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England beat Norway for World Cup place

Norway 1-2 England
Niamh Charles scored twice to give England third place and a spot in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan with Germany and Spain.

Niamh Charles takes the plaudits after her first goal at the Traktor Stadium
Niamh Charles takes the plaudits after her first goal at the Traktor Stadium ©Sportsfile
  • England beat Norway for third place and qualify for FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
  • Niamh Charles snaffles rebound from Alessia Russo's early effort
  • Sophie Haug profits from poor back pass to score easy equaliser after half-time
  • Charles makes it four goals in five games with turn and shot from Hannah Cain assist
  • Lively play-off contest watched by 4,108 crowd in Minsk
  • Germany and Spain already booked up for Jordan after reaching WU17 EURO final

2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
30 September–21 October, Jordan
: 30 May

UEFA: Engand, Germany, Spain
AFC: Jordan (hosts), Japan (holders), North Korea
CAF: Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria
CONCACAF: Canada, Mexico, United States
COMNEBOL: Brazil, Paraguay, Venezuela
OFC: New Zealand

European qualifiers' past performances
Spain: Runners-up 2014, Third place 2010
Germany: Group stage 2014, Fourth place 2012, Quarter-finals 2010, Third place 2008
England: Fourth place 2008

Past finals
2014: Japan 2-0 Spain (Costa Rica)
2012: France 1-1, 7-6pens North Korea (Azerbaijan)
2010: South Korea 3-3aet, 5-4 pens Japan (Trinidad & Tobago)
2008: North Korea 2-1aet United States (New Zealand)




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