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Japan dominates in group stage
September 29th, 2012 6:31PM

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[UNDER-17 WOMEN'S WORLD: Day 3] Japan was the only team to finish group play at the Under-17 Women's World Cup with a perfect record. It crushed Mexico, 9-0, in its final game to finish with a margin of 17-0 in group play. It's been a collective effort as six players have scored two or more goals. The eight quarterfinalists are spread across five confederations: two each from Europe (France and Germany), Africa (Nigeria and Ghana), Asia (Japan and North Korea) and one each from Concacaf (Canada) and South America (Brazil). For all the action ...

QUARTERFINALS
Oct. 4 in Baku
North Korea  vs. Canada (ESPN3, 7:48 am ET)
Nigeria vs. France (ESPN3, 10:48 am ET)
Oct. 5 in Baku
Germany vs.  Brazil (ESPN3, 7:48 am ET)
Japan vs. Ghana (ESPN3, 10:48 am ET)

GROUP A
Sept. 22 in Baku
Azerbaijan 0 Colombia 4
Nigeria 1 Canada 1
Sept. 25 in Lankaran
Azerbaijan 0 Nigeria  11
Sept. 25 in Baku
Colombia 0 Canada 1 
Sept. 29 in Baku
Canada 1 Azerbaijan 0
Nigeria 3 Colombia 0
Final Standings: Nigeria 7 points (15-1); Canada 7 (3-1); Colombia 3; Azerbaijan 0.
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GROUP B
Sept. 22 in Lankaran
USA 0 France 0
Sept. 22 in Baku
North Korea 11 Gambia 0
Sept. 25 in Baku
France 1 North Korea 1
USA 6 Gambia 0
Sept. 29 in Baku
France 10 Gambia 2
USA 1 North Korea 1
Final Standings: North Korea 5 points (13-2); France 5 (11-3); USA 5 (7-1); Gambia 0.
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GROUP C
Sept. 23 in Baku
Mexico 1 New Zealand 0
Japan 5 Brazil 0
Sept. 26 in Baku
Brazil 1 Mexico 0
Japan 3 New Zealand 0
Sept. 30 in Baku
Japan 9 Mexico 0
Brazil 4 New Zealand 3
Final Standings: Japan 9 points; Brazil 6; Mexico 3; New Zealand 0.
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GROUP D
Sept. 23 in Baku
China 4 Uruguay 0
Germany 2 Ghana 1
Sept. 26 in Baku
Ghana 5 Uruguay 0
China 1 Germany 1
Sept. 30 in Lankaran
Germany 5 Uruguay 2
Sept. 30 in Baku
Ghana 2 China 0
Final Standings: Germany 7 points; Ghana 6; China 4; Uruguay 0.



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