WC U17: Mali 5 - 1 Iraq - AS IT HAPPENED

WC U17: Mali 5 - 1 Iraq - AS IT HAPPENED
Djemoussa Traore of Mali

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Tuesday Oct 17, 2017. 18:30

That's all from the DY Patil Stadium where Mali beat Iraq 5-1 in an entertaining match. Mali book their place to the quarter-finals, while Iraq are eliminated from the competition.


Mali XI: Koita, Konate, Kane, Diaby, Haidara, Samake, Traore, Giddou, Camara, N'Diaye, Drame.

Iraq XI: Jabbar, Jabbar, Abdulsada, Abdulabbas Ayad, Albaqer, Ridha, Shakir, Ali, Kareem, Kareem, Adnan.


FULL-TIME: Mali 5-1 Iraq.

94 +4' - GOAL! Mali 5-1 Iraq. N'Diaye grabs his brace in stoppage time.

90' - Iraq sub: Khaled IN, Kareem OUT.

88' - GOAL! Mali 4-1 Iraq. Seme Camara fires past Jabbar with a left-footed effort.

85' - GOAL! Mali 3-1 Iraq. Kareem scores a late goal with his right foot.

82' - Mali sub: S. Camara IN, Traore OUT.

80' - Mali sub: Sidibe IN, Camara OUT.

75' - Iraq forward Kareem is caught offside as the the Asians look to pull one back.

73' - GOAL! Mali 3-0 Iraq. Konate beats Jabbar with a right-footed shot.

70' - 20 minutes left for Iraq to pull one back, but Mali keeper Koita and his defence have done well thus far.

69' - Mali sub: Doucoure IN, Giddou OUT.

65' - Iraq sub: Muntadher IN, Ridha OUT.

60' - It's still 2-0 to Mali as we reach the hour-mark.

55' - Maytham Jabbar misses the target with a header as Iraq look to apply some pressure on Mali.

50' - Mali goalkeeper Koita is called into action and he denies Iraq forward Ridha.

46' - The second-half is underway.

46' - Iraq sub: Raad IN, Abdulsada OUT.

45' - Half-Time: Mali 2-0 Iraq.

40' - Drame tries to extend Mali's lead, but his right footed shot narrowly misses the target.

35' - The 2017 Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions Mali are in complete control of this match.

33' - GOAL! Mali 2-0 Iraq. This time it's N'Diaye with a good header.

30' - Mali's pressure finally paid off and Drame beat Iraq goalkeeper Jabbar with a well-taken shot.

25' - GOAL! Mali 1-0 Iraq. Drame scores with a right footed shot.

20'- Mali foward N'Diaye's header from very close range narrowly misses the target.

15' - Mali qualified for the Last 16 after finishing second in Group B, while Iraq were Group F runners-up.

10' - Drame, the Malian forward, is looking lively - he's keeping the Iraq defence very busy.

5' - Mali are pushing for an ealy goal against their Asian counterparts.

1' - The match is underway.

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