Luis Norton de Matos appointed Head Coach of India U-17 football team

Posted on:02 Mar 2017 18:04:47
Luis Norton de Matos appointed Head Coach of India U-17 football team
02 March 2017 Current Affairs: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on 1 March 2017 appointed Portugal’s Luis Norton de Matos as the Head Coach of the India U-17 team for the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

The World Cup is scheduled to be held in October 2017.

De Matos replaces Nicolai Adam, who was resigned under controversial circumstances after a revolt from the players.

Luis Norton de Matos : Born on 14 December 1953, Luis Norton de Matos is a former Portuguese footballer.

He played as a forward.

 He amassed Primeira Liga totals of 210 games and 36 goals over the course of nine seasons.

 In 1989, he became a manager and worked with several clubs.

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup : The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup will be the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is the biennial international men's youth football championship contested by the U17 national teams of the member associations of FIFA.

The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup will be hosted by India between 6 and 28 October 2017. It will be the first FIFA tournament hosted by India.

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