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Ghana ousts Brazil in U-17 World Cup
August 30th, 2007 7AM

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[U-17 WORLD CUP RESULTS/VIDEO] Despite playing the entire second half with a man-advantage, Brazil fell, 1-0, to Ghana in the round of 16 of the U-17 World Cup in South Korea. Francis Boadi was red-carded for two rash tackles within 10 minutes late in the first half, but Issac Donkor converted a rebound for the winning goal in the 51st minute. In the quarterfinals, Ghana faces Peru, which beat Tajikistan on PKs after a 1-1 tie. In Wednesday's other round of 16 games, Bojan, who is on the brink of breaking into Barcelona's first team, scored twice in Spain's 3-0 win over North Korea. Damien Le Tallec also notched two, as France downed Tunisa, 3-1.

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U-17 WORLD CUP, Results
FIRST ROUND
Group A
Aug. 18
Costa Rica 1 Togo 1
South Korea 0 Peru 1
Aug. 21
Togo 0 Peru 0
Costa Rica 2 South Korea 0
Aug 24
South Korea 2 Togo 1
Peru 1 Costa Rica 0
STANDINGS: Peru* 7 points; Costa Rica* 4; South Korea 3; Togo 2.

Group B
Aug 18

North Korea 1 England 1
Brazil 7 New Zealand 0
Aug. 21
England 5 New Zealand 0
Brazil 6 North Korea 1
Aug. 24
North Korea 1 New Zealand 0
England 2 Brazil 1
STANDINGS: England* 7 points; Brazil* 6; North Korea* 4; New Zealand 0.

Group C
Aug. 19

Honduras 2 Spain 4
Argentina 0 Syria 0
Aug. 22
Syria 1 Spain 2
Argentina 4 Honduras 1
Aug. 25
Honduras 0 Syria 2
Spain 1 Argentina 1
STANDINGS: Spain* 7 points; Argentina* 5; Syria* 4; Honduras 0.

Group D
Aug 19

Nigeria 2 France 1
Japan 3 Haiti 1
Aug. 22
Haiti 1 France 1
Japan 0 Nigeria 3
Aug. 25
Nigeria 4 Haiti 1
France 2 Japan 1
STANDINGS: Nigeria* 9 points; France* 4; Japan 3; Haiti 1.

Group E
Aug. 20

Belgium 2 Tunisia 4
Tajikistan 4 USA 3
Aug. 23
Tunisia 3 USA 1
Tajikistan 0 Belgium 1
Aug 26
USA 2 Belgium 0
Tunisia 1 Tajikistan 0
STANDINGS: Tunisia* 9 points; USA* 3; Tajikistan* 3; Belgium 3.

Group F
Aug. 20

Colombia 3 Germany 3
Trinidad & Tobago 1 Ghana 4
Aug. 23
Ghana 2 Germany 3
Trinidad & Tobago 0 Colombia 5
Aug. 26
Colombia 1 Ghana 2
Germany 5 Trinidad & Tobago 0
STANDINGS: Germany* 7 points; Ghana* 6; Colombia* 4; Trinidad & Tobago 0.

* Advanced to second round.

ROUND OF 16
Aug. 29
Spain 3 North Korea 0
France 3 Tunisia 1
Peru 1 Tajikistan 1 (Peru wins 5-4 on PKs)
Ghana 1 Brazil 0
Aug. 30
Argentina-Costa Rica
Nigeria-Colombia
England-Syria
Germany-USA

QUARTERFINALS
Sept. 1
France-Spain
Ghana-Peru
Sept. 2
Argentina or Costa Rica vs.Nigeria or Colombia
England or Syria vs. Germany or USA

SEMIFINALS
Sept. 5
Sept. 6

THIRD-PLACE GAME
Sept. 9

FINAL
Sept. 9



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