WAFU Announces U-17, U-20 New Qualification Dates As Draw Holds Today

WAFU Announces U-17, U-20 New Qualification Dates As Draw Holds Today

By Vitus Michael

Nigeria’s national U-20 Flying Eagles and U-17 Golden Eaglets will today find out their opponents in the 2021 WAFU Cup as draws hold today even as the qualifications have been shifted to new dates, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report

WAFU ‘B’ announced new official dates for the U-20 and U-17 qualification tournaments with the draw slated to hold in Abidjan, Ivory Coast later today

In a letter sent to all member Associations on Monday October 5, WAFU has announced that the U-20 qualification which was earlier scheduled for October 17-31 will now be staged from November 14-29, 2020 in Togo.

The U-17 qualification tournament has also been scheduled to take place from December 5-20, 2020 in Benin.

A virtual draw for the two competitions will be held on October 20 in Abidjan.

The scenario for the draw is as follows: U-20 A1: Togo (Host Country) B1: Nigeria (3rd place in the last U-20 AFCON)

U-17 A1: Benin (Host Country) B1: Nigeria (winner of the last zonal tournament)

For each draw, the other teams will be in a single pot. The first drawn will be A2, the 2nd drawn will be B2, The 3rd drawn will be A3 and the 4th drawn will be B3, A final draw for the 7th team will be done to determine its A4 or B4 position.

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