The biggest football extravaganza for India, FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 kicks off today with four opening day matches to be played in Delhi and Mumbai.
Two Matches between Colombia and Ghana at 5 p.m.and Hosts India and the USA at 8 p.m. will be played at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. Dr. DY Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai will be the venue for matches between New Zealand and Turkey and Paraguay and Mali.
This is the first time that India will be participating in a FIFA World Cup. In all 24 teams are participating, and 52 matches will be held in six city venues across the country upto 28th October. The event will be watched by a global audience of 200 million.