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)
2016 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 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[edit]

African U-17 Women's Championship[edit]

Year Host nation Champion Third Place
Winner Score Runner-up
2008
Details
home & away
Nigeria
n/a
Ghana

Cameroon

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

African U-17 Women's World Cup Qualifying Tournament[edit]

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 To be played To be played To be played

Performances by countries[edit]

Performances in African Championship by countries[edit]

Team Titles Runners-up Third-place Fourth-place
 Nigeria 1 (2008)
 Ghana 1 (2008)
 Cameroon 1 (2008)

FIFA World Cup qualification and results[edit]

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 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 Total
 Ghana GS GS 3rd QF q 5
 Nigeria GS QF QF QF q 5
 Cameroon q 1
 Gambia GS 1
 South Africa GS 1
 Zambia GS 1

Teams participating[edit]

Legend
Team 2008
(8)
2010
(6)
2012
(11)
2013
(7)
2015–16
(15)
Total
 Benin 0
 Botswana R1 R1 R1 PR 4
 Cameroon 3rd R1 Q 3
 Congo 0
 DR Congo 0
 Djibouti R1 1
 Egypt R2 1
 Ethiopia R1 1
 Equatorial Guinea R2 1
 Gabon 0
 Gambia Q 1
 Ghana 2nd Q Q Q Q 5
 Guinea PR 1
 Kenya R1 1
 Liberia R1 1
 Mali 0
 Morocco R2 1
 Mozambique 0
 Namibia R1 R1 2
 Nigeria 1st Q Q Q Q 5
 Sierra Leone R1 1
 South Africa R1 Q R2 R2 R2 5
 South Sudan R2 1
 Togo R1 1
 Tunisia R2 R2 2
 Zambia PR R2 Q 3
 Zimbabwe R1 1

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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