Morocco’s women national football team has arrived in Nigeria ahead of the maiden Aisha Buhari Invitational African Women’s Football Tournament.
The Atlas Lionesses of Morocco flew into the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in the early hours of this Monday, amidst tight security.
On arrival, the contingent of about 30, including coaches and officials, were shielded from journalists on to their bus for onward journey to their hotel.
The Morocco women team are drawn in the same group as Nigeria’s Super Falcons, in the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament, taking place in the city of Lagos.
Mali’s women’s national team who play in the same group A as Nigeria and Morocco, are expected to arrive in the country later this Monday.
The Black Queens of Ghana and South Africa’s Bayana Bayana are also expected to touch down in Lagos.
Ghana’s Black Queens, two-time runners-up of the Women Africa Cup of Nations, tackle Cameroon and South Africa in Group B.
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