India Hoping To Finish In The Top-8

As hosts of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, India is hoping for a quarter-final finish in the upcoming tournament, coach Luis Norton de Matos has said. India is hosting the mega football event, first ever in the country, in October this year.

Coach of the India U-17 football team Luis Norton de Mato, who was former coach of Benfica reserve side, said that India has made progress in the past three months and working hard on more aspects of the game before the mega event.

The Portuguese, who replaced Nicolai Adam under controversial circumstances, said that outings in Europe have been good for the progress of the team.