The South African football community is in high spirits after Banyana Banyana international Jermaine Seoposenwe became the first female player from Mzansi to score a brace in an International cup final.
Seoposenwe’s outstanding performance for SC Braga, led the team to a 3-1 victory against Benfica to win the Portuguese Women’s Cup on Tuesday, 12 January 2021.
The 27-year-old shared her excitement, saying: “Shooting my shot in 2021,” as she referred to a video of her first goal, which came from a bolstering long-strike from outside the penalty arch.
— Jermaine Seoposenwe (@jermaine109) January 15, 2021
Seoposenwe’s fellow senior national teammate, Thembi Kgatlana, Tweeted: “@jermaine109 YOUR GOAL TONIGHT, IS OUT OF THIS WORLD!!! IM HAPPY FOR YOU ROOMZA. CONGRATULATIONS ON THE WIN.
@jermaine109 YOUR GOAL TONIGHT, IS OUT OF THIS WORLD!!! IM HAPPY FOR YOU ROOMZA 🎊🎉🎊🎉🎊🎉 CONGRATULATIONS ON THE WIN.
— Thembi Kgatlana (@Kgatlanathe1st) January 12, 2021
The public joined in on the history-making performance.
This goes right up there with the Golden SA archives
Alongside Mapimpi and Kolbe tries in the World Cup Final, Wade van Niekerk 400m World Record, Castor Semenya's 800m Gold Medal Victories, Jermaine Seoposenwe's brace yesterday
Izinto ezihlwahlwazayo https://t.co/f2nW31rlBQ
Shout out to @jermaine109 for 2 great goals yesterday which lead to FC Braga lifting the Portuguese Cup. South Africa is proud of you! Over to to you Nathi Mthethwa.
— Loyiso Gola (@loyisogola) January 13, 2021
Our ladies, just keep representing…Jermaine Seoposenwe is absolutely killing it! We love to see it.
— Goallounge.tv (@Goalloungetv) January 13, 2021
Man, our ladies are toooooo good 🔥🔥🔥🔥
— Shakes Rampedi (@ShakesRampedi) January 13, 2021
That's it. That's the tweet. pic.twitter.com/YueGaazFV6
— sportsSA (@sportsSA4) January 13, 2021
Seoposenwe has continued with her goalscoring, grabbing another netter for Braga in 3-1 victory against Maritimo to move to the next stage of the League Cup.
Onto the next one we go!! 💪🏾🙌🏾👏🏾🔥 https://t.co/fvWvzbyB06
— Jermaine Seoposenwe (@jermaine109) January 20, 2021
Photo 1 Caption: South African international footballer, Jermaine Seoposenwe, pictured celebrating her goals for SC Braga. The team beat Benfica 3-1 to win the Portuguese Women’s Cup on Tuesday, 12 Janaury 2021. Photo: SC Braga