Cote d’Ivoire to host WAFU Zone B schools championship

Cote d’Ivoire will host the WAFU Zone B qualification tournament for the African Schools Championship from November 5-10, 2022.

Boys and girls from Offinso College of Education JHS and Maakro M/A JHS will represent Ghana in the maiden editions of the male and female competitions, respectively.

The two schools emerged as the winners of the school-based U-16 competition which was staged from July 19-23 in Kumasi.

They will compete in the sub-regional tournament for a slot to participate in the first ever CAF African Schools Championship.

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Ghana is part of six countries from the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B committed to the idea from the continental football body and will partake in the maiden edition.

The other five countries making the zonal representation for the 2022/23 season includes Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger and Togo.

The CAF Pan-African Schools Football Championship is part of the new leadership under Dr. Patrice Motsepe’s plan of developing football from a Pan-African point of view from the grassroots, with the goal of fostering a new generation of African youths. –GFA

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