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The West African Football Union, officially abbreviated as WAFU-UFOA and WAFU, is an association of the football playing nations in West Africa. It was the brainchild of the Senegal Football Federation who requested that the nations belonging to CAF's Zone A and B meet and hold a regular competitive tournament. The union organises several competitions including the WAFU Nations Cup and in 2008 they organised an under-20 championship.
The first edition however was played in 2018 with eight teams including some foreign-based players.
A 2019 version is planned in Cote d'Ivoire.
Eight teams were drawn in two groups of four. WAFU member teams were Ivory Coast, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Mali and Senegal. Mali replaced Benin, who had withdrawn shortly before the tournament.The tournament was won by Ghana.
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