FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup to be played between 17th February 2021 & 7th March 2021. India is the host country for the tournament. Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) on Tuesday (12 May 2020) announced India as the 'host' for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup which will be held between the 17 February, 2021-7 March 2021.
The dates of the women's World Cup were confirmed after taking into account the time needed to complete the UEFA, CONCACAF, CAF, OFC, and CONMEBOL qualifications tournaments as well as the best possible conditions in the country to host a successful FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. 'We are now looking ahead and hoping to host a wonderful tournament that will give women's football in India, the perfect platform to grow and develop,' said the FIFA in its official statement.
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) had shown its interest to host the tournament in 2018, a year after the country successfully hosted the Under-17 Men's World Cup, which England won, beating Spain in the final. This will be the second FIFA tournament India will be hosting after the country hosted the U-17 Men’s World Cup in 2017
FIFA announced that the tournament's original eligibility criteria would remain and therefore would allow players born on or after January 1, 2003, and before or after December 31, 2005. The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup will be played between February 17, 2021, and March 7, 2021. India is the host country for the tournament.
The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, which was supposed to take place in India in November 2020, will now take place between February 17 and March 7, 2021. The decision to announce the new tournament dates is It was taken after a thorough evaluation of the impact of COVID-19.
The FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup Dates Out! India to host the Tournament between 17th Feb & 7th March 2021. Women's World Cup which was postponed due to the Covid-19 epidemic will now be held in India from 17 February to 7 March next year. FIFA, the apex body of world football, made the decision on Tuesday after conducting a thorough assessment of the circumstances arising out of the epidemic. The tournament was earlier scheduled to be held from November 2 to 21 this year but was postponed last month due to the outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic worldwide.
After a thorough evaluation of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the recommendations of the FIFA Confederation Kovid-19 Working Group, the FIFA Council Bureau decided to ratify the proposed new dates for the tournament,' FIFA said in a statement. There will be 16 teams participating in this competition and it will be held at five sites (Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata, Navi Mumbai).