India has won the rights to host the 2020 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup, which will be the seventh edition of the biennial tournament. As host, India will gain a direct qualification to the tournament and will be participating for the first time.
The announcement was tweeted by Indian Football Team’s official Account.
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.