FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: From Brazil's pizza routine to Paraguay's lollipop snack, here's what teams feasted on
From training sessions to sleeping and eating habits, Brazil had a plan in place beforehand for the World Cup, keeping in mind India's scorching heat.
Spain might have an extra edge going into the clash at the Dr DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, but Mali's direct football can shake up the technically sound Spanish midfield
Experience became the undoing of Ghana as Mali waddled through difficult conditions to become the first side to register a spot in the final four of the competition.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Ghana's coach says Mali match should have been postponed due to bad pitch conditions
Ghana coach Paa Kwesi Fabin on Saturday said that their FIFA U-17 World Cup quarterfinal match against Mali, which was played under very bad ground conditions due to incessant rain should have been postponed and played on another day.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 quarter-final, Mali vs Ghana, Football Match Result: Mali beat Ghana to reach semis
Catch all the live score and updates from the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 quarter-final clash between Mali and Ghana.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mali, Ghana face off in all-African battle royale for spot in the semi-finals
The northeast of India will witness an all-African battle royale between Ghana and Mali that will ensure the last team standing from the continent in the semi-finals.
Ghana had been beaten 1-0 by Mali in the final of the Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations, and they would be determined to avenge that loss.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Ghana Supporters Union provide music for 'fleet-footed' Black Starlets' dance
In the stands, a total of 43 members from the Ghana Supporters Union made the noise, screaming their lungs out and grooving like there is no tomorrow.
Ghana, who were the rightful winners of Group A, might have felt the heat in the early stages of the game but prevailed at the right time to set up yet another mouthwatering all-African contest with last edition's runner-up, Mali.
Goals by captain Eric Ayiah off a penalty in the first half added time and substitute Richard Danso in the 90th minute helped Ghana win the rough and tough Round of 16 game
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, Ghana vs Niger, Football Match Result: Ghana beat Niger to book spot in quarter-finals
Catch all the live score and updates from the Round of 16 match between Ghana and Niger.
Niger have shown the glimpses of their confident game, but in Ghana, they will be facing a side who can take up the physical and technical challenges quite easily.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India failed to conjure up miracles in Group A; USA impressed with attacking effervescence
Teams with worse support and equally poor experience outdid India. It might be worth the time of Indian football administrators to learn from other participating nations.
Paraguay are aware that USA, despite a loss to Colombia that must have dampened their spirit after a great start, will pose their biggest threat so far in the tournament.
Germany take on Colombia in the first Round of 16 match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India may be out but hosting showpiece event is a shot in the arm for sport in country
Yes, India's U-17 failed to make an immediate impact in terms of results but when viewed in the larger perspective, they managed to achieve much more.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India's frailties exposed by physically-superior Ghana in dominant 4-0 win
Ghana towered above India, literally and metaphorically, and the 4-0 scoreline was a fair reflection of the proceedings.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India had no energy left to cope with Ghana, says coach Luis Norton de Matos
India U-17 chief coach Luis Norton de Matos was honest in his admission that the gulf between India and Ghana was too big and today's result in the FIFA U-17 World Cup was on expected lines.
Rank outsiders India ended their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup campaign in a cry of pain and agony as they were handed a 0-4 thrashing by two-time champions Ghana in their final group match on Thursday.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, India vs Ghana, Football Match result: India lose to Ghana, bow out of tournament
Catch live score and updates from Group A match between India and Ghana.