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Kanu, Cambiasso among FIFA legends to attend FIFA U-17 draw

Kanu, Cambiasso among FIFA legends to attend FIFA U-17 draw

"I am not afraid". "The players and the coach need to approach the tournament with a positive mindset".

USA, along with Brazil, have participated in the tournament 15 times - the most by any team.

However, Kenya still sit second in the Cecafa region, behind Uganda who went down three places to occupy Kenya's previous place-position 73. "They play different types of football".

The top five is completed by Argentina, Portugal and Switzerland. The former Arsenal star was part of the Nigerian Golden Eaglets squad that won the 1993 edition of the tournament in Japan.

In Africa, Egypt stay top despite falling four places to position 24 globally.

U-17 World Cup record, best result: Debut in 1989, fourth place in 2003 and 2009.

"This is only the starting for them and there is a long way to go".

" If you look at the current Team that started in our last two matches against the Kyrgyz Republic and Nepal, seven from the first XI have been introduced through a process in the last two years". It is very important to show that these Indian players can play good football.

India's first game is against USA on October 6.

The quarter finals are scheduled for October 21 and 22 and the semi finals on October 25 in Guwahati and Navi Mumbai. The Under-17 World Cup will be hosted between 6th and 28th October this year. To ease the body into the physical demands of a marathon, there are now a number of 5k and 10k runs which help beginners train for the big run.

Brazil and Spain are in Group D. The draw was attended by World Cup stars Nwankwo Kanu and Esteban Cambiasso, India captain Sunil Chhetri and Olympic badminton silver medallist P.V. Sindhu. This is the first step of developing football in the country.