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Football News: FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup postponed to 2022

Following due consideration of the situation and taking into account the input of all stakeholders the FIFA-Confederations COVID-19 Working Group has recommended that the 2020 edition of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup and FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup be cancelled and that the hosting rights for the 2022 editions be transferred to the countries that were initially planned to host the 2020 edition. The Bureau of the Council has decided to appoint India as the host of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022. FIFA are forced to take such decisions as the situation is yet to improve worldwide as well as in India but unfortunately the girls who will turn 18 by 2022 will miss out on the golden opportunity to represent their country in FIFA World Cup.


  • Released : 18-Nov-2020


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