Tuesday Oct 17, 2017. 18:30
That’s all from the DY Patil Stadium where Mali beat Iraq 5-1 in an entertaining match. Mali book their place to the quarter-finals, while Iraq are eliminated from the competition.
Mali XI: Koita, Konate, Kane, Diaby, Haidara, Samake, Traore, Giddou, Camara, N’Diaye, Drame.
Iraq XI: Jabbar, Jabbar, Abdulsada, Abdulabbas Ayad, Albaqer, Ridha, Shakir, Ali, Kareem, Kareem, Adnan.
FULL-TIME: Mali 5-1 Iraq.
94 +4′ – GOAL! Mali 5-1 Iraq. N’Diaye grabs his brace in stoppage time.
90′ – Iraq sub: Khaled IN, Kareem OUT.
88′ – GOAL! Mali 4-1 Iraq. Seme Camara fires past Jabbar with a left-footed effort.
85′ – GOAL! Mali 3-1 Iraq. Kareem scores a late goal with his right foot.
82′ – Mali sub: S. Camara IN, Traore OUT.
80′ – Mali sub: Sidibe IN, Camara OUT.
75′ – Iraq forward Kareem is caught offside as the the Asians look to pull one back.
73′ – GOAL! Mali 3-0 Iraq. Konate beats Jabbar with a right-footed shot.
70′ – 20 minutes left for Iraq to pull one back, but Mali keeper Koita and his defence have done well thus far.
69′ – Mali sub: Doucoure IN, Giddou OUT.
65′ – Iraq sub: Muntadher IN, Ridha OUT.
60′ – It’s still 2-0 to Mali as we reach the hour-mark.
55′ – Maytham Jabbar misses the target with a header as Iraq look to apply some pressure on Mali.
50′ – Mali goalkeeper Koita is called into action and he denies Iraq forward Ridha.
46′ – The second-half is underway.
46′ – Iraq sub: Raad IN, Abdulsada OUT.
45′ – Half-Time: Mali 2-0 Iraq.
40′ – Drame tries to extend Mali’s lead, but his right footed shot narrowly misses the target.
35′ – The 2017 Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions Mali are in complete control of this match.
33′ – GOAL! Mali 2-0 Iraq. This time it’s N’Diaye with a good header.
30′ – Mali’s pressure finally paid off and Drame beat Iraq goalkeeper Jabbar with a well-taken shot.
25′ – GOAL! Mali 1-0 Iraq. Drame scores with a right footed shot.
20′- Mali foward N’Diaye’s header from very close range narrowly misses the target.
15′ – Mali qualified for the Last 16 after finishing second in Group B, while Iraq were Group F runners-up.
10′ – Drame, the Malian forward, is looking lively – he’s keeping the Iraq defence very busy.
5′ – Mali are pushing for an ealy goal against their Asian counterparts.
1′ – The match is underway.