Venues

host cities

The initial short-list of 10 venues in the host cities of New Delhi, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai, Margao, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Kochi, Guwahati, and Navi Mumbai was announced in December 2013. Following the reception of FIFA’s technical report, Kochi, Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Guwahati, Margao and Kolkata were provisionally selected as venues for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in May 2015. The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi was the first venue to be provisionally selected. Navi Mumbai’s DY Patil Stadium was the second stadium to be selected on 20 October 2016. The FIFA delegation visited India between 19–25 October 2016 to evaluate the progress made towards the preparation in each of the six stadiums. After a thorough inspection, the 13-member FIFA team, along with 10 members of the Local Organising committee, ratified Kochi, Goa, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi, Guwahati, and Kolkata as venues for the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

City

Stadium

Capacity

Kolkata

Salt Lake Stadium

66,687

Kochi

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

41,748

New Delhi

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

58,114

Navi Mumbai

DY Patil Stadium

45,353

Guwahati

Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium

23,850

Margao

Fatorda Stadium

19,080