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Friday, 6 October 2017

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 Started


The much-awaited FIFA U-17 World Cup started with four opening day matches to be played in Delhi and Mumbai. The opening matches would be played by teams in Group A and B.

In Delhi, the inaugural match would be played between Group A teams Colombia and Ghana at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, followed by hosts India who would take on Team USA in the second match. In Mumbai, Group B team New Zealand would be taking on Turkey in the first game at DY Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The Official Mascot of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 is a clouded leopard called Kheleo.
  • This is the first FIFA tournament hosted by India.
  • The final will be held at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on 28 October 2017.
Source- Hindustan Times


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