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FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 – Matchday 4 – Round-up

FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

The United States claimed their second win of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Monday as Ayo Akinola scored the lone goal in their 1-0 win against Ghana in a Group A encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

Hosts India scored their first ever goal in a FIFA World Cup, but the goal and a spirited performance were not enough to deny Colombia a 2-1 win. Jeakson Thounaojam scored India’s historic goal, while Juan Penaloza’s brace secured the South Americans a vital win.

Meanwhile Mali impressed with a 3-0 win against Turkey in a Group B match at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, while Paraguay got past New Zealand 4-2 in the second game in the group.


Group A | Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi

Ghana U-17 0-1 USA U-17

Goals

0-1 Ayo Akinola (75′)


Group A | Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi

India U-17 1-2 Colombia U-17

Goals

0-1 Juan Penaloza (49′), 1-1 Jeakson Thounaojam (82′), 1-2 Juan Penaloza (83′)


Group B | DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai

Turkey U-17 0-3 Mali U-17

Goals

0-1 Djemoussa Traore (38′), 0-2 Lassana Ndiaye (68′), 0-3 Fode Konate (86′)


Group B | DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai

Paraguay U-17 4-2 New Zealand U-17

Goals

1-0 Alan Rodriguez (2′), 1-1 Alexis Duarte (20′, og), 1-1 Alexis Duarte (34′, og), 3-2 Anibal Vega (78′), 4-2 Blas Armoa (90’+)