Event director says DY Patil almost ready for U-17 FIFA World Cup

With 100 days to go from today for the kick-off of the FIFA U17 World Cup, local organising committee's Tournament Director, Javier Ceppi, has declared that the DY Patil Sports Stadium in Navi Mumbai, one of the six designated venues, was almost match ready.

He also said that final touches were being given to the fourth and last training site, belonging to the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, and would be done soon.

"The work for the last training site, owned by NMMC, has picked up and is looking like it will be done soon.

The stadium is almost match ready, they are undertaking certain renovations that will make it an even better facility," a media release quoted Ceppi as saying. "People are starting to get excited about the Tournament and ticket sales have increased steadily, so we hope that fans take full advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity," he added.

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