FIFA President, Gianni Infantino and his African counterpart from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Dr. Patrice Motsepe are expected to arrive Lagos, Nigeria in September for the Aisha Buhari Invitational Tournament.
Organisers have confirmed their presence for the competition alongside FIFA Secretary-General, Fatma Samoura, and other world football dignitaries at the Six-Nation Invitational Tournament slated to kick off in Lagos from September 14 to 20, 2021.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick confirmed the attendance of these football dignitaries to the tournament’s Director of Organisation, Aisha Falode.
The football showpiece which is in honour of Nigeria’s First Lady, Her Excellency, Aisha Buhari, would have in attendance women football powerhouses in Africa namely, Nigeria, Cameroon’s Ghana, South Africa, Mali, and Morocco.
Teams attending the tournament will use it to prepare for the 2022 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) Qualifiers.