Join the 2017 FOX WAFU Cup of Nations Volunteer Programme!
13th Aug 2017 | by: GFA Communications Department

Registration to join the 2017 FOX WAFU Cup of Nations Volunteer Programme is now open. 

It is the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for hundreds of people from Ghana and in particular the people of Cape Coast and Sekondi-Takoradi to participate in the organising of the FOX WAFU Cup of Nations and to contribute to the biggest sports festival in West Africa.

There are several stages of the programme, including recruiting, selecting and training the volunteers in the two Host Cities, and finally organising their work during the event and appreciating their effort and dedication. 

In total, there will be around 100 volunteers involved in the 2017 FOX WAFU Cup of Nations who will play important roles during the competition.

The volunteers will provide support in areas such as Ceremonies, Transport, Media, IT, Protocol, Language Services, and Fan Services.


Volunteers will receive the following:

Unique volunteer uniforms

Free meals during shifts


Priceless work experience

New friends

Participant's certificate



Registration is open to everyone, regardless of the gender, ethnic background.

Candidates should be over 18 years-old. 

Previous volunteering experience will be an additional advantage.

Be willing to work hard and communicate with others.

Be able to speak English and possess effective teamwork skills. 

Applicants with proficiency in French and Portuguese are highly encouraged to apply

Be a cheerful, dynamic person, living a healthy lifestyle, proficient in foreign languages, and with a wide range of professional skills.


How to apply

The first step on your way is to express interest by sending an e-mail to give your personal details:


Date of Birth:


Area to volunteer:

Host City:

Upload digital picture

Closing date for applications: 22 August, 2017 

Please send your application to the email address: or

You can also call 0244252975.



The selection process of the future volunteers will begin with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) checking the information provided by candidates and decide whether the candidates meet the age criteria.

After that, the successful candidates will proceed further to do an interview to decide on the volunteering area to be assigned to the candidate.

Training sessions will be organised in the two host cities after the volunteers are assigned their respective cities.

The details about the training sessions will be sent to the future volunteers via email.

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