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Excitement build up as Ghana and Nigeria gear up for U-17 WAFU Zone B Tournament in Accra

The stage is set for an electrifying showcase of youthful talent as the draw for the U17 WAFU Zone B tournament was announced today in Ivory cCoast. With Ghana and Nigeria, two footballing powerhouses, leading the charge, anticipation is already reaching fever pitch among fans and pundits alike.

In a draw ceremony held at the headquarters of the Ivorian Football Federation in Abidjan, the participating teams discovered their fate, setting the scene for what promises to be an exhilarating competition.

Ghana, the host nation, found themselves placed in Group A alongside fierce rivals Ivory Coast and Benin.

Meanwhile, Nigeria, defending champions headline Group B alongside Burkina Faso, Niger, and Togo.

The tournament, scheduled to take place from the 15th to the 28th of May in Accra, promises fans an unparalleled footballing spectacle.

With rising stars eager to make their mark on the international stage, the U-17 WAFU Zone B tournament is poised to captivate audiences and inspire a new generation of football enthusiasts across the continent.

As the countdown to kick-off begins, all eyes are on Ghana and Nigeria as they prepare to showcase their talent, determination, and passion for the beautiful game.

The WAFU U17 Tournament will serve as the qualifiers for the U-17 AFCON Tournament to be played in 2025.

The Black Starlets will depart the shore of Ghana on Friday for a 4-nation tournament in Russia ahead of the start of the WAFU Tournament.


Daraja Kapoor

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