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2.5 lakh people eyeball FIFA U-17 trophy in Delhi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Aug 20: Around 2.5 lakh people gathered at India Gate in the capital city here as the FIFA Under-17 World Cup trophy was displayed.

Talking about the crowd participation, Tourment Director Javier Ceppi said: "It's been a fantastic start to the Trophy Experience. We have had over 200,000 people in Delhi who have had the opportunity to see the FIFA U-17 World Cup. This is a massive promotiol push and we've done it in a space that is extremely significant.

"India Gate is a landmark that resotes well because it honours heroes of India and we feel that people have responded quite nicely to it. They are very excited to see the Trophy. They're also very excited that the tourment is coming, and now, with the ticket sales going well, they need to pick up tickets or else they might miss the chance to see India play."

New Delhi will host India's group stage matches. The U-17 World Cup trophy will be next put on public display on August 26 and 27 at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium and Judge's Field in Guwahati. IANS

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