Bhubaneswar: Football fever has gripped Odisha capital as several matches of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will be played at the Kalinga Stadium here, starting from today.
Navi Mumbai, Goa and Bhubaneswar are hosting the group stage matches while the knockout games will be played in Goa and Navi Mumbai. The tournament, which features 16 national teams divided into four groups, is scheduled to conclude on October 30.
Having qualified automatically as host, India are playing their first ever U-17 Football World Cup.
Host India, USA, Morocco and Brazil are in Group A, who will play at the Kalinga Stadium and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Margao, Goa on October 11, 14 and 17.
Similarly, four teams in Group B are Germany, Nigeria, Chile and New Zealand, who will be pitted against each other at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and the Kalinga Stadium on October 11, 14 and 17.
Below are the matches to be played at the Kalinga Stadium.
Morocco v Brazil When: 11 October
India v USA When: 11 October
Brazil v USA When: 14 October
India v Morocco When: 14 October
Brazil v India When: 17 October
Nigeria v Chile When: 17 October