African U-17 Cup of Nations for Women

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African U-17 Cup of Nations for Women
Founded 2008
Region Africa (CAF)
2018 African U-17 Women's WCQ

The African U-17 Cup of Nations for Women is association football tournament for the under 17 teams, that is held every two years, and serves as a qualifying competition for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

The next edition is planned for 2018.

History

The tournament was first held in 2008 with 12 teams entering the tournament but several withdrawing before matches were played.[1][2] Nigeria and Ghana qualified for the world cup. In 2010, ten teams entered but only five played matches. Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa qualified to the world cup.[3][4]

Results

African U-17 Women's Championship

Only one to have a round robin as last round.

Year Host nation Champion Runner-up Third place
2008
Details
home & away
Nigeria

Ghana

Cameroon

African U-17 Women's World Cup Qualifying Tournament

Year Host nation Direct qualifiers Playoff qualifier
To World Cup Score To World Cup To World Cup Score Not to World Cup
2010
Details
home & away
Ghana
and
Nigeria

South Africa
1 – 0
1 – 1

Tunisia
Year Host nation Qualification 1 Qualification 2 Qualification 3
To World Cup Score Not to World Cup To World Cup Score Not to World Cup To World Cup Score Not to World Cup
2012
Details
home & away
Gambia
1 – 0
2 – 1

Tunisia

Ghana
0 – 0
5 – 1

South Africa

Nigeria
2 – 1
5 – 0

Zambia
2013
Details
home & away
Ghana
2 – 0
3 – 2

Equatorial Guinea

Nigeria
w/o
South Sudan

Zambia
3 – 3
3 – 1

South Africa
2016
Details
home & away
Cameroon
2 – 1
4 – 0

Egypt

Ghana
4 – 0
6 – 0

Morocco

Nigeria
6 – 0
1 – 0

South Africa
2018
Details
home & away
Ghana
9 – 0
10 – 0

Djibouti

South Africa
5 – 1
1 – 0

Morocco

Cameroon
2 – 2
1 – 1

Nigeria

Results at the World Cup

All editions have qualified six teams to the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. Ghana has been the only team to win in the quarter-finals of this tournament, placing 3rd in 2012. Nigeria has reached the quarter-final for three times. All other CAF teams have been eliminated in the group stages.

World Cup New Zealand
2008
Trinidad and Tobago
2010
Azerbaijan
2012
Costa Rica
2014
Jordan
2016
Uruguay
2018
Total
 Ghana GS GS 3rd QF QF q 6
 Nigeria GS QF QF QF GS 5
 South Africa GS q 2
 Cameroon GS q 2
 Gambia GS 1
 Zambia GS 1
Total 2 3 3 3 3 3

Teams participating

Legend
Team 2008 2010 2012 2013 2016 2018 Total
 Algeria R1 1
 Benin 0
 Botswana R1 R1 R1 PR R1 5
 Cameroon 3rd R1 Q Q 4
 Congo 0
 DR Congo 0
 Djibouti R1 R2 2
 Egypt R2 1
 Ethiopia R1 R1 2
 Equatorial Guinea R2 1
 Gabon 0
 Gambia Q R1 2
 Ghana 2nd Q Q Q Q Q 6
 Guinea PR 1
 Kenya R1 1
 Liberia R1 1
 Libya 0
 Mali 0
 Morocco R2 R2 2
 Mozambique 0
 Namibia R1 R1 2
 Nigeria 1st Q Q Q Q R2 6
 Sierra Leone R1 PR 2
 South Africa R1 Q R2 R2 R2 Q 6
 South Sudan R2 1
 Togo R1 1
 Tunisia R2 R2 2
 Zambia PR R2 Q PR 4
 Zimbabwe R1 1
Total 8 4 12 7 11 12

See also

References

  1. ^ "2008 African U-17 Cup of Nations for Women Results". cafoline.com. 2011-07-26.
  2. ^ "2008 tournament results". RSSSF. Retrieved 17 February 2012.
  3. ^ "2010 African U-17 Cup of Nations for Women Results". cafoline.com. 2011-07-26.
  4. ^ "2010 tournament results". RSSSF. Retrieved 17 February 2012.

External links

  • Official website
  • African Women U-17 World Cup Qualifying - rsssf.com
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