Black Princesses get walk-over following Mauritania's withdrawal from FIFA WWC qualifiers

Published on: 12 September 2021

The Black Princesses have advanced to the third stage of the African U20 Women’s World Cup qualification following Mauritania’s withdrawal from the qualifiers.

Ghana’s U20 Women’s team was scheduled to take Mauritania in the second stage qualification match on September 25 with the return leg set for October 9.

CAF has however informed that it has received a correspondence from the Mauritanian FA announcing their decision to withdraw from the  FIFA WWC 2022 qualification stage.

“We regret to inform you that we have just received from Mauritania FA a correspondence informing us of their withdrawal from FIFA U-20 WWC 2022.

“Consequently, matches 23& 24 are cancelled as well as the missions of all designated officials.

“On the other hand, kindly note that Ghana is automatically qualified of the next round of the competition”, CAF stated in a letter sent to the GFA on Saturday.