FIFA U-17 World Cup will be held in India from October 6 to 28 with 24 teams participating in it.
Although AIFF called the win as a “new chapter in Indian football,” the match doesn't even find a mention on the official website of the Italian football federation.
The Indian U-17 team defeated the Italian U-17 team 2-0 in a friendly match.
India U-17 team have recorded a famous win over Italy as part of their preparations for the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in October.
Vijay Goel was present in New Delhi at the installation of a 'Football Balloon' to promote FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Kochi was declared fit to host FIFA U-17 World Cup matches. The venue will host eight matches.