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FIFA sets new date for U-17 Women’s World Cup

Football’s world governing body FIFA has announced new dates for the U-17 Women’s World Cup which was postponed due to Coronavirus.

The new dates for the tournament to be hosted by India will be from February 17 to March 7, 2021.

The competition was originally scheduled for November 2 to November 21, 2020, but changes had to be made following the impact of COVID-19 on sports forcing all qualifying games to be postponed.

Meanwhile, the eligibility criteria for the tournament still remains the same with players born on or after 1 January 2003 and on or before 31 December 2005 cleared to compete.

The Black Maidens of Ghana will now wait on the Confederation of Africa football for it’s final round qualifiers against Nigeria.

Ghana reached the final round of qualifiers after beating Liberia 10-0 on aggregate.


Source: Ghana Soccernet

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