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FIFA U-17 starts today: Football Fever gets high in India

FIFA U-17 World Cup: This Time its INDIA!


This year India is hosting FIFA under 17 and people of India are super excited for it. From past few decades Cricket is the only sport which fascinates Indians, but this Football fever is making people crazy. Football fans are ready for the event and as it kicks off today, here we bring to you some important details about it.

FIFA U-17 World Cup

Football under 17 is a hopeful light for the football fans in India, and also for the players who wants to play for India but don’t get enough opportunities.

The tournament has been organized to give footballers their due credit. To appreciate the efforts of footballers and to let them know that how does it feel when you are surrounded biggies of the field. It takes blood and sweat for the footballers to reach at the top across the world. Everybody knows who Bhaichung Bhutia is and who is Sunil Chettri, right? Because they have earned it by their hard work. It is a golden opportunity for the fans of Football. All they need to do is, book a ticket to watch the match.

Here are some important things which you must know if you are planning to watch the game:

The countries are divided in six groups.

GROUP A GROUP B GROUP C
GROUP D GROUP E GROUP F
India Paraguay Iran Korea DPR Honduras Iraq
USA Mali Guinea Niger Japan Mexico
Columbia New Zealand Germany Brazil New Caledonia Chile
Ghana Turkey Costa Rica Spain France England

Event is going to be held in 6 different stadiums across the country, here are all the venues:

  1. Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium(New Delhi)
  2. Dr. DY Patil Stadium(Navi Mumbai)
  3. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium(Goa)
  4. Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium(Kochi)
  5. Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium(Guwahati)
  6. Vivekanand Yuba Bharti Krirangan stadium(Kolkata)

Let FIFA rock our nation too.

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