By Albert Akota
Super Falcons legend Perpetua Nkwocha has posited that the upcoming Dr Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament (Aisha Buhari Cup) is a great step in the right direction and it will bring hope and inspiration to the girl-child.
Nigerians are gearing up for the highly anticipated soccer event next month in the City of Lagos, and Nkwocha described the event as a major step to promote women’s football around the continent.
The four-time African Women’s Footballer of the Year also gave her full support towards the event, while appreciating the persons behind the organisation of the showpiece.
“I want to appreciate everyone that brought this initiative that will give hope and encouragement to women and the girl-child,” Nkwocha stated.
“Aisha Buhari Cup is great step in the right direction and it’s a good development for football in Nigeria and Africa.
“It’s a major step to promote and inspire lots of women footballers and particularly the girl-child.
The tournament is important because it will bring hope and inspiration to girl child, enabling them to follow their passion for football and live their football dreams.
I want to sincerely show my total support for this tournament and I wish all the participants good luck.”