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Bring Greater Laurels, Modi Tells India U-17 World Cup Squad

sportzwiki 2017-11-10 05:30:00
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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the Indian squad that took part in the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Friday and urged them to win greater laurels for the country in future.

Modi said.

he added.

Narendra Modi

The U-17 squad became the first Indian team to take part in a football World Cup in any age group when the country hosted the FIFA U-17 World Cup from October 6-28.

India U-17 football team (Image Source: Getty Images)

However, they did not enjoy a successful campaign, losing all three of their Group A matches to the US, Ghana and Colombia.

But Jeakson Singh became the first Indian to score in a World Cup at any level when he headed in the only goal of the campaign against Colombia.

Modi also urged people to make sports a part of their daily routine.

he told the footballers.

The Prime Minister said Jeakson’s goal against Colombia was the .