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Sports News of Friday, 28 July 2017


WAFU Nations Cup winner will pocket US$ 100,000 as prize money

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The winner of the inaugural edition of the WAFU Nations Cup will earn US$ 100,000, organizers have announced.

This was announced at the launch of the competition in Accra on Thursday evening.

Sixteen teams from the two Zones (West A and B) will compete in the coastal cities of Cape Coast and Sekondi-Takoradi.

The first round will be a knockout format with all four winners in each Group staying on for a round-robin exercise.

After three matches, the top two teams will progress to semi-final.

The 2017 Fox Sports WAFU Nations Cup will run from 9-24 September.

Group A (Takoradi)

Ghana vs Gambia

Nigeria vs Sierra Leone

Mali vs Mauritania

Guinea vs Guinea Bissau

Group B (Cape Coast)

Senegal vs Liberia

Burkina Faso vs Niger

Ivory Coast vs Togo

Benin vs Cape Verde