CAF To Resume Women U-17, U-20 World Cup Qualifiers
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has set out plans to restart the women qualifiers for the FIFA U17 and U20 World Cup.
According to information obtained, the continental football body will reel out the days for the restart of the qualifiers
Qualifying matches to the women’s football events were canceled due to threats of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Three African nations will qualify from the continent for the Women’s U-17 World Cup. The preliminary and first-round games have already been played while CAF is keen on completing the second round fixture which had been suspended.
The competition will run from February 17 to March 7, 2021, in India.
Uganda, Cameroon, South Africa, Morocco, Ghana, and Nigeria are potential candidates to claim the three spots.
The qualifiers for the U-20 World Cup are also due to restart with the tournaments set to run from January to February 2021 in Costa Rica/Panama.
The date for the event was postponed from 2020 to next year.
Only the preliminary round has been staged. The first-round games programmed for 20 and 22 and 27 as well as 29 March were postponed due to the global health crises. Sixteen teams are in the race for the only two tickets available.