Odisha to host 2020-21 season of Indian Girls’s League
The dates for the event are but to be finalised and shall be introduced quickly, AIFF stated.
New Delhi: Odisha will host the 2020-2021 Hero Indian Girls’s League, the All India Soccer Federation stated on Sunday.
The dates for the event are but to be finalised and shall be introduced quickly, the soccer physique added.
AIFF president Praful Patel thanked the Odisha authorities for agreeing to play host to the occasion.
“The federal government of Odisha has been an awesome supporter of Indian soccer. We’re very grateful to Shri Naveen Patnaik ji, Mr Vishal Kumar Dev, Mr Vineel Krishna and and the whole sports activities division of Odisha for extending all of the assist and assist to organise the Hero Indian Girls’s League,” Patel stated in an announcement.
“Through the years, the event has supplied the platform for lots of budding ladies footballers to show-case their expertise and supply them the choice of taking on soccer as a profession.”
The AIFF additional said that it “stays dedicated to the event of girls’s soccer within the nation.”
India are scheduled to host the AFC Girls’s Asian Cup in 2022 which shall be adopted by the FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup 2022.
The AIFF, thus, is hoping to utilise the occasion to scout and unearth new expertise for the ladies’s nationwide workforce.
Odisha sports activities minister Tushar Kanti Behera stated, “Holistic growth of sports activities in India, and Indian soccer specifically is Odisha sports activities’ imaginative and prescient. Odisha has been synonymous with ladies’s soccer in India for lengthy.
“I’m an ardent supporter of girls empowerment, and the internet hosting of the Indian Girls’s League in Odisha permits us the chance to contribute to the event of girls’s soccer within the nation together with the All India Soccer Federation.”
Odisha principal secretary, Sports activities and Youth Companies Division, Vishal Kumar Dev added: “Internet hosting the 2020-21 version of the Indian Girls’s League shall be one other feather within the cap of Odisha sports activities. Beneath the management of Hon’ble Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Odisha has become the most important sporting hub in our nation.
“I’m certain the IWL will result in super pleasure amongst the soccer aficionados of the state.
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