The All India Football Federation will conduct the Junior National Football Championship for Girls in Cuttack, Odisha from July 1 to 17, 2016.
22 States, segregated into 7 groups, will be participating in the Championship which kicks-off on July 1 with hosts Odisha taking on Uttar Pradesh in the opening fixture of the Championship.
Group Winners and Group Runners-up from each group will progress into the Quarterfinals of the Championship which will be further divided into two Groups, 1 and 2. The Winners and Runners-up of each Group from the Quarterfinal stage will progress into the semifinals of the Championship, which are slated to kick-off from July 15.
The Final of the Championship is slated to be played on July 17.
While Odisha have been paired up with Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh in Group A, Delhi have been clubbed with Assam and Tamil Nadu in Group B.
Goa, Kerala and West Bengal constitute Group C, while Mizoram, Chandigarh and Pondicherry are placed in Group D.
Manipur and Maharashtra are placed in Group E with Chhattisgarh, while Bihar, Telangana and Himachal Pradesh make up Group F.
Group G consists of four states, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana.
GROUP A: Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
GROUP B: Delhi, Assam, Tamil Nadu
GROUP C: Goa, Kerala, West Bengal
GROUP D: Mizoram, Chandigarh, Pondicherry
GROUP E: Manipur, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh
GROUP F: Bihar, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh
GROUP G: Jharkhand, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana
by AIFF Media