Disqualification of Togo for the remainder of the UFOA B U17 tournament.



The U-17 national football team from Togo was disqualified from the rest of the tournament of the Union of West African Football Federations (UFOA) in Zone B, according to PANAPRESS

The statement signed by the executive director of UFOA-B, Boureima Balima, takes into account the cases of ineligibility of Togolese players who have exceeded the required age, which was detected after MRI tests.

According to article 27.4 of the Under-17 African Championship of Nations (CAN) Regulations to take place in Morocco in 2021, “if, after the tests have carried out an age eligibility test for a participating team, a single one proves not to eligible, the participating team will be disqualified

The group game between Togo and Burkina Faso in Group A was canceled due to this decision, the third. Already qualified for the competition's semi-finals, Togo's youths won their first two games 2-1 against Niger and 3-1 against Benin, he recalls.

"While awaiting the official motivated decision by the African Football Confederation (CAF) Under-17 Competition Organization Committee, the Togolese Football Federation has rebelled against this" unjustified decision "and intends to appeal soon

Togo, which is betting on juniors to have a good image of football, after the failure of seniors to participate in CAN, is very embarrassed by this decision.

This tournament serves as qualifiers for the final tournament of the CAN of this category scheduled for 2021 in Morocco.


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