The 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup is the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the international men’s youth football championship contested by the U17 national teams of the member associations of FIFA.
This tournament for the first time ever is going to held in India from 6th to 28th of October 2017. The tournament will be across six cities. The tournament will star from New Delhi and Navi Mumbai. The quarter-finals will be held in Goa, Guwahati, Kochi and Kolkata whereas the semi-finals will take place in Goa and Guwahati. And the final of FIFA U17 World Cup India 2017 will be in Kolkata.
A total of 52 games will be played to decide the winner of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. “The best youth national teams and players across the world will be coming here in less than 120 days and will show a quality of football that has not been seen in India before”- said the tournament director Javier Ceppi.
Some of the footballing nations such as Spain, Germany, France, Colombia and Brazil will compete in the FIFA U17 India 2017.
The Tournament Director Javier Ceppi added the official slogan: “This is the first time that India is hosting a FIFA tournament. It will be also the first time an Indian team will play in a FIFA competition. In recognition of the increasing excitement about the beautiful game in India, ‘Football Takes Over’ was the first and most fitting choice as the official slogan for the tournament. Soon we will open ticket sales and fans will have great opportunities to attend matches at discounted rates. We are expecting huge interest from football fans in this historical FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.”
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the FIFA U17 India 2017 are looking for volunteers to help them organise this tournament. They have introduced a volunteer program by which all those who are above 18 and interested in helping to organise an impeccable tournament can APPLY HERE.
“We know that fans have huge expectations because they have picked up a large part of the inventory of tickets we had put up for sale and we are sure that they will not be disappointed by what they will see and experience in each of the venues. The fans will make sure that football takes over India from now until October”- said Ceppi
You can buy tickets now from the link given below: –
To all the Indian Football fans make your country proud and let Football take over.