Banyana Banyana made a determined start to their Cyprus Cup campaign when they drew their opening fixture 2-2 against Finland, Group A’s most formidable opponents in Larnaca on Wednesday
Banyana Banyana winger Leandra Smeda has been signed by top Swedish football club Vittsjő GIK for her second international signing in as many years.
Banyana Banyana suffer their first loss in seven matches as they go down 2-1 in their opening international friendly away to Chile, as part of the team’s preparations for the AFCON women’s tournament in Ghana in November
Banyana Banyana have arrived safely in Chile ahead of a historic two-match friendly international tournament which will see the two teams meet for the first time, as the South Africans fine-tune preparations ahead of the CAF Africa Women Cup of Nations tournament in Ghana during November.
Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis is delighted at the availability of Houston Dash-signed Janine van Wyk, Linda Motlhalo and Thembi Kgatlana, while acknowledging the unavailability of Leandra Smeda due to club commitments.
Leandra Smeda had the foundations of a sporting family, but credits hard work, personal discipline and self-belief as essential ingredients in athletes looking to make it at the international level
Banyana Banyana celebrated a 1-0 away win against Lesotho in the first leg of their CAF Women Nations Cup qualifier at the Setsoto stadium in Maseru on Wednesday, and will look to seal their qualification for the CAF Women’s AFCON Ghana 2018 in November, in the qualifier return leg at 3pm in Bloemfontein on Sunday.
Banyana Banyana will focus on converting goal-scoring opportunities when they face world no. 3 France in an international friendly in Reunion on Sunday
Experienced JVW midfielder Amanda Dlamini makes a welcome return to national service ahead of Banyana Banyana’s international friendly against France in Reunion on Sunday
Banyana Banyana beat Zimbabwe 3-0 on Thursday for a second thumping win under the guidance of caretaker coach Desiree Ellis, as the team ramps up its preparations for the 2016 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon from 19 November