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France celebrates first women's title
October 15th, 2012 1:08AM
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[UNDER-17 WOMEN'S WORLD: Semifinals] France won its first FIFA women's championship when it captured the 2012 Under-17 Women's World Cup with a shootout victory over North Korea in the final before 27,128 fans in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Les Bleuettes had lost to Germany, which fell to Ghana, 1-0, in the third-place game, in the final of the European under-17 championship but prevailed against North Korea in Baku on Saturday, 7-6, after the game ended 1-1.

Lea Declercqhad put France ahead in the first half, but North Korea equalized on a late goal by Ri Un Sim, the Golden Shoe winner with eight goals.Ri Un Yong’s miss in the eight round of the shootout was the difference.

France swept the top awards. Defender Griedge Mbock Bathy won the adidas Golden Ball as the tournament's top player, while Romane Bruneauwon the adidas Golden Glove as the top keeper.

FINAL
Oct. 13 in Baku
France 1 North Korea 1.
(France wins 7-6 on penalties.)

THIRD-PLACE GAME

Oct. 13 in Baku
Ghana 1 Germany 0
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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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