U-17 World Cup 2017 - The key clashes in Navi Mumbai

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Counting down towards the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Goal provides you with a guide to the key clashes that are to be held at Dr. DY Patil Sports Stadium...

The Dr DY Patil Sports Stadium is a football and cricket stadium situated in Nerul, Mumbai. The stadium has a capacity of 51,000 spectators and is renowned for having world-class facilities. 

The stadium is set to host almost every Group B game bar one and shall also be hosting a Round of 16 game along with the second semi-final. 

The teams making up Group B are Turkey, Paraguay, Mali and New Zealand. 

This is the eighth time that New Zealand will take part in the FIFA U-17 World Cup. New Zealand earned their place in this year U-17 World Cup by winning the OFC Championship 2017 for the sixth consecutive time. 

Turkey and Mali are both regular qualifiers when it comes to the tournament and have both performed rather well over the last few editions. They've both made the semi-finals one one occasion apiece. 

Paraguay's participation in India will be the fourth time in their history that they have qualified for the main event. 

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An important Group A clash between USA and Colombia is also set to take place in this venue. 

The Key Clashes to be held at the Dr DY Patil Sports Stadium, Navi Mumbai are : 

  1. Group Stage - Paraguay vs Mali, 6th October, 20:00 IST malivparaguay
  2. Group Stage - USA vs Colombia, 12th October, 20:00 IST usavcolombia
  3. Group Stage - Turkey vs Paraguay, 12th October, 17:00 IST turkeyvpara