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Ghana overpower Niger to enter quarterfinals

Despite a missed penalty in the second half, Ghana had too much firepower against a resolute Niger defence as they booked a place in the last eight.

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Spain thrash Niger 4-0

European powerhouse Spain bounced back from their opening loss in style and notched up a 4-0 victory over Niger.

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First-timers Niger ready to fight with 'rigour'

Coach Soumaila Tiemogo tells ESPN that participation in the U17 World Cup will improve Niger's image as a football-playing country.