October 2007 blows in with the theme of Action!, and this
month we take a closer look at the sport of soccer. Fittingly, all four October
Leading Ladies have played a significant role in the sport, each in their own way.
October’s Woman of the Month Fran Hilton-Smith is a shining
example of devotion to the sport of her love, and has the snaps to prove that a
life dedicated to a passion can reap rich rewards. Former Miss SA and October
Style Star Joan Ramagoshi is well acquainted with the business side of the
beautiful game, and looks to take her influence much further.
Intrepid journalist Kushatha Ndibi is a lady of many words,
and she pulls no punches as gsport’s October Woman in Media, while this month’s
gSTAR international defender Lena Mosebo reveals more about the
woman the national woman’s coach, Augustine Makalakalane describes as a
Hardly a day goes by in Fran Hilton-Smith’s life that she
doesn’t think about women’s soccer and how she can continue to improve the women’s game. Some people think about making a
difference, Fran takes action. Introducing gsport’s October Woman; Fran Hilton-Smith!
In 2003, Joan Ramagoshi achieved a cherished dream of becoming
Miss South Africa. Now, she is the brand manager at Mamelodi Sundowns, and is hoping
to be at the forefront in 2010. Her personal
style is simple and elegant and she lives it. Introducing gsport’s October Style Star:
As a young girl, a career in sports journalism was from her
mind, but at the age of 29, Kushatha Ndibi works for one of SA’s
top daily newspapers covering the exciting and often controversial world of
soccer. Introducing gsport’s October Woman in Media: Kushatha Ndibi!
Lena Mosebo is seen as the next big thing in women’s soccer. This super-fit 22-year-old is a lethal left back for
Banyana Banyana; fast, tough, physical, and passionate about the beautiful
game. Introducing gsport’s October gSTAR, star Banyana Banyana left back, Lena Mosebo!