"I am sure there will be pressure, but they need to forget about it when they get to the field", he said. The same group of companies is currently holding talks with governing body FIFA on buying the rights to broadcast World Cup 2018 matches in Russia.
Guinea, third in Africa, will face Iran, Germany and Costa Rica in Group C, while Niger will play against North Korea, Brazil and Spain in Group D. Ghana, for the record, won the tournament in 1991 and 1995. India took them on at the 2016 AIFF Youth Cup and lost 4-0.
The Super Eagles have dropped to the 39th spot from 38th in the July FIFA World Rankings. Argentina's in the third place. Poland have had their best ever ranking at the 6 position following their successive wins in the World Cup qualifying matches. That's what satisfies me - the immense progress that the boys are making.
"USA have only missed one World Cup".
The Socceroos are now the second-highest ranked team in Asia, after rising to 45th position in the latest FIFA rankings. At this level, experience is an important factor. And the Germans are, of course, the current Fifa world champions. "It's impossible for a coach to give this experience to a team in 5-6 months". There are two things. "We're going to fight in every game and for every result".
Six Indian cities will play host to the competition with the final to be played in Kolkata on October 28.
The tournament's opening match will be between Colombia and Ghana (Group A) and New Zealand and Turkey (Group B) in New Delhi and Mumbai respectively.
FIFA and the Local Organising Committee have confirmed the former Arsenal forward, ex Argentina international Esteban Cambiasso with Indian sporting icons Sunil Chhetri and PV Sindhu for the Draw.