Africa: Thrilling Encounters in CAF Draw for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022


CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt hosted on Monday the draw for the African qualifiers of the FIFA U-17 Women World Cup, India 2022.

CAF Director of competitions Khaled Nassar conducted the draw, assisted by Egyptian footballer Nadine Ghazy.

29 teams will take part in the qualifiers which will determine CAF’s three places in the U-17global women’s event.

The first round includes the 10 less ranked teams and the remaining 19 will be exempted. 10 teams will play the first round to qualify five teams.

This qualifying phase will be contested in the form of four rounds organized in home and away matches.

Following are the results:

First Round:

(1st leg: 13, 14, 15 January 2022 – 2nd leg: 27, 28, 29 January 2022)

M1 – Eritrea v South Sudan

M2 – Equatorial Guinea v Kenya

M3 – DR Congo v Rwanda

M4 – Senegal v Sierra Leone

M5 – Benin v Mauritania

Second Round

S1 – Winner M1 v Cameroon

S2 – Zambia v Namibia

S3 – Djibouti v Burundi

S4 – Tanzania v Botswana

S5 – Winner M2 v South Africa