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Ghana beat Colombia in Group A opener

New Delhi, Oct 6: Two-time champions Ghana defeated Colombia 1-0 in the opening match of Group A at the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Friday. Sadiq Ibrahim scored the only goal of the game in the 39th minute to give Ghana three points for the win.
The boys from Africa seemed more at ease in the hot and humid conditions than their Colombian counterparts. Despite the stifling heat, the two-time champions produced impressive pace which troubled the Colombian defence on several occasions. Both teams created plenty of scoring chances although Ghana enjoyed the upper hand. IANS