5 Players To Watch Out For In The Ghana V Colombia Match In The U-17 World Cup :

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Ghana is drawn in group A with host India, South Americans Colombia and the United States of America. The opening match of the Under 17 World Cup will see Ghana playing against Columbia at New Delhi on Friday. Here have a look at the top 5 players we have to watch out for in the clash between Ghana and Colombia :

Eric Ayiah (Ghana):

Aiyah is the man to look out for from the Ghana camp. The striker peculiarly wears the no. 6 jas a tribute to Ghana’s Independence Day (6 March) which coincidentally is also his birthday. Ayiah who is also the captain of the Ghana side who scored four goals in the first two games of the 2017 AFCON U-17.


Eric Ayiah


2. Ibrahim Sulley (Ghana) :

The youngster having impressed at the Africa Junior Championship was invited for trials at Bayern Munich.

The New Life FC player was one of the revelations at the Africa Junior Championship after he scored a brace in Ghana’s opener against Cameroon.

Sulley’s return will beef Coach Paa Kwesi Fabin’s squad ahead of the World Cup in India.




3. Emmanuel Toku (Ghana) :

The Cheetah FC playmaker is a fine player, with great skills – for his age. However, a move to one of Europe’s big clubs might prove a step too early.

The talismanic Emmanuel Toku rose to the occasion and gave all Ghanaians a timely reminder of the nation’s talent pool.

And it is no surprise that clubs have started hovering around the heads of the aforementioned players. Emmanuel Toku, in particular, has been in the spotlight ever since it was reported that some elite European clubs had registered interest in him.


Emmanuel Toku



4. Jaminton Campaz (Colombia) :

Jaminton Campaz (born 24 May 2000) is a Colombian football player who plays as forward for Deportes Tolima in Categoría Primera A.

He has already made four first-team league appearances for club side Deportes Tolima and will be expected to carry the heavy burden of leading the Colombian attack this tournament. He starred with three goals for Colombia in the 2017 South American U17 Championship in Chile and his coach will be hoping he continues his goalscoring touch in India as well.


Jaminton Campaz


5. Juan Sebastián Peñaloza (Colombia) :

Colombian outfit is usually seen keeping possession of the ball for most of the game and is also known for their quick touches. In addition to this, the defensive forces form a formidable part of the squad, thanks to their height and remarkable aerial strength. Juan Sebastian Penaloza will be a very important player in the defense for Columbia to perform well in the under 17 World Cup.


Sebastian Penazola