India is going to host the FIFA UNDER-17 world cup from October 6 to 28, 2017. Considering the fact that India is trying to make a mark on international level in this most popular sport, authorities in India is looking at it as a big boost for football in India. Most of the preparation has already been done. recently 13-member FIFA delegation also finalized the venues for this big event and have shown a lot of confidence too.
Official Emblem for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
1) Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi 2) DY Patil Stadium,Navi Mumbai
3) Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Goa 4) Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi
5) Nehru stadium, Guwahati 6) Salt Lake Stadium,Kolkata
Our preparation :
Indian under 16 team played quite well in ASIA UNDER 16 where team was missing its key players. Team managed to play draw against Saudi Arabia 3-3, lost by margin in game against United Arab Emirates 2-3, while Iran just outplayed them to register 3-0 victory.
In recently concluded BRICS under 17 football tournament they fought hard but did not managed to cross the line even for a single time and finished 5th in five nation tournament. But we must not lose hope as team have potential and quality players, they just lack experience of playing big games. With your support they can produce some unexpected results, So get ready.