India will host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2020 next year, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) confirmed on Friday.
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) March 15, 2019
The AIFF had earlier this week announced that it intended to bid for several AFC and FIFA tournaments including the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2021 (Men’s), AFC U-23 Championship 2022 (Men’s), AFC Asian Cup 2022 (Women’s) and the AFC Asian Cup 2027 (Men’s).
India had earlier hosted the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017. England had defeated Spain 5-2 to lift the U-17 World Cup in the final held at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata in front of over 66,000 spectators.