FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Paraguay squad lands in Mumbai days before opening clash against Mali

The Paraguay team for upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup, being hosted by India, arrived in Mumbai earlier on Friday.

PTI September 30, 2017 00:06:39 IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Paraguay squad lands in Mumbai days before opening clash against Mali

Mumbai: The Paraguay team for upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup, being hosted by India, arrived in Mumbai earlier on Friday.

According to sources, the team arrived earlier in the day and has checked in at a hotel in neighbouring Navi Mumbai, one of the six venues of the tournament beginning 6 October.

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

They will begin their campaign with a game against Mali to be played on 6 October at the DY Patil Stadium in Nerul in Navi Mumbai.

Sources also said the England U17 team trained at the Mumbai Football Arena in suburban Andheri.

Apart from Navi Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kochi, Goa and Kolkata will be hosting the World Cup matches.

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