Ghana’s Black Starlets inflicted a heavy 4-0 defeat on India on Thursday in the final Group A game of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
It was a high-tempo beginning as the hosts clearly sent a message of picking their first points at a global soccer tournament.
They had lost their first games to USA and Colombia – though ending their second game on a high with their first goal at a men’s football tournament.
Starlets’ captain Eric Ayiah, however, proved that the West Africans were among the favourites of the tournament, finding the back of the net before the break.
Seven minutes into the second...