Official emblem for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020 unveiled in Mumbai, Maharashtra

On November 3, 2019 the official emblem of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup for the year 2020 which is to be conducted in India was unveiled.  The emblem was unveiled by Fédération Internationale de Football Association(FIFA) and Local Organising Committee(LOC) at the launch event in gateway of India, Mumbai, Maharashtra. 
The emblem was unveiled in the presence of Union Sports Minister shri Kiren Rijiju and All India Football Federation(AIFF) president Praful Patel. 
Key Points:
i.FIFA Chief Women’s Football Officer Sarai Bareman, FIFA legend and two-time World Cup winner Kristine Lillyand and others were present at the event.

ii.About design:  A bright blue waves rise from the base and reach up along the form of the trophy towards a crown forming the shape of Paisley or Boteh motif commonly used in Kashmiri Pashmina shawl and carpets. The droplet of the design framing a ball made from a marigold flower depicts a symbol of growth and development. The color and style is inspired from Bandhani textiles, an Indian tie-dye technique dating back thousands of years. The stem of the marigold’s symbol is derived from traditional Warli paintings with Bandhani patterns.

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