Sierra Leone to face Liberia in WAFU Cup of Nations

Sep 25, 2019 | International, National Sport News Sierra Leone, Video & News | 0 comments

  • Sierra Leone has been recalled and will now face Liberia in this year’s WAFU Cup of Nations that is expected to run from 28 September to 13 October 2019 in Senegal.
  • The Sierra Leone Football Association announced the news on Tuesday. 
  • The West African Football Union body, previously confirmed in May this year that Sierra Leone was not included due to its previous Fifa suspension.

The Lone Star home-based side was billed to play Morocco, but the North Africans reportedly pulled out.

The home-based Leone Stars were eliminated in the last edition by Nigeria following a 2-0 defeat in the preliminary round in September 2017 at the Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana.

The draw for the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations was held at the Radisson Blu Sea Plaza Hotel in Dakar on Wednesday 29 May.

Host Senegal will kick off their campaign against Guinea Bissau on 28 September. All matches will be taking place at the Stade Lat Dior in the beautiful city of Thies.

On the same day, defending champions Ghana taking on The Gambia.

Highlights: Sierra Leone v Nigeria during WAFU 2017 at the Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana.

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