All India Football Federation (AIFF) General Secretary Kushal Das has also expressed his happiness about the news of India winning the bid to host the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
„I cannot sum it up in words what this means to Indian Football,“ an elated Kushal Das told to AIFF Media.
„The entire country has been waiting with bated breath for the final decision to be taken. I would like to thank our President Mr. Praful Patel for bringing the U-17 World Cup to India. Without him we wouldn’t have got the clearances from the Government of India and the hosting rights. I’m extremely grateful to FIFA for their support and encouragement,“ Das added.