U-17 World Cup: Ghana to play Niger in round of 16

U-17 World Cup: Ghana to play Niger in round of 16

Ghana's junior national team, the Black Starlets has been handed a tough opponent in the second round of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

U-17 World Cup: Ghana to play Niger in round of 16

The Black Starlets

In a repeat of the semi final of U-17 Africa Cup of Nations earlier in the year which they won on penalties after a goalless draw, the Starlets will play fellow West Africans, Niger.

U-17 World Cup: Ghana to play Niger in round of 16

Niger's Under 17 team

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The Starlets amassed six points from three games to qualify as Group A winners while the Nigeriens qualified as one of the best third-placed teams after getting three points from three games.

The match will be played on Wednesday at 14:30 GMT.

Below is the full 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: Yen.com.gh

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