The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has assured that the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Female Football Championship, would boost female football development in Nigeria, Africa and globally.
Mr. Dare gave the assurance in his office at Abuja, when he received in audience the Local Organizing Committee of the Aisha Buhari Cup Competition.
He commended the work done so far by the organizing committee towards having a successful event, describing them as miracle workers.
Mr. Dare described the theme of the competition, “Playing for Good” as being in line with the vision of the Aisha Buhari Foundation, which encourages the girl child to excel.
The Minister assured all necessary support to make the competition a huge success adding that it will excite, inspire and unite people.
In his remark, the chairman of the committee, Barrister Seyi Akinwumi thanked the Minister for his support adding that the importance of the competition is underscored by the interest shown by the six top female football playing nations to the minister to assist in accelerating the issuance of entry visas to the teams.