FIFA announces Jordan 2016 official match schedule

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Official match schedule for Jordan 2016 (Photo Credit: FIFA.com)

The official match schedule for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016 has been confirmed by FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC), with the host nation set to feature in the opening match on 30 September 2016.

As stated on FIFA.com, “Over the course of 22 days, 16 teams will play a total of 32 matches across four stadiums. The Amman International Stadium will provide the setting for the opening match, as well as the final match on 21 October 2016.”

Following the approval of FIFA’s Executive Committee, the match schedule, is now available on the website.

According to the LOC, the match schedule was created following a thorough analysis of various aspects related to the tournament including the stadiums, teams and audiences, as well as matters pertaining to marketing, media, ticketing and timing, among others.

REMINDER: Below are the fixtures for the U-17 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP qualifiers concerning AFRICA from which THREE teams will book tickets to Jordan.

 

Preliminary Round

  1. Gabon v Sierra Leone
  2. Sierra Leone v Gabon
  3. Djibouti v RD Congo
  4. RD Congo v Djibouti
  5. Botswana vs Namibia
  6. Namibia vs Botswana

Dates: 27,28 or 29 November 2015 for FIRST LEGS

11,12 or 13 December 2015 for SECOND LEGS

 

First Round

  1. Morocco vs Mali
  2. Mali vs Morocco
  3. Ghana vs Gabon v Sierra Leone
  4. Gabon v Sierra Leone vs Ghana
  5. Cameroon vs Ehtiopia
  6. Ethiopia vs Cameroon
  7. Egypt vs Djibouti v RD Congo
  8. Djibouti v RD Congo vs Egypt
  9. Nigeria vs Botswana vs Namibia
  10. Botswana vs Namibia vs Nigeria
  11. South Africa vs Zambia
  12. Zambia vs South Africa

 

Dates: 8,9 or 10 January 2016 for FIRST LEGS

22,23 or 24 January 2016 for SECOND LEGS

 

Second Round

  1. Winner 7 – 8 / Winner 9 – 10
  2. Winner 9 – 10 / Winner 7 – 8
  3. Winner 11 – 12 / Winner 13 – 14
  4. Winner 13 – 14 / Winner 11 – 12
  5. Winner 15 – 16 / Winner 17 – 18
  6. Winner 17 – 18 / Winner 15 – 16

Dates: 11,12 or 13 March 2016 for FIRST LEGS

25,26 or 27 March 2016 for SECOND LEGS

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