Mumbai: A delegation of FIFA officers and Native Organizing Committee (LOC) members visited the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Sunday to take a look on the preparations for subsequent years FIFA U-17 girls’s World Cup.
Roma Khanna, Match Director of the LOC, was happy with the preparations right here and mentioned: “After a stellar emblem launch within the state, we’re completely happy to be on the D.Y. Patil Stadium. The venue is already well-versed with the necessities of internet hosting a FIFA event and we solely want some minor tweaking to enhance from 2017.
“Girls’s soccer is already fashionable in Maharashtra, which is why it is extremely necessary to see it being promoted much more, particularly in Navi Mumbai and Mumbai. We’re completely happy to know that there are concrete plans in addition to key initiatives which can be shaping as much as create holistic development for ladies’s soccer throughout the state. Now it’s all about launching them.”
FIFA’s Undertaking Lead for the event, Oliver Vogt, too expressed her satisfaction with the preparations on the venue.
“The present infrastructure right here in Navi Mumbai is nice. What can be essential for us is that we’ve got a really skilled and operationally robust group right here which has already hosted a FIFA World Cup. It’s human nature to wish to do higher each time, and that’s what we’d love to do right here to verify we will present the very best expertise for all of the groups,” she mentioned.
Vijay Patil, President of D.Y. Patil Sports activities Academy, mentioned: “Your entire group could be very excited on the prospect of internet hosting the FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup, particularly after having such an excellent expertise in 2017. We wish to put our greatest foot ahead subsequent 12 months and can completely happy to make any changes that may be required.”
Navi Mumbai was the ultimate venue to be inspected by the FIFA-LOC delegation. The following official FIFA inspection is scheduled subsequent 12 months to establish the progress on the pending works and operational planning for the U-17 Girls’s World Cup which shall be performed between November 2 and 21, 2020. IANS
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