Saturday, November 28, 2020
22.5 C
Abuja
Saturday, November 28, 2020

Soccer: FIFA reschedules women’s U

Must read

Creative ways to get Nigeria out of recession

Nnaemeka ObiaraeriFor the second time in five years, under the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Nigeria has slumped into its...

Put small

Industry experts meeting this week for a virtual discussion focused on resetting, retooling and restarting regional integration in Africa in the wake of the...

No improperly registered sim on networks — Pantami

Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ibrahim PantamiBy Emmanuel Elebeke The Minister of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami,...

US grains stakeholders eye Africa market

SoyabeansBy Jimoh Babatunde The Senior Director of Global Strategies for the United State Grains Council, USGC, Kurt Shultz, has disclosed that providing technical, economic and logistical...

(Reuters) – The women’s Under-20 World Cup tournament in Costa Rica and Panama, postponed from August-September due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has now been rescheduled for Jan. 20-Feb. 6 of next year, world governing body FIFA said on Tuesday.

The women’s Under-17 World Cup in India, originally planned for November, has also been rescheduled for Feb. 17-March 7, 2021.

Dates were confirmed after taking into account the time needed to complete qualification tournaments.

FIFA also confirmed the Futsal World Cup, originally scheduled for September-October this year in Lithuania, was pushed to Sept. 12-Oct. 3, 2021.

Meanwhile, the 70th FIFA Congress, which was originally due to take place in Addis Ababa, will be held as an online event on Sept. 18.

Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Hugh Lawson and Andrew Cawthorne

- Advertisement -

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest article

Creative ways to get Nigeria out of recession

Nnaemeka ObiaraeriFor the second time in five years, under the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Nigeria has slumped into its...

Put small

Industry experts meeting this week for a virtual discussion focused on resetting, retooling and restarting regional integration in Africa in the wake of the...

No improperly registered sim on networks — Pantami

Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ibrahim PantamiBy Emmanuel Elebeke The Minister of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami,...

US grains stakeholders eye Africa market

SoyabeansBy Jimoh Babatunde The Senior Director of Global Strategies for the United State Grains Council, USGC, Kurt Shultz, has disclosed that providing technical, economic and logistical...

India enters first recession in 73 years

India’s economy contracted 7.5 percent between July and September, performing the poorest among major advanced and emerging economies and entering a technical recession for...