The Chairman organising committee of the Aisha Buhari Cup competition, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has stated that the Aisha Buhari tournament is to commemorate the 30th year anniversary of the development of women’s football in the country.
www.ckdmedia.ng gathered that the Nigeria Football Federation is using the tournament to celebrate 3 decades of women’s football development.
“We deliberated on what to do for women’s football at 30 and that also coincide with the project we want to do with the 1st lady”.
Barrister Akinwunmi who is the 1st vice president of the NFF declared that massive celebrations will herald the Aisha Buhari cup.
“We have a lot of people behind this project with their own individual strengths pulled together to ensure a better tournament for the nation”.
The Lagos state football boss, also affirmed that the Aisha Buhari women football project is to generate discussions concerning women issues around the world.
“The discussion is also centred around the girls child, we want to give them identity, using football as the message carrier”.