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

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

India is currently bottom of their group. Photograph:( ANI )

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.