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FIFA U17 WC: Mali beat Morocco and join France in the semi-finals

FIFA U17 WC: Mali beat Morocco and join France in the semi-finals

In the quarter-finals of the U17 World Cup, Mali won their duel with Morocco (1-0) on Saturday November 25, thanks to a penalty converted by Ibrahim Diarra. The Eaglets will now face France in the semi-finals.

The African duel has delivered its verdict. Mali and Morocco faced off in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U17 World Cup on Saturday November 25. In this confrontation, the Eaglets dominated the game without managing to score. 65% possession, 19 shots including 7 on target but the goal was long in coming. It was only from the penalty spot that Mali found the light. Faced with Taha Benrhozil, who had distinguished himself in the penalty shoot-out against Iran in the 8th final, Ibrahim Diarra (81st) won his duel and converted his shot.

 

Mali join France

A goal that put the finishing touches to a match that would have seen an African country in the semi-finals of the U17 World Cup. After overcoming the Moroccan obstacle, the Aiglons join France in the last four, while Germany and Argentina meet in the other semi-final. In an attractive campaign, Mali have already scored 15 goals and conceded just 1.

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