By I-League Media

NEW DELHI: U-15 Youth League will be remodelled as U-16 Youth League in the next season, primarily to handpick more talents ahead of the 2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup.

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup will be the first of its kind to be hosted by India and expectations are spiralling up around the competition. The tournament will prove to be the perfect stage for the youngsters to showcase their talent.

A player, born on or after 1st January 2000, is eligible to play in the U-16 Youth League 2016-17.