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)
2013 tournament

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 Championship.

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 10 teams entered but only 5 actually played matches. Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa qualified to the world cup.[3] · [4]

Results[edit]

Year Champion 3rd Place Teams
entered/playing
Winner Score Runner-up
2008
Details

Nigeria
n/a
Ghana

Cameroon
12/8
Year Direct qualifiers Playoff-winner Teams
2010
Details

Ghana

Nigeria

South Africa
10/6
2012
Details

Gambia

Ghana

Nigeria
none 13/11
2013
Details

Ghana

Nigeria

Zambia
none 10/6


^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.

References[edit]

  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. 

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