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Mexico to arrive in Kolkata on October 4

Players and their families are fine, team spokesperson says

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Kolkata: Braving aftershocks of two more earthquakes that rocked southern Mexico, the football team scheduled to take part in the Fifa U-17 World Cup here will arrive in Kolkata on October 4. “The Mexican National Team will arrive to Kolkata on October 4. We and our families are fine after the earthquake,” Mexico team media officer Valvanera García Cuevas said via email. A 6.1 magnitude earthquake Saturday morning was centred in Oaxaca state near Matias Romero, a town about 275 miles southeast of Mexico City, the US Geological Survey said. Mexico are in Group F along with England, Chile and Iraq and are slated to play their group games at the renovated Salt Lake Stadium which will also host the final on October 28.

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