Tag Archives: 2017 U-17 World Cup

England come back to win first U-17 World Cup title

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England came from two goals down to defeat European champions Spain 5-2 and win their first-ever FIFA U-17 World Cup title in front of 66,684 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium in Kolkata, India, on Saturday. In what was a pulsating final contest at India 2017, Spain raced out to a two-goal lead through a brace from Sergio Gomez. ...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brewster takes Three Lions to the final

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A second hat-trick in as many matches from Rhian Brewster led England into the final of the FIFA U–17 World Cup India 2017 after a 3-1 victory over Brazil in Kolkata on Wednesday. The Three Lions will meet either Mali or Spain, who contest the other semi-final, on Saturday. The first half – played in front of 63,881 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium – lived up to the ...

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Ayiah gutted at missing out on U-17 Golden Boot

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Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah has spoken about his disappointment at missing out on the goal king award at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup. Ghana were dumped out at the quarter final stage on Saturday at the hands of their rivals Mali after falling to a 2-1 defeat. Ayiah who was joint top scorer at the U-17 African Championships ...

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U-17 World Cup: Ghana thump India 4-0 to top Group A

NEW DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 12: Eric Ayiah of Ghana #6 celebrates with his team-mates after scoring his team's first goal to make it 1-0 during the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 group A match between Ghana and India at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 12, 2017 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Maja Hitij - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Ghana’s Black Starlets proved too strong for hosts India as they won 4-0 in the final Group A match of the ongoing U-17 World Cup tournament on Thursday. The Starlets needed to win to be sure of a place in the second round but their great start to the match was not rewarded with goals as their usual trait of ...

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2017 U-17 WC: Toku, Aminu Mohammed benched for India clash

NEW DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 06: Sadiq Ibrahim #19 of Ghana celebrates with his team mates after scoring his team's first goal to make it 0-1 during the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 group A match between Colombia and Ghana at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 6, 2017 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Maja Hitij - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Black Starlets head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, has made four changes to his starting lineup for the tie against India on Thursday in the U-17 World Cup. The team needs a victory to have a chance of making it to the 16 of the tournament and Fabin has called for the players to get an early goal to set them ...

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“We will look for an early goal against India”-Fabin

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Black Starlets head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, says his side will be looking to get an early goal to calm nerves in their final group game in the FIFA under 17 World Cup against India later this afternoon. The Starlets, who are making a return to the competition after a 10-year absence, lost their second group game against USA despite ...

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Black Starlets eyeing World Cup glory in India

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Ghana’s Black Starlets are hoping that by October 28, they will be new kings of world juvenile football. They will hope to keep Africa’s grip on the trophy following Nigeria’s success in the 2015 edition which was held in Chile. The Black Starlets are making a return to the tournament after a 10-year absence and the expectations are high. Head ...

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Black Starlets hoping for funds for World Cup preps

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Chairman of the Black Starlets management committee, Kweku Eyiah, says that there are plans to send the team on a tour to get the player ready for the U-17 World Cup in India. Ghana is in Group A with USA, Colombia and India and the expectation of fans is that the Starlets will make a mark 10 years after their ...

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