U 17 World Cup

  • Bhutia, Chhetri in AIFF-suggested committee for U-17 World Cup 14-05-2014 06:48 PM

    New Delhi: Aiming to beef up the technical know-how ahead of the 2017 Under-17 World Cup, AIFF president Praful Patel on Wednesday suggested the formation of a special committee involving former and current skippers Baichung Bhutia and Sunil Chhetri. In a meeting here, the All India Football Federation's executive committee...
  • India have impressive talent pool: Liverpool's youth academy coach 22-04-2014 01:56 PM

    New Delhi: In an initiative which might help India's chances when the country hosts the under-17 World Cup, the Liverpool Football Academy-DSK Shivajians academy has offered to groom Indian players for the mega-event and beyond. DSK Shivajians had tied up with the world famous English club to start a residential...
  • FIFA team meets sports ministry, starts inspection of venues 21-02-2014 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Taking the first step towards ensuring smooth conduct of the 2017 Under-17 football World Cup in India, a three-member FIFA team has met officials of the Sports Ministry before leaving to inspect probable venues for the showpiece event. "FIFA officials are already in India and they also had...
  • India can qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup: Tendulkar 24-12-2013 12:04 AM

    Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly welcomed the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India, and Tendulkar said that India could surely qualify for the 2022 football World Cup. ...
  • Will have to ensure good team at U-17 WC: Bhutia 06-12-2013 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: As Indian football rejoices after winning the bid to host the Under-17 World Cup, former captain Baichung Bhutia on Friday said the more difficult task for the country would be to put together a good team to compete in the mega-event and develop the infrastructure. Thanking the All...
  • India submits bid to host FIFA U-17 World Cup 14-11-2013 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Thursday announced that India had submitted an official bid to host the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. "We are happy that we could submit all the necessary bid documents before the deadline," AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das told www.the-aiff.com. "I am...
  • 2017 U-17 World Cup can boost Indian football: Paul Masefield 18-07-2013 09:38 PM

    New Delhi: Former English footballer Paul Masefield said on Thursday that if India manage to win the bid for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, it will significantly boost the popularity of the sport in the country. "If India manage to pull off the bid for the U-17 World Cup,...
  • U-17 World Cup: FIFA wants to educate AIFF 15-04-2013 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: With India in the reckoning for hosting the Under-17 World Cup in 2017, FIFA is learnt to be keen on educating the AIFF officials on the nitty gritty associated with organising big international football events. The United Arab Emirates FA, host of 2013 junior World Cup, recently told...
  • AIFF gets government nod to host U-17 WC 2017 25-09-2012 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: Three days ahead of India's formal bid for the Under-17 Football World Cup in 2017, the AIFF received a shot in the arm as the central government gave its approval for hosting the prestigious event. The news was conveyed on Monday, to the AIFF in a letter, dated...
  • AIFF gets approval for hosting U-17 World Cup 24-09-2012 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: Three days ahead of India's formal bid for the Under-17 Football World Cup in 2017, the AIFF on Monday got a shot in the arm as the central government gave its approval for hosting the prestigious event. The news was conveyed to the AIFF in a letter, dated...