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Ghana, Nigeria to represent Africa at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022

Ghana and Nigeria to represent Africa at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2022
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Ghana and Nigeria will represent the African continent at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022™ in Costa Rica.

This follows the completion of the knockout stage of the qualification process this week.

CAF congratulates both Nigeria and Ghana and wishes both teams good luck in Costa Rica.

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022™ will take place from August 10 to 28, 2022 in Costa Rica.

No African team has won this competition before.

Both teams are no strangers to the tournament: Nigeria will be making an impressive 10th appearance at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup while Ghana will be on their sixth consecutive qualification.

The competition will feature 16 teams divided into four groups. The matches will be played in two cities: San José and Alajuela.

The draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022™ is scheduled in San José on 05 May 2022.

SOME FACTS:

Nigeria:

10th record appearance at the U20 Women’s World Cup

Road to Costa Rica 2022 – Qualifiers 

Top scorer: Flourish Sabastine (7 goals)

Goals scored: 25; Goals conceded: 2

Second round: Central African Republic 0-7 Nigeria (0-4)

Third round: Congo 0-4 Nigeria (W/O)

Fourth round: Cameroon 0-0 Nigeria (0-3)

Fifth round: Senegal 1-3 Nigeria (1-4)

Ghana:

Sixth consecutive qualification

Road to Costa Rica 2022 – Qualifiers 

Topscorer: Salamatu Abdulai (5 goals)

Goals scored: 13; Goals conceded: 2

Second round: Mauritania – Ghana (W/O)

Third round: Zambia 0-0 Ghana (0-1)

Fourth Round: Uganda 1-2 Ghana (0-5)

Fifth round: Ethiopia 0-3 Ghana (1-2)

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