PM Unveils Trophy For BRICS U-17 Football Meet


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled the trophy for BRICS U-17 football tournament, scheduled to be held in Goa from October 5 to 15.

In his address, the Prime Minister reiterated the Nation’s commitment to ‘sports for all’ and ‘khelo India’ and taking football to every corner of the country. Wishing the tournament a grand success, the Prime Minister said that he was confident that it will meet its objective of facilitating greater understanding and friendship amongst all participants.

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The tournament aims at taking the ongoing interaction and cohesion amongst the BRICS nations to a new level of exchange between the youth of these countries in the field of sports. Perceived as a Roll On Tournament, it will be a harbinger of similar exchanges in other sports also.

The ceremony was attended by Ambassadors and High Commissioners of BRICS nations and other dignitaries.