After a successful inspection of the facilities in Cape Coast, WAFU / FOX delegation continued its survey of the hotels and stadium in Takoradi today. The hotels visited are to house the Group A teams, WAFU / FOX staff, Production team, LOC and Match officials.
Takoradi will host Group A comprising eight national teams for the WAFU Cup of Nations whilst Cape Coast will host the eight teams in Group B.
Best Western Plus Atlantic Hotel, Protea Hotel and the Planters Resort were identified to house all delegations in Takoradi. At a meeting with the Managers of the said hotels, all modalities for a comfortable lodging of all delegations were discussed and guaranteed by both parties.
Later in the evening, the delegaton visited the main Stadium where the FOX TV production team examined possible areas for the positining of their cameras for coverage of all the matches. The branding team was also on hand to draw up their plans for the branding of the stadium and its environs.
At the request of the WAFU / FOX delegation who provided the fuel for the generator, the floodlights of the Stadium were put on and tested to the satisfacion of all and sundry.
The WAFU / FOX delegation was lodged at the Best Western Plus Atlantic hotel in Takoradi. The delegation returns to Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra tomorrow Saturday July 8, 2017.
Jammeh E.K. Bojang