Buhari Gets No.10 Jersey As He Receives FIFA, CAF Presidents

Buhari Gets No.10 Jersey As He Receives FIFA, CAF Presidents

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino and his African counterpart, Dr Patrice Motsepe, paid a courtesy visit to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday.

During the visit to the State House, the Nigerian president was presented with the iconic number 10 jersey and a football.

Also in attendance were the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, and the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick.

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The FIFA and CAF chiefs earlier attended the start of the Aisha Buhari Cup on Wednesday in Lagos State.

According to a statement by CAF, Motsepe will also be meeting with different stakeholders in Nigeria to discuss the advancement of football in Africa, in particular women’s football development.

Also in attendance is Ghana FA President Kurt Okraku and Mali FA President Mamoutou Toure.

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The competition features women’s national teams from Nigeria, Mali, Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco, and South Africa featuring some of Africa’s top women footballers.

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