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Women's World Cup preliminary round report

Published: Wednesday 12 April 2017, 9.00CET
Kazakhstan, Albania, Israel, the Faroe Islands and best runners-up Moldova will progress to the qualifying group stage after coming through the preliminary round.
Women's World Cup preliminary round report
Faroe Islands came through against Luxembourg, Turkey and Montenegro ©UEFA.com
Published: Wednesday 12 April 2017, 9.00CET

Women's World Cup preliminary round report

Kazakhstan, Albania, Israel, the Faroe Islands and best runners-up Moldova will progress to the qualifying group stage after coming through the preliminary round.

Kazakhstan, Albania, Israel, Moldova and the Faroe Islands will progress to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying group stage after coming through the preliminary round on Tuesday.

Moldova finished as the runners-up with the best record against those first and third in their group, so went through along with the four section winners to join the 30 top-ranked entrants in the qualifying group stage draw at 13:30CET on 25 April.

Preliminary round qualifiers
Group 1:
Kazakhstan

Group 2: Albania

Group 3: Israel, Moldova*

Group 4: Faroe Islands

*Best runners-up (counting against sides first and third in their group)

Road to France: calendar
Qualifying group stage draw: 13:30CET, 25 April 2017, Nyon
Qualifying group stage: 11 September 2017 to 4 September 2018
Play-off draw: tbc September 2018, Nyon
Play-off semi-finals: 1–9 October 2018
Play-off final: 5–13 November 2018
Finals draw: late 2018, France
Finals: summer 2019, France

Last updated: 12/04/17 9.07CET

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