FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Ghana coach Paa Kwesi Fabin says team will prove they are 'the best' despite tough draw
The coach feels Ghana has put immense efforts to return for the U-17 World Cup. He also targets entering the final of the tournament and winning it.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Buoyed by foreign exposure trips, confident India ready for biggest challenge yet
India have been placed in a tough group, which they co-habit along with North American heavyweights USA, African giants Ghana and South American heavy-hitters Colombia.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Complete squads of India, Brazil and other participating teams in mega event
With just over a week to go for the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 to commence, the 24 participating teams have announced their squad.
A look at some interesting facts about the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, to be held from October 6-28 across six Indian cities.
Ghana boss Paa Kwesi Fabin has strengthened his squad with seven new players who were not part of their campaign in the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon.
Ghana were so rampant in the 10-year phase between the 1991 and 1999 edition that they won the title twice (1991, 1995), besides finishing second two more times (1993, 1997). The country’s fortunes have, however, plummeted since those heady days.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: African nations must nurture their talents post tournament, says Emmanuel Amunike
FIFA U-17 World Cup or the FIFA U-17 World Championships as it was called earlier, has been dominated by countries from the African continent, especially Nigeria and Ghana who have 7 titles between them. Apart from that, countries from Africa have finished as runners-up on six occasions.
The USA U-17 side will be participating for the 16th time, which is more than all the other 23 teams qualified for the main event in India
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India will be competitive even if chances are small, says coach Luis Norton de Matos
India Under-17 football head coach Luis Norton de Matos on Thursday said that he has not lost hope of the country advancing beyond the group stages in the upcoming World Cup but termed his team's chances in the prestigious FIFA event as "small".
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India take on USA, Colombia, Ghana in New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium boasts a formidable seating capacity of 58,000 and fans in Delhi will surely want to make sure they fill each and every seat when the tournament gets going.
Minutes after India had drawn USA, Colombia and Ghana, the hosts' U-17 coach Luis Norton de Matos sounded confident. Almost defiant.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India placed in tough group with two-time champions Ghana, US and Colombia
Hosts India were on Friday drawn with two-time champions Ghana, United States and Colombia in a tough Group A of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup.
Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Wednesday assured that they are doing all they can to ensure a more-than-fair attendance at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: From high-flying Brazil to underdogs like New Caledonia, here's the who's-who
Here's why Firstpost should be your one-stop shop for all things FIFA U-17 World Cup with the prestigious tournament happening in India in October: