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2012 South American Under 17 Women's Football Championship

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Host country  Bolivia
Venue(s)  2 (in 2 host cities)
Runners-up  Uruguay
Dates  9 − 25 March
Champions  Brazil (2nd title)
2012 South American Under-17 Women's Football Championship
Teams  10 (from 1 confederation)

The 2012 South American Under-17 Women's Football Championship was the third instance of the South American Under-17 Women's Football Championship. It was held from 9 to 25 March in Sucre and Santa Cruz, Bolivia. The top three teams qualified to the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup held in Azerbaijan.

Contents

Hosts

Bolivia was awarded the tournament on 24 November 2011.

Group stage

Matches as of the regulations. If teams are tied on points, the tiebreakers are in descending order: goal difference, goals scored, direct-matches between tied teams and finally the draw.

Group A

All Group A matches were played in Sucre.

Group B

All Group B matches were played in Santa Cruz.

Final round

The top two teams of each group played another round-robin. Brazil, Uruguay and Colombia qualified to the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Azerbaijan.

Top scorers

9 goals
  • Yamila Badell
  • 8 goals
  • Byanca Araujo
  • 7 goals
  • Brenda Carolina
  • 4 goals
  • Dayana Castillo
  • Carolina Birizamberri
  • The top-scorer award was handed to Yamila Badell from Uruguay who scored nine goals in her team's seven matches. Second place went to Brazilian Byanca Araujo who scored eight goals and third place to Brazilian Brenda Carolina who scored seven times.

    References

    2012 South American Under-17 Women's Football Championship Wikipedia


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