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 (1 title)
Most successful team(s) Ghana (1 title)  Gambia (1 title)
Websitewafuonline.com
2018 WAFU/FOX U-20 Tournament

Eligible participants

2018 edition

Eight teams were drawn in two groups of four from WAFU Zone A members including hosts Liberia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone and The Gambia. Mauritania declined to participate in the tournament and Cape Verde later withdrew to be replaced by Ivory Coast.[2]

Previous Tournaments

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
2008
Details
 Nigeria
Delta State

Ghana
1 - 1 aet
(3-2) p

Senegal

Ivory Coast
2 - 0
Burkina Faso
2018
Details
 Liberia

Gambia
2 - 1
Liberia

Mali
1 - 0
Ivory Coast
2019
Details
 Guinea

Senegal
2 - 0
Mali

Gambia
0 - 0
(8-7) p

Sierra Leone
2020
Details

References

  1. "Ecowas To Bankroll WAFU Competition". April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2 January 2010.
  2. "WAFU U-20 Draw: Liberia Face Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau and Sierra Leone in Group A". March 27, 2018. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
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