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FIFA President terms 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup as a ‘resounding success’!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino described the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India as a “resounding success which has broken all kinds of records.” “When the U-17 World Cup was allotted to India I wasn’t a part of FIFA. But now I can say that it’s all set to surpass the …

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Festive mood ahead of 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup Final as art students paint Alpona at VYBK Stadium!

Right from witnessing the first Indian goal in a FIFA World Cup to being the most-watched edition of FIFA U-17 World Cup in the history of the game, 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India has unfolded many a newer chapter of the game but another one was shelved until the …

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History, revenge and consolation on offer in 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup Finale!

And so there were two. From the 24 teams that travelled to India in search of World Cup glory, only England and Spain still have a chance of making their dreams come true. After three weeks of intense competition, the final of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India will …

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Former England defender Sol Campbell: The standard in India has been very high!

English football has produced countless top-class defenders down the years, and there can be no doubt that Sol Campbell falls into that category. The 43-year-old turned out 73 times for the Three Lions between 1996 and 2007, participated at three FIFA World Cups™ and made over 400 appearances in England’s …

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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup hailed as a fantastic event!

With the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India set to conclude on Saturday in Kolkata, media gathered at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium for a closing press conference on Thursday. Jaime Yarza, Head of FIFA Tournaments, reflected on a “fantastic tournament”, while the Chairman of the India 2017 Local …

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AIFF president Praful Patel: India has arrived at the world stage!

The All India Football Federation president Praful Patel expressed his “delight and satisfaction at AIFF’s dream project 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India being an astounding success.” “In terms of organisation, the infrastructure, the attendance and conduct of the games is a reflection of the fact that India has …

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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup – India: MatchDay 15 – Round-up!

The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India continued today, October 25 with the two semifinals taking place in Kolkata and Navi Mumbai. England and Spain made light work of their opponents in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinals in India on Wednesday. A hattrick from Liverpool FC’s Rhian …

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