Union Sports minister Kiren Rijiju wants support for U-17 FIFA WC to make it a big success.
Navi Mumbai will host the final of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup on November 21, the organising committee announced. Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata and Navi Mumbai will play host to 16 teams who will compete across 32 matches to lift the coveted trophy in Navi Mumbai. "As India prepares to host yet another FIFA event, I look forward to the support from the whole country in making this tournament a rousing success," Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said. The group stage matches will be played in four host cities - Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati and Kolkata.
The official slogan - Kick Off The Dream - was also unveiled. The tournament kicks off on November 2 with the final slated on November 21. The quarterfinals will be played on November 12 and 13 while the semi-finals will be held on November 17.