Mali U17

Mali U17

2023 Fixtures

Brazil seal third spot over Mali 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.

Brazil, Mali look to savour last dance in India 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.

The Mali goal that wasn't 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.

Abel Ruiz scores two to send Spain to U-17 World Cup final Abel Ruiz scores two to send Spain to U-17 World Cup final

Spain booked their ticket to the finals of the U-17 World Cup after beating Mali 3-1 in the semifinals in Mumbai.

Mali look to continue winning against the odds 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.

Mali mentality masters Ghana in rain-soaked 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.

Match shouldn't have been played on this pitch - Ghana coach Match shouldn't have been played on this pitch - Ghana coach

The heavy and continuous rain in Guwahati meant the match was more about adaptation and endurance than footballing skill.

In Guwahati, it's time for Africa 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.

Five-star Mali crush Iraq to enter quarterfinals Five-star Mali crush Iraq to enter quarterfinals

Lassana N'Diaye scored a brace as Mali outclassed Iraq in Goa in a 5-1 win in the round of 16.

U-17 WC pre-quarters: Who, where and what U-17 WC pre-quarters: Who, where and what

With the group stages over, here's how the round of 16 matchups -- including France vs. Spain -- look like.

FIFA U-17 World Cup Table

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Morocco U17 3 +2 6
2 Ecuador U17 3 +2 5
3 Indonesia U17 3 -2 2
4 Panama U17 3 -2 2
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Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
8 Ibrahim Diarra 5 7 4
17 Mamadou Doumbi.. 4 4 0
19 Mahamoud Barry 3 7 1

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
8 Ibrahim Diarra 4 7 5
6 Sékou Koné 2 7 0
3 Hamidou Makalo.. 1 7 2