- Ghana and Nigeria qualify for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018
- 17 teams participated in Africa’s qualifiers
- Nigeria defeated South Africa 8-0 on aggregate, Ghana defeated Cameroon 4-1 on aggregate
Ghana and Nigeria booked Africa’s two tickets to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 with wins over Cameroon and South Africa.
After a qualification process that involved 17 teams in Africa, Ghana and Nigeria came out on top to return to the global finals which will take place in France from 5-24 August.
Ghana and Nigeria are perennial qualifiers from the region. Congo DR are the only other African team ever to have graced the U-20 Women’s World Cup, a feat they achieved in 2006 and 2008.
— The NFF (@thenff) January 27, 2018
Ghana managed a 1-1 draw in Yaounde in the first leg against Cameroon and used that as momentum to produce a 3-0 win in the home leg and a 4-1 win on aggregate.