Aisha Buhari Cup 2021: Falcons face Morocco in opener

Host Nigeria will face Morocco in the opening game of the maiden edition of Aisha Buhari Cup 2021 on September 13 at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan Lagos.

This was revealed by the organiser at the draw held yesterday in Lagos. Nigeria, Morocco, and Mali were drawn in group A while Cameroon will play alongside Ghana and South Africa in group B in the six-nation invitational tournament.

The Director of Organisation for the competition, Aisha Falode, who conducted the draw, said the matches would be played at two venues; Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan Lagos, and Soccer Temple, Agege Stadium, Lagos.

She said group A teams will lock horns at Onikan Stadium while group B teams will face up at Agege Stadium. Falode said that the tournament would be on a knockout basis; with the two top teams in each group advancing to the semi-finals.

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