FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India cancelled due to Corona epidemic

The FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup in India in November has been postponed on Saturday. Football’s governing body has postponed it due to deteriorating conditions caused by the corona epidemic. The women’s age group was to be held from November 2 to November 21 at 5 locations in the country. The decision was taken by the FIFA Confederation’s Working Group, which was formed by the bureau to the FIFA Council to decide on the consequences of the recent corona virus epidemic.

FIFA said in a statement that the working group has decided that FIFA under 20 women’s World Cup/World Cup Costa Rica 2020 will be postponed to which August/August 2020 Was to be held in September 2020. The FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup India 2020 has also been postponed which was scheduled to be held in November 2020. FIFA said in further statement that the new dates will be decided.

The working group includes FIFA’s administration and secretary general and top executive, all from the Confederation. It approved all suggestions after its first meeting on Friday. The meeting was held through a conference. While the tournament has five months left, there have been some qualifying events so far and the rest could not be done because of the global health crisis that has affected millions of people. More than 50,000 people have lost their lives so far in the epidemic.

In India, the cases of novel Coronavirus Covid-19 have gone beyond 3000. According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID19 positive cases in the country has increased to 3000. 183 patients have been discharged. So far, 68 people have lost their lives in the corona virus. In the last 12 hours, 355 cases have increased in the country.

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