Matches

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  • Sherifatu SUMAILA (53')

Summary

Ghana stun favourites Japan

Ghana secured a 1-0 win over Japan to make it through to the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup semi-finals - the first African side to do so, sening send the favourites crashing out thanks to a solitary Sherifatu Sumaila strike.

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Coaches

Hiroshi YOSHIDA (JPN)
(GHA) Mas-Ud DRAMANI

Officials

Referee: Kateryna MONZUL (UKR)Assistant Referee 1: Ourania FOSKOLOU (GRE)Assistant Referee 2: Panagiota KOUTSOUMPOU (GRE)Fourth official: Karolina RADZIK-JOHAN (POL)Fifth official: Judit KULCSAR (HUN)

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Robert216104
07/10/2012 at 02:29
Robert216104 (Chinese Taipei)
That DID surprise me to see the result that Japan was defeated in this match.....
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KINGSLEY316
06/10/2012 at 20:54
KINGSLEY316 (Wales)
Go Ghana, I am so proud of my country with this fantastic win. Every Ghanaian is happy and this shows that Ghana is a great footballing nation. Won African Nations Cup four times, first African country to win Under 20 World Cup, first African country to wim Olympic medal, First African country to come close of reaching the Mens World Cup Semi-Finals, first African women nation to reach a world cup semi-final.
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KINGSLEY316
06/10/2012 at 20:54
KINGSLEY316 (Great Britain)
Go Ghana, I am so proud of my country with this fantastic win. Every Ghanaian is happy and this shows that Ghana is a great footballing nation. Won African Nations Cup four times, first African country to win Under 20 World Cup, first African country to wim Olympic medal, First African country to come close of reaching the Mens World Cup Semi-Finals, first African women nation to reach a world cup semi-final.
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KINGSLEY316
06/10/2012 at 20:54
KINGSLEY316 (Scotland)
Go Ghana, I am so proud of my country with this fantastic win. Every Ghanaian is happy and this shows that Ghana is a great footballing nation. Won African Nations Cup four times, first African country to win Under 20 World Cup, first African country to wim Olympic medal, First African country to come close of reaching the Mens World Cup Semi-Finals, first African women nation to reach a world cup semi-final.
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KINGSLEY316
06/10/2012 at 20:54
KINGSLEY316 (Northern Ireland)
Go Ghana, I am so proud of my country with this fantastic win. Every Ghanaian is happy and this shows that Ghana is a great footballing nation. Won African Nations Cup four times, first African country to win Under 20 World Cup, first African country to wim Olympic medal, First African country to come close of reaching the Mens World Cup Semi-Finals, first African women nation to reach a world cup semi-final.
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KINGSLEY316
06/10/2012 at 20:54
KINGSLEY316 (England)
Go Ghana, I am so proud of my country with this fantastic win. Every Ghanaian is happy and this shows that Ghana is a great footballing nation. Won African Nations Cup four times, first African country to win Under 20 World Cup, first African country to wim Olympic medal, First African country to come close of reaching the Mens World Cup Semi-Finals, first African women nation to reach a world cup semi-final.
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feco 1
06/10/2012 at 18:09
feco 1 (Nigeria)
Great wine stay long in the fermentor, Nigeria your time is close keep improving on the performance celebration is just around the conner!!!!!!!!
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  • The Japan Captain Yui Narumiya during the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2012 Quarter-Final match between Japan and Ghana at 8KM Stadium on October 5, 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Dejection for Yui Narumiya of Japan during the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2012 Quater-Final match between Japan an Ghana at the 8km Stadium on October 5, 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Rika Masuya and Yuka Momiki of Japan challenge for a header with Regina Antwi
  • Vida Opoku of Ghana celebrates victory during the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2012 Quater-Final match between Japan an Ghana
  • Sherifatu Sumaila (R) of Ghana celebrates victory over Japan with Priscilla Okyere
  • Vida Opoku of Ghana celebrates victory over Japan