9 Nov 2008

First semi-finalists found for FIFA under-17 World Cup

7:12 am on 9 November 2008

Germany and North Korea are into the semi-finals at the under-17 women's football World Cup.

North Korea beat Denmark 4-0 in Wellington, then Germany defeated Canada 3-1.

Germany will play the USA or South Korea and North Korea will face Japan or England,.

The other quarter-finals are in Hamilton tomorrow.

Meanwhile Manawatu has started the New Zealand Football Championship with a 1-0 win over Canterbury in Christchurch.