Five teams from Asia and three from Africa have joined the list of finalists of the IHF Women’s Youth U18 World Championship Poland 2018.

The teams have won the qualification through continental championships.

From Asia, five best teams in 2017 Women’s Youth U17 Asian Championship has qualified: South Korea, Japan, China, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

From Africa, three best team in 2017 Women’s Youth U17 African Nations Championship has qualified: Egypt, Tunisia and Angola.

That equals 20 out of 24 teams that will participate in the IHF Women’s Youth World Championship Poland 2018. The remaining four will come from Panamerica (three teams) and Oceania (one team).

The IHF Women’s Youth World Championship Poland 2018 participants:

Europe (12): Poland (organiser), Russia, Germany, Denmark, Hungary, Romania, France, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Netherlands and Montenegro

Asia (5): South Korea, Japan, China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan

Africa (3): Egypt, Tunisia, Angola

Panamerica (3): ?

Oceania (1): ?