U-17 World Cup: India to take on Colombia today

Indian Football Team Photograph:( ANI )

ANI New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 09, 2017, 07.52 AM (IST)

Hosts India will aim to bounce back from their defeat against the US when they take on Colombia in their second Group A clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium later today.

India went down fighting 0-3 against the robust US in their opening match. The boys in blue, who are without a single point and a goal difference in the high negatives, are currently standing at the bottom of the group.

Colombia, on the other hand, also slumped to a 0-1 defeat against Ghana in their first match. They now find themselves in a similar situation as India will aim to improve their performance and register their first points on the board.In another Group A encounter today, Ghana will take on the US at the same venue while Turkey will lock horns with Mali in their Group B encounter.Meanwhile, Paraguay will also cross swords with New Zealand later today.

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