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Nigeria draw Sierra Leone, Ghana face Gambia in Wafu Cup draw

Goal.com logo Goal.com 27-07-2017

Nigeria against Sierra Leone is the pick of the ties to emerge from Thursday’s West African Football Union Cup draw in Accra.

Hosts Ghana, meanwhile, will face Gambia in a daunting tie for a quarter-final place, while Mali will try Mauritania for size.

Cote d’Ivoire meet Togo, while Benin Republic will lock horns with Cape Verde. Also, Senegal will challenge Liberia for a place in the next round.

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Ghana, Gambia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mali , Mauritania, Guinea and Guinea Bissau make up Group A, with Group B comprising of Senegal, Liberia, Burkina Faso, Niger Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin Republic and Cape Verde.

The regional competition organised for home-based professionals will hold between September 9-24, 2016 in a format that will see teams play single games before proceeding to the quarter finals.

Winners of the round robin stage will form Group A & B with the top two teams from each group progressing to the semi-final.

#Wafu Cup of Nations draw: The winners of the round robin stage will form Gp A & B. Top two teams from the two group progress to the semis pic.twitter.com/c7ws9WL0Mu

— Ghana FA (@ghanafaofficial) July 27, 2017

GROUP A

Ghana vs. The Gambia Nigeria vs Sierra Leone Mali vs Mauritania Guinea vs Guinea Bissau

GROUP B

Senegal vs Liberia Burkina Faso vs Niger Republic Cote d’Ivoire vs Togo Benin Republic vs Cape Verde

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