The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, to be played in November this year, will now be played from February 17 to March 7 in 2021.
FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup (Photo Credits: FIFA.com)
This year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be played in India has been postponed due to Corona virus. The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, to be played in November this year, will now be played from February 17 to March 7 in 2021. The decision to announce the new dates for the tournament has been taken after a thorough evaluation.
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FIFA announced the new dates in a press release. FIFA wrote in a press release, “Following today’s announcement by FIFA, the AIFF and LOC are pleased to confirm the new dates for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020, which will now take place from 17 February to 7 March 2021. will be held.” Will be done The new dates have been announced keeping in mind the best possible conditions for India to host qualifying tournaments such as UEFA, CONCACAF, CAF, OFC and CONMEBOL and to host a successful FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
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The press release further read, “Now we are focusing on the preparations ahead and hope that we will organize a great tournament which will provide a great platform for the growth and development of women’s football in India.
“All the host cities have worked hard so far to make this tournament a success and we are delighted that the new dates will give them the momentum to make up for the lost time and move forward.” All stakeholders, including the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, support this decision, especially keeping in mind the health and safety of the teams and fans. The LOC will continue to work closely with FIFA and we are fully committed to hosting a memorable and successful tournament.
First published: 12 May 2020, 04:29:06 pm
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