England, Finland and France qualify for Canada 2014

Three more teams have qualified for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014.

England, Finland and France have joined Germany in qualification for the semi-final of the 2013 UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship and a spot in next year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

The European continent is the first confederation to complete its qualification phase, with four teams booked for the 16-team FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014. The final competition will run next summer from 5-24 August in Edmonton, Toronto, Montral and Moncton.

Canada, as host, is the only other team booked for the competition. The five qualified teams will now await Qualifiers from the AFC (Asia), CAF (Africa), CONCACAF (North America), CONMEBOL (South America), and OFC (Oceania) that will run through January 2014.

For more information on Qualifiers for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, please visit FIFA.com/Canada2014.

The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 will be followed one year later by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015.

Qualified teams (UEFA):

England – fourth participation at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (2002, 2008, 2010, 2014)
– three-time FIFA Women’s World Cup participants (1995, 2007, 2011)

Finland – second participation at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (2006, 2014)
– yet to qualify for a FIFA Women’s World Cup

France – fifth participation at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (2002, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014)
– two-time participants at the FIFA Women’s World Cup (2003 and 2011)

Germany – seventh participation at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
– six-time participants at the FIFA Women’s World Cup (1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011)
– two-time winners at the FIFA Women’s World Cup (2003 and 2007) and two-time winners at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (2004 and 2010)

Host Canada:
– sixth participation at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014)
– five-time participants at the FIFA Women’s World Cup (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011)
– also qualified as host for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015

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