India in Barcelona group in Champions Youth Cup soccer

May 10th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India have been grouped with formidable clubs, Barcelona, PSV Eidenhoven and Flamengo, in the under-19 Champions Youth Cup football tournament in Malaysia from August 2-17. The 16-team tournament has four Asian teams — Qatar, China, hosts Malaysia besides India — fighting it out for ttle alongside defending champions Manchester United, Juventus and Bayern Munich, among others.

India are in Group A and will play in Kuantan, while Ajax Amesterdam, Chelsea, AC Milan and Malaysia, who are in Group B will be based in Penang.

Olympic Lyon, Bayern Munich, River Plate and Qatar are in Group C and play at Malacca and Manchester United, Porto, Juventus and China in Group D at Kuala Terengganu.

The semi-finals and final will be played in Kuala Lumpur.

Groupings:

Group A: PSV Eindhoven, Barcelona, Flamengo, India.
Group B: Ajax Amesterdam, Chelsea, AC Milan, Malaysia.
Group C: Olympic Lyon, Bayern Munich, River Plate, Qatar.
Group D: Porto, Manchester United, Juventus, China.

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