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Posted on Jan 23, 06:14PM | IBNS
All India Football Federation President Praful Patel met FIFA President Joseph Blatter, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke and Thierry Regenass, Director Member Associations and Development Vision, FIFA, to discuss the issues relating to the guarantees from the Government of India required by FIFA regarding the hosting of the U-17 in 2017.
The meeting took place at the FIFA Headquarters in Zurich on Wednesday.
Patel explained to Blatter and Valcke that all the requirements mentioned in the guarantees are fulfilled by the existing legislations of the country and the Government of India had already sent a letter to FIFA explaining the same and giving its unequivocal support for hosting the U-17 World Cup, 2017.