The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) are organizing an International Convention on Football Business on 13 and 14 February at the Federation House in New Delhi with the support of the All India Football Federation (AIFF).
The third session will be a panel discussion on the topic - "How India prepares for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup."
On December 5, 2017, FIFA awarded India the opportunity to host the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. This was an exciting day for anyone associated with the industry as hosting any age category FIFA World Cup is one of the most prestigious privileges a country could strive for. One of the major benefits of India hosting this tournament will be a direct entry for its U-17 team to compete in the competition – the first time any India team will participate in a FIFA World Cup.
During this session, key technical staff representing the Indian football industry will share their plans on how India can best prepare its youth to ensure a strong showing during the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Key note Address by: Mr. Rob Baan, Technical Director, All India Football Federation
Moderated by: Mr. Sukhvinder Singh, MD, Libero Sports India
Mr. Wim Koevermans, Head Coach, India National Team
Mr. Rajesh Pandey, Secretary - Sports & Youth affairs, Govt. of West Bengal
Mr. Baichung Bhutia, Legend & Former Captain of the Indian National Team
Mr. Demetris Zenetos, Head of Programme Management, Qatar FA