Following the successful WAFU Challenge Cup played in Demba Diop mini stadium in Dakar, Senegal, WAFU and its Partner FOX Networks Group (FNG) will organise a I6 – nation Tournament in Takoradi and Cape Coast from September 9 -24, 2017.
After several working visits and meetings with the Ghana Football Association, a Local Organising Committee (LOC) chaired by Mr. George Afriyie, Vice President of The GFA was set up.
Currently, the WAFU / FOX delegation comprising Mr. Barry Lambert, Mamadou Gaye, Kyle de Clerk, Aka Malan and Jammeh E.K. Bojang are in Accra working on the modalities of the Tournament with the vendors and other suppliers.
FOX TV crew will arrive in Accra and – together with the WAFU/FOX delegates – travel to the two host cities for inspection of the stadiums and hotels.
On July 27, 2017 WAFU will organise a Workshop during which representatives from the sixteen participating teams will discuss the modalities of the Tournament. Later the same day, the draws for the WAFU Cup of Nations will be conducted in the luxurious Labadi Beach Hotel.
All sixteen countries of West Zones A&B have confirmed their participation in the maiden WAFU Cup of nations 2017.