Top four confirmed for World Cup semis

The top four teams have been confirmed for the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup semifinals.

The last teams standing are Japan, Korea DPR, the United States and France.

Korea DPR was first to qualify after defeating Spain 3-2 in the first quarterfinal match.

Japan was the next to qualify, grabbing an easy win against Brazil 3-1 in the second quarterfinal.

USA defeated Mexico 2-1 in the third quarterfinal to secure their spot in the semifinal while reigning champions, Germany, lost their campaign to retain the Cup after a shocking loss to France 1-0 in the last quarterfinal match.

The semifinals are scheduled for Tuesday, November 29, at the Sir John Guise Stadium.

Korea DPR will take on USA in the first semifinal match and France will play Japan in the second semifinal.

The winners will advance to the grand final on Saturday, December 3.

Quintina Naime