MUMBAI: A new official promo song for the 2017 FIFA U 17 World Cup, featuring cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, Indian football great Bhaichung Bhutia and Indian women’s football team forward Bala Devi star has just been released.
The event, to be held across six venues in India from October 6-28, will be telecast by Sony Pictures Network on its sports channels Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 3. Titled ‘Kar ke dikhla de goal’, the song has been sung by popular Indian singers Mika Singh, Shaan, Papon and Babul Supriyo, among others. The video, which captures the essence of the game played in major stadiums as well as local grounds, is an energetic exhortation to buffs to tune in and cheer the soccer spirit. Tendulkar appears in the last frame.
India have been grouped alongside USA, Colombia and Ghana for the main tournament, with a total of 24 teams being divided into six groups. New Delhi, Mumbai, Guwahati, Kochi, Goa and Kolkata are the six venues which will host the matches of the 23-day-long extravaganza.
The promo song has been released on the network as part of the promotional activities for the event.