GK Questions On FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

Very Important Topic for upcoming competitive exams as this is the first
GK Questions on FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
time India is hosting this Tournament. 

The FIFA U-17 World Cup, founded as the FIFA U-16 World Championship, later changed to its current name in 2007, is the world championship of association football for male players under the age of 17 organized by Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).The first edition was staged in 1985 in China, and tournaments have been played every two years since then. It began as a competition for players under the age of 16 with the age limit raised to 17 from the 1991 edition onwards.

Points To Remember about  FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 :-
  • The tournament will be hosted by India between 6th and 28th of October 2017.
  • A total of 24 teams qualified for the final tournament.
  • India is playing First time FIFA U-17 World cup, Qualified due to host nation.
  • Total 6 venues in the host cities Kochi, Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Guwahati, Margao and Kolkata.
  • The final will held at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on 28 October 2017.
  • The mascot of 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup is a clouded leopard named Kheleo.
  • Official slogan for 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup  is ‘Football Takes Over’
  • The official song for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup football tournament Called "Kar Ke Dikhla De Goal", the song has been written by lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya and composed by Pritam.
  • Champians of FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 was Nigeria And Runners-Up was Mali.
  • Nigeria is the most successful nation in the tournament's history by winning 5 Times
  • England won the FIFA U-17 World cup defeating Spain By 5-2.
  • Best Goal of  FIFA U-17 World cup is given to Jann-Fiete Arp of Germany. 
  • England striker Rhian Brewster (8 Goals) claimed the Golden Boot Trophy for FIFA U-17 World cup.
  • Philip Foden was awarded the adidas Golden Ball as the tournament’s top player for FIFA U-17 World cup.
  • Jeakson Thounaojam is the only player from Indian Team who had scored a goal in FIFA U-17 World cup and that is against Columbia.
  • Caption of Indian Team for  FIFA U-17 World cup was Amarjit Singh ( Manipur)

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