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FIFA withdraws Peru’s hosting rights of U17 World Cup

FIFA withdraws Peru's hosting rights of U17 World Cup
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Geneva (Switzerland):  Football’s world governing body FIFA has announced the withdrawal of Peru’s hosting rights of the 2023 Under-17 World Cup after the country failed to complete the infrastructure required for the tournament.

The world governing body of football extensively discussed with the Peruvian Football Federation before deciding, promising to keep the tournament schedule from November 10 to December 2, 2023.

“The Bureau of the  Council will now designate a new host in due course,” it added.

FIFA said Peru doesn’t have enough time to get the investment and complete the necessary work before the tournament start date.

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