India to host FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2022

India to host FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2022

International Football Federation FIFA has confirmed that India will host the FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in 2022. FIFA had decided to hold the Under-20 Women’s World Cup 2020 and the FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup as early as 2021, but FIFA continued to negotiate with the host member associations and other stakeholders in view of the situation in Corona. Because everyone was worried about these age group tournaments.

Due to Corona, qualification for these tournaments was also difficult to complete. The covid-19 Working Group of FIFA Confederations decided to cancel both of these 2020 young women’s tournaments after considering all these things.

After this, it was recommended to give the responsibility of organizing both the tournaments to the countries which were originally their hosts. The Bureau of the FIFA Council has approved that Costa Rica will host the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in 2022 and India the FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in 2022.

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