The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Signing of Guarantees for the hosting of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said in a statement on Thursday.
FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 is scheduled to be held in India between 11th and 30th October 2022.
The signing happened on Wednesday during a cabinet meeting.
“ We are very thankful to the Government for their support. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, under the guidance of Minister Anurag Thakur, has been very proactive with its support for the tournament, and this move by the Union Cabinet resonates with the same positive sentiment.”
AIFF acting general secretary Sunando Dhar said.
” With the assistance and encouragement that we have received from all our stakeholders, we are surely on course to hosting an incredible tournament,” he added.
The draw for the tournament was recently conducted and host nation India is slated to play all their group matches at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.
Pre-sales of the tickets have already started for the tournament and the Official Ticket Launch for the mega event is scheduled on 5th August 2022.