Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2018        Go!    
 
 
February 22, Thursday 2018 12:41 PM       

       HEADLINES: Kerala initiates NRI chit funds; Centre approves online auction                                              Body of woman found under suspicious circumstances                                              Fire at Kochi refinery                                              Party offices, houses destroyed: Bomb attack in Kannur                                              Meet Avani Chaturvedi: First Indian woman to fly fighter jet                                              Medical reports show injury on Delhi Chief Secretary                                              India ranks 81st in global corruption perception index                                              India expresses dismay over emergency extension in Maldives                                              Investigate Obama administration over Russia meddling: Trump                                              Indian Peacekeepers provide veterinary support to farmers in South Sudan                                              Santosh Trophy final phase to kick-off in Kolkata                                              Centurion T20I: Match washed out, Indian eves hold the lead                                              Centurion T20I: Proteas win toss, put India to bat first                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       SPORTS Next Article: U-17 World Cup: Iran beat 10-man Guinea 3-1  
       U-17 World Cup: Debutants Niger start with win over DPR Korea
 
         Posted on :23:15:17 Oct 7, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:23:33:55 Oct 7, 2017
         Tags: U-17 World Cup: Niger start with win
 

Kochi: Debutants Niger got their campaign off to a positive start as they eked out a 1-0 win over North Korea in a Group D match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Playing in their first-ever World Cup game, Salim Abdourahmane scored what turned out to be the winner, in the 59th minute, off an assist by Habibou Sofiane at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Niger started on an attacking note but Ibrahim Boubacar's right-footed shot from the right side of the box was saved by the Korean backline.

A minute later, in the 10th minute, there was another missed attempt as Habibou Sofiane's long-ranger from the left did not find the target.

Niger's Djibrilla Ibrahim was shown a yellow card for a foul. On and off, Korea created chances but failed to threaten the Niger defence.

There was a brief interruption before the half hour mark because of an injury to Niger's Rachid Alfari, who was replaced by Kader Aboubacar a few minutes later.

The Koren outfit also had to make an early substitution due to an injury to Kung Jin Song, who was replaced by Ri Kang Guk.

Before the first half drew to a close, Sin Kwang Sok's right footed shot from more than 35 yards went high and wide to the right following a corner, as North Korea tried to match the Africans.

Then, Djibrilla Ibrahim's header from the centre of the box off a Karim Tinni cross went to left, and Habibou Sofiane's attempt from the right side was saved.

In the second half, both Niger and North Korea created opportunities, but all their efforts culminated in only one goal.

Eight minutes were added to the regulation time because of injury-related breaks, but still Korea could not find the equaliser, as Niger secured full points.

A A
       SPORTS
Next Article: U-17 World Cup: Iran beat 10-man Guinea 3-1
 
 
SPORTS HEADLINES
Centurion T20I: Proteas win toss, put India to bat first  
Centurion T20I: Match washed out, Indian eves hold the lead  
Santosh Trophy final phase to kick-off in Kolkata  
Federer starts fourth stint as World No.1  
I-League: Minerva face daunting task against Gokulam  
Sardar Singh to lead India in Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup  
‘Out-of-favour’ Usman Qadir plan to represent Australia in 2020 World T20  
Cricket can melt ice between India and Pak: Afridi  
Ashwin, Gibbs involved in Twitter spat  
J'burg T20: Bhuvi's fiver seals victory for India  
J'burg WT20I: SA win toss, ask Indian eves to bat first  
J'burg T20I: India look to extend dominance against Proteas  
ISL: Kerala Blasters pips North East United 1-0  
KCA president P Vinod resigns  
Kohli will score 62 ODI tons: Predicts Sehwag  
Federer becomes oldest world No.1 in tennis  
Centurion ODI: Kohli’s 35th ton helps India sweep series 5-1  
Tendulkar made T20 Mumbai League's brand ambassador  
Centurion ODI: India bags Proteas for 204 all out in final ODI  
Centurion ODI: India opt to field first in dead-rubber  
East London T20I: Indian eves elect to field first against Proteas  
Wrestler Amanpreet reports to WWE, says no better platform to empower myself  
Finch, Maxwell to miss start of IPL 2018  
Playing WC qualifiers at home will help us: Zimbabwe's Brendan Taylor  
ATP to probe 'racial prejudice' allegations  
 
Do you think attempts are being to save the real accused in Shuhaib murder case?
Yes
 
No
 
Don't know
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy