African U-17 Cup of Nations for Women

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African U-17 Cup of Nations for Women
Founded2008
RegionAfrica (CAF)
Soccerball current event.svg 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.

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The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup is an international association football tournament for female players under the age of 17. It is organized by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The tournament is held in even-numbered years, starting in 2008.

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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.

YearHost nationChampionRunner-upThird place
2008
Details
home & awayFlag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
Flag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
Flag of Cameroon.svg
Cameroon

African U-17 Women's World Cup Qualifying Tournament

YearHost nationDirect qualifiersPlayoff qualifier
To World Cup ScoreTo World Cup To World Cup ScoreNot to World Cup
2010
Details
home & awayFlag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
andFlag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
1 – 0
1 – 1
Flag of Tunisia.svg
Tunisia
YearHost nationQualification 1Qualification 2Qualification 3
To World Cup ScoreNot to World CupTo World Cup ScoreNot to World CupTo World Cup ScoreNot to World Cup
2012
Details
home & awayFlag of The Gambia.svg
Gambia
1 – 0
2 – 1
Flag of Tunisia.svg
Tunisia
Flag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
0 – 0
5 – 1
Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
2 – 1
5 – 0
Flag of Zambia.svg
Zambia
2013
Details
home & awayFlag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
2 – 0
3 – 2
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg
Equatorial Guinea
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
w/oFlag of South Sudan.svg
South Sudan
Flag of Zambia.svg
Zambia
3 – 3
3 – 1
Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
2016
Details
home & awayFlag of Cameroon.svg
Cameroon
2 – 1
4 – 0
Flag of Egypt.svg
Egypt
Flag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
4 – 0
6 – 0
Flag of Morocco.svg
Morocco
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Nigeria
6 – 0
1 – 0
Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
2018
Details
home & awayFlag of Ghana.svg
Ghana
9 – 0
10 – 0
Flag of Djibouti.svg
Djibouti
Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
5 – 1
1 – 0
Flag of Morocco.svg
Morocco
Flag of Cameroon.svg
Cameroon
2 – 2
1 – 1
Flag of Nigeria.svg
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 Flag of New Zealand.svg
2008
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
2010
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
2012
Flag of Costa Rica.svg
2014
Flag of Jordan.svg
2016
Flag of Uruguay.svg
2018
Total
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana GSGS3rdQFQFQF6
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria GSQFQFQFGS5
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa GSGS2
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon GSGS2
Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia GS1
Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia GS1
Total233333

Teams participating

Legend
Team 2008 2010 2012 2013 2016 2018 Total
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria R11
Flag of Benin.svg  Benin 0
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana R1R1R1PRR15
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon 3rdR1QQ4
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg  Congo 0
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  DR Congo 0
Flag of Djibouti.svg  Djibouti R1R22
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt R21
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia R1R12
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg  Equatorial Guinea R21
Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon 0
Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia QR12
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 2ndQQQQQ6
Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea PR1
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya R11
Flag of Liberia.svg  Liberia R11
Flag of Libya.svg  Libya 0
Flag of Mali.svg  Mali 0
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco R2R22
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique 0
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia R1R12
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 1stQQQQR26
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg  Sierra Leone R1PR2
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa R1QR2R2R2Q6
Flag of South Sudan.svg  South Sudan R21
Flag of Togo.svg  Togo R11
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia R2R22
Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia PRR2QPR4
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe R11
Total841271112

See also

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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.