Madiba Blessing for Banyana

The South African National Women’s Soccer Squad, Banyana Banyana leave for Nigeria from the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg at 3:30pm this afternoon, and their flight will be all the more significant for having just met former South African President, Nelson Mandela.

FIFA Learns In SA

The head of Women’s Football in New Zealand, Michele Cox, has been in South Africa shadowing Banyana Banyana’s preparations for the African Women’s Championships, as a part of her input in FIFA’s Com-Unity project.

Banyana Banyana Building Up

Banyana Banyana, the national women’s soccer team is progressing well in their efforts to prepare for the African Women’s Championships, according to Fran Hilton-Smith, coach extraordinaire.

SA Toughen Up for Nigeria

Banyana Banyana, under the watchful eyes of national coach Augustine Makalakalane and high performance team manager, Fran Hilton-Smith, are being put through rigorous strength and conditioning training in preparation for the African Women’s Soccer Championships in Nigeria next month.

Fran’s Russian Adventure

South Africa’s most qualified women’s soccer coach, Fran Hilton-Smith, is back from Russia, where she was appointed to be on world governing body, FIFA’s technical study group during the Under-20 Women’s World Cup.

Banyana Ahead at Half Time

South Africa’s national women’s soccer team Banyana Banyana is leading Namibia 2-1 in the Final of the Women’s COSAFA Cup in Lusaka, Zambia.

Banyana Win COSAFA Cup

Banyana Banyana captain Portia Modise scores a brace as SA’s senior women’s soccer team beats Namibia 3-1 to win the women’s COSAFA Cup in Lusaka, Zambia.

Banyana Banyana Make Final

South Africa’s national women’s soccer team, Banyana Banyana, have finally managed to tame Zimbabwe, beating them 4-1 in Lusaka a short while ago, to advance to tomorrow’s final of the Women’s COSAFA Cup, where Namibia await them.

Banyana Need More Passion

South Africa’s national women’s soccer team, Banyana Banyana,  face a formidable Zimbabwe side in the semi-finals of the COSAFA Cup in Lusaka this afternoon (kick-off at 3pm).