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

PTI September 26, 2017 14:43:28 IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Three-time champions Brazil arrive in Mumbai ahead of tournament

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.

FIFA U17 World Cup 2017 Threetime champions Brazil arrive in Mumbai ahead of tournament

File image of Brazil's U-17 squad. Image courtesy: FIFA official website

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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