Starlets head for Guwahati ahead of quarter finals against Mali

By Mutala Yakubu
Black Starlets

The Black Starlets on Thursday departed to Guwahati from their Mumbai base to continue with their preparations towards another all-African clash with Mali in the quarterfinals of the ongoing 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India.

The two-time Champions would play neighbours Mali, who beat Ghana in the African U-17 Cup of Nations, on Saturday, October 21.

The Starlets beat the Menas of Niger 2-0, with goals from captain Eric Ayiah and Richard Danso to secure set up a crunch quarter-final with Mali.

The United States of America (USA) would take on England, whilst Spain would play Iran, with Germany battling it out with Brazil in other quarterfinal matches.