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STATISTICS: 2017 WAFU CUP OF NATIONS

We look back at the statistics of  2017 WAFU Cup of Nations.

OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT BEST IX 

1. Ikechuckwu Ezenwa (Nigeria)
2. Osas Okoro (Nigeria)
3. Thomas Abbey (Ghana)
4. Ablaye Diene (Senegal)
5. Conde Aminata (Guinea)
6. Afeez Oremu (Nigeria)
7. Victories Adebayor (Niger)
8. Isaac Twum (Ghana)
9. Stephen Sarfo (Ghana)
10. Winful Cobbinah (Ghana)
11. Gabriel Gomes (Guinea)

TOP 4 FINISHING TEAMS

WINNER => GHANA

RUNNER UP => NIGERIA

3RD PLACE => NIGER

4TH PLACE => BENIN

TOURNAMENT STATISTICS

MATCHES PLAYED – 23

GOALS SCORED – 41

HIGHEST SCORING TEAM – GHANA (10 GOALS)

LOWEST CONCEDING TEAM – GHANA (3 GOALS)

TOP SCORERS 

S. SARFO (GHANA) – 4
K. KIZITO (GHANA) – 2
W. COBBINAH (GHANA) – 2
V. ATINGAH (GHANA) – 2
M. KONE (MALI) – 2

TOURNAMENT AWARDS

TOP SCORER => STEPHEN SARFO (GHANA) – 4 GOALS

BEST PLAYER => ISAAC TWUM (GHANA)

BEST GOALKEEPER => IKECHUKWU EZENWA (NIGERIA) => 5 CLEAN SHEETS

PRIZE MONEYS

POSITION – PRIZE MONEY (IN US DOLLARS)

Winner – $100,000

Runner-up – $50,000

Third place – $25,000

Fourth place – $10,000

Four losing semi-finalists – $10,000

Four second round finishers – $5,000

TOTAL MONETARY GAINS BY TOP 4 FINISHING TEAMS

WINNER => GHANA – $115,000 + Participation fee

RUNNER UP => NIGERIA – $65,000 + Participation fee

3RD PLACE => NIGER – $40,000 + Participation fee

4TH PLACE => BENIN – $25,000 + Participation fee

HISTORY WINNERS

YEAR / HOST / WINNER / RUNNER UP / 3RD PLACE

2010 / Nigeria / Nigeria / Senegal / Ghana

2011 / Nigeria / Togo / Nigeria / Liberia

2013 / Ghana / Ghana / Senegal / Benin

2017 Ghana / Ghana / Nigeria / Niger

SUMMARY OF WINNERS

GHANA – 2
NIGERIA – 1
TOGO – 1

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