Mali and England have booked their spot in the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 semi-finals.
Mali dominated their quarter-final match against Ghana and registered a 2-1 win under difficult weather conditions at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati. Hadji Drame and Djemoussa Traore scored the goals for the Eaglets in their 2-1 win against the their West African rivals.
England advanced to the semi-finals of a FIFA U-17 World Cup for the first time as Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster scored a hat-trick in an impressive 4-1 win against the United States.
Mali will face the winner of the Spain v Iran match, while England gear up for a highlight against the winner of the mouth-watering quarter-final Germany v Brazil. Both semi-finals will be played on Wednesday.
Round of 16 | Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati
Mali U-17 2-1 Ghana U-17
1-0 Hadji Drame (15′), 2-0 Djemoussa Traore (61′), 2-1 Kudus Mohammed (70′, pen)
Round of 16 | Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Margao, Goa
USA U-17 1-4 England U-17
0-1 Rhian Brewster (11′), 0-2 Rhian Brewster (14′), 0-3 Morgan Gibbs White (64′), 1-3 Josh Sargent (72′), 1-4 Rhian Brewster (90’+6′)