The Women national teams of 8 contres in West Africa will be on pitch in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, from 14 to 24 fébruary at the occasion of the WAFU B Cup. The ladies from Nigeria are likely waited to confirm their huge experience in Women soccer in Africa.
Number one in the FIFA ranking of Women soccer in Africa, Nigeria seems to be the Best candidate to win the tournament. In the group B, Nigeria will play against Sénégal and Togo. Both of thèse countries do not have the means to challenge Nigeria, the togolese ladies for instance are not experienced enough to put up with the skill of their Nigerian mates.
In the group A formed of Ivory Coast, Niger, Burkina – Faso and Ghana, there will be an exciting combat between Ghana and the host country Ivory Coast for the leadership.Group matches are scheduled from 14 to 19 february. Semi-finals will be played on 22 and 23 before the final match on february 24.
For the tournament, the WAFU B staff has invited the Sénégal tram to be part of the event.Meanwhile, Benin décided not to play in Abidjan. According to the sports minister, the tram is not ready for such challenge.” it is not a good decision. We are very disappointed since’we made efforts and sacrifices to prepare for the event” said one of the beninese players.