India to host FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020 | football
By virtue of being the host country, India will enter the tournament for the first time in history. (Twitter)
India will host the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, FIFA confirmed in a statement on Friday. This comes as a great opportunity for the Indian women team to leave a lasting impression on a global stage.
Spain are the defending champions while New Zealand and Canada finished third and fourth respectively. The development comes after India played hosts to FIFA U-17 men’s World Cup.
Javier Ceppi, the U-17 men’s World Cup tournament director congratulated India after being declared the hosts for the event. He put out a tweer saying: “amazing news for India and the women’s game”.
@IndianFootball will host the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020. Amazing news for India and the women's game!!!
— Javier Ceppi (@JavierCeppi) March 15, 2019
By virtue of being the host country, India will enter the tournament for the first time in history. Back in 2017, India had also hosted the Under-17 Men’s FIFA World Cup.
CONFIRMED: @IndianFootball will host the 2020 #U17WWC in #India 🇮🇳. pic.twitter.com/kvRMR80RMO
— FIFA Women's World Cup 🇫🇷 (@FIFAWWC) March 15, 2019
Currently, the Indian women’s national team is taking part in the SAFF Women’s Championship where it kicked off its campaign with a resounding 6-0 win over Maldives at the Sahid Rangashala Stadium on Wednesday.
Mar 15, 2019 23:37 IST
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