Japan, Korea DPR and China PR will represent Asia at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014. Japan successfully defended their AFC U-16 Women’s Championship on 6 October with a penalty shoot-out victory over Korea DPR. China PR claimed third with a 4-2 penalty shoot-out win over Thailand.


    The first round ties of Africa's qualifiers took place between 16-18 August 2013 and 30 August-1 September 2013, with Botswana-Zambia and Morocco-South Sudan.

    The second round saw the winners of the first-round matches - Zambia and South Sudan - into a draw with Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. The teams played home and away matches between 1-3 November and 22-24 November to determine the continent's three qualifiers.

    Due to the withdrawal of South Sudan, Nigeria became the first CAF team to qualify, while Ghana and Zambia won their respective ties to qualify.


      Spain, Germany and Italy will represent Europe at the 2014 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Costa Rica. Germany defeated Spain on penalties in the final of the UEFA European Women's U-17 Championship, while Italy beat England to third place to reach Costa Rica.


        Eight teams (Jamaica, Mexico, Haiti, El Salvador, USA, Canada, Guatemala, Trinidad and Tobago) competed for two CONCACAF places alongside hosts, and automatic qualifiers, Costa Rica at the CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship from 30 October to 9 November in Jamaica.

        Mexico defeated Canada in the final on penalties, but both qualify after winning their semi-finals against USA and Jamaica respectively to book a spot at Costa Rica 2014.


          New Zealand will be Oceania's representatives at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2014.


            Venezuela, Colombia and Paraguay qualified from the CONMEBOL U-17 World Championships held in Paraguay from 12-29 September. 

              Host Country

              Costa Rica, as hosts, qualify automatically for the 2014 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.