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Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar expected to attend FIFA U-17 World Cup final

The FIFA local organising committee said Tendulkar is expected for the summit clash as he too is an ambassador with online partners of the coveted event.

Reported by: PTI, Kolkata [ Published on: October 25, 2017 23:19 IST ]
Image Source : GETTY IMAGES A file image of Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar

A host of Indian sportspersons including cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly are expected to attend the FIFA U-17 World Cup final here on October 28.  "I will be there for the final, Ganguly, one of the brand ambassadors of the World Cup along with Tendulkar," said.

The FIFA local organising committee said Tendulkar is also expected as he too is an ambassador with online partners of the event. 

As of now, the LOC has confirmed that FIFA president Gianni Infantino, AIFF supremo Praful Patel and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be present for the final. 

There will also be the FIFA Council members with their meeting slated on the eve of the final. 

England thrashed three-time champions Brazil 3-1 here while Spain defeated Mali by an identical margin in Mumbai for a European final on October 28.

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