Centre gives consent for hosting FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022 in India

The FIFA U- 17 Women’s World Cup will be held for the first time in India, previously the country hosted the 2017 FIFA U- 17 Men’s World Cup.

Centre gives consent for hosting FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022 in India
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The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the Signing of Guarantees for the hosting of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Under-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 in India.

This will be the seventh edition of the tournament, featuring 16 teams including India. The matches will take place from Oct. 11 to 30 at stadiums in Goa, Bhubaneswar and Navi Mumbai.