FIFA cancels U17 and U20 World Cups in 2021 – football

FIFA has canceled the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups scheduled for subsequent yr because of the pandemic. The subsequent editions at the moment are attributable to be staged in 2023, with Indonesia nonetheless internet hosting the U20s and Peru the U17s.

FIFA says “the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present challenges for the hosting of international sporting events and to have a restrictive effect on international travel.”

The governing physique added “it became clear that the global situation has failed to normalize to a sufficient level to address the challenges associated with hosting both tournaments, including the feasibility of the relevant qualification pathways.”

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