Nigeria draw Sierra Leone, Ghana face Gambia in Wafu Cup draw

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The Super Eagles will have to deal with the Leone Stars, while the Black Stars tackle the Scorpion for a quarter-final place

Nigeria against Sierra Leone is the pick of the ties to emerge from Thursday’s West African Football Union Cup draw in Accra.

Hosts Ghana, meanwhile, will face Gambia in a daunting tie for a quarter-final place, while Mali will try Mauritania for size.

Cote d’Ivoire meet Togo, while Benin Republic will lock horns with Cape Verde. Also, Senegal will challenge Liberia for a place in the next round.

Ghana, Gambia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mali , Mauritania, Guinea and  Guinea Bissau make up Group A, with Group B comprising of Senegal, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Niger Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin Republic and Cape Verde.

The regional competition organised for home-based professionals will hold between September 9-24, 2016 in a format that will see teams play single games before proceeding to the quarter finals.

Winners of the round robin stage will form Group A & B with the top two teams from each group progressing to the semi-final.

GROUP A

Ghana vs. The Gambia
Nigeria vs Sierra Leone
Mali vs Mauritania
Guinea vs Guinea Bissau 

GROUP B

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Senegal vs Liberia
Burkina Faso vs Niger Republic
Cote d’Ivoire vs Togo
Benin Republic vs Cape Verde

 

 

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