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Ghana’s U-17 team, Black Starlets will meet their African counterparts, Niger in the knockout of the on going FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.

Ghana topped group A with 6 points whereas Niger qualified as third best placed team in group C.

The two sides clash on Wednesday, 18th October, 2017.

The two sides will lock horns at the DY Patil Stadium next Wednesday in a repeat of the semi-finals of the Africa U17 Championship.

Ghana defeated Niger on penalties 4-2 on penalties at the African U-17 Championship.

Ghana’s team arrived in the City of Mumbai on Thursday ahead of the clash with Niger.

The team left New Delhi where they have been based since the beginning of the tournament to Mumbia to continue their preparation for the game next Wednesday.

Ghana booked a place in the final 16 after beating host India 4-0 in the final group match to top Group A.

The team will now face the best third place side in either group C or D at the DY Patil Stadium.

Ghana’s quest of winning the FIFA U17 World Cup for the second third time is still on course but faces an uphill task in the remaining matches in the competition.

The two-time World Champions must cross three more hurdles to reach the finals of this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup.


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