FIFA U-17 World Cup: Favourites Chile visit temple to prepare for tournament in India

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The Chile U-17s
The Chile U-17s

The Chile U-17 team will head to India later this year for the FIFA U-17 World Cup and are seemingly leaving no stone unturned in their quest to lift their first U-17 World Cup in October.

Hernan Caputto’s team are on a friendly match spree at the moment. La Rojitas have played Mexico, Colombia, India and the United States in the month of August, amping up their match practice ahead of the main event. Not content with only that, Chile U-17s are not leaving any loose ends, visiting a temple to get a feel of the Indian Hindu culture.

Ahead of his team’s friendly match in Portland against the US yesterday, Caputto took his charges to the Balaji Temple in Portland which is backed by the HECSA and considered as a Hindu religious, cultural and educational centre in North America.

The Chile U-17s at the Balaji Temple

After the training on Friday afternoon (Chilean night), the national delegation turned aside a couple of kilometers from the Nike sports complex…