Ghana Face Cote D’Ivoire, Nigeria Battle Burkina Faso In WAFU B U-17 Openers


Five times world cup winners, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will start their title defense against Burkina Faso in the 2024 U17 WAFU B Group B opener.

This game comes up on 16th May, 2024 a day after the hosts, Ghana takes on Cote D’Ivoire in Group A and competition opener.

Seven countries including Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will contend for the CAF U17 African Nations Cup tickets in the competition holding in Cape Coast, Ghana.

The official fixtures were released in the early hours of Saturday with the host, Ghana, facing Cote d’Ivoire in the opening game on 15th of May.

Defending champions Nigeria will tackle Burkina Faso in the opening Group B game on the 16th of May before Niger face Togo later in the day.

Golden Eaglets will play Niger on the 19th of May in the second group game before playing Togo in the final group match three days later.

The two finalists will represent the region in the U17 African Cup of Nations which will serve as the qualifiers for the FIFA U17 World Cup