FIFA officials to inspect U-17 World Cup venues this month

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FIFA officials to inspect U-17 World Cup venues this month

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SportsCafe Desk

10/15/2016

FIFA officials will visit India this month to evaluate the progress of the preparations for the U-17 football World Cup to be staged in September and October next year. The 13-member delegation is headed by project leader Tracy Lu and event manager Marion Mayer-Vorfelder.

The officials will visit Kochi on Oct 19 followed by Navi Mumbai (Oct 20), Goa (Oct 22), New Delhi (Oct 23), Guwahati (Oct 24) and Kolkata (Oct 25)  for a second full inspection of all six stadiums and designated training sites by the sport’s world governing body ahead of the tournament.

The U-17 World Cup will be the first truly global football competition to be hosted by India.

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