Tuesday, August 16, 2022

FIFA has disqualified India and taken away its right to host the U17 women's World Cup


India banned by FIFA, stripped of U17 women's World Cup hosting rights

NEW DELHI: India was on Tuesday suspended by world administering body FIFA for "excessive impact from outsiders" and stripped the nation of the option to have the Under-17 Women's World Cup, planned for October.

This is the initial time the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has been restricted by FIFA in its long term history.

"The Bureau of the FIFA Council has consistently chosen to suspend the All India Football Federation (AIFF) with quick impact because of unnecessary impact from outsiders, which comprises a serious infringement of the FIFA Statutes," the FIFA said in an explanation.

"The suspension will be lifted once a request to set up a board of trustees of directors to expect the powers of the AIFF Executive Committee has been revoked and the AIFF organization recaptures full control of the AIFF's everyday undertakings."

On May 18, the Supreme Court had removed Praful Patel as AIFF president for not holding decisions due in December 2020 and delegated a three-part Committee of Administrators (CoA), headed by previous top court judge AR Dave, to deal with the undertakings of the AIFF.

The CoA additionally needed to approach its constitution in accordance with the National Sports Code and model rules.

The FIFA however isn't shutting all choices for India as it said it is in chats with the spots service and confident of a positive result in regards to the ladies' age bunch masterpiece occasion.

"The suspension implies that the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022, booked to happen in India on 11-30 October 2022, can't right now be held in India as expected. FIFA is surveying the following stages as to the competition and will allude the make a difference to the Bureau of the Council if and when vital.

"FIFA is in steady productive contact with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in India and is confident that a positive result to the case might in any case be accomplished."

On August 5, FIFA had taken steps to suspend the AIFF and piece of its more right than wrong to have the ladies' U-17 World Cup, days after the Supreme Court's mandate to hold appointment of the public organization.

The Supreme Court on August 3 Wednesday coordinated the chief board of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to quickly hold decisions according to the timetable proposed by the Committee of Administrators (CoA), which is at present running the undertakings of the public league.

The races are to be hung on August 28 and the survey interaction started on August 13, as the top court supported the timetable arranged by the CoA.

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