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2023 World Cup in Peru cancelled by FIFA

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The International Federation of Football Associations announced on Monday that it will withdraw from hosting the 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru following intense discussions between FIFA and the Peruvian Football Association.

And the International Federation released a statement on its official website saying: “The tournament is still scheduled for the period from November 10 to December 2, 2023, but in due course the office of the FIFA Council will appoint a new host.”

And continued: “This move was made in light of the host country’s inability to meet its obligations to complete the necessary infrastructure to host the tournament, despite the very positive working relationship between FIFA and the Peruvian Federation, it was decided that there is currently not enough time to provide necessary investments and complete the necessary work with the Peruvian government.” before the start of the tournament.

Earlier, FIFA stripped Indonesia of the right to host the FIFA U-20 World Cup after an Indonesian official objected to Israel’s participation in the tournament.

Source: “Wakalat”

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