By Izuchukwu Okosi:
African representatives; Ghana, Mali, Guinea and Niger have been handed difficult attracts in Friday's draw for the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India, experiences Completesportsnigeria.com.
Nigeria are the defending champions after their fifth title in Chile in 2015, however the Golden Eaglets didn’t qualify for the cadet World Cup billed for October this yr from sixth to 28th in India.
Former Tremendous Eagles captain Nwankwo Kanu was one of many stars of yesteryears who performed the World Cup attract Mumbai together with former Argentina and Inter Milan star Estabian Cambiaso amongst others.
The Black Starlets of Ghana have been drawn in Group A together with hosts India, USA and Colombia.
Mali are in Group B with Paraguay, New Zealand and Turkey.
Guinea will confront Germany, Iran and Costa Rica in Group C whereas Niger could have Brazil, Spain and Korea DPR as opponents in Group D.
The 2017 U-17 World Cup Teams
Group A : India, USA, Colombia, Ghana
Group B: Paraguay, Mali, New Zealand, Turkey
Group C : Iran, Guinea, Germany, Costa Rica
Group D : Korea DPR, Niger, Brazil, Spain
Group E : Honduras, Japan, New Caledonia, France
Group F: Iraq, Mexico, Chile, England
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