Asian Zone

Asia's qualifying campaign for Canada 2015 began with the preliminary round of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup from 21 May until 9 June 2013. Jordan, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam topped their sections and joined Australia, Japan, China PR and Korea Republic at the AFC Women's Asian Cup Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City between 14 and 25 May 2014.

Korea Republic, China PR, Japan and Australia reached the semi-finals to qualify for Canada 2015, while Thailand won a play-off against Vietnam to reach the global finals.

Qualified Teams
  • AustraliaAustralia (AUS)
  • China PRChina PR (CHN)
  • JapanJapan (JPN)
  • Korea RepublicKorea Republic (KOR)
  • ThailandThailand (THA)


African Zone

Africa’s representatives will be determined by the CAF African Women’s Championship 2014, which will take place between 11 and 24 October 2014 in Namibia. The top three teams will secure places at Canada 2015.


The fixtures for first round of qualifiers for the African Women’s Championship were as follows: Algeria-Morocco; Egypt-Tunisia; Burkina Faso-Ghana; Cote d'Ivoire-Mali; Rwanda-Kenya; Guinea Bissau-Senegal; Botswana-Zimbabwe; Zambia-Tanzania with matches played during February/March 2014.


The winners – Algeria, Tunisia, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Rwanda, Senegal, Zimbabwe and Zambia – progressed while Cameroon, Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Nigeria and South Africa entered at the second round stage, with matches played during May/June 2014.


Zambia, Algeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa and Côte d'Ivoire won through to join hosts Namibia in October’s eight-nation Championship.


European Zone
Four teams – Albania, Faroe Islands, Malta and Montenegro – qualified from UEFA’s preliminary mini-tournaments, held in Lithuania and Malta between 4 and 9 April 2013. This quartet will join the 38 remaining European entrants in the group stage of the qualifying competition, with matches to be played between 21 September 2013 and 17 September 2014. The decisive play-off fixtures, which will determine the continent’s eight Canada 2015 participants, will take place between 25 October and 27 November 2014.

North, Central America and Caribbean

North, Central American and Caribbean Zone

The CONCACAF Women's Championship, which will take place USA between 16 and 26 October 2014, will decide the region's participants at Canada 2015.

A total of 33 teams are hoping to be involved, with the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) and Union Centro Americano (UNCAF) staging pre-qualifiers to determine their entrants. The CFU tournament will take place between 21 May and 27 July 2014, with three places at the CONCACAF finals up for grabs, while Guatemala and Costa Rica have already secured their spots for the final round at the UNCAF event which was held from 19 to 25 May.

A final line-up of eight teams will then be left to compete at the CONCACAF Championship for three guaranteed slots at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. The two finalists and winner of the match for third place will advance automatically, while the side finishing fourth will go into a play-off against a team from CONMEBOL for the chance to join the top trio at Canada 2015.

Qualified Teams


Oceanian Zone
Oceania’s qualifying competition will take place in Papua New Guinea between 21 and 25 October 2014. The tournament’s winner will go on to represent the continent at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™.

South America

South American Zone

The Copa America Femenina - Ecuador 2014, is scheduled to take place in Ecuador, in the cities of Ambato, Azogues, Cuenca, Latacunga, Loja, Quito and Riobamba from 11-28 September 2014. All ten CONMEBOL member association will participate. Two guaranteed slots are up for grabs in this confederation, with the third-place finishers facing a play-off against the fourth-ranked team from CONCACAF.

Host Country

The host country qualifies automatically.
  • Canada (CAN)