In an iconic day for the city of Guwahati, Assam Chief Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal today launched the Guwahati Host City Logo, a venue of one of the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.
Guwahati’s Host City Logo blends the components and sentiments relevant to the people from the region and complements the current FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 Official Emblem.
Talking about the Guwahati Host City Logo, Tournament Director, LOC, FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, Javier Ceppi said, “We’re very happy to launch the Guwahati Host City Logo. The State Government has been very supportive of the World Cup from the beginning and once again, they have reiterated that through the Host City Logo, they will further promote the Tournament in Assam and the rest of the north-east”.
Also present for the momentous event were Naba Kumar Doley, Sports Minister of Assam; Ashutosh Agnihotri, Commissioner and Secy, Sports Department, Government of Assam and HN Brahma, President of Assam Football Association.
The Trophy Experience began last week when the silverware awarded to the winner of each edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup came to the capital of the country. An impressive 2.5 lakh people saw it last weekend at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium and India Gate. Guwahati became the second Host City to welcome the Winner’s Trophy.