The Indian national U-17 football team who is all set to participate in the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 starting from October 6 has been wished best of luck by the Hero MotoCorp Ltd today which is the 'National Supporter' of the marquee event.
On October 6, the Indian team will have a face off with USA followed by matches with Colombia and Ghana on October 9 and October 12 at New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
The Chairman, MD and CEO, Hero MotoCorp Pawan Munjal met the whole team and coach Luis Norton de Matos at a cermony today and gave his wishes. He said "Football is arguably the fastest-growing sport among school kids and youngsters in the country today. It is indeed heartening to see the Indian U-17 football team completely geared up to take on the world in the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup. On behalf of everyone at Hero MotoCorp, I wish the team best of luck."
Goalkeepers: Dheeraj Singh, Prabhsukhan Gill, Sunny Dhaliwal
Defenders: Boris Singh, Jitendra Singh, Anwar Ali, Sanjeev Stalin, Hendry Antonay, Namit Deshpande
Midfielders: Suresh Singh, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Abhijit Sarkar, Komal Thatal, Lalengmawia, Jeakson Singh, Nongdamba Naorem, Rahul Kannoly Praveen, Md. Shahjahan
Forwards: Rahim Ali, Aniket Jadhav