African champions Mali have entered the Round of Sixteen in the ongoing FIFA Under-17 World Cup tournament. In a Group B encounter in New Delhi today, they beat New Zealand 3-1, which is their second win in the group.
Earlier, they had defeated Turkey. Mali are the second team to reach Round Sixteen from Group B. Paraguay who have already made the grade, defeated Turkey 3-1 in their third and final group game.
The other teams have already qualified for Round Sixteen stage are:- the United States, Brazil, France and England and Iran.
At present, hosts India are playing against two-time champions Ghana in their third and final Group A game in New Delhi. All India Radio is broadcasting live commentary of the match.
The commentary can be heard on FM Rainbow and Rajdhani channels. India had lost their first two encounters against the United States and Colombia.
In another match, the United States who have already made it to Round Sixteen phase, are now pitted against Colombia in Mumbai.