Sports News of Sunday, 9 July 2017
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: