With the Aisha Buhari Cup set to start today, featuring top African countries CAF president Patrice Motsepe is expected to grace the tournament with his attendance.
According to the Confederation Of African Football website, Dr Motsepe is set to meet with Nigerian Football Federation to discuss Football development in Africa.
“Dr Motsepe, together with Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick, will meet different stakeholders in Nigeria discussing advancement of football in Africa, in particular women’s football development.”
“The CAF President will be joined by FIFA President Gianni Infantino who will also attend the Aisha Buhari Cup.”
“The competition features women’s national teams from Nigeria, Mali, Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco and South Africa featuring some of Africa’s top women footballers,” read the statement.
South Africa senior women’s national team have assembled a strong squad to participate in the tournament as part of the their preparations for AWCON.
By Wonga Sirayi
FARPost’s KZN Reporter