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FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020: Host cities and schedule announced

FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020: Host cities and schedule announced
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Five cities have been selected across India to host 32 matches and the FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020 will be held between November 2 and November 21 2020. The host cities are Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata and Navi Mumbai.

The tournament will feature 16 teams from six confederations and the defending champions of the biennial event are Spain who won in 2018.

  • Opening match – 2 November 
  • Quarter-finals – 12 and 13 November
  • Semi-finals – 17 November
  • 3rd/4th-place play-off & final – 21 November

The final will be held at the Dr DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on 21st November.

Today’s announcement of the match schedule, host cities and Official Slogan for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020 represents a major moment for the tournament and football fans across India and around the world.

As we look to build on the incredible success of last year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, as well as the legacy left by the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017, the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India provides an exciting opportunity, not just for the development of women’s football, but for fans across India and worldwide to watch the next superstars of the women’s game.

As the official tournament slogan, Kick Off The Dream perfectly captures the aspirational and empowering message for the tournament as we look to grow women’s football and use the tournament as a platform to inspire girls of all ages across India and around the world.

Sarai Bareman, FIFA Chief Women’s Football Officer

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