FIFA has announced the postponement of the Under-Seventeen women’s World Cup scheduled to hold in India in November for three months, adding it to the growing list of sporting events affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.

The age-grade tournament, to be held in five cities across the country, will now start February seventeen as India looks to boost its international standing, after hosting the men’s Under-seventeen World Cup in twenty seventeen.

The world governing body also unveiled new dates for this year’s U-Twenty Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica and Panama, confirming it will now be played from January twenty to February six nest year.

This year’s FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania has also been pushed back to September twelve, twenty twenty one, while the Seventieth FIFA Congress coming up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia will now hold online on September eighteen.