Under-17 FIFA World Cup delegation meets Sarbananda Sonowal
The meeting was held as a sequel of actions getting taken to streamline obtainable sporting infrastructure for the U-17 Planet Cup.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday held a meeting having a delegation of Under-17 FIFA World Cup to be held in 2017 in India with Guwahati being among the list of venues.
The meeting was held as a sequel of actions becoming taken to streamline out there sporting infrastructure for the U-17 World Cup, Chief Minister's Office said.
Sonowal asked the departments concerned to prepare the main venue Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium and four other practice venues ahead of the FIFA delegation visits them on October 24.
Stadia of Kochi, Goa, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati and New Delhi have been preliminary chosen for the mega event probably to be held in September-October in 2017 featuring 24 countries.
The Chief Minister assured the FIFA group his government's aid in effectively organising the occasion.
He also asked the officials to put in location a full proof safety technique, state-of-the-art wellness care facilities for the foreign players and showcase Guwahati as a tourist destination.
Sonowal also asked officials to upgrade and renovate players' dressing area, media centre, VIP lounge, FIFA Office, players tunnel, etc, the statement mentioned.