Navi Mumbai will host the final of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup on November 21, the organising committee announced on Tuesday.
Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata and Navi Mumbai will play host to 16 teams who will compete across 32 matches to lift the coveted trophy in Navi Mumbai.
"As India prepares to host yet another FIFA event, I look forward to the support from the whole country in making this tournament a rousing success," Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said. "Our Indian...
The Women's World Cup could be staged every two years, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Friday.
The competition is currently held every four years, with the United States lifting the trophy in 2015 and again this July in France.
Infantino said he is keen on a proposal from the French federation to double the frequency of the Women's World Cup because of its "incredible impact for the development of the game" compared to club soccer.
"We need to see what kind of big events we can create," Infantino...
Australia and New Zealand would deliver the highest-attended FIFA Women's World Cup in 2023, with projections of more than 1.5 million spectators and an average crowd of 24,000, if they are awarded the tournament, officials said on Tuesday.
The trans-Tasman neighbours launched a joint bid last week backed by both governments to bring the tournament to the southern hemisphere for the first time in 2023.
Their official bid book was presented to world governing body FIFA last Friday.