Kerala Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan launched the host city logo for Kochi, one of the venues of FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. The logo represents and reflects Kochi’s identity and will be a valuable tool in linking the local community in a global World Cup.
The tournament will be hosted in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium of the city. In October 2016, Kochi became the first Indian city to be officially declared as one of the venues for hosting the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
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- The Hindu