Cabinet approves Signing of Guarantees for FIFA U17 Women’s WC hosting

Cabinet approves Signing of Guarantees for FIFA U17 Women’s WC hosting

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the Signing of Guarantees for hosting Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Under 17 Women’s World Cup 2022 in India.
FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 is scheduled to be held in India between October 11-30.
The seventh edition of the biennial youth tournament will be the first-ever FIFA women’s competition to be hosted by India.
Carrying on the positive legacy from the FIFA Under-17 Men’s World Cup 2017, the nation is preparing for a seminal moment for women’s football when the best young female footballers from across the world will be showcasing their skills to lift the coveted trophy.
Financial outlay of Rs. 10 crore assistance to All India Football Federation (AIFF) for Field of play Maintenance, Stadium power, Energy & Cabling, Stadia & Training Site Branding etc. will be met from the budgetary allocation for the Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations (NSFs).
UNI

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