CAF has confirmed the pairings for the ongoing Women’s World Cup qualifiers
” Please find below corrected third round FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022™ Africa fixtures scheduled for next December 2021.”
“Previously, the system erroneously published a few incorrect fixtures. This has since been rectified.”
The statement revealed .
Initially, Uganda was scheduled to face South Africa but there was a mix up and Uganda were pitted with Botswana instead.
A clarification has been made and Uganda will face South Africa.
The first leg will take place between 2rd-4th December in Uganda while the return leg will take place from 16th-18th December in South Africa.
Uganda beat Kenya 10-3 on aggregate to qualify for this stage while South Africa overcame their COSAFA counterparts Mozambique 4-2 on aggregate.
The third round will have 16 teams which will be vying for the available two slots designated for Africa in the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica.
If the Ayub Khalifa coached team progress to the 4th round, they will be facing the winners between Zambia and Ghana.
The Full list of the third round
Tanzania vs Burundi
Botswana vs Ethiopia
Uganda vs South Africa
Zambia vs Ghana
Morocco vs Gambia
Senegal vs Guinea
Cameroon vs Gabon
Congo vs Nigeria.