Coronavirus Outbreak: Swedish government arranged flight to take India U-17 woman's team coach Thomas Dennerby home
Dennerby and compatriot fitness coach Per Karlsson will fly back home on a flight arranged by the Swedish government for their citizens in India.
Last week, FIFA said it is monitoring the developments arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic in India, while also exploring "alternative solutions".
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: Pollution steals Delhi of hosting rights, final in Navi Mumbai on 21 November
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020 will witness 16 countries in participation with 32 matches to be played across five cities in India.
A team of officials from the world football governing body FIFA on Sunday inspected the DY Patil Stadium at Navi Mumbai, one of the proposed venues to host Women's U-17 World Cup next year, and expressed satisfaction at the progress of preparations.
U-17 Women's Championship 2019 to begin on 11 November, to feature four teams facing off in round-robin format
Organised under the aegis of the All India Football Federation, the tournament final will be played between the top two sides on Sunday, 17 November
India women's football team coach Maymol Rocky says participating in international competitions helps players improve fitness
Rocky further went on to state that the interest in women's football in India has been growing, and that regular domestic tournaments have helped the cause