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Aisha Buhari Cup: MTN becomes Platinum Sponsor

The all-yellow fluorescence of Nigeria’s football firmament shone even brighter on Monday as the Local Organizing Committee announced that telecommunication giants, MTN has become the Platinum Sponsor of the much –anticipated Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament starting next week Monday.

Scheduled for two venues (Mobolaji Johnson Arena and Agege Stadium) in the City of Lagos, the six-nation invitational brings together the A Women Teams hosts Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Mali, Morocco and South Africa.

Marketing Consultant of the tournament, Mr. Taye Ige told ABC Media that the Local Organizing Committee is enamoured by the decision of the telecommunication behemoth to support the showpiece happening in the City of Aquatic Splendour.

Nine-time African champions, Super Falcons will tango with the Atlas Lionesses of Morocco in the opening match at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena.

MTN had only last week signed a three –year agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation that immediately made the company the Official Communications Partner of the Super Eagles and other National Teams.

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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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