African U-17 Cup of Nations for Women

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.

African U-17 Cup of Nations for Women
Founded2008
RegionAfrica (CAF)
2018 African U-17 Women's WCQ

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
2008

2010

2012

2014

2016

2018
Total
 GhanaGSGS3rdQFQFQF 6
 NigeriaGSQFQFQFGS 5
 South AfricaGSGS 2
 CameroonGSGS 2
 GambiaGS 1
 ZambiaGS 1
Total233333

Teams participating

Legend
Team 2008 2010 2012 2013 2016 2018 Total
 Algeria R1 1
 Benin 0
 Botswana R1R1R1PRR1 5
 Cameroon 3rdR1QQ 4
 Congo 1 0
 DR Congo 0
 Djibouti R1R2 2
 Egypt R2 1
 Ethiopia R1R1 2
 Equatorial Guinea R2 1
 Gabon 0
 Gambia QR1 2
 Ghana 2ndQQQQQ 6
 Guinea PR 1
 Kenya R1 1
 Liberia R1 1
 Libya 0
 Mali 0
 Morocco R2R2 2
 Mozambique 0
 Namibia R1R1 2
 Nigeria 1stQQQQR2 6
 Sierra Leone R1PR 2
 South Africa R1QR2R2R2Q 6
 South Sudan R2 1
 Togo R1 1
 Tunisia R2R2 2
 Zambia PRR2QPR 4
 Zimbabwe R1 1
Total841271112

1 Congo did not show up for the first leg in the first round.

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.
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