FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2020™

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2020™

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FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

Sextet clear first hurdle in Africa’s India 2020 qualifiers

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  • FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifying begins in Africa
  • Big wins for the likes of Morocco, Liberia and Botswana
  • Continent’s powerhouses await in next round
  • Botswana, Guinea, Liberia, Morocco, Tanzania and Uganda have all emerged triumphant from the preliminary round of CAF qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020.

    There were some convincing performances from the sextet, with Morocco putting 14 unanswered goals past Djibouti over two legs and Botswana, Guinea and Liberia scoring seven, eight and nine respectively.

    特级做人爱c级日本Along with São Tomé and Príncipe and Zambia, who profited from the withdrawals of Congo DR and Namibia, these victorious sides will now advance to the first round proper, where Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa – the traditional giants of the African women’s game – enter the fray.

    The winners of those six ties will then progress to a third and final stage, where the same two-legged, home-and-away format will be used to determine Africa's three representatives at India 2020.

    Preliminary round results

    Aggregate: Botswana 7-0 Zimbabwe
    10.01: Botswana 5-0 Zimbabwe
    26.01: Zimbabwe 0-2 Botswana

    Agg: Guinea 8-3 Guinea Bissau
    11.01: Guinea 5 -0 Guinea Bissau
    25.01: Guinea Bissau 3-3 Guinea

    Agg: Liberia 9-0 Niger
    12.01: Liberia 4-0 Niger
    26.01: Niger 0-5 Liberia

    Agg: Morocco 14-0 Djibouti
    10.01: Djibouti 0-7 Morocco
    24.01: Morocco 7-0 Djibouti

    Agg: Tanzania 6-1 Burundi
    12.01: Tanzania 5-1 Burundi
    特级做人爱c级日本 25.01: Burundi 0-1 Tanzania

    Agg: Uganda 5-1 Ethiopia
    11.01: Uganda 2-0 Ethiopia
    特级做人爱c级日本 26.01: Ethiopia 1-3 Uganda

    First round fixtures

    Zambia-South Africa
    Botswana-Morocco
    Tanzania-Uganda
    São Tomé and Príncipe-Cameroon
    Liberia-Ghana
    特级做人爱c级日本 Guinea-Nigeria

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