FIFA U-17 World Cup: India thrashed 0-4 by Ghana, Colombia qualify

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New Delhi: Ghana's Eric Ayiah (C) and teammates celebrate after scoring a goal against India during their U-17 FIFA World cup football match in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma (PTI10_12_2017_000215A) (PTI)

New Delhi: Ghana's Eric Ayiah (C) and teammates celebrate after scoring a goal against India during their U-17 FIFA World cup football match in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma (PTI10_12_2017_000215A) (PTI)

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A strong crowd of 52,000 was in attendance at the JLN stadium as India took on Ghana in their final league game of the FIFA U-17 World Cup. (PTI)

A strong crowd of 52,000 was in attendance at the JLN stadium as India took on Ghana in their final league game of the FIFA U-17 World Cup. (PTI)

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Ghana started briskly but India were able to hold on well as they frustrated the visitors. (PTI)

Ghana started briskly but India were able to hold on well as they frustrated the visitors. (PTI)

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Ghana were creating chances but they failed to capitalise and break the deadlock. (PTI)

Ghana were creating chances but they failed to capitalise and break the deadlock. (PTI)

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Ghana had some shots at goal but India stubbornly held firm. (PTI)

Ghana had some shots at goal but India stubbornly held firm. (PTI)

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Before half-time, Eric Ayiah broke the deadlock as he gave Ghana the lead. (AP)

Before half-time, Eric Ayiah broke the deadlock as he gave Ghana the lead. (AP)

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Ayiah doubled the advantage six minutes after half time as India’s defence slowly crumbled. (PTI)

Ayiah doubled the advantage six minutes after half time as India’s defence slowly crumbled. (PTI)

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Ghana’s players drove home the advantage as they closed in on a spot in the round of 16. (PTI)

Ghana’s players drove home the advantage as they closed in on a spot in the round of 16. (PTI)

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Ghana continued to apply the pressure and their lead was doubled towards the end of the match. (AP)

Ghana continued to apply the pressure and their lead was doubled towards the end of the match. (AP)

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Goals from Emmanuel Toku and Richard Danston helped Ghana beat India 4-0 and qualify for the round of 16 while India were dumped out of the tournament. (AP)

Goals from Emmanuel Toku and Richard Danston helped Ghana beat India 4-0 and qualify for the round of 16 while India were dumped out of the tournament. (AP)

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George Acosta scored a goal for the United States of America as they looked to seal the spot in the next round. (PTI)

George Acosta scored a goal for the United States of America as they looked to seal the spot in the next round. (PTI)

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However, Juan Penaloza scored for Colombia and this boosted the team as they won the match 3-1 to dramatically enter the last 16. Despite the loss, United States of America entered the next round. (AFP)

However, Juan Penaloza scored for Colombia and this boosted the team as they won the match 3-1 to dramatically enter the last 16. Despite the loss, United States of America entered the next round. (AFP)

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Mali's Djemoussa Traore was in top form as Mali routed New Zealand 3-1 (PTI)

Mali's Djemoussa Traore was in top form as Mali routed New Zealand 3-1 (PTI)

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With Mali’s win, they have sealed a spot in the next round along with Paraguay in Group B. (AP)

With Mali’s win, they have sealed a spot in the next round along with Paraguay in Group B. (AP)

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Paraguay sealed a spot in the next round with a dominant 3-1 win over Turkey. (PTI)

Paraguay sealed a spot in the next round with a dominant 3-1 win over Turkey. (PTI)

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With this win, Paraguay became the first undefeated team so far to enter the round of 16. (AFP)

With this win, Paraguay became the first undefeated team so far to enter the round of 16. (AFP)

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