A delegation from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) visited India from September 16 to 21 and inspected the coaching websites and three venues that may host the matches in subsequent yr’s Women’s Asian Cup.
Upon inspection, the delegates from the governing physique of soccer in Asia had been glad with the progress of all amenities within the lead as much as the continent’s flagship ladies’s event.
The three venues and their accompanying amenities for the 2022 version of the event, visited by the AFC delegates, had been the D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, the Mumbai Football Arena – Andheri Sports Complex, Mumbai and the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi, Pune.
The delegation additionally famous the progress on the new coaching websites being developed for the event at Kharghar in addition to Pune and had been assured by the respective authorities that preparations had been effectively underway with completion anticipated earlier than the event begins.
The AFC delegation was accompanied by members from the India 2022 Local Organising Committee and the inspection marked a big milestone in highlighting the nation’s capabilities to efficiently stage the multi-nation occasion.
The event will function an expanded 12 groups for the primary time in practically twenty years and it’ll additionally function the ultimate stage of Asian qualification for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The qualifiers of the Asian Cup is already underway and the event shall be held between January 20 and February 6.