FIFA U-17: England Thrashes Iraq By 4-0


Kolkata: England brigade continued their domination crushing Iraq 4-0 in their final group F league encounter to set up a pre-quarterfinal date with Japan in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, in Kolkata on Saturday night.

Iraq will lock horns against Mali in their first ever U- 17 World cup pre-quarterfinal appearance in Goa on October 17 while England and Japan will square off in Kolkata.

Both teams started off with a 4-5-1 formation and in surprising move Iraq Coach Qahtan Chitheer opted to bench their leading goalscorer Dawood, a move that seemed to have backfired.