New Delhi: Cricket greats Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly are expected to attend the FIFA U-17 World Cup final in Kolkata on October 28.
“I will be there for the final,” Ganguly, one of the brand ambassadors of the World Cup along with Tendulkar, said.
The FIFA local organising committee said Tendulkar is also expected as he too is an ambassador with online partners of the event.
As of now, the LOC has confirmed that FIFA president Gianni Infantino, AIFF supremo Praful Patel and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be present for the final.
Indian senior team skipper Sunil Chhetri is also expected be among the dignitaries present during the summit clash of the tournament. There will also be the FIFA Council members with their meeting slated on the eve of the final.
England thrashed three-time champions Brazil 3-1 in the semi-final, while Spain defeated Mali by an identical margin in Mumbai for the European final on October 28. (With Wires inputs)