PM kicks-off U-17 WC football, India makes World Cup debut

New Delhi, Oct 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup match at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. It is a historic day for Indian football as India has never participated in any football World Cup before. As a host India will be playing its first-ever football World Cup game against USA.

This also happens to be the first game of FIFA U-17 World Cup.  India has been drawn in Group A with USA, Ghana and Colombia.