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Every single pitch in India needs to be 'much much better' to host U-17 World Cup: FIFA

Jun 30, 2015    

India does not have a single football pitch good enough to host a FIFA World Cup match, a senior FIFA official said on Monday.Javier Ceppi, world football's governing body FIFA's tournament director for the U-17 World Cup 2017 has also ruled out hiring foreign consultants to improve football pitches, adding that the global football body was willing to help Indian government agencies to work on the quality of pitch infrastructure as a capacity building measure."Pitch has to be in perfect condition. So whatever we have seen now around the country, the pitch has to be in much better conditio...

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