The AIFF AGM was held today (January 13, 2020) at AIFF Headquarters in New Delhi.
Besides AIFF General Secretary Mr. Kushal Das; Senior Vice-President Mr. Subrata Dutta, Mr. KMI Mather, Mr. Manvendra Singh, AIFF Executive Committee Members; all members from Member Associations barring Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan attended the meeting.
Mr. Praful Patel, President AIFF chaired the AGM and said:
“In 2020 we host FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup which will provide global recognition to Indian Football. You need to go back to the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 to understand the impact which it had in Indian football society, and also among FIFA and AFC.”
“2020 promises to be an exciting one for Indian football in the country. With the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, we will kickstart the growth of women’s football in the country and see future stars of the game in action, and Indian football will see some new faces take centre stage. The pride at seeing the first Indian women’s team play a football World Cup cannot be understated. India is certainly ready to welcome the world’s best for this Tournament,” said Ms Roma Khanna, Tournament Director of the Local Organising Committee.
The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will be held in India from 2-21 November 2020.