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France makes history
October 9th, 2012 8:25PM

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[UNDER-17 WOMEN'S WORLD: Semifinals] France got goals in each half from Kadidiatou Diani and beat Ghana, 2-0, to move into the final of the Under-17 Women's World Cup, the first time it has advanced to the championship game of a FIFA women's event. North Korea, which won the 2008 U-17 title and finished fourth two years ago, got goals on either side of halftime from Kim So Hyang and beat Germany, 2-1, in the other semifinal. France and North Korea finished ahead of the USA on goal difference in their first-round group. For all the action ...

FINAL
Oct. 13 in Baku
France vs. North Korea (ESPN3, 10:40 am ET; Univision Deportes, 10:30 am ET)

THIRD-PLACE GAME

Oct. 13 in Baku
Germany vs. Ghana (ESPN3, 7:40 am ET)
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SEMIFINALS
Oct. 9 in Baku
France 2 Ghana 0
North Korea 2 Germany 1
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QUARTERFINALS
Oct. 4 in Baku
North Korea 2 Canada 1
France 0 Nigeria 0
(France wins 5-3 on penalties.)
Oct. 5 in Baku
Germany 2 Brazil 1
Ghana 1 Japan 0
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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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