A comprehensive recap of Aisha Buhari Cup 2021

Much like the freshness of an artist’s new canvas, the Aisha Buhari Cup had the thrills and excitement expected of a beautifully staged tournament. The annual Invitational tournament organized by the Nigeria football federation for the female national team kicked off the first edition, and the excitement in Lagos was palpable ahead of proceedings.Morocco, Mali, South… Continue reading A comprehensive recap of Aisha Buhari Cup 2021

South Africa Beats Nigeria 4-2 To Win Inaugural Trophy

LAGOS – South Africa overwhelmed Nigeria at home to clinch the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Cup winning 4-2 at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos. The match was a thoroughly entertaining final, in what, as we have been reporting was a fitting end to an outstanding tournament. South Africa had the majority of possession… Continue reading South Africa Beats Nigeria 4-2 To Win Inaugural Trophy

Ghana claim bragging rights over Cameroon

Ghana women’s national team defeated their Cameroonian counterparts 2-0 in an African women’s powerhouse contest of the Aisha Buhari Cup match at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan. Prior to the contest, both teams had shared a similar head-to-head record, with three wins and draw five times in their previous 11 meetings, including the recent 1-1… Continue reading Ghana claim bragging rights over Cameroon

Morocco and Mali battle to scoreless draw on Day 4

Morocco’s Atlas Lionesses and the Female Eagles of Mali fought out the first stalemate of the maiden edition of Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena on Sunday, both sides missing a hatful of chances to put the ball in the net. The Lionesses, 1-0 winners over the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon… Continue reading Morocco and Mali battle to scoreless draw on Day 4

Aisha Buhari Cup: Kgatlana Steals The Show As Ghana Succumbs To South Africa

LAGOS – Banyana Banyana were unstoppable in their first match of the Aisha Buhari Cup as they slotted three past the Black Queens of Ghana at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos, Nigeria on Friday afternoon. The Black Queens were seeking to get their campaign off to a flying start but that backfired as South Africa outclassed… Continue reading Aisha Buhari Cup: Kgatlana Steals The Show As Ghana Succumbs To South Africa

FIFA and CAF presidents watch Super Falcons beat Mali in Lagos

Football royalties Gianni Infantino, president of the world football governing body FIFA and that of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Patrice Motsepe were present at the remodelled Mobolaji Johnson Arena-formely Onikan Stadium-in Lagos to watch the Super Falcons of Nigeria beat Mali in the first game of the Aisha Buhari Cup. The Super Falcons needed two late goals to beat their Malian counterpart… Continue reading FIFA and CAF presidents watch Super Falcons beat Mali in Lagos

Falcons battle Eagles as Aisha Buhari Cup begins in Lagos

The much-awaited Aisha Buhari Invitational Women Football Tournament will kick off today with hosts, Super Falcons of Nigeria, taking on Mali’s Eagles in the opening match. Also known as Aisha Buhari Cup, the matches of the competition will be played at the newly remodelled Mobolaji Johnson Arena, formerly Onikan Stadium, Lagos. Yesterday, Nigeria and Mali… Continue reading Falcons battle Eagles as Aisha Buhari Cup begins in Lagos

FIFA gives go-ahead for Aisha Buhari Cup!

World football –governing body, FIFA on Wednesday provided the Local Organizing Committee with a final go-ahead to stage the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament, otherwise known as Aisha Buhari Cup. The six-nation invitational is being organized in honour of the name and Office of the First Lady of the Federal Republic,… Continue reading FIFA gives go-ahead for Aisha Buhari Cup!

Aisha Buhari Cup will boost every girl’s confidence — Oshoala

Super Falcons’ captain, Asisat Oshoala says the Aisha Buhari Invitational Tournament will bolster the girl-child’s confidence in believing that her dream is very much attainable. The 26-year-old FC Barcelona of Spain’s ace forward emphasized to ABC Media that the showpiece is an opportunity to spur every girl-child to live their dream. “I see the tournament… Continue reading Aisha Buhari Cup will boost every girl’s confidence — Oshoala