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.
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
Cricket SA gave the Proteas Women a rousing farewell on their way to the Caribbean to take on defending champions West Indies, England, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the West Indies World T20
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.
The Proteas brought out their A-Game to win the final T20 international by three wickets and earn well-deserved come-from-behind series-levelling kudos away against the West Indies, just ahead of the ICC Women’s World T20 in November - also in the West Indies!
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
Both openers Laura Wolvaardt and Lizelle Lee scored 50’s in the Proteas’ chase overnight, the 8 wicket-win offering the visitors a chance at levelling the series against the West Indies in the fifth encounter on Saturday
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.