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ICC World Cup 2019: Psychological advantage with Afghanistan against West Indies

Both teams are out of contention for the semifinals with Afghanistan sitting at the bottom of the points table and West Indies at the penultimate spot.

We are not afraid to play against the tough opponents, says India U-17 captain Amarjit Singh

India have been placed in Group A in the FIFA U-17 World Cup alongside USA, Colombia and Ghana.

FIFA launches Hindi Twitter account for U-17 World Cup

The U-17 World Cup, the first-ever FIFA competition to be hosted by India, launched the twitter account -- @FIFAHindi to cater to football fans.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: World watches as India draws

The FIFA U-17 World Cup draw is certain to attract anxious anticipation from 24 participating nations and the billions who follow football.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India put brave face after a tough draw

In a group that boasts teams of World Cup pedigree — USA and Colombia are former semi-finalists while Ghana are two-time champions — India are the novices.

Football takes over India Gate, 2.5 lakh people turn up

An overwhelming 2.5 lakh people on Sunday turned up at the India Gate to get a glimpse of the glittering trophy, which will be presented to the winners of the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup.

India U-17 win vs Italy not quite what it seems

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.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Navi Mumbai’s DY Patil Stadium almost match ready, says tournament director

Navi Mumbai is one of the six venues designated for the tournament and Javier Ceppi said that the ground and the rest of the training grounds barring one owned by the NMMC is almost match ready.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Kochi preparation for tournament ‘under control’

FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament director Javier Ceppi said that work in Kochi has picked up pace after the "big scare" in March. The city has been in the news for the wrong reasons due to delays in work related to the tournament.

FIFA to shift India’s U-17 World Cup matches from Mumbai to Delhi

AIFF had initially wanted Mumbai to host all of India's matches in the group stage of the tournament. Since then, the central Sports Ministry had demanded for the matches to be shifted to Delhi.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ticket sales reopen for the Rs 48 category

Phase II of ticket sales for FIFA U-17 World Cup will begin on July 7 - the same day that the draw takes place - which will cater to higher ticket prices. This phase will be from July 7-21 and will be exclusively for Visa card holders.

Esteban Cambiasso, Nwankwo Kanu to attend FIFA U-17 World Cup draw ceremony

The draw will be held on Friday and the officials of participating teams and the host cities would be seen together on one stage. Nwankwo Kanu has previously won the tournament with Nigeria in 1993 whereas Argentine legend Esteban Cambiasso participated in the 1995 edition.