England to announce U-17 squad on Sept 26
Kolkata: England will announce their squad for the FIFA U-17 World Cup on September 26, the Football Association (FA) said.
"Steve Cooper will publicly announce his squad for the tournament at 10 am UK time next Tuesday (September 26)," England senior communications manager Andy Walker said via email. England will play their Group F matches at the Salt Lake Stadium here. Mexico, Chile and Iraq are the other three members in the group. England take on Chile on October 8 in their first game.
Mexico U-17 team members safe, to arrive on October 4
Kolkata: India-bound Mexico team members and their families are safe after the devastating earthquake and their World Cup U-17 team will reach Kolkata on October 4.
"All the families of U-17 Mexican delegation are fine, thank god," Mexico team's press coordinator Valvanera Garcia Cuevas told PTI in an email communication.
The team, who are preparing for the U-17 World Cup in Spain, will arrive in Kolkata as per schedule on October 4 for their group F matches at the Salt Lake Stadium.
A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico, 123km from the Mexico City, in Puebla state on September 19. At least 230 people have been killed across the region, even as the rescue crews continue to search for survivors.