India submit bid to host FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017

I-League CEO Sunando Dhar submitted the bid documents to FIFA's Director of Competitions Division Mustapha Fahmy at the FIFA Headquarters in Zurich.

updated: November 14, 2013 18:08 IST
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New Delhi: 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 am grateful to our president (Praful) Patel for the initiative taken in following up with the Government in terms of the guarantees required, and ensuring all the guarantees were ready and could be submitted in time," added Das.

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