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Mamata welcomes players, officials of FIFA U-17 World Cup

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today extended a warm welcome to all the players and officials of FIFA Under-17 World Cup to the city, which will host the first match tomorrow.

"I extend a very warm welcome to all the players, delegates and the organisers," Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle.

The city will host the vs Chile match at the Salt Lake Stadium tomorrow evening.

Banerjee, along with a couple of senior ministers of her cabinet, are expected to be present at the stadium during tomorrow's match, sources said.

The city is scheduled to host 10 matches, including the final, of the tournament that kicked off yesterday in New

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First Published: Sat, October 07 2017. 12:48 IST