Football governing body FIFA and CAF Presidents were welcomed to Nigeria by the President of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday. He received the FIFA President Gianni Infantino and his CAF counterpart Patrice Motsepe at the State House in Abuja.
FIFA President Pays President Buhari Courtesy Visit
The duo paid Nigeria’s President a courtesy visit a day after attending the Aisha Buhari Cup opening ceremony in Lagos. Buhari was presented with a jersey, and the jersey has the number 10 jersey on it. It was offered to him by Infantino.
The CAF AND FIFA Presidents were not the only people in the meeting. Nigeria Sports Minister Sunday Dare, the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, Ghana FA President Kurt Okraku and Mali FA President Mamoutou Toure were all presents.
Six teams participate in the competition, including hosts Nigeria, Mali, Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco, and South Africa.