2022 world cup ,What Does the FIFA Ban Mean for India's U17 Women's World Cup Hosting? | Explanation
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) had been suspended by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) "immediately owing to excessive interference from other parties."
WHAT EFFECT WILL THE FIFA BAN HAVE ON INDIA HOSTING THE U17 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP IN 2022?
India will host the U17 Women's World Cup from October 11 to October 30, 2022. However, India will foritst the hosting rights if the ban is not repealed.
FIFA has already said that they are still considering moving the competition and will make a decision on the topic later.
However, the World Cup can still be hosted in India as scheduled if the ban is shortly overturned.
WHAT DOES A FIFA BANNING MEAN FOR THE NATIONAL TEAMS OF INDIA?
Until the ban is removed, India's national teams are not permitted to compete in any FIFA or AFC-recognized competitions. Additionally, Indian clubs are prohibited from competing in continental competitions.
FIFA has further stated that they are in contact with India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport to find an amicable resolution.
AIFF suspension is related to Praful Patel, the organization's longtime president. He had left his position in May, and the Indian Supreme Court had established a Committee of Administrators (CoA) to take over running the Indian FA.
A FIFA and AFC mission had also traveled to the nation to assess the state of the situation in this regard. AIFF was nonetheless prohibited by the world football governing body.
In a recent statement, FIFA stated unequivocally that the "ban would be withdrawn once an order to establish a Committee of Administrators to assume the powers of the AIFF Executive Committee has been rescinded and the AIFF administration regains full control of the AIFF's daily business."
Before being postponed because of the Covid-19 outbreak, the U-17 Women's World Cup competition was slated to take place in India in 2020. The staging of the competition in India, however, is still uncertain given the suspension of AIFF.