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ABC 2021 : Barrister Paul Edeh Endorses The Leadership Of The LOC

The President of Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF), Barrister Paul Edeh has strongly commended the work of the Local Organizing Committee of the upcoming 6-team African Women Championship (Aisha Buhari Cup) billed to begin on the 13th to the 21st of September 2021 in Lagos.

The legal Luminary is said he is full of confidence that the LOC, headed by NFF First Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi and Aisha Falode (Director Of Organisation) have all it takes to give Nigerians and Africans a fantastic tournament.

The Chairman Of NWFL Premiership side, Naija Ratels FC gave a ringing endorsement of the Local Organizing Committee during an interview with Journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, hours after the official draws of the tournament.

“From the standpoint of organization, a high level has already been set. I would like to commend the Local Organizing Committee of the Competition,” Said Edeh.

“It is glaring from all angles that we are going to have a great tournament. At the same time, I would also point out that the tournament shouldn’t be a one-off, but should come up from time to time.

“The Chairman of the LOC and everyone involved are people who have great experience in the women’s football cycle. The Chairman is a great Football Administrator, who have over the years brought a lot of innovations to Nigerian Football as Vice President of the NFF, The Director of Organization, Aisha Falode is well known as an astute administrator with decades of experience in Women’s Football and one who has turned around the fortune of the Nigeria Women Football League since she resumed office as Chairperson.

“Undoubtedly, the quality of today’s draws shows that a lot of work has gone into this project and certainly more work is required to make this project a huge success. All hands must be on deck to support the LOC to achieve there goals.”

The Dr Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament, otherwise known as Aisha Buhari Cup, is an African Mini-Football tournament for six women National teams namely, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, South-Africa, Morocco and Mali.

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Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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