Kochi may well unveil mascot of under-17 FIFA Globe Cup
The city may perhaps get to host the mascot-launching function of the under-17 FIFA Planet Cup if everything works out as planned, and the city has certainly been chosen as a venue.
Javier Ceppi, tournament director, mentioned: "Getting much better matches and much better events depend on two variables - readiness and willingness. The willingness is there and I'm positive that we'll get issues prepared," he stated. He was addressing a press conference at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium after a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to take stock on the progress of your preparatory functions.
Mr. Ceppi, however, had a word of caution for all provisionally selected venues, like Kochi. FIFA was taking a look at different options. He mentioned there have been other stadiums inside the nation that could substitute the venues. FIFA had set October 2016 as the deadline for the completion of facilities , except the bucket seats. A pitch expert would take a look at the stadium ahead of the completion from the perform followed by a FIFA team in October.