The FIFA U-17 World Cup is all set to take place in India in October and fans are eagerly waiting for it. The Trophy arrived at Kochi on Friday in order to enthral soccer enthusiasts in Kerala. Colourful programmes featuring the traditional art forms of Kerala was organised to welcome the trophy to the ‘God’s Own Country.’
Kerala Sports Minister A C Moideen unveiled the trophy at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium complex. Representatives of the people and administrators of various sports bodies attended the function.
Wide publicity campaign is being done through the sports clubs, schools and colleges about the event by the state department to make it a huge success.
The Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium will host eight matches this October that will feature football powerhouses Brazil, Spain and Germany among others.