Banyana Banyana acquit themselves fairly in San Francisco in their 3-0 international friendly loss to World Champs USA, as the team's 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup preparations draw to a close
Opportunities for young guns as club commitments prevent Banyana Banyana stars Leandra Smeda, Linda Motlhalo and Thembi Kgatlana from participating in the senior SA women's football team's final pre-World Cup friendly, against world champions USA in California.
Multiple gsport Award winner and media all-rounder Rachel Makhura and five colleagues road-tripped from Joburg to Durban and back to support Banyana Banyana in their final pre-World Cup home fixture, she relates a story that will last as a cherished moments for the many that witnessed the spectacle.
A strong showing by Banyana Banyana in their final home fixture before the 2019 FIFA World Cup, drawing their international friendly 1-all with Jamaica in Durban on Sunday
Nine players with international experience will add strength to the starting 15 announced by Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer for the team’s tour opener against the UK Armed Forces in London on Friday
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.
Banyana Banyana will focus on converting goal-scoring opportunities when they face world no. 3 France in an international friendly in Reunion on Sunday