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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ghana massacre India to finish top of Group A

Pulse 2017-10-12 18:30:50

The Black Starlets put up a scintillating performance thrashing India 0-4 in New Delhi on Thursday to book a place in the knockout stage of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Ghana finished the first stage of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup on top of group A when they thrashed hosts India 0-4 on Thursday.

A brace from skipper Eric Ayiah and a goal each from Richard Danso and Eric Toku were enough to hand Ghana 0-4 victory against India.

India came into the game with much determination to upset Ghana and enjoyed some good display in the early exchanges.

It took Ghana some few minutes to settle down and afterwards they began to dictate the pace of the game forcing India.

Sadiq Ibrahim had his ball saved by the goalie Dheeraj, beforeIsaac Gyamfi shot flew high the cross bar.

Ghana finally broke the deadlock in the 43 minute when Eric Ayiah connected home a rebound.

After the interval Eric Ayiah doubled the lead for the Black Starlets when he was set up by Arko Mensah in the 53 minute-It was a nicely one touch shot.

Danso came of the bench to make it 3-0 in the 84 minute, before Emamnuel Toku another substitute scored from the rebound in the 86 minute- Sulley’s ball dtruck the side post, before Toku connected home the rebound