Further to the signing of the long-term multi-million partnership between West African Football Union (WAFU) Zones A & B and FOX Networks Group (FNG) on December 9, 2016, there will be an Inter-club Football Tournament called the WAFU Challenge Cup from March 31 – April 2, 2017 at the Stade Demba Diop in Dakar, Senegal.
WAFU has invited the current League Champions of Liberia (Barrack Young Controllers), Ivory Coast (AS Tanda), Ghana (WA Stars) and Senegal (US Goree). Also invited are the Presidents of the sixteen (16) Member Associations / Federations of West Africa. Match officials and Journalists are also invited from the remaining countries to allow all sixteen Member Associations / Federations to actively participate in this inaugural tournament to celebrate this historic partnership.
All the four clubs will be lodged at the Novotel whilst the Match officials and Journalists will be lodged at the Ndiambour hotel.
WAFU / FOX have signed a contract with Air Cote Ivoire as the official airline to fly in all the delegations to and from Dakar.
All the Presidents WAFU / FOX officials and other Guests will be at the TERROU-BI DAKAR.
The members of WOC – Mr. Barry Lambert, Mamadou Gaye and Jammeh E.K. Bojang are in Dakar working with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Senegalese Football Federation to finalise all the modalities of the Tournament.
All matches of WAFU Challenge Cup will be shown on RTS and FOX Sports Channels around the world.
Jammeh E.K. Bojang