Trophy Experience Celebrated Grandly in Host City Kolkata

The Host City of the final of FIFA U17 World Cup 2017, Kolkata, hosted the Trophy Experience earlier today at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra. The Winner’s Trophy was unveiled by Shri Aroop Biswas, Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of West Bengal, amidst ecstatic cheers in.The Winner’s Trophy will be displayed for football fans, residents and tourists in the city on Sunday, 3rd September, at Eco Park, Rajarhat.The occasion was made even more special with the presence of former greats like P.K. Banerjee, Shyam Thapa, Subrata Bhattacharya, Gautam Sarkar, Bidesh Bose, Prasun Banerjee and many other honourable guests.Current footballers from East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, 2 of the 3 city giants, came together on the same stage to pose with the FIFA U17 World Cup Winner’s Trophy, perfectly exhibiting the passion for the game and the anticipation for what will be the biggest ever football tournament in the country.

The Winner’s Trophy will be on display at the Mission XI Million festival at South City International School tomorrow, where children who are a part of the legacy programme of FIFA U17 World Cup India 2017 could come forward and pose with it.The fever has already started creeping in into the minds of the youth.