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West Africa cricket team

West Africa
ICC status Former member (1976 to 2003)
ICC region Africa
WCL n/a
Coach n/a
Captain n/a
First international
16 June 1982 v Bangladesh at West Bromwich, England
World Cup Qualifier
Appearances 3 (withdrew in 2001) (first in 1982)
Best result First round, 1982
As of 1 August 2007

The West African cricket team was a team representing the countries of Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone in international cricket matches whilst they were an associate member of the International Cricket Council between 1976 and 2003. They played in the ICC Trophy on three occasions, in 1982, 1994 and 1997, withdrawing shortly before the start of the 2001 tournament. The team was broken up into its constituent parts in 2003, with Nigeria becoming an associate member of the ICC, the other three affiliates.

Tournament History

ICC Trophy

  • 1979: Did not participate
  • 1982: First round
  • 1986: Did not participate
  • 1990: Did not participate
  • 1994: 17th place
  • 1997: 18th place
  • 2001: Withdrew

See also



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