Oct 30, 2017 17:10
joy bhattacharjya

For a FIFA tournament to be successfully run, there are many people that play their part in these endeavours. As project director for the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, Joy Bhattacharjya was a key individual in making the first FIFA tournament in the South Asian country a success.

Before the final matchday in Kolkata on Saturday, Bhattacharjya spoke to about his three-year involvement in making U-17 World Cup India 2017 a reality.

What challenges did you experience in your role?

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