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FIFA cancels Women's Under-17 football World Cup; India to host 2022 edition


  • The Women's Under-17 football World Cup in India, which was initially postponed to next year due to COVID-19 pandemic, was cancelled by FIFA on 17 Nov, but India was handed the hosting rights of the 2022 edition. 
  • The FIFA cancelled both the women's U-17 World Cup and U-20 World Cup which were scheduled to be held in India and Costa Rica respectively but handed both the countries the hosting rights of the 2022 editions.