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Wafu Draw Held

Nov 11, 2008, 5:47 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The draw of the 2008 West African Football Union[WAFU CUP] was held last Thursday 6 November 2008 in LagosNigeria.

16 West African countries were divided into groups of four. Group A featured the hosts Nigeria, Togo, Benin and Guinea-Bissau.Group B comprised The Gambia, Senegal, Ghana and Guinea Conakry. Group C consisted of Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Sierra Leone while Group D featured Mali, Niger, Liberia and Cape Verde.

The tournament kicks-off on November 28thand will run to the 9thof December 2008 in Southern Delta State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The tournament was organised to promote and develop football in West Africa and also to foster unity and understanding among the youth of West Africa.

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