U-17 World Cup: AIFF Tying up With Brazilian Club

The All India Football Federation has roped in Brazilian club Atletico Paranaense for an exchange programme for the U-17 team ahead of the U17 World Cup.

updated: September 16, 2014 18:35 IST
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Representational photo: Brazilian club Atletico Paranaense is expected to give India's U17 side a huge push.


New Delhi: With the Under-17 World Cup slated to take place in the country in 2017, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is tying up with a Brazilian club, Atletico Paranaense, for an exchange programme for the U-17 team.

Founded in 1924, Atletico Paranaense is a team from Curitiba in Parana, and has won the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A in 2001.

"To give exposure to the players, AIFF is tying up with Brazilian team, for an exchange program of the U-17 team," said Kushal Das, General Secretary, AIFF.

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