AIFF to pay 2 month stipend to U-17 Women's WC probables for dietary requirements
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AIFF to pay 2 month stipend to U-17 Women's WC probables for dietary requirements

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New Delhi, Jun 4 : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced on Thursday that it will pay a two-month stipend to the country's FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup probables to meet their dietary requirements as training remained suspended due to the COVID-19 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 statement.

The AIFF said it will take stock of the situation and assess as to when the preparatory camp in Goa can resume as per government directives. With footballing activities suspended due to the Covid19 pandemic, all of the current U-17 World Cup probables are currently at their respective homes. 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 by AIFF and the Local Organising Committee (LOC), the event will now be held from February 17 to March 7 next year. (UNI)

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