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Ayo Akinola led the U.S. to a win over Ghana in the FIFA U-17 World Cup match in New Delhi Oct. 9, 2017. (FIFA Twitter photo)

NEW DELHI — The United States won its second straight game at the Under-17 World Cup, beating Ghana 1-0 Oct. 9 on Ayo Akinola’s goal in the 75th minute in New Delhi.

Akinola, a Detroit native, entered in the 63rd minute and scored off a pass from Chris Goslin, beating onrushing goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim.

The U.S., which opened with a 3-0 win over host India, leads Group D with four points, followed by Colombia and Ghana with three each, and India with none.

Colombia defeated India 2-1 in the other match Oct. 9.

The U.S. will complete group play Oct. 12 against Colombia at Navi Mumbai.

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