1995 FIFA Women's World Cup Qualification
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1995 FIFA Women's World Cup Qualification

1995 FIFA Women's World Cup Qualification
Tournament details
Teams55 (from 6 confederations)
Tournament statistics
Matches played135
Goals scored655 (4.85 per match)
1991
1999

The qualification process for the 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup saw 54 teams from the six FIFA confederations compete for the 12 places in the tournament's finals. Sweden qualified automatically as hosts. The places were divided as follows:

A total of 52 teams played at least one qualifying match. A total of 135 qualifying matches were played, and 655 goals were scored (an average of 4.85 per match).

Qualified teams

The following 12 teams qualified for the 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup:

Team Finals appearance Streak Last appearance
 Australia 1st 1 --
 Brazil 2nd 2 1991
 Canada 1st 1 --
 China PR 2nd 2 1991
 Denmark 2nd 2 1991
 England 1st 1 --
 Germany 2nd 2 1991
 Japan 2nd 2 1991
 Nigeria 2nd 2 1991
 Norway 2nd 2 1991
 Sweden (h) 2nd 2 1991
 United States 2nd 2 1991

(h) - qualified automatically as hosts

Confederation qualification processes

Africa (CAF)

(8 teams competing for 1 berth)

Qualified:  Nigeria

The one African team to qualify to the World Cup was the winner of the 1995 CAF Women's Championship, Nigeria. Nigeria won the tournament by defeating South Africa 11-2 on aggregate in a two-leg final.

Final Round

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Nigeria  11-2  South Africa 4-1 7-1

Nigeria qualified for the World Cup.

Asia (AFC)

(4 teams competing for 2 berths)

Qualified:  China PR -  Japan

The two Asian teams to qualify to the World Cup were the two finalists of the women's football tournament at the 1994 Asian Games. The tournament took place in Hiroshima, Japan from 3-12 October and consisted of 4 teams.

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Japan 7 3 2 1 0 9 1 8
 China PR 7 3 2 1 0 8 1 7
 Chinese Taipei 3 3 1 0 2 2 8 -6
 South Korea 0 3 0 0 3 0 9 -9

Final

China and Japan qualified for the World Cup

Europe (UEFA)

(30 teams competing for 4 berths, host Sweden qualifies automatically)

Qualified:  Sweden -  England -  Germany -  Norway -  Denmark

The third official edition of the UEFA Women's Championship served also as UEFA's qualifying tournament for the World Cup. Out of the 29 teams participating in the tournament, the qualifiers were the four semi-finalists - Sweden (qualified as host of the World Cup), England, Germany and Norway - and the best quarter-final loser - Denmark.

Tournament bracket

  Semifinals Final
                         
 England 1 1 2  
 Germany 4 2 6  
     Germany 3 --1 3
   Sweden 2 -- 2
 Norway 4 1 5
 Sweden 3 4 7  
  • 1 No second leg was played.

Final

England, Germany, Norway and Denmark qualified for the World Cup. Sweden qualified automatically as hosts.

North, Central America & the Caribbean (CONCACAF)

(5 teams competing for 2 berths)

Qualified:  United States -  Canada

The 1994 CONCACAF's Women's Championship determined the CONCACAF's two qualifiers for the FIFA Women's World Cup 1995 -- the winner the United States and the runner-up Canada. The tournament took place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada between 13 & 21 August 1994.

Final standings

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 United States 12 4 4 0 0 36 1
 Canada 9 4 3 0 1 18 6
 Mexico 4 4 1 1 2 6 19
 Trinidad and Tobago 4 4 1 1 2 6 20
 Jamaica 0 4 0 0 4 2 22

United States and Canada qualified for the World Cup.

Oceania (OFC)

Qualified:  Australia

The OFC was the only one of the six FIFA confederations to hold a specified qualifying competition.

Only three teams participated in the tournament which took place in Papua New Guinea between 14 & 20 October 1994: Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. The teams played in a round-robin tournament in which each team played 2 matches against each opponent, and in which the qualifier would be the team who finished first.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
 Australia 4 3 0 1 13 2 +11 9 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup
 New Zealand 4 3 0 1 10 2 +8 9
 Papua New Guinea 4 0 0 4 0 19 -19 0

South America (CONMEBOL)

Qualified:  Brazil

The second edition of the Sudamericano Femenino (Women's South American Championship) in 1995 determined the CONMEBOL's qualifier. Brazil won the tournament.

Final standings

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 Brazil 12 4 4 0 0 42 1
 Argentina 9 4 3 0 1 18 9
 Chile 4 4 1 1 2 14 9
 Ecuador 4 4 1 1 2 9 21
 Bolivia 0 4 0 0 4 1 44

Final

Brazil qualified for the World Cup.

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