Brazil and Paraguay complete U-20 World Cup line-up

Paraguay U-20s are set for France this summer. (Photo: @ CONMEBOLFF)

Brazil and Paraguay sealed their place at the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France with a game to spare in the South American qualifiers.

Both teams won all their four 1st round group games in Ecuador to advance to the final stage.

Brazil struck four times in a half-hour spell to defeat Colombia 4-0 and then went one better against Venezuela, with the first of a Geyse da Silva Ferreira brace coming in the opening seconds.

Paraguay went three up against the Venezuelans before conceding once and after an early penalty goal, took time to see off Colombia 4-2.

After two wins each, the top two meet on Wednesday in the decider but both can already prepare for France this summer.

The draw will be held on 8th March at the Rennes Opera House and the tournament will run from 5-24 August.

The sixteen qualifiers who will compete in France, are as follows;

Asia – China, Japan, North Korea
Africa – Ghana, Nigeria
CONCACAF – Haiti, Mexico, USA
CONMEBOL – Brazil, Paraguay
Oceania – New Zealand
UEFA – France, England, Germany, Netherlands, Spain

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