For committing a ‘serious offence’, FIFA will take the U-17 World Cup from India and the tournament will be swept away

The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, which was scheduled to take place in November 2020, has been postponed several times due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and was scheduled to take place from October 11-30 this year.

The Colombian team led by Carlos Paniagua has already secured its share. However, at the beginning of the week it became known that there were other problems for the conduct of the tournament.

The Bureau of the FIFA Council suspended the Indian Football Association (AIFF) on Monday for “a grave breach”, calling into question the organization of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be held in India.

“The Bureau of the FIFA Council unanimously decided to suspend the All India Football Association (AIFF) with immediate effect due to improper interference by third parties, which constitutes a serious breach of the FIFA Statutes.”he referred to the example in the statement.

The Indian Football Association was due to appoint a new president in December 2020, but problems with the constitutional amendments delayed the appointment process, prompting FIFA to sanction the Indian establishment.

In May, the Supreme Court of India decided to dissuade the Indian Football Association (AIFF) and appoint a three-person jury to organize elections by September 15 at the latest.

However, FIFA also clarified in its statement that the suspension will be lifted once the order is rescinded by the formation of an administrative committee to take over the functions of the AFC Executive Committee and the administration of the association regaining full control of its day-to-day activity.

See also  CONMEBOL has recovered more than 130 million US dollars

FIFA will continue to evaluate the actions to be taken in connection with this competition, which will be referred to the Bureau of the Council when necessary. FIFA is in constant and constructive contact with the Indian Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and hopes that the issue can still be resolved with a positive outcome.”explained in the statement.

The Colombian women’s under-17 team secured their place in the World Cup, after finishing second in the South American category and finishing second after losing 1-0 in the last match of the last round at home against Brazil. He scored the only cheap goal in the final.

Prior to the final, Colombia faced in the group stage Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Uruguay. He added 12 points and scored 14 goals. The national team finished the dream championship with six matches, winning seven matches, scoring 16 goals in the tournament and conceding only two goals.

Last Friday, 24 June, the draw for the FIFA U-17 World Cup was held at the headquarters of the highest administrative body in Zurich, Switzerland. Colombia is placed in Group C along with Spain, Mexico and China.

Let us remember that Japan, Spain, Germany, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, New Zealand, the United States, Nigeria, France, China, Chile, Morocco and Tanzania, as well as India as the host country, will be the participants in the conference. Competition.

Meanwhile, the women’s under-20 team plays for its place in the World Cup quarter-finals in Costa Rica after beating Germany and a draw with Mexico.

See also  Hugo Pérez, ahead of FIFA's January date: 'It is likely that the change will appear during play'

Game: Colombia vs. New Zealand.

day: Tuesday 16 August.

hour: 6:00 pm

stadium: A citizen of Costa Rica.

Connecting: DirecTV Sports.

Amber Cross

"Music buff. Unapologetic problem solver. Organizer. Social media maven. Web nerd. Incurable reader."

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top