By Beng Emmanuel – Cameroon
Modalities to resume the FIFA Women’s U-17 and U-20 World Cup qualifiers are currently ongoing in Africa, Kick442.com can report.
The rescheduled dates to restart the remaining qualifying fixtures to next year’s competitions will be disclosed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in under a week, Kick442 gathered from sports revelation.
Qualifying matches to the women’s football jamboree were cancelled due to threats posed by 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 20-22 and 27-29 March were postponed due to the global health crises.
Up to 16 teams are in the race for the only two spots available for Africa.
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