India face USA in the opening fixture of FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

India face USA in tournament opener
Team India to face USA in the opener of FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017

The official draw for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 took place on Friday in Mumbai. The tournament will be played across six venues from 6th to 28th October 2017.

FIFA Legends Esteban Cambiasso and Nwankwo Kanu were preset in the draw alongside Indian national team legend Sunil Chhetri and Indian badminton star Pusarla Venkata Sindhu. FIFA Council member Sunil Gulati and Praful Patel, President of the All India Football Federation were also present.

Team India were handed a strong group alongside USA, Colombia and Ghana.

FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 Draw
Group A: India, USA, Colombia, Ghana
Group B: Paraguay, Mali, New Zealand, Turkey
Group C: Iran, Guinea, Germany, Costa Rica
Group D: Korea DPR, Niger, Brazil, Spain
Group E: Honduras, Japan, New Caledonia, France
Group F: Iraq, Mexico, Chile, England

India’s fixtures in the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 India:

October 06: India vs USA
October 09: India vs Colombia
October 12: India vs Ghana
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