Team Captain, Kohli motivates India U17 World Cup Team as he admonished them to Make Country Proud.


Virat Kohli in the early hours of today sent his best wishes to the Indian U-17 football team for the upcoming FIFA Under-17 World Cup.

He made the statement known in a 15-second video on his official Twitter handle, Kohli said, “Our U-17 boys are taking part in the U-17 FIFA World Cup which starts on October 6. Their first match is against team USA.”

“I would like to wish them all the very best for the first game and the rest of the tournament. Go, get it boys, make us proud,” he added.


India are drawn in a tough Group A along with former champions Ghana, Colombia and United States of America.

The Indian Colts face USA on October 6, before locking horns with Colombia and Ghana on October 9 and October 12 respectively at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.