U-17 WWC – The Quarterfinals: France, North Korea, Germany, and Ghana Advance to the Semifinals

The quarterfinals of the Under-17 Women’s World Cup were contested on Thursday and Friday.  Here’s the scores…

France 0, Nigeria 0 (5:3 PSO).
See Also: FIFA.com match page, ESPN3.com replay.
Note: There is no extra time at the U-17 level for FIFA tournaments.

North Korea 2, Canada 1.
PRK Goals: Ri Un Sim (78′, 87′).
CAN Goal: Prince (90’+1).
See Also: FIFA.com match page, ESPN3.com replay.

Ghana 1, Japan 0.
GHA Goal: Sumaila (53′).
See Also: FIFA.com match page, ESPN3.com replay.
Note: Japan thoroughly dominated possession (67%/33% or 42 minutes to 21 minutes), but a goalkeeping error (mishandled save, ball rolls through the GK’s legs) was the difference.

Germany 2, Brazil 1.
GER Goals: Djenifer (13′).
BRA Goal: Däbritz  (31′), Knaak (90’+2).
See Also: FIFA.com match page, ESPN3.com replay.

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SEMIFINALS

October 9th, 8:00 a.m. EDT – France vs. Ghana
October 9th, 11:00 a.m. EDT – North Korea vs. Germany