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Bali to bid for football tournament


Published on Oct 17, 2012

Bali is planning to bid to host the Under-17 football World Cup in 2017. Indonesia's Antara news agency quoted an offi cial from the Bali branch of the Football Association of Indonesia as confi rming the plan, saying it would attract "thousands of players and supporters" to the island. To win the bid however, Bali must build a stadium capable of holding 40,000 spectators. Currently Bali's largest stadium can hold just 25,000 people.

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