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".
Coronavirus Outbreak: FIFA monitoring situation in India to decide on fate of U-17 Women's World Cup
World football governing body, FIFA, on Wednesday said it is monitoring the developments arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic in India, which is scheduled to host the Women's U-17 World Cup in November.
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.
AIFF Executive Committee was apprised that the winners of the Indian Super League will get a direct slot into the AFC Champions League, while the I-League champions will get a direct slot to the AFC Cup 2021
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju targets football movement in India with first-ever women's league to be launched next month
Rijiju said that the women's football league is in the works and it will be one of the most extensive football programmes aimed to inculcate a sporting culture
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020 can 'galvanise' India following success of men's edition, feels global body official
Earlier this year, FIFA President Gianni Infantino had announced India will host the tournament starting from 2 to 21 November next year. The decision came after India had successfully hosted the men's U-17 World Cup in 2017.
India awarded rights to host FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020, set to make debut in showpiece event
India have been awarded the rights to host the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020.