U-17 World Cup: Ghana to face Niger in last 16

Ghana will play Niger on Wednesday in the last 16 of the knockout stage at FIFA U-17 World Cup.

A repeat of this year’s U-17 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final which the Black Starlets won on penalties following a 0-0 stalemate in regulation time.

Ghana qualified as winners of group A compared to the Nigeriens, who reached this stage as one of the best third-placed teams.

The Black Starlets earned six points with a goal difference of four, having scored five and conceded one; against the United States of America.

For Niger, they managed three points from three games, scoring a goal and conceding six; against Brazil and Spain.

Paa Kwesi Fabin’s charges will fancy their chances to advance to the quarter-finals.

The match will kickoff at exactly 14:30 GMT.

Round of 16 pairings

Colombia v Germany

Paraguay v USA

Iran v Mexico

France v Spain

England v Japan

Mali v Iraq

Ghana v Niger

Brazil v Honduras

 

Source: JoySports