GUWAHATI, Sept 2: A 34-member France team on Monday arrived in the city to take part in the forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup. Several top officials of state Government and District Administration were present at the airport to receive the team.
Guwahati will host altogether nine matches of the competition. Among the nine matches five are from group “E”. Apart from France the other teams in this group are Japan, New Caledonia and Honduras. Japan will arrive in the city tomorrow while the arrival date of the New Caledonia and Honduras are October 4 and 5 respectively.