In a 15-second video on his official Twitter handle, Kohli said: “Our boys are taking part in the U-17 FIFA World Cup which starts on October 6. Their first match is against team USA.”
Good Luck boys, make us proud! #BackTheBlue #FifaU17WC @indianfootball https://t.co/RlqdgN0w7n
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) 1506952189000
“I would like to wish them all the very best for the first game and the rest of the tournament. Go, get it boys, make us proud,” he added.
India are drawn in a tough Group A along with former champions Ghana, Colombia and United States of America.
The Indian Colts face USA on October 6, before locking horns with Colombia and Ghana on October 9 and October 12 respectively at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
The list of the 21-member squad are:
Goalkeepers: Dheeraj Singh, Prabhsukhan Gill, Sunny Dhaliwal
Defenders: Boris Singh, Jitendra Singh, Anwar Ali, Sanjeev Stalin, Hendry Antonay, Namit Deshpande
Midfielders: Suresh Singh, Ninthoinganba Meetei, Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Abhijit Sarkar, Komal Thatal, Lalengmawia, Jeakson Singh, Nongdamba Naorem, Rahul Kannoly Praveen, Md. Shahjahan
Forwards: Rahim Ali, Aniket Jadhav
Source : timesofindia