FIFA U-17 World Cup a big opportunity for our younger generation says Modi

Vastavam web: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup a “big opportunity for our younger generation” and said the event will increase the interest in football in the country.The country’s first-ever FIFA tournament will be held from October 6 to 28 across six centres.FIFA Under-17 World Cup is being organised in our country. I am sure reverberations of the spirit of football will be heard all around,” PM Modi said during his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address to the country.
Come on, the whole world is coming to play on Indian soil, let us make sports a part of our lives,” he added.Twenty-four teams from around the world will be involved in a total of 52 games. These teams have been divided into six groupings of A to F.