FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Three-time champions Brazil arrive in Mumbai ahead of tournament
Brazil to kick off their FIFA U-17 World Cup campaign against Spain at Kochi on 7 October
Mumbai: Three-time champions Brazil arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday morning for the FIFA U-17 World Cup which will start in India from 6 October.
According to sources, the team is expected to train at the Mumbai Football Arena in suburban Andheri later on Tuesday.
Brazil will play against New Zealand in a practise game on 28 September at the Andheri complex.
Brazil have been placed in Group D along with DPR Korea, Niger and Spain.
They kick off their campaign against Spain at Kochi on 7 October.
It is also learnt that Turkey, who are also playing the World Cup, have arrived in the megapolis late last night.
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.
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