Question: The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, to be hosted by India, will be held in-
(a) November, 2020
(b) November, 2019
(c) January, 2020
(d) December, 2020
- The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, to be hosted by India, will be held from 2nd November, to 21st January 2021.
- India was announced as the host country in March 2019. This event will be held in four cities across the country.
- Last month, the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar was provisionally confirmed as a venue, pending FIFA approval.
- Kolkata, Navi Mumbai, Goa and Ahmedabad are in the running for the other three host cities.
- Spain is the defending champions, having won the title of the biennial tournament in 2018.
- India attained automatic qualification to the event on account of being the host.