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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil squad arrives in Mumbai

Brazil will play against New Zealand in a practise game on September 28 at the Andheri complex ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup opener.

fifa-u17-world-cup-2017 Updated: Sep 26, 2017 16:54 IST
Press Trust of India
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Brazil's football team arrives at the airport in Mumbai on Tuesday.
Brazil's football team arrives at the airport in Mumbai on Tuesday. (PTI)
         

Three-time champions Brazil arrived in Mumbai on Thursday for the FIFA U-17 World Cup which will start in India from October 6.

According to sources, the team is expected to train at the Mumbai Football Arena in suburban Andheri later in the day.

Brazil will play against New Zealand in a practise game on September 28 at the Andheri complex.

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Brazil have been placed in Group D along with DPR Korea, Niger and Spain.

They kick off their campaign against Spain at Kochi on October 7.

It is also learnt that Turkey, who are also playing the World Cup, have arrived in the megapolis late last night.

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Sources said they are expected to train at a venue in Navi Mumbai.

Turkey is in Group B along with Paraguay, Mali and New Zealand.

Turkey will play their first game against New Zealand at the D Y Patil stadium in neighbouring Navi Mumbai on October 6.

First Published: Sep 26, 2017 13:50 IST

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