Holders to defend tItle
World Cup holders USA booked a place at the summer’s finals, beating Canada 2-0 in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship Final, with goals from Rose Lavelle and Alex Morgan.
Canada also qualified along with Jamaica, who are off to their first finals after taking third-place from Panama in a penalty shoot-out. Panama, who sprang a big surprise by knocking out Mexico, face a play-off with Argentina in November for a slot in France.
In Europe the last qualifying place is between Holland and Switzerland after the Dutch beat Denmark in a repeat of the Euro 2017 Final and the Swiss saw off Belgium.
The Africa Women’s Nations Cup will