WAFU U-20 Championship

The WAFU U-20 Championship is an association football tournament that is contested between West African nations. It was funded by The Economic Community Of West African States.[1]

WAFU U-20 Championship
Founded2008
RegionInternational (CAF)
Current champions Gambia (2 titles) WAFU Zone A
 Ghana (2 titles)
WAFU Zone B
Most successful team(s) Gambia (2 titles) WAFU Zone A
 Ghana (2 titles)
WAFU Zone B
Websitewafuonline.com
2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualification

Eligible participantsEdit

2018 editionEdit

In 2018, the WAFU Championship was relaunched and the championship was placed in two different tournaments based on the zones.

WAFU Zones (A&B)Edit

Country Zone Governing body
  Cape Verde Zone A Cape Verdean Football Federation
  Gambia Gambia Football Association
  Guinea Guinean Football Federation
  Guinea-Bissau Football Federation of Guinea-Bissau
  Liberia Liberia Football Association
  Mali Malian Football Federation
  Mauritania Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  Senegal Senegalese Football Federation
  Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Football Association
  Benin Zone B Benin Football Federation
  Burkina Faso Burkinabé Football Federation
  Ghana Ghana Football Association
  Ivory Coast Ivorian Football Federation
  Niger Nigerien Football Federation
  Nigeria Nigeria Football Federation
  Togo Togolese Football Federation

TournamentsEdit

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
2008
Details
  Nigeria  
Ghana
1 – 1 aet
(3–2 pen)
 
Senegal
 
Ivory Coast
2 – 0  
Burkina Faso

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ecowas To Bankroll WAFU Competition". April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2 January 2010.

External linksEdit