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FIFA U-17 WC: Both Brazil, Spain hopes to win title

Kochi, Oct 6 (UNI) Both the coaches of Brazil and Spain team today expressed the confidence that their ultimate goal was to gain the vital three points from their first outing in the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, to be kicked off here at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium here tomorrow.
However, Brazil coach Carlos Amadeu disclosed that the U-17 world cup was fro the preparation of moulding their youths to the world cup.
Though they had defeated Spanish team in 2003 edition, the coach did not ruled out the capability of the Spanish youths and said they were taking the match against their rivals with more importance He also hinted that the same team, which took part in the Latin American championship would field in the youth football here as well.
Though their strike Vinicius Jr, will miss them in the match, Brenner will plug the gap, he added.
The optimistic captain of the team, however, said that they have to pressure or scare about the match and each players would discharge their duties as they want to snatch the first win.
On the other hand Spain agreed that Brazil had an upper hand over them and they had to work hard to overpower the mighty opponents, said Spain coach Santiago Denia Sanchez.
However, he expressed the confidence that his boys would work hard and start the event with a winning note. If his boys succeeded in it, nothing sweeter than that win, he added.
Though spain had never annexed the title, Santiago said that their mission was to correct it and win the title and the atmosphere in Kochi was very conducive for that, he added.
Optimistic captain Abel Ruiz said that his team succeeded in winning the European Championship and that performance would continue in this world cup as well.
Their responsibility was to start the tournament with win and his companions would take out all strategies to kill the challenge of Brazil, he added.
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Aizawl FC host Indian Arrows tomorrow in I-league

22 Feb 2018 | 8:09 PM

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GAIL Indian Speed Star Season III concludes in Delhi

22 Feb 2018 | 8:02 PM

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Domracheva claims relay gold for Belarus

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Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

22 Feb 2018 | 7:06 PM

By Alan Baldwin
SILVERSTONE, England, Feb 22 (Reuters) Four times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes hope to have a new long-term deal wrapped up before the season starts in Australia next month, both parties said on Thursday.

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