WAFU CUP | Nigeria now to face Mali as Organizers change fixtures

by on September 13, 2017

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.

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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.



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