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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup Draw: Ghana, Mali, and Guinea

The official FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 Draw, concluded in Mumbai and six groups were sculpted with games scheduled to take place from the 6th to 28th of October.

Ghana is in Group A and will be facing hosts India, Columbia and USA.

The African U-17 champions, Mali is in Group B and will be looking to show their prowess against Paraguay, New Zealand, and Turkey.

Guinea is in Group C to battle it out with Iran, Germany and Costa Rica.

Following the draws, Mali Coach Jonas Komla speaking to FIFA said, “All the teams in the group are very good, and we are happy to be facing them. It is something that’s unforgettable for the players and I’m very positive about the venues we’ll play in too.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]”In Mali, there has been a great development in terms of the popularity of football, not just the popularity, but the professionalism of football. It’s gaining day by day. I want to promote it and take that further.[/perfectpullquote]

“I’m looking at it match by match. The first objective is to get out of the group, and after that, we will see how we progress.”

The youngsters will be looking to etch their countries’ names on the coveted world title with some preparing to making a debut at the tournament against some former champions.




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