Women’s World Cup In Bhubaneswar: AIFF President Visits Kalinga Stadium, Meets Sports Secy

Bhubaneswar: Just 20 days remain for the FIFA U-7 Women’s World Cup to get underway in India. Odisha’s capital, one of the three host cities, is leaving no stones unturned to put up a spectacular show.

On Wednesday, All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Kalyan Chaubey and secretary general Shaji Prabhakaran met Odisha Sports Secretary R Vineel Krishna to discuss preparations for the World Cup and overall development of football in Odisha.

AIFF president Chaubey meets sports secy

Chaubey and Prabhakaran also visited the football ground and other projects and facilities at the Kalinga Stadium, accompanied by Vineel Krishna, and officials of Football Odisha and Department of Sports & Youth Services.

Kalinga Stadium will host India’s group A matches — against the USA on October 11, versus Morocco on October 14 and with Brazil on October 17.

Nehru Stadium in Goa’s Margao and DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai are the other two venues for the tournament which is being held in India for the first time.

The final is scheduled at DY Patil Stadium on October 30.

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