Under-17 World Cup
The under 17 world cup is being held in India. The tournament has 6 groups with each group consisting of 4 teams . Every team playing in the tournament submits a 21-member squad. With Chile being the crowd favorites to win the competition, the opening match will be held in Kochi and the trophy will be unveiled there. Since it is being held in India everyone is interested in watching on how the Indian under-17 team performs in this tournament. Sadly our team underperformed by losing 1-5 to Mexico and 0-3 to Columbia during the warm-ups.
Indian Football Team
India is the 18th Asian team to play in the under-17 world cup. More under-17 world cups are held in the continent of Asia (China (1985), Japan (1993), Korea Republic (2007) and United Arab Emirates (2013) than any other continent.