India U-20 team will travel to Spain and play U-20 sides of Argentina and Venezuela later this month in the COTIF Tournament. The tournament also includes Mauritiana and Murcia U-20 teams.
Abhishiek Yadav, Director, National Teams said AIFF has drawn up a template where all National teams will be playing International competitions in addition to their domestic schedule.
“The COTIF tournament in Spain falls well into our plans and we are excitedly looking forward to it. The Sub20 category, India will be up against teams from renowned football powerhouses that will be preparing for the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2019 qualifiers,” he said.
The U-20 National Team will comprise of boys who represented India in the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and boys who represented India in the AFC U-19 Qualifiers in 2017.
India’s fixtures in the COTIF tournament follow below:
JULY 29: India U-20 vs Murcia U-20.
JULY 31: India U-20 vs Mauritania U-20.
AUGUST 03: India U-20 vs Venezuela U-20.
AUGUST 05: India U-20 vs Argentina U-20