EMBASSY OF INDIA – RIYADH

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PRESS RELEASE  

                India will be hosting the 17th edition of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in October, 2017. The event has been noted an event of national significance in the Sports history of India. This mega event will be held in the cities of New Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata and Mumbai. The opening ceremony will be held in New Delhi on 6th October, 2017 and the closing ceremony will be on 28th October, 2017. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi will be presiding over the opening ceremony of this event in New Delhi.

                A total of 25 countries namely USA, Colombia, Ghana, Paraguay, Mali, New Zealand, Turkey, Iran, Guinea, Germany, Costa Rica, korea DPR, Niger, Brazil, Spain, Honduras, Japan, New Caledonia, France, Iraq, Mexico, Chile, England and India will be participating in this tournament, making it a mega-gala of the year 2017.

 

                July 31, 2017