Organizers have adjusted the opening group matches involving Nigeria at this year’s WAFU Cup with the Eagles now billed to take on Mali, and not hosts Ghana, Thursday afternoon.
A statement from the NFF stated yesterday that the match between Mali and Nigeria will now open Group A in Cape Coast by 4pmNigerian time Thursday.
It will be followed by the game between Ghana and Guinea.
From the new fixtures, Nigeria will play a second afternoon fixture against Guinea to be followed by Ghana up against Mali.
The final round of Group A matches will be played on Monday, September 18, with Nigeria battling home team Ghana, while Guinea square up against Mali.
The top two teams will advance to the knockout semi-finals of the sub-regional competition, which has been revived with new sponsors Fox Sports.
The final is fixed for Sunday, September 24.