CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship

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CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship
Founded 2008
Region North America (CONCACAF)
Number of teams 8
Current champions  Mexico
Most successful team(s)  United States (2 titles)
Website CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship
2013 tournament


The CONCACAF Women's Under-17 tournament is a football (soccer) competition for women's national teams under 17 years of age in North America, Central America and the Caribbean region, and is the qualification tournament for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. The tournament is an eight-nation event, with three teams qualifying for the World Cup.

History[edit]

2008[edit]

After sanctioning its first women's youth world championship in 2002, FIFA added the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup to its calendar of events in 2008. CONCACAF, likewise, began its U-17 Women's Championship the same year, staging the inaugural event in Trinidad & Tobago. The United States won the inaugural U-17 Women's Championship, defeating Costa Rica 4-1 in the final.

2012[edit]

The qualification process for the 2012 tournament started on 14 August 2011.[1]

Results[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
2008[2]
details
 Trinidad and Tobago
United States
4–1
Costa Rica

Canada
1−0
Mexico
2010[3]
details
 Costa Rica
Canada
1−0
Mexico

United States
6−0
Costa Rica
2012
details
 Guatemala
United States
1–0
Canada

Mexico
6−0
Panama
2013
details
 Jamaica
Mexico
0–0 (4–2 pen.)
Canada

United States
8−0
Jamaica

Winners by country[edit]

Team Titles Runners-up Third place Fourth place
 United States 2 (2008, 2012) 2 (2010, 2013)
 Canada 1 (2010) 2 (2012, 2013) 1 (2008)
 Mexico 1 (2013) 1 (2010) 1 (2012) 1 (2008)
 Costa Rica 1 (2008) 1 (2010)
 Panama 1 (2012)
 Jamaica 1 (2013)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U-17 Women's qualifying to begin Sunday". CONCACAF. 9 August 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "CONCACAF Under 17 Women’s Qualifying Tournament 2007/08". RSSSF. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "CONCACAF Under 17 Women’s Qualifying Tournament 2010". RSSSF. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 

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