LOC satisfied with progress at Kochi

KOCHI: Tournament Director Javier Ceppi and officials of the Local Organising Committee for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 visited Kochi on 18th, Tuesday and assessed the improvement made since the FIFA inspection, 24 March. The 10th task force meeting for the Kochi venue took place on 18th April, on which LOC officials inspected […]

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India U-17 Team leaves on Exposure Tour to Europe

NEW DELHI: The U-17 World Cup Team presently preparing for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 left Indian shores for an exposure Tour to Europe where they would be playing a series of practice matches in Portugal, France, Italy and Hungary and a tournament in Italy. The 26-member squad accompanied by seven officials including Head Coach […]

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Football Takes Over Gujarat with MXIM festival in Ahmedabad

  Ahmedabad: A marquee Mission XI Million Football Festival was held at The Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad in the presence of All India Football Federation President, Praful Patel; former Indian Football Team Captain, Bhaichung Bhutia, Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan and TransStadia Founder & MD, Udit Sheth. Having reached out to over 1.7 million kids […]

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MXIM Festival vows to change face of football in Gujarat

  Ahmedabad, 7th April 2017: The ambitious project of the FIFA Under-17 Football World Cup, Mission XI Million, has reached the landmark of reaching out to 3132 schools across India. The pioneering programme is set to change the future of Indian Football and the way the sport is perceived by children all around the country. With […]

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AIFF announces MXIM Festival in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: The All India Football Federation in association with the Government of India will host a Mission XI Million mega football festival in Ahmadabad, Gujarat on 8th April at 5:30 pm. An initiative taken by President AIFF and Chairman of the LOC for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, Praful Patel, the event will see local schools from […]

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Mission XI Million reaches 1 million children

GANGTOK: Mission XI Million, the legacy programme of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, reached another milestone by reaching out to one million children. A Government of India and AIFF initiative, this pioneering programme reached the milestone in Gangtok, Sikkim, also the land of Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia. The one millionth child from the programme, […]

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FIFA Commercial Affiliates pledge full support for India 2017

  New Dehli: FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 conducted a workshop for the Commercial Affiliates of the tournament. The presentation was run by FIFA and LOC members of the marketing delegation, who had travelled to each of the venues for a detailed inspection over 22-27 […]

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Kolkata to host 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup Final

KOLKATA: Following a week-long inspection tour of the six venues chosen for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, and with less than 200 days to go until the footballing talents of the future compete on the pitch, FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) have released the official match schedule and unveiled the tournament […]

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