AIFF interested in hosting U-20 World Cup

AIFF interested in hosting FIFA U-20 World Cup
AIFF interested to host FIFA U-20 World Cup 2019
The All India Football Federation(AIFF) expressed their interest in hosting the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2019.

Praful Patel, President of the All India Football Federation(AIFF) termed the decision as the "next logical step" for the development of Football in India.

He further added, "With India hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 this year in October, we feel hosting the U-20 World Cup would be the best way to sustain the footballing momentum in India. Even though the event was held earlier this year in Asia in Korea Republic, we would be happy to discuss with FIFA about the possibility of hosting the event in India in 2019".

The FIFA U-20 World Cup has a format identical to FIFA U-17 World Cup comprising of 24 teams being hosted in six different venues.
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