KOLKATA: Expressing satisfaction over the work done at the Yuva Bharati Krirangan, a FIFA inspection team on Thursday proposed few minor changes to turn the facility into a world class stadium.
“We inspected the stadium today. The planning and work done here is excellent. The work done until now is fruitful and satisfactory. There are minor amendments that needs to be done. We will come back in October to see the final situation. This will become the top stadium in India in future,” Jamie Yazra, Head of Events, FIFA U-17 World Cup delegation team, said.
While talking about minor changes, Yazra said these will be small fine tunings.
Yuva Bharati Krirangan, also known as Salt Lake Stadium, is one of the selected venues for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
West Bengal Sports Minister Aroop Biswas too expressed happiness after the inspection of the stadium.
He is in India to oversee preparations for the U-17 World Cup.
The delegation is led by Yarza – FIFA’s head of events – and it would now travel to two other cities – New Delhi, and Guwahati – after having visited Kochi, Mumbai and Goa earlier.