GHANA VS MALI U-17 FIFA WORLD CUP QUARTER FINAL – FIFA U-17 the most prestigious, biggest honor in youth football, popular over worldwide and most awaited 17th world cup is on air from 6th October 2017 this year. It is basically held biennially and participants are of under 17 age of 23 national teams. The most interesting and matter of pride to note here is that India will be hosting FIFA U-17 2017 first time in its history and it will be the first Asian country after 2013 to host for FIFA U-17 world cup 2017.India prepares to host one of the biggest sporting events in the world. The Mali national under-17 football team is the national U-17 football team of Maliand is controlled by the Federation Malienne de Football. It represents Mali in international football competitions such as FIFA U-17 World Cup and Africa U-17 Cup of Nations
Mali has never before qualified for the senior World Cup, but surprisingly the West African nation is steadily gaining in strength in the junior divisions and as we all know that Nigeria national team will be absent for the U-17 World Cup, Mali is one of the teams to beat. Just as they did for the previous edition in Chile, Les Aigles — The Eagles — they finally qualified for the world event as African Cup of Nations champions in the U-17 category (2015 and 2017). Head coach janes kokou is firmly very proud of his team and has recently announced that Mali is the only national team of the nation Africa which holds the history of winning the competition two times. Thats quite interesting.. In the 2015 African Cup of Nations, the Mali teens notched up performances that let the country to hold the honor of winning its first ever continental title across age groups. It was followed by the surprise runner-up finish at the World Cup, in which they beat the likes of Croatia and Belgium to get to the summit clash.They have qualified as champions of Africa and now with their surprising and marvelous performance, everyone has faith that this time also Mali will bring the world cup to its nation.The team have been Blessed with the raw talent to succeed at the junior level And maintain the same vein in the senior ranks.
Mali FIFA U-17 squad possible XI line up
GOAL KEEPER: Alkalifa caulibay, Youssef koita, Massire gassama
DEFENDERS : Boubaca haidara, Fode konate, Mamadi fofana, soumaila dombia, Abdoulayi doaibi, Ibrahim kane,
MIDFIELDERS :djemaoussa traore, Mohammad camara, Abdoulaye dabo, salam giddou, siaka sidibe, Doucoure,
FORWARDERS: Hadji drame, Seme camara, mamadaou traore, Mahamane toure, lacuna ndiaye
Black Starlets name is given to the Ghana national U-17 football team, is the youngest team that represents Ghana in football. They are two-time FIFA U-17 World Cup Champions in 1991 and 1995 and a two-time Runner-up in 1993 and 1997. Out of 17 FIFA U-17 world cup event Ghana has participated 9 times. They qualified for 4 consecutive World Cup finals in Italy 1991, Japan 1993, Ecuador 1995 and Egypt 1997 to their most recent participation in South Korea 2007 where they lost in the World Cup Semi-finals 1-2 to Spain in extra time.
Ghana FIFA U-17 squad possible XI line up
GOALKEEPERS : Ibrahim danlad, kwame aziz, Michael
DEFENDERS : John otu, Gideon aquah, Edmund arkomensah, Najeeb yakubu, Abdul razak yusif, Bismark terry, Gideon mensah, Rashid Alhassan
MIDFIELDERS : Ibrahim sulley, Mohammad kudus, Emmanuel Toku, Gabriel laveh, Mohammad iddriss, Ibrahim sadiq, Issac gyamfi
FORWARDERS : Eric ariyah, Richard danso, Mohammad aminu
Ghana vs Mali U-17 Quarter-final Match Venue Detail
Venue:Indira gandhi athletic stadium, guwahati
Date and time: 21st october, 5 pm.
Ghana vs Mali U-17 Head to Head
Ghana have won 3 of their 7 meetings against Mali, they have lost 2 to Mali and drawn 2.They have also met twice in AFCON semifinals.
Ghana vs Mali U-17 1st Quarter final Live Stream and Broadcasting
FIFA U-17 Championship 2017, would be telecast of the tournament matches throughout the world for its ever-supporting fans. FIFA U-17 championship is growing in terms of entertainment and popularity, enlistment Live telecast of the matches will be even available in the countries like the United States, Saudi Arabia, Canada, etc.
India is going to participate first time in this tournament, so Indian football lover can watch all FIFA match on Sony Six and Sony ESPN.
India : SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY ESPN AND SONY ESPN HD
United states: Foxtel
Canada : TSN Channel
South Africa : Sub-Sahara Channel
Nigeria : Startimes Sports tv Channel
Euro: Sports bring Channel
United Kingdom : Sports bring Channel
On SONY TEN 3 and SONY TEN 3 HD, those viewers who want to see live action with Hindi and Bengali commentary can watched as per their choice. Viewers can watch live football score of FIFA U-17 World Cup matches on Hindustan Times.
Ghana vs Mali U-17 Match Predictions
In round 16 matches against Iraq, Mali have cleared in five goals, while Ghana beat Niger 2-0. Both teams looked to be in fine fettle. It’s going to be physical and open. Mali’s Lassana N’Diaye has now scored five goals in four matches. Ghana’s Eric Ayiah and company, however, are producing fantastic attacking football. Also, Ghana may just have a better defensive organisation.Mali seems to be in better form to bring the honor towards Africa.
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