The Houston Dash and Banyana Banyana star Thembi Kgatlana not only clinched the CAF Female African Footballer of the Year award and the 2018 CAF Goal of the Year awards, but this achievement will also revive the hopes of other upcoming female footballers looking to triumph on Africa’s biggest stage.
University of Johannesburg star Amanda Mthandi is relishing the prospect of representing South Africa in the African Cup of Nations women's soccer tournament, starting in Ghana on Saturday.
gsport’s video wrap of the best of the weekend’s sports news, on Monday 5 November, 2018
The 2018 CAF Total Africa Women Cup of Nations will be contested in Ghana from 17 November to 1 December, 2018, and will see South Africa drawn alongside seven-times continental champs Nigeria, Kenya and Zambia, in the competition’s Group B.
Banyana Banyana suffer their first loss in seven matches as they go down 2-1 in their opening international friendly away to Chile, as part of the team’s preparations for the AFCON women’s tournament in Ghana in November
Banyana Banyana have arrived safely in Chile ahead of a historic two-match friendly international tournament which will see the two teams meet for the first time, as the South Africans fine-tune preparations ahead of the CAF Africa Women Cup of Nations tournament in Ghana during November.
Seoposenwe and Motlhalo score to see tournament hosts South Africa beat Uganda 2-0 in their Thursday semifinal, to qualify for Saturday’s final against Cameroon in Nelson Mandela Bay
Coach Desiree Ellis has guided Banyana Banyana to three group-stage wins to give the 2018 COSAFA Women’s Champ’s hosts the best shot at tournament semi-finals