• England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain qualify for 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup
  • GER, NED and ESP secure France 2018 spots after reaching UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship semi-finals
  • England beat arch-rivals Scotland for final European qualifying berth

England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain have qualified for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after securing their spots through this year’s UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship.

They join hosts France and Oceania qualifiers New Zealand in assuring their places at France 2018 after successfully negotiating their way through the qualifying tournament at Northern Ireland 2017.

Three-time champions Germany will be making a ninth trip to a U-20 Women’s World Cup, England qualify for their fifth U-20 Women's World Cup and Spain will make their third appearance at the world finals. For the Netherlands, this is a first-ever qualification on the global stage at this age group.

Next year’s U-20 Women's World Cup will take place in France from 7 to 26 August 2018.