FIFA U-17 World Cup: Millennials all set to rock as tournament kicks off on Friday

Updated On Oct 05, 2017 08:17 PM IST

The FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 will take place from October 6-28. The matches will be played in six stadiums, with the final taking place at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. As hosts, India will be making their first ever appearance at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. A total of 24 teams have qualified for the final tournament.

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The FIFA U-17 World Cup will take place from October 6-28. (AFP)
Updated on Oct 05, 2017 08:17 PM IST

The FIFA U-17 World Cup will take place from October 6-28. (AFP)

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Indian policemen stand near the poster of FIFA U-17 football World trophy at The D.Y. Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai. (AFP)
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Indian policemen stand near the poster of FIFA U-17 football World trophy at The D.Y. Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai. (AFP)

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The matches will be played in six stadiums in six host cities around the country, with the final taking place at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. (AP)
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The matches will be played in six stadiums in six host cities around the country, with the final taking place at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. (AP)

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England football team practicing ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup opener against Chile. (PTI)
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England football team practicing ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup opener against Chile. (PTI)

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The Japan football team (in pic) will take on Honduras in their opening game of the tournament on October 8. (PTI)
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The Japan football team (in pic) will take on Honduras in their opening game of the tournament on October 8. (PTI)

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Paramedics undergo a mock drill to evacuate injured at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, one of the venues for the FIFA U-17 World Cup/ (AP)
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Paramedics undergo a mock drill to evacuate injured at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, one of the venues for the FIFA U-17 World Cup/ (AP)

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The reigning FIFA U-17 World Cup champions, Nigeria, will not have the opportunity to defend their title after failing to qualify for the 2017 edition. (AP)
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The reigning FIFA U-17 World Cup champions, Nigeria, will not have the opportunity to defend their title after failing to qualify for the 2017 edition. (AP)

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Security personnel stand guard at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, one of the venues for the FIFA U-17 World Cup. (AP)
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Security personnel stand guard at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, one of the venues for the FIFA U-17 World Cup. (AP)

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The Indian football team will take on USA in their opening game of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on October 6. (AP)
Updated on Oct 05, 2017 08:17 PM IST

The Indian football team will take on USA in their opening game of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on October 6. (AP)

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