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They also unveiled the FIFA U-17 World Cup Winner’s Trophy, to mark 30 days to go for the tournament.
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday launched the Host City Logo for Navi Mumbai, one of the six venues of FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.
Tournament director of the LOC, FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, Javier Ceppi said, “It’s great that Navi Mumbai has also launched its image for the World Cup. Now they can use the Host City Logo all around the city for promoting the event.”
“The chief minister confirmed all his support and promised that the Government of Maharashtra will also heavily use this for promoting the event all around Mumbai and the state, which is fantastic, and will ensure massive attention for the tournament,” Seppi said.
“With this, we are confident that all people from the state will take this once-in-a- lifetime opportunity and come to Dr DY Patil Stadium to watch all matches,” the tournament director added.
Also present at the logo launch were president of Mumbai District Football Association, Aaditya Thackeray and president of DY Patil Sports Academy, Dr Vijay Patil.
The revamped DY Patil Stadium hosted FIFA Legends Carlos Valderrama, Jorge Campos, Fernando Morientes, Emmanuel Amuneke and Marcel Desailly on September 6, when they played a match against Indian Icons. They also unveiled the FIFA U-17 World Cup Winner’s Trophy, to mark 30 days to go for the tournament.