Nita Ambani wishes India U-17 team

Reliance foundation chairperson Nita Ambani wished the Indian U-17 team during the launch of a local college football championship in Ahmedabad.

Nita Ambani during the launch of the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports school and college football championship.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Reliance foundation chairperson Nita Ambani wished the Indian U-17 team during the launch of a local college football championship in Ahmedabad.

"These are wonderful times for Indian football," said Ambani. "We have recently seen the Indian national team break into the top 100 in world rankings after a gap of two decades. And now for the first time in the history of Indian football, India is not just participating in a FIFA World Cup competition but also hosting a full-fledged world football event."

Ambani, a member of the International Olympic Committee, said "We have over 60,000 kids playing this beautiful game in 30 centres across the country right now. By December this year, we would have reached out to over 6 million children through our football initiatives."

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