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FIFA eyes India ‘revolution’ from U-17 World Cup

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Author: AFPThu, 2017-03-09ID: 1489056582947338300NEW DELHI: A top FIFA official believes hosting the Under-17 World Cup has the potential to spark a football revolution in India — and lead to lasting change in the global game.The run-up to October’s tournament will see a program called Mission XI Million aim to involve millions of children across the world’s second-most populous nation in trying out the “beautiful game.”“We are doing more than just an event… We are here on a road to change football in India, to bring about a revolution for football in India,” Javier Ceppi, FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament director, said.Main category: Sports

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