Olympic silver medalist and Indian Badminton Star PV Sindhu is excited to be a part of the Draw for FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017. The official draw for the tournament is scheduled on July 07 in Mumbai and the ace shuttler announced on twitter that she will also be a part of it as well. Sindhu wrote “Excited to not only witness, but also be a part of Indian sporting history at the Draw for
#FIFAU17WC. #FootballTakesOver Mumbai on 7th July”.
India is hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup for the first whisch is to be held in October this year. The first match will be hosted by DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai on 6th of October while the final will be played at on 28th October in Kolkata at the Salt Lake Stadium. The fixtures and venues for the qualified nations for world cup will be decided in the official draw! In the official draw on Monday four groups to be made with all the 24 nations which are participating, each group will have six teams.
Earlier, FIFA has shifted all the group matches of the Indian team to New Delhi following a request of All India Football Federation. Indian Football Team’s tweeted “FIFA has agreed to AIFF’s request to hold India’s group matches of the
#FIFAU17WC India 2017 in New Delhi, and to amend the match schedule.”
Here’s what Sindhu tweeted about the event,
— Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) July 3, 2017
FIFA tweets about the draw today
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) July 4, 2017
Indain Football Team’s twitter handle @indiafootball is giving contineous updates of the world cup
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) July 4, 2017