The Indian Ladies’s League, scheduled to be held in Odisha later this month, was on Tuesday, postponed indefinitely in view of the rising COVID-19 instances within the state, the All India Football Federation mentioned.
The AIFF mentioned it’s going to take a call on the destiny of the event at a later date. Earlier, the AIFF had mentioned that the event must be held in Could on the newest.
“The Hero Indian Ladies’s League scheduled to be held in Odisha later this month has been postponed till additional discover,” the AIFF mentioned in a launch.
The AIFF mentioned the choice was taken after dialogue with Odisha Sports activities over the rising variety of COVID-19 instances within the state whereas additionally preserving in thoughts the protection and safety of the gamers and officers.”
“The AIFF together with Odisha Sports activities and the taking part groups will probably be taking a inventory of the state of affairs as soon as the well being parameters enhance,” it mentioned.
The event got here three days after the AIFF introduced the postponement of the play-off matches of the identical event. The play-off matches have been earlier scheduled to start out within the nationwide capital from Wednesday.
COVID-19 instances in Odisha have been on the rise with greater than 500 instances on Monday and Tuesday. The state reported 588 new instances on Tuesday after 573 infections on Monday.
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