FIFA: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

FIFA cancels U-17 Women World Cup in India

Published: November 18, 2020

On November 17, 2020, FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) cancelled the Women Under-17 world cup due to COVID-19 pandemic. It has been postponed to 2021. The 2020 FIFA Women Under-17 World Cup was to be held in India. Highlights Both Under-17 and Under-20 women’s World cup were to be held in India. This has ..

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Australia New Zealand to jointly host FIFA Women World Cup 2023

Published: June 26, 2020

On June 26, 2020, Australia and New Zealand won joint bid to host FIFA Women World Cup 2023. Highlights The winning bid of Australia and New Zealand had suggested 12 cities. This included 7 in Australia and 5 in New Zealand. The sites also included main stadium that was used for 2000 Sydney Olympics. After ..

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FIFA Ranking: India retains 108th rank

Published: June 12, 2020

On June 12, 2020, the FIFA ranking was released. Indian team retained its 108th position as the international football for the year 2020 has been suspended since March. Highlights Belgium remained at the top spot and was ahead of France and Brazil. England and Uruguay continued to remain at fourth and fifth position. Croatia and ..

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Under 17 FIFA Women World Cup to begin in 2021

Published: May 13, 2020

On May 12, 2020, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) have rescheduled FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup. The game was initially to be conducted on November 2, 2020. Now the postponed game is to be conducted between February 17, 2021 and March 7, 2021. Highlights India is to ..

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FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup postponed to November

Published: April 5, 2020

The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) or the International Federation of Association Football has postponed the Under-17 Women’s world cup to November 2020. Highlights The FIFA Federations decided that the Under-17 and Under-20 Women’s World Cup be postponed. The Under-20 women’s FIFA world cup was planned to be conducted in Panama Costa Rica. The ..

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