The Indian women’s U-17 football team will be playing 3 group stage matches of the U-17 FIFA Women’s World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The schedule was announced recently by FIFA.
When will the draw for the matches be held?
On 24th June 2022, the official draw will be done by FIFA. The schedule for the world cup has been announced by FIFA in collaboration with the Local Organising Committee (LOC).
The Indian team is in which Pot for the draw?
India is in Pot 1 along with Spain, Germany, and Japan. The Indian team will be playing 3 matches on the 11th, 14th, and 17th of October 2022.
What is the schedule of the group stages?
24 games are scheduled to be played in the group stages of the world cup. The group stage will be concluding on 18th October 2022. The matches for the group stage will be divided among Odisha, Goa, and Maharashtra.
What is the schedule of the other rounds?
The 4 quarter-final matches on 21st and 22nd October 2022 will be held in the:
- Goa- Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
- Navi Mumbai- DY Patil Stadium
The two semi-final matches will be held in the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Goa. The tournament’s final match on 30th October 2022 will be held in the DY Patil Stadium.
When did the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup begin?
In 2008, this tournament was launched and is held biennially. The 2020 edition of the World Cup was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The current champion is Spain while the most successful is North Korea with 2 titles.