Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today launched the Host City Logo for Navi Mumbai, one of the six venues of FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.
Tournament Director of the LOC, FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, Javier Ceppi expressed his thoughts on the Logo and said, “It’s great that Navi Mumbai has also launched its image for the World Cup. Now they can use the Host City Logo all around the city for promoting the event. Hon’ble Chief Minister confirmed all his support and promised that the Government of Maharashtra will also heavily use this for promoting the Event all around Mumbai and the State, which is fantastic, and will ensure massive attention for the Tournament. With this, we are confident that all people from the State will take this once in a lifetime opportunity and come to Dr DY Patil Stadium to watch all matches”.
Also present at the Host City Logo Launch were President of Mumbai District Football Association, Aaditya Thackeray and President of DY Patil Sports Academy, Dr Vijay Patil.
The Dr DY Patil Stadium hosted FIFA Legends Carlos Valderrama, Jorge Campos, Fernando Morientes, Emmanuel Amuneke and Marcel Desailly on 6th September where they played a match against Indian Icons, and unveiled the FIFA U-17 World Cup Winner’s Trophy, to mark 30 days to go for the tournament.
The venue will host eight matches this October, including the all-important semi-final. Tickets for matches can be bought exclusively on www.fifa.com/india2017/ticketing.