The Brics U-17 Football Cup 2016 football tournament is scheduled to be held in India from 5 October to 15 October 2016. Total five teams will compete in the tournament including Brazil, Russia, China PR, South Africa and India. This is an important tournament for U-17 football players ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup2017. BRICS U-17 Football Cup 2016 Schedule, match fixtures and teams revealed by Narendra Modi, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel and All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Pate.
Total 250 players from the five participating countries will participate in the tournament. The BRICS U-17 Football Cup 2016 will be played in a round-robin format and the top two teams reach final where they will play each other. total 12 matches are scheduled to play between five teams at Bambolim Stadium in Goa. The final match will be played on 15th October at Fatorda Stadium in Goa. Now let’s taka a look at the complete BRICS U-17 Football Cup 2016 schedule.
BRICS U-17 Football Cup 2016 Schedule
|5 October 2016||4.00 pm||China vs Brazil||League||GKM Stadium, Bambolim|
|5 October 2016||8.00 pm||Russia vs India||League||GKM Stadium, Bambolim|
|7 October 2016||4.00 pm||South Africa vs India||League||GKM Stadium, Bambolim|
|7 October 2016||8.00 pm||China vs Russia||League||GKM Stadium, Bambolim|
|9 October 2016||4.00 pm||Brazil vs Russia||League||GKM Stadium, Bambolim|
|9 October 2016||8.00 pm||South Africa vs China||League||GKM Stadium, Bambolim|
|11 October 2016||4.00 pm||India vs China||League||GKM Stadium, Bambolim|
|11 October 2016||8.00 pm||Brazil vs South Africa||League||GKM Stadium, Bambolim|
|13 October 2016||4.00 pm||Russia vs South Africa||League||GKM Stadium, Bambolim|
|13 October 2016||8.00 pm||India vs Brazil||League||GKM Stadium, Bambolim|
|15 October 2016||10.00 am||TBD||Third-place||Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Margao|
|15 October 2016||3.30pm||TBD||Final||Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Margao|
The first match India will against Russia on 5 October 2016 at the GKM Stadium, Bambolim. This tournament is good chance for Indian to prepare for U-17 World Cup which is host by India. China will play this tournament with their U-16 squad while Brazil has not announced their squad.
BRICS U-17 Football Cup Teams: India, Brazil, South Africa, China PR and Russia.
U-17 Football Cup 2016 Live Telecast TV Channel: DD Sports will broadcast all the matches of the tournament live in India.