The second qualifying round for the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022 ended on Saturday. With easy wins from Cameroon, Tanzania and Botswana, among others, there were no real surprises that day.
Tanzania 2-0 Eritrea
The Azam complex in Dar es Salaam was the scene of the host team’s victory on Saturday afternoon. Tanzania defeated Eritrea 2-0 with goals from Irene Elias Kisisa (55th) and Protasia Mbunda (84th).
The Tanzanians, who also won the first leg 3-0, prevailed 5-0 overall and meet Ethiopia in the next round.
Morocco 2-2 Benin
In Rabat, the Young Lionesses trembled until the end, but still managed to qualify at the expense of Benin.
The Moroccans opened the goal with Anfal El Yamani in the 38th minute. Milhad Sadikou equalized the guests after a penalty in the 70th minute. Sara Mssalfyam gave Morocco the lead back (82nd) before Milhad completed her brace to bring the two teams together.
The draw benefits Morocco, which won the first leg 2-1.
Cameroon 5-0 DR Congo
The Congolese have shown no resistance to the youth Indomitable lionesses at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaoundé. After the 4-0 defeat in the first leg in Kinshasa, the DR Congo knew that the second leg would be a mountain to climb.
Without surprise, Cameroon took control of the game and broke Fatima Kome’s deadlock shortly before half an hour. Jennifer Aboudi doubled the lead for the local players after 43 minutes.
Brenda Tabe also scored a brace (50th, 53rd) before Felicia Enganaben (79th) completed the offensive green-red-yellow festival.
As the winners with a 9-0 aggregate result, Cameroon will face Nigeria in the next round.
Botswana 4-0 Angola
At the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium in Francistown, the Botswana girls did more and more to secure their qualification and to prevail with an 8-1 aggregate win over Angola.
Malawi 1-2 Zambia
Rose Smith Kadzere (3 ‘) opened the goal for the home side. Eneless Phiri equalized four minutes later. Lungowe Namasiku scored the 2-1 after 39 minutes.
In the first leg, Zambia had atomized Malawi 6-0.
Congo 3-1 Egypt
Aicha Noblesse Yamouna’s brace (30th, 52nd) and Doris Senga’s goal (32nd) gave the Congo an important win. Dana Karim from Egypt has not been able to worry the young Red Devils who will face Zambia next December with his point reduction.
Burkina Faso 0-1 Gambia
The Gambia needed penalties to get rid of Burkina Faso despite a 1-0 win in Cotonou, where the Burkinabè played their home game. After a perfect tie on both legs, the two teams had to be separated in the fateful session. And in this game it was the guests who emerged victorious (4: 3).
Sierra Leone 0-1 Guinea
Guinea also secured qualification after the penalty shoot-out. The two teams were perfectly equal on penalties, which Guinea won (4-2).