Ethiopia was the country stricken with famines. According to the World Peace Foundation, between 1870 and 1980, 115 million starved to death in Ethiopia. Guess what? In 2017, Ethiopia will be the fastest-growing economy, projects the World 1

October 15, 2017 9:58 AM Former NADMO boss appointed Head of UN Disengagement Observer Force

Former NADMO boss, Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri has been appointed as Head of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). The appointment, published on the UN website Friday, was made by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres. Major General Vib-Sanziri will be taking over from India's Major General Jai Shanker Menon who ended his service 5