06 October,New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday felicitated Indian football legends at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The Stadium is the venue for India’s first match in the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Mr Modi also felicitated 11 children from the Mission XI Million, which are a first of its kind programme to encourage children to play football. The Prime Minister also handed over the match ball to one of the children, who carried the ball to the ground for symbolic placement on the match ball stand.