FIFA has cancelled the U-20 and U-17 World Cup tournaments which were scheduled to be held in Indonesia and Peru, respectively, in 2021.
The tournaments were cancelled due to COVID-19 and have been postponed until 2023.
World football’s governing body disclosed this in a statement on its website.
“As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to cancel the 2021 editions of the men’s FIFA U-20 World Cup™ and FIFA U-17 World Cup™, and to appoint Indonesia and Peru respectively, who were due to host the tournaments in 2021, as the hosts of the 2023 editions,” the statement read.
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