Not only did COVID-19 influence the 2020 global football tournament, but it also forced a recent change in the 2021 schedule.
FIFA announced the 2021 Men’s FIFA U-20 World Cup and FIFA U-17 World Cup on Thursday with COVID-19. was canceled.. In addition, Indonesia and Peru, which were scheduled to host their respective tournaments next year, will be the organizers of the 2023 edition.
“FIFA would like to thank the Host Member Association and the Indonesian and Peruvian authorities for their commitments and preparations for the tournament,” a federal statement said. “FIFA looks forward to working closely with the host country to make the tournament a success.”
Only 6 teams have participated in the 2021 U-20 World Cup, 5 of which are from Europe. For the US U-20 Men’s National Team, we have not begun to qualify for the tournament, so we will focus on rebuilding and focusing on the 2023 edition.
In the 2019 edition of the tournament, Americans have finished as quarter-finalists in the tournament three times in a row. Some of these players, including Sergiño Dest, Tim Ware, Chris Richards and Ritchie Ledezma, continue to raise the ranks of US football.
There were no teams other than host Peru in the 2021 U-17 World Cup. The qualifying process was put on hold for COVID-19, so we won a spot. The United States remained without a head coach for 2021 and was eliminated in the 2019 group stage after failing to win any of the matches.
– Soccer Sports
FIFA cancels 2021 U-20, U-17 World Cup for COVID-19
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