Bhubaneswar, Goa and Navi Mumbai will host the Under-17 Women’s World Cup

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Bhubaneswar, Goa and Navi Mumbai will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup, to be held on June 24. FIFA on Wednesday announced Bhubaneswar, Goa and Navi Mumbai as the host cities for the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be held in October this year. FIFA has announced that the draw for the Marquee Tournament will be held on June 24 in Zurich. Follow FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Update on Insidesport.IN

Following the cancellation of the 2020 edition of the event due to the COVID-19 epidemic, FIFA, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) have confirmed the host cities after undertaking a comprehensive review and consultation process.

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Bhubaneswar, Goa and Navi Mumbai to host U-17 Women’s World Cup, draw to be held on June 24

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To ensure the safety of the players and other participants involved in the tournament, Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa and DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai have been announced as three venues that will welcome some bright emerging talents. And the future stars of women’s football, The LOC said in a press release.

Sarai Bareman, FIFA’s chief female football officer, said: “Following the recent FIFA India tour, this marks an important step and marks the beginning of the final countdown towards the tournament.”

Praful Patel, LOC Chairman, AIFF President and a member of the FIFA Council, added: “Following FIFA’s recent successful tour of India, it was decided to make a new footprint for the tournament, keeping abreast of the growing COVID-19 situation.

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Bhubaneswar, Goa and Navi Mumbai to host U-17 Women’s World Cup, draw to be held on June 24

“Although Goa and Navi Mumbai have already shown considerable skill in hosting international tournaments, Bhubaneswar, an upcoming sports power, is fully aligned with the values ​​of growth and development of this youth tournament.”

In addition to host India, six countries – Brazil, Chile, China PR, Colombia, Japan and New Zealand – have so far confirmed their participation and will be in the draw on June 24. With 16 teams competing in the tournament, the spot is still up for grabs. The tournament will be held from 11 to 30 October.

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Bhubaneswar, Goa and Navi Mumbai to host U-17 Women’s World Cup, draw to be held on June 24

Follow FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Update on Insidesport.IN

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