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WAFA U17 lands to play in 2017 Abidjan District International Tournament

Published on: 29 November 2017
WAFA U17 are in Abidjan

WAFA SC U17 are in Abidjan to play in the 2017 Tournoi International District Autonome D'Abidjan.

Three other foreign clubs FC Lakika (Mali), Royal SC (Burkina Faso) and Isonga FC (Rwanda) will compete in the 12-team tournament.

The tournament start on Thursday, 30 November, 2017 and the Academy Boys will be against Racing Club D'Abidjan in Group B.

Their next match will be against Rwandan side Isonga FC on Friday, 1 December, 2017.

Coach Sadiq Abubakar's side final Group match will be against Côte d’Ivoire U17 team on Saturday, 2 December, 2017.

The matches will be staged at Champroux de Marcory and the sports complexes of Yopougon and Abobo respectively.

The first ranked teams in each group at the end of knock-out matches will qualify for the semi-finals.

The teams that will hold second place will play in a half-time tournament, after which the winner will complete the semi-final stage.

Like previous editions, TIDA 2017 wants to help identify talent and promote youth football.

Group A: Asec Mimoas, FC San Pedro (Cote d’Ivoire), FC Lakika (Mali) and Volcan Junior (Cote d’Ivoire)

Group B: Côte d’Ivoire U17 Elephants (Cote d’Ivoire), WAFA (Ghana), Racing Club d’Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) and Isonga FC (Rwanda)

Group C: Academie Mohamed VI (Morocco), SOA (Cote d’Ivoire), Ivoire Academie (Cote d’Ivoire) and Royal SC (Burkina Faso).

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