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India officially submits bid to host FIFA U-17 World Cup

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has submitted its bid to host the prestigious 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

“We are happy that we could submit all the necessary bid documents before the deadline,” AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das said.

I-League CEO Sunando Dhar submitted the bid documents at the FIFA Headquarters in Zurich on Tuesday. “I was at Zurich to submit our bid documents for hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017. The bid will be taken up in the FIFA Executive Committee meeting on December 3,” Dhar said. Other nations competing for the bid include Uzbekistan, Ireland and 2010 World Cup host South Africa.PTI

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