New Delhi. FIFA (the organization governing global football) canceled the Under-17 Women's World Cup played in India due to the covid-19 epidemic and handed it the right to host 2022. The tournament was postponed to 2021 due to Corona virus. The decision was taken by a FIFA Council bureau that assessed the impact of the current covid-19 epidemic on global football. The statement issued from FIFA said, "Due to the inability to postpone these tournaments (Under-17 Women's and Under-20 Women's World Cups) further, both on the recommendations of the FIFA Confederation Working Group set up for covid-19. With the cancellation of the 2020 phase of the age group, he has been given the right to hold the next event.
The FIFA-Confederation covid-19 Working Group canceled the Under-17 Women's World Cup as well as the Under-20 Women's World Cup 2020 after consulting all stakeholders. The next World Cup of both will be held in 2022, which will be hosted by the current host countries. "After further consultation between FIFA and the respective host member associations regarding the 2022 editions of the tournament, the bureau called Costa Rica the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup 2022 and India the FIFA Women's Under-17 World Cup," the statement said. The 2022 host is assigned. Earlier in India, this World Cup was scheduled to be held in November this year but due to Kovid-19, it was postponed to February-March next year (2021).