The Indian Football team is set to go on a three nation tour this July where they will play 10-12 international tie which also includes seven against U-16 national sides. The All India Football Federation is sending the team on an excursion this July to China, Thailand and Malaysia.
July is said to be the final preparation of Indian boys marked by All India Football Federation. This preparation is for the AFC U-16 Championship scheduled in September in Malaysia. Bibiano Fernandes is coaching the Indian colts in Kolkata since last five weeks as of now.
The first stop for the 25 member squad and seven of their support staff members will be Weinan city, China to participate in the 4 nation tournament with the U16 national teams of DPR Korea, Thailand. Post the performance of Indian team in U-17 , AIFF is focusing on grooming the team so that they can qualify for the FIFA World Cup in near future.
By: Swati Kaushal