Aisha Buhari Cup: Bayana Bayana Thump Black Queens, Showpiece Reaches Halfway Stage
2018 African Woman Player of the Year Thembi Kgatlana was the star of the evening as South Africa’s Bayana Bayana steamrolled Ghana 3-0 on Day 3 of the six-day Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament in Lagos. The entertaining encounter, firmly dominated by the reigning African vice champions, took place at the... Read more
Pinnick: Infantino, Motsepe’s Visit A Boost For Girl-child Advocacy
President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick says that the presence of President of world –governing body FIFA, Mr Gianni Infantino, and CAF President, Dr Patrice Motsepe ,at the opening ceremony of the maiden Aisha Buhari Invitational Tournament in Lagos on Wednesday... Read more
Aisha Buhari Cup: Lionesses Of The Atlas Stun Cameroon’s Lionesses In Lagos
A brilliant goal by Fatima Tagnaout 13 minutes from time separated Cameroon and Morocco in the second match of the maiden edition of Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos.   Both Lionesses were match ed in all aspects for large swathes of the game,... Read more
England On The Podium, Kosovo Hit New Heights
• 177 internationals played in September • Changes to podium positions in FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking • Libya make most progress, Kosovo reach all-time high With no fewer than 152 FIFA World Cup qualifying games as well as 25 friendlies played across the globe in the first half of September,... Read more
PIX 1: Atlas Lionesses of Morocco in training at the Legacy Pitch inside the National Stadium, Lagos on Monday. PIX 2: Coach of Morocco, Reynald Pedros PIX 3: Here are the Female Eagles of Mali on arrival in Lagos on Monday PIX 4: The Black Queens of Ghana on... Read more
Qatar 2022 Race: Super Eagles Edge Blue Sharks, Stay On Top Of Group C
Captain Ahmed Musa led the Super Eagles to a firm position at the top of Group C of the African race of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 as the Eagles prevailed 2-1 over host, Cape Verde .   A 75th minute own goal by Cape Verde earned Nigeria a... Read more
Ghana’s Black Queens, the Female Eagles of Mali and the Atlas Lionesses of Morocco are expected in Lagos through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport eon Monday for the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament. The Queens and Eagles are arriving in Nigeria aboard a chartered... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
NFF Defers To FIFA On Ahmed Musa’s Record
The Nigeria Football Federation says it has deferred to FIFA’s own record of 98 caps for Super Eagles’ captain Ahmed Musa, following the nullification of two of the matches he played in which should have made his tally 100.   “We defer to FIFA in this regard, so Ahmed... Read more