Banyana Banyana win inaugural Aisha Buhari Cup

21 September 2021, 8:40 PM
Banyana Banyana are the champions of the inaugural Aisha Buhari Invitational tournament. South Africa lifted the trophy after beating the hosts and number one ranked team in Africa Nigeria 4-2.
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