FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup starts October 11, hosts India play USA on Day 1 - full schedule

The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai and the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa will host the games.

By Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya

India’s three group matches in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 in October will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar.

This is the second FIFA competition hosted by India in recent years. The country also hosted the FIFA U-17 Men’s World Cup in 2017. 

The semi-finals of the FIFA under-17 Women's World Cup will be played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa and the final at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. 

Sixteen football teams, divided into four groups (A-D), will play 32 games in 10 days. India start their group campaign against the United States on the opening day on October 11. India clash against Morocco on October 14 and Brazil on October 17.

Morocco, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand, Germany and Nigeria will also be in action on the opening day.

Defending champions Spain will play their first match on October 12 against Colombia.

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 groups

Group 1: India, USA, Morocco, Brazil

Group 2: Germany, Nigeria, Chile, New Zealand

Group 3: Spain, Colombia, Mexico, China

Group 4: Japan, Tanzania, Canada, France

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022: Schedule, fixtures, venues and match start times

Tuesday, October 11

Morocco vs Brazil, Kalinga Stadium – 4.30 PM IST

Chile vs New Zealand, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – 4.30 PM IST

Germany vs Nigeria, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – 8.00 PM IST

India vs USA, Kalinga Stadium – 8.00 PM IST

Wednesday, October 12

Canada vs France, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – 4.30 PM IST

Mexico vs China, DY Patil Stadium – 4.30 PM IST

Japan vs Tanzania, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – 8.00 PM IST

Spain vs Colombia, DY Patil Stadium – 8.00 PM IST

Friday, October 14

Brazil vs USA, Kalinga Stadium – 4.30 PM IST

New Zealand vs Nigeria, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – 4.30 PM IST

Germany vs Chile, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – 8.00 PM IST

India vs Morocco, Kalinga Stadium – 8.00 PM IST

Saturday, October 15

China vs Colombia, DY Patil Stadium – 4.30 PM IST

France vs Tanzania, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – 4.30 PM IST

Japan vs Canada, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – 8.00 PM IST

Spain vs Mexico, DY Patil Stadium – 8.00 PM IST

Monday, October 17

New Zealand vs Germany, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – 4.30 PM IST

Nigeria vs Chile, Kalinga Stadium – 4.30 PM IST

Brazil vs India, Kalinga Stadium – 8.00 PM IST

USA vs Morocco, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – 8.00 PM IST

Tuesday, October 18

China vs Spain, DY Patil Stadium - 4.30 PM IST

Colombia vs Mexico, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium -  4.30 PM IST

France vs Japan, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium - 8.00 PM IST

Tanzania vs Canada, DY Patil Stadium - 8.00 PM IST

Friday, October 21

Quarter-final 1, DY Patil Stadium - 4.30 PM IST

Quarter-final 2, DY Patil Stadium - 8.00 PM IST

Saturday, October 22

Quarter-final 3, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium - 4.30 PM IST

Quarter-final 4, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium - 8.00 PM IST

Wednesday, October 26

Semi-final 1, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium - 4.30 PM IST

Semi-final 2, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium - 8.00 PM IST

Sunday, October 30

Third place, DY Patil Stadium - 4.30 PM IST

Final, DY Patil Stadium - 8.00 PM IST

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