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WAFU Cup 2017: Nigeria to meet Ghana in finals

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-The Super Eagles of Nigeria will face the Black Stars of Ghana in the 2017 WAFU cup finals.

-Ghana are the tournament’s defending champion.

The home based Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Sunday, 24th September, face their Ghanaian counterparts in the finals of the 2017 West African Football Union (WAFU) tournament.

Ghana stayed on course to defend their WAFU cup title after an improved performance gave the Black Stars an impressive win over Niger in the semi-final on Thursday night.

The win sets up a final match between the defending champions and old rivals Nigeria who defeated Benin Republic courtesy of Rabiu Ali’s single strike.

Ghana defeated Niger 2-0 courtesy a goal in each half from Berekum Chelsea striker Stephen Sarfo and Kwame Kizito of Hearts of Oak.

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The two teams had earlier met in the group stages of the competition with the Super Eagles of Nigeria, running away with a 2-0 win.

The Eagles had earlier defeated Benin Republic by a lone goal in the semifinal match played on Thursday at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

Ghana are the defending champions of the regional football tournament.

 

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