WAFU Cup Of Nations: Nigeria To Face Sierra Leone In First Round
The draws for the newly-resuscitated West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations have been conducted.
According to the pairings, Nigeria will be facing Sierra Leone in the first round of the competition to be staged in two cities in Ghana.
Other teams that would play their first-round games in Takoradi include; Mali who are pitched against Mauritania, Ghana and Gambia as well as Guinea and Guinea Bissau.
All first-round games are on a knockout basis before the remaining eight teams are split into two groups.
ZONE A (Takoradi)
Ghana vs. Gambia
Nigeria vs. Sierra Leone
Mali vs. Mauritania
Guinea vs. Guinea Bissau
ZONE B (Cape Coast)
Senegal vs. Liberia
Burkina Faso vs. Niger
Ivory Coast vs. Togo
Benin vs. Cape Verde
FIRST ROUND (Knockout)
SECOND ROUND (Group stage of two with four teams)