Nobody has any doubt that it's a tough group. Previous appearances in 2001, 2009 and 2013 saw the Iranians twice go beyond the Group Stage, a notable achievement that head coach Chamanian will be hoping can be repeated in India, the-AFC.com wrote. It must be noted that United States of America had defeated India 4-0 past year in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Youth Cup. "So we need to get a mix of the two", Matos said after Hero MotoCorp Chairman, MD and CEO Pawan Munjal wished the squad best of luck at an event in a hotel here. A lot has changed since then. At Byju's, we strongly believe in the holistic development of the student through both curricular and co-curricular learning, where sport plays an integral role. But just because we lost against Colombia last month in Mexico, it doesn't mean we will lose again in India. "We held a strong Saudi team to a 3-3 draw a year ago (in the AFC U-16 championships) after leading 2-1 at one stage". Is that a cause for concern? For sure, we will give our 100%.
"We want to interact with the local people in Kolkata so they recognise that we're going to be part of their community whilst we're there". The first two matches will be played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, while the final group game will be played at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. We have to take one match at a time.
Needless to say that the Indian cricket team recently defeated Australia to win the ODI series 4-1. The Mission XI Million was an initiative aimed at reaching out to millions of young players across India with the sole objective to increase participation in football across schools. "Staying in the moment is the job of a goalkeeper and a slight lack of focus or concentration can easily lead to a goal", he said.
The preparations for the youth national team got a major setback when coach Nicolai Adam, who had started working with the Indian youth set-up in February 2015, was forced to resign from his post in January this year after 21 players revolted against him.
US Defence Secretary Mattis backs Iran deal
Because the United Nations nuclear watchdog has found Iran in compliance, it's hard for the US administration to say otherwise. This would allow Trump to signal his displeasure with the deal while simultaneously upping the pressure on Tehran.