FIFA approves Aisha Buhari Cup which Black Queens will take part

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Fri, 10 Sep 2021 Source: ghanasoccernet.com

FIFA has approved the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Cup, which Black Queens are set to take part in.

The Nigeria Football Federation revealed Thursday that the competition has gotten the world football governing body.

In a release by Ademola Olajire, the NFF media spokesperson revealed a FIFA communication signed by Gordon Savic, head of Qualifiers and International Matches.

“In accordance with the article 7 of the regulations, FIFA is happy to provide official authorization for this women’s tier 1 tournament…we hereby remind the participating teams that the Laws of the Game must strictly be applied to these tier-1 matches.

“Finally, we would also like to draw your attention to the contents of FIFA’s circular no.1735 of 1st October 2020. The strict application of the FIFA’s Return to Football – International Match Protocol (IMP), or an equivalent protocol of your confederation compliant with the said Protocol, is required,” the FIFA letter stated.

Ghana are among participating countries alongside Nigeria, South Africa, Cameroon, Mali, and Morocco.

The tournament is scheduled to commence on Wednesday, 15 September at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, in Lagos.

Source: ghanasoccernet.com
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