UNDER 17 WORLD CUP

  • U-17 Football World Cup: FIFA, government assure help to AIFF October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation was on Wednesday assured of all help by the government as well as FIFA as far as hosting and successful conduct of the Under-17 Football World Cup in 2017 was concerned. The world sport was the talk of the town as all the stakeholders...
  • FIFA earmarks USD 38 million for U17 World Cup in India June 20, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: It's not just the All India Football Federation but the sport's governing body FIFA is also doing its bit to ensure a smooth conduct of the Under17 World Cup, earmarking around USD 38 million for the marquee event to be hosted by the 'sleeping giant' in 2017. A...
  • India's 2017 U17 World Cup bid gets support from FIFA VP May 6, 2013

    New Delhi: World football governing body's vicepresident Prince Ali Bin AlHussein on Monday backed India's bid to host the 2017 FIFA Under17 World Cup, saying that the country was crucial for the overall development of the game in the continent. "I support India's bid to host the 2017 FIFA U17 World...
  • 'Hosting U17 WC will change Indian football' September 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Keen to see India as host of the Under17 World Cup in 2017, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has reportedly told Sports Minister Ajay Maken that organising the event will bring about a "big change in Indian football." "The sports minister was very positive and extended full support to...
  • India set to host U17 football WC in 2017 September 6, 2012

    FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke is in India with a view to improving football in the country. ...
  • India to capitalize on Blatter visit next month February 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian football administrators are eager to use an upcoming visit by FIFA president Sepp Blatter to give an impetus to the sport in the cricketcrazy country. "The FIFA chief will visit India on March 9, giving us an opportunity to showcase the potential of football in our country," All...
  • India to bid for U17 football World Cup in 2017 January 30, 2012

    New Delhi: With an aim to raise the profile of the sport in the country, the All Indian Football Federation will bid for the Under 17 World Cup in 2017, a top official said on Monday. In the AIFF Executive Committee meeting in September last year, its president Praful Patel had...