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India U-17 coach optimistic of making a mark

We want to show the world we can play football, Matos says

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New Delhi: India U-17 football team coach Luis Norton de Matos on Tuesday said that he wants to show the world his side can play football during the World Cup, which is scheduled to start from October 6.

“All games are winnable in football, there is no game which can’t be won. Even if there is a five per cent chance of winning we will fight for it, We want to show that the Indian team is as organised as the rest of the world and if we can show the world that we too can play football, it would be even better,” Matos said.

The hosts are currently training for the U-17 World Cup in Goa. The colts earlier took part in a Four-Nation Tournament in Mexico after being part of exposure trips in Europe, facing national teams and club teams such as Benfica, Serbia and Macedonia among others.