javier ceppi

KOLKATA: The last minute shifting of Wednesday's Brazil-England Under-17 FIFA World Cup semi-final tie from Guwahati to Kolkata saw over 150,000 soccer fans registering online on the FIFA website on Monday evening.

The venue had to be shifted due to the poor condition of the playing field at Guwahati's Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium following heavy rains over the past few days.

Feb 22, 2017 17:02
NEW DELHI: Has the capital's infamous pollution problem provided an absolutely genuine escape route for FIFA to move the marquee matches of this year's U-17 World Cup India to more football friendly environs?