WAFU CUP OF NATIONS:Senegal vs Benin this thursday
A remake of the 2019 AFCON quarter-finals
Senegal National squad will challenge Benin on thursday, in the quarterfinal, of the ongoing WAFU Cup of nations taking place at Lat Dior stadium in Thies). This competition, which brings together sixteen (16) Nations, is organized by the American channel Espn, which has the exclusivity of all the 22 matches .
In the first phase of this tournament, Benin ousted Guinea 2-1 while , while Sengal defeated Guinea Bissau in the opening match.
The Senegal-Benin quarterfinal match, which kicks off at 20h00 (GMT), reninds of the last confrontation of the two teams at this stage of the just ended AFCON that took place in Egypt .Senegal won the match thanks to the lone goal scored, Idrissa Gana Gueye.
On Thursday, at Lat Dior stadium in Thiès, Benin’s home based players will seek revenge for the defeat of their elders and try to win the tournament , which first edition was won by host country Ghana in 2017 .
QUARTER FINAL FIXTURES
Senegal vs Benin
Burkina Faso vs Ghana
Togo vs Ivory Coast
Sierra Leone vs Mali
Guinea Bissau vs Guinea
Mauritania vs Gambia
Nigeria-Cape vs Verde
Liberia vs Niger