Having been in charge of Banyana Banyana during one of its most successful eras Amanda Dlamini wishes her successor Janine van Wyk well ahead of the Cyprus Women’s Cup, as she relinquishes Banyana captaincy to focus on her studies and on improving her game.
African Women’s Championship
National women’s soccer Coach Joseph Mkhonza trials new talent in search of winning combinations alongside settled Banyana stars ahead of the team’s third invitation to participate in the prestigeous 2013 Cyprus Women’s Cup in the Mediterranean.
Coming into their return-leg home qualification fixture against Zambia after winning 4-1 in Lusaka two weeks ago, Banyana Banyana are confident of booking their place in the African Women’s Championship
Head coach Joseph Mkhonza cautions 18 Banyana Banyana players selected to represent Team SA at the London 2012 Olympic Games against relaxing
Coach Mkhonza eager for Nigeria friendly international as Banyana Banyana fine-tune London 2012 preparations
As the only female nominee, Banyana Banyana striker Noko Matlou will aim to follow in the footsteps of Natalie du Toit when the Sports Star of the Year is announced at the prestigious South African Sports Awards later this month.
Banyana Banyana secured an historic victory over Zimbabwe on Saturday afternoon, after two goals by Noko Matlou and one each by Nompumelelo Nyandeni and Mamello Makhabane ensured the best possible advantage ahead of the African Women’s Championship qualifier return leg, scheduled for Pretoria next week.
Banyana Banyana captain Portia Modise has been recognised as the African Women’s Championship’s ‘Most Valuable Player’ in Nigeria, according to CAFOnline.com.
“Obviously the pressure is on us and on them, because both teams want a spot in the World Cup, so it’s going to be flat-out stuff tonight,” a confident Fran Hilton-Smith told gsport today, as Banyana Banyana prepares for their final hurdle in efforts to reach the FIFA 2007 Women’s World Cup.
Banyana Banyana meet tournament hosts and cup holders the Nigerian Super Falcons in their final Group A clash in Oleh this evening, with both teams having qualified for the fifth African Women’s Championship semi-finals with a maximum 6 points.