Cotonou, the capital of Benin will host from 25th to 28th June 2009, the joint preliminaries of U16 zone 3 for men and women.
Four (4) male teams and three (3) female teams will attend the competition and at the end, the two best of each category will qualify for the final rounds of the first ever edition of U16 Africa Nations Championships to be played in Dakar, Senegal (women) and in Maputo, Mozambique (men) later this year.
The technical meeting has been held yesterday in Cotonou under the direction of the technical Commissioner from Niger, Mr. Tateye Mohamed.
The teams list :
Women : Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria.
Men : Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria.