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FIFA Secretary-General commends Aisha Buhari Cup

Fatima Samoura, the Secretary-General of Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA, on Monday commended the display of skills and the level of competition at the ongoing 2021 Aisha Buhari Cup in Lagos.

Ms Samoura made this known in Lagos after the match that saw the Black Queens of Ghana defeat the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon 2-0.

She said she was delighted to see the level of improvement in competitive football for women at the ongoing tournament at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos Island.

She also expressed satisfaction over the level of organisation at the ongoing Aisha Buhari Cup aimed to prepare participants for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers in the female category.

“I am so delighted about what I have seen so far in the competition, there has been a high level of skills and competitiveness.

“Indeed, the tempo of the game is standard and each participating teams has shown some level of ball development than ever before.

“The organisers have done well indeed, the competition would go a long way in adding more value and class to women football in Africa as a whole,” she said.