USA, Brazil and Nigeria progress in FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

USA, Brazil and Nigeria have all booked their quarter-final places at the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup in India.

USA won Group A after a 4-0 defeat of Morocco, in which Charlotte Kohler and Samantha Smith scored two each.

Brazil went through as runners-up, beating host India 5-0 in front of 8,765. Gabi Berchon’s opener was added to with doubles from Aline and Lara.

Germany beat New Zealand 3-1 to make it three wins from three in Group B. Nigeria also progress following 2-1 defeat of Chile.

Loreen Bender netted either side of Emily Clegg’s equaliser, Alara Sehitler then getting Germany’s third goal.

Blessing Emmanuel and Bisola Musaku had Nigeria two up, Tali Rovner replying with a stopping-time penalty.

The first two quarter-final ties on 21 October are confirmed, with USA meeting Nigeria and Germany playing Brazil, both at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.

Group fixtures for Tuesday 18 October (UK times) – live on FIFA+
12pm – China v Spain, Colombia v Mexico
3.30pm – France v Japan, Tanzania v Canada

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