AIFF to pay two-month stipend to U-17 WC probables for dietary needs

All India Football Federation has taken an initiative to support the dietary regime of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup probables by paying a stipend of Rs. 10000 per player for the months of June, and July, 2020

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The AIFF said it will take a stock of the situation and assess as to when the preparatory camp for the U-17 World Cup probables can resume as per government directives.   -  AIFF

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Thursday decided to pay two-month stipend to the country’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup probables to meet their dietary requirements as training remained suspended in view of the COVID-19 pandemic pandemic.

“All India Football Federation has taken an initiative to support the dietary regime of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup probables by paying a stipend of Rs. 10000 per player for the months of June, and July, 2020,” the AIFF said in a brief statement.

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The AIFF said it will take a stock of the situation and assess as to when the preparatory camp in Goa can resume as per government directives.

All U-17 World Cup probables are currently at their respective homes since March 25, when the nationwide lockdown began to contain the spread of coronavirus.

The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup was scheduled to be held across five cities in India from November 2 to 21 but the event got postponed to next year because of the pandemic.

As per rescheduled dates, the event will now be held from February 17 to March 7 next year.

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