Teams

  • Semi-final line-up complete

    Semi-final line-up complete

    Venezuela and Italy won through to the last four of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup for the first time on Thursday. Meeting them there will be Japan and Spain respectively.
  • Italy oust gritty Ghana on penalties

    Italy oust gritty Ghana on penalties

    Italy beat Ghana 4-3 on penalties to advance to the Costa Rica 2014 semi-finals though spot kicks were required as a result of Ernestina Abambila’s 90th-minute free-kick as the match ended level at 2-2.
    Group matches - Group B
    15 March GHA2:0 (1:0)PRK
    18 March GHA1:0 (1:0)GER
    22 March CAN2:1 (2:0)GHA
    Quarter-finals
    27 March GHA2:2 (1:2) 3:4 PSOITA

    Standings

    TeamMPGFGAPts
    GHA3426
    CAN3545
    PRK3564
    GER3571
    • Team members of Italy celebrate after winning the penalty shot out
    • Francesca Durante, golkeeper of Italy celebrate with her team mate after winning the penalty shot out
    • Team members of Italy celebrate after winning the penalty shot out
    • Team members Ghana look dejected
    • Sandra Owusu Ansah #9 of Ghana and Federica Rizza #16 of Italy battle for the ball
    • Emestina Abambila #7 of Ghana celebrates after scoring the equalizing goal
    • Team members of Italy celebrate after winning the penalty shot out
    • Team members of Italy celebrate after winning the penalty shoot out
    • Gloria Marinelli #11 of Italy celebrates after scoring

    Statistics

    MPGFGASSOGPENOFFFKCKFCFSY2YCR
    46470420170246747500

    Tournaments
    FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Final All editions