U17 World Cup: Black Starlets drawn in Group A

Sports News of Sunday, 9 July 2017

Source: www.todaygh.com

2017-07-09

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The official draw of the FIFA U-17 World Cup has been held in Mumbai, India, with Ghana drawn in Group A with the host nation.

Ghana, two-time FIFA U-17 world champions – 1991 and 1995 – will also play USA and Colombia in Group A.

African champions Mali are drawn in Group B with Paraguay, who secured their World Cup berth thanks to their third-place finish at the 2017 South American U-17 championship.

New Zealand, who claimed a sixth successive Oceanic Football Confederation U-17 Championship and Turkey complete the group.

Niger, making their debut on the world stage, are placed in Group C with three-time world champions Brazil, 1991 runners-up Spain and Korea DPR.

Guinea, who are making their fifth FIFA U-17 World Cup appearance, are drawn in Group C with Costa Rica, who are making their second appearance at a FIFA showpiece together, with Germany and Iran.

Here’s the full group draw:

GROUP A

India

USA

Colombia

Ghana

GROUP B

Paraguay

Mali

New Zealand

Turkey

GROUP C

Iran

Guinea

Germany

Costa Rica

GROUP D

Korea DPR

Niger

Brazil

Spain

GROUP E

Honduras

Japan

New Caledonia

France

GROUP F

Iraq

Mexico

Chile

England

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