On 26th March, 2021 the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) & the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 Local Organising Committee (LOC) announced the 3 final venues for the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup that will be held in India from January 20 to February 6, 2022.
- D.Y. Patil Stadium – Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
- TransStadia (EKA Arena) – Ahmedabad, Gujarat
- Kalinga Stadium – Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Note – Previously, D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai was used to host the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017.
i.The Qualifiers for the Tournament will be held between 15-25th of September, 2021.
ii.India will also host the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup in 2022.
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Australia & New Zealand Jointly to host 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Football tournament. FIFA gave the hosting rights for the 1st 32-team Women’s Championship to Australia and New Zealand. This is the first Women’s World Cup to be hosted in the Asia-Pacific Region.
About All India Football Federation (AIFF):
President – Praful Patel (He is also a FIFA Council Member)
Vice-President – Subrata Dutta
Founded – 1937
Headquarters – New Delhi
About Asian Football Confederation (AFC):
President – Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa
General Secretary – Dato’ Windsor John
Headquarters – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Founded – 1954