Starlets drawn against Host Nation, USA & Colombia

Ghana’s U-17 male team has been drawn in Group A of the FIFA U-17 World alongside tournament hosts India, Colombia and USA.

The official draw for the tournament which will be staged between 6-28 October 2017, took place in Mumbai, India on Friday.

Ghana will take on Colombia in their opening group match on the first day of the tournament in the Indian capital New Delhi.

The Black Starlets will subsequently take on India and USA in the FIFA Youth World Cup which will be played in six venues across India.

Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin and management committee chairman Kweku Eyiah who attended the draw are also expected to inspect facilities at Ghana’s team base before they arrive in Ghana.

The Black Starlets who placed 2nd on the African continent earlier this year, are currently in camp as they intensify preparations for the World Cup


FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 Draw

Group A: India, USA, Colombia, Ghana
Group B: Paraguay, Mali, New Zealand, Turkey
Group C: Iran, Guinea, Germany, Costa Rica
Group D: Korea DPR, Niger, Brazil, Spain
Group E: Honduras, Japan, New Caledonia, France
Group F: Iraq, Mexico, Chile, England