630dDebayan Sen

Brazil seal third spot over Mali

Brazil did not impress but a soft goal let in by the Malian goalkeeper tilted the game in their favour, in Kolkata on Saturday.

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631dDebayan Sen in Kolkata

Brazil, Mali look to savour last dance in India

It may not be the exact match they were hoping to play in Kolkata, but both Brazil and Mali are eager to finish their Under-17 WC campaign on a high.

633dJonathan Selvaraj in Navi Mumbai

The Mali goal that wasn't

37,847 pairs of eyes in Mumbai saw Cheick Oumar Doucoure score arguably the 'goal' of the U-17 World Cup. The pair that mattered, though, did not.

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634dJonathan Selvaraj in Navi Mumbai

Mali look to continue winning against the odds

Mali have taken playing at venues with sparse attendances and on rain-soaked pitches in their stride, spurred by the chance to win the U-17 World Cup.

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637dSharda Ugra in Guwahati

Mali mentality masters Ghana in rain-soaked Guwahati

Mali reached into their sturdiest core, amplified their strengths and mastered conditions and opposition on a pudding of a pitch, writes Sharda Ugra.

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638dSharda Ugra in Guwahati

In Guwahati, it's time for Africa

As Mali face Ghana in the U-17 World Cup quarter-finals, India can learn a lot from the progress of African football, writes Sharda Ugra.

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Mali crush Turkey to get first win

Djemoussa Traore, Lassana N'Diaye and Fode Konate all scored as Mali beat Turkey 3-0 to get their first win of the U17 World Cup.