FIFA U-17 World Cup: When does it start, what time in IST, TV channels and online streaming

FIFA U-17 World Cup, considered as a stepping stone for stars of tomorrow, begins on October 6 with two games at the same time.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: October 4, 2017 4:01:43 pm
fifa u-17 world cup, u-17 world cup time, u-17 world cup date, u-17 world cup tv channel, u-17 world cup live streaming, u17 world cup streaming, football news, sports news, indian express FIFA U-17 World Cup begins on October 6. (Source: Twitter)

FIFA U-17 World Cup is going to be India’s first-ever representation at a global level across any age group – be it as a host or playing the tournament itself. The senior side came close to playing in the World Cup in 1950 but the dream of seeing an Indian team play a FIFA event is now complete. The tournament which is considered as a stepping stone for stars of tomorrow, begins on October 6. The tournament has been divided into six groups – Group A to Group F – with four teams in each group. The teams that go forward make up the last 16 and so on and so forth.

When does FIFA U-17 World Cup start?

FIFA U-17 World Cup starts on October 6 with two games taking place at the same time. The tournament has been spread across six cities and six stadiums.

What time does FIFA U-17 World Cup start?

FIFA U-17 World Cup begins at 5 PM IST on October 6. First two games of the tournament feature Colombia take on Ghana in Group A in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. At the same time, New Zealand play Turkey in a Group B contest at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai.

Which TV channel will show the FIFA U-17 World Cup live?

Sony Pictures Network hold the broadcast rights for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. The tournament will be shown across the properties with it airing on Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 2 HD, Sony ESNP, Sony ESPN HD with English commentary. Sony Ten 3 and Sony Ten 3 HD will carry the broadcast in Hindi and Bengali commentary. It will also be available on free-to-air DD Sports to give it a wider coverage.

Where can one live stream the FIFA U-17 World Cup?

The FIFA U-17 World Cup can be live streamed on SonyLiv app.

Where can one follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup live?

The entire tournament will be covered extensively by IndianExpress.com with news, interviews, videos, photos from all around the country.

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