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U-17 World Cup: Germany enter pre-quarters

IANS  |  Kochi 

overcame Guinea 3-1 in a Group C game to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup here on Friday.

After the win, have six points and finished second in their group behind Asian powerhouse Iran, who have nine points. Third-placed Guinea (one point) and Costa Rica) are eliminated.

Coming into the match here on Friday, both and Guinea had the chance to advance to the next round. Jann-Fiete Arp put the Germans ahead in the eighth minute.

Ibrahima Soumah came out with the equaliser for Guinea 18 minutes later.

It was a very open match, and the two teams had plenty of chances afterwards.

led 2-1 in the 62nd minute after Hamburg sensation Arp led a quick counter-attack and set it up for Nicolas Kuehn to finish.

Guinea did their best but Sahverdi Cetin converted a penalty in the second-half stoppage time to seal the tie for and Guinea were ousted.

will face Colombia in New Delhi on Monday.

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First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 21:54 IST
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