2017 FIFA U-17 WC: African champions Mali through to semi-final, beat Ghana 2-1

Guwahati, India (PANA) - African champions Mali on Saturday "soldiered" into the semi-final of the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India, defeating fellow Africans, Ghana, 2-1.

In their quarter-final match at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati, goals from Hadji Dramé in the 15th minute and Djemoussa Traoré in the 61st vaulted Mali to a commanding 2-0 lead only for  Mohammed Kudus to rifle home from the penalty spot in the 70th minute for Ghana's consolation goal.

For Mali, it was a repeat of their victory (1-0) against Ghana in the final match of the Africa Under-17 Nations Cup in Gabon on 28 May, 2017.
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21 october 2017 14:23:34

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