Banyana Banyana goalkeeper Roxanne Barker is excited to be playing in the American Women’s Soccer League where she will play for Portland Thorns FC. Barker was previously based at the Pepperdine University in California and has been the first choice goalkeeper for the Waves of Pepperdine University.
The national women’s football team, Banyana Banyana, have been given time out ahead of a busy 2013, which includes the popular Cyprus Women’s Cup in March.
Banyana Banyana have beaten neighbouring Botswana 3-0 at the Moruleng Stadium in the North West, with Mgcoyi, Jane and Matlou all netting from great plays to confirm a superior performance on the day
Seasoned Banyana Banyana player Janine van Wyk will lead Banyana Banyana in the absence of Amanda Dlamini for the international friendly against Botswana in Rustenburg on Monday. Coach Joseph Mkhonza has called up two promising SASOL League players for the match.
Banyana Banyana’s successful 2012 campaign signals a new era of success for the team says the team’s sponsor Sasol. Banyana qualified for the London Olympics this year and finished second at the recently held CAF African Women Championship.
The biggest women’s sport winners of 2012 were announced at a star-studded gathering at the prestigious Wanderers Club in Johannesburg, where Olympic silver medallist Caster Semenya was named SPAR Athlete of the Year.
Banyana Banyana have come home to a heroine’s welcome after coming second at the CAF African Women Championship where they lost to hosts Equatorial Guinea in the final
Hosts Equatorial Guinea scored a massive 4-nil win over Banyana Banyana to win the 8th CAF African Women Championship in Malabo on Sunday night. The South Africans will arrive home with the silver medal on Tuesday morning, touching down at 9:50am at OR Tambo International Airport.
The South African senior women’s soccer team Banyana Banyana stand on the brink of greatness, faced with the tough task of overcoming CAF African Women Championship 2012 hosts Equatorial Guinea to lift continental honours in Bata on Sunday.
SAFA President Kirsten Nematandani: Banyana Banyana’s historic win over Nigeria signals a new era for women’s football in South Africa