Image Source: FIFA

Fatorda (Goa), Oct 18 (IANS) Lassana N’Diaye struck twice as Mali thrashed Iraq 5-1 to enter the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Tuesday.

Lassana (33rd, 90+4 minutes) scored in either half while Hadji Drame (25th), Fode Konate (73rd) and Seme Camara (87th) got one goal each.

Ali Kareem (85th) managed a consolation goal for Iraq.

Mali will next take on the winners of the pre-quarterfinals clash between fellow African rivals Ghana and Niger for a place in the semi-finals.

Get all the news and other interesting details about the upcoming T20 tri-series (Nidahas Trophy) featuring India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Follow an download IPL 2018 schedule. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to stay connected with all the news related to the league. Also, check live score and you can subsequently download the Sportzwiki cricket app for Android to stay updated.

  • SHARE
    The IANS was founded by Indian American publisher Gopal Raju as the India Abroad News Service. It was later renamed the Indo-Asian News Service.

    Read More