2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Tournament Director Roma Khanna said, “I congratulate Odisha for this, it is going to be a part of a big tournament of women’s football.” Bhubaneswar has got provisional approval to host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup -2020 on Tuesday.
The local organizing committee has said that the venue has been given provisional approval for the prestigious tournament to be held next year. Speaking to the media here, tournament director Roma Khanna said, “We are happy to give provisional approval to the city of Bhubaneswar.
Announce it to be the first provisional venue for the FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup. For this, I congratulate Odisha that it is going to be a part of a big tournament of women’s football. ‘
Tournament director Roma Khanna said, “However, work is yet to be done and the state government will have to construct the stadiums and practice venues present here as per FIFA norms.” But, we are quite satisfied with the commitment shown by the state government to fulfill all the tasks. ”Kalinga Stadium in Odisha will be the first venue to host the FIFA tournament.
Odisha Government Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera also expressed happiness over this, saying, ‘We are very happy to announce that Bhubaneswar has got the initial approval for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. This will be the first global level women’s tournament in the country and it is a big thing for our state. ‘
He said, ‘The women of our state have increased the value of the state in hockey, rugby, and other sports. I am confident that under the Football Legacy Program as part of this World Cup, we will be able to lay a strong foundation for the development of women’s football in the state. ” Will put the final stamp on the host. India has previously hosted the FIFA Under-17 Men’s World Cup in 2017.