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Super Eagles To Face Sierra Leone In WAFU Cup

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will battle Sierra Leone in the qualifiers for the group stage of WAFU Cup.

The WAFU Cup which is contested by representative teams of the West African Football Union is returning with the 2017 edition set to begin in September.

Draw for the tournament for home-based players was held on Thursday, July 27 at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.

For the 2017 editions, the 16 participating teams will play single knockout games before the winners advance to two four-team groups.

2010 champions Nigeria have been drawn to play Sierra Leone in a double header to progress to the group stage.

The 2017 WAFU Cup will be played in the cities of Sekondi-Takoradi and Cape Coast from September 9.

Nigeria will be represented by the Super Eagles Team B who are currently in camp in Kano ahead of their double header against Republic of Benin for the 2018 African Nations Championship qualifiers.

Super Eagles chief coach Salisu Yusuf is currently the coach of the Super Eagles home-based team.


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