CAF stripped off Ghana's hosting right

By Haruna Mubarak
CAF stripped off Ghana hosting right
CAF stripped off Ghana hosting right

Ghana will be unable to host the WAFU Zone B Africa U17 Championships as earlier scheduled by CAF.

The West African state has been stripped off the hosting rights following government interference in the administration of the sport as a result of the rot discovered by investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

Niger has been the reserve as the new hosts but CAF will confirm or name a new host for the WAFU Zone B Africa U17 Championships in the coming days.

The tournament is a new format being employed by CAF to have all regional blocks duly represented in the U17 Championships.

CAF has introduced a new format, this will see only the winners of the regional tournaments qualify for the CAF U17 finals.

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Ghana will battle seven other countries in WAFU Zone B for the sole qualification ticket to the Africa U17 Championships to be hosted by Tanzania.

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