NEW DELHI: The updated match schedule for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2021, which is scheduled to take place from 17 February to 7 March next year, has been released.
India are set to play all their group matches at Guwahati’s Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium.
Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata and Navi Mumbai have already been confirmed as the five host cities for the tournament and will host the 32 matches involving sixteen teams.
Following the confirmation by the Bureau of the FIFA Council in May 2020 of the new tournament dates, the opening match will take place in Guwahati on 17 February 2021 with the champions set to be crowned at the final in Navi Mumbai on Sunday, 7 March, 2021.
FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2021 will provide football fans in India with a chance to welcome the future world stars and heroes of the women’s game next year.
The tournament, which was earlier scheduled to take place in November, was pushed back due to the Covid-19 pandemic.