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India U-17 team to participate in “Torneo de 4 Naciones” in Mexico

India U-17 national team (Photo courtesy: AIFF Media)

With less than 100 days to go for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, the India U-17 World Cup Squad as part of the preparations and exposure gearing up to the FIFA U-17 World Cup will be participating in the Torneo de 4 Naciones in Mexico City, Mexico.

The tournament which features four teams including India will see the Indian colts square off against the U-17 national teams of Mexico, Colombia and Chile. The Indian U-17 team will be locking horns against Mexico on August 3 before facing Colombia on August 4 and Chile on August 6.

In an effort to field a strong team, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has provided the Indian U-17 World Cup Team an exposure trip of Europe wherein the Indian colts faced Serbia, Macedonia and Benfica SL among other clubs and national teams.

India has been drawn in Group A of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 alongwith USA, Colombia and Ghana.

India’s fixtures in the Torneo de 4 Naciones
August 3: India vs Mexico
August 4: India vs Colombia
August 6: India vs Chile

(AIFF Media)