NEW DELHI, Sept 27: The Indian football team had its first training session today after arriving here for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup, under the watchful eyes of head coach Luis Norton de Matos.
The boys, who arrived here yesterday from Goa, went through the paces at the Conscient Football grounds at neighbouring Gurgaon, as they started their preparations for the opening match against United States of America on October 6.
De Matos emphasized on tactical training along with focus on set pieces among other technical matters. The players looked to be high on confidence as they followed the drills on the guidance of the head coach and other technical staff. �The level of enthusiasm in the camp is very high. We are prepared and the team has grown exponentially in the last couple of months.� � PTI