Ghana to host Wafu Cup in October

The third edition of the sub regional tournament will be staged in the Gold Coast country

The 2013 edition of the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B Cup will be held in Accra, Ghana. Organisers have said the competition will have eight teams including Nigeria.

Host nation Ghana will battle for supremacy against Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Niger, Nigeria, Mauritania and defending champions Togo in the two weeks football showpiece that will hold between October 24 and November 3, 2013.

Meanwhile, matches will be played at the Ohene Djan and  El Wak Sports stadia in Accra.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles B coached by Samson Siasia were stunned by the Hawks of Togo in the final of the last edition hosted in Abeokuta, Nigeria.

This eight nation tourney meant for local league-basedplayers would help prepare West African teams that will take part in next January's African Nations Championship (CHAN) scheduled for South Africa.