The 22-member Banyana Banyana squad have arrived safely for their third Cyprus Women’s Cup early this morning, and have the benefit of three day’s preparations before their warm-up match against New Zealand, in the match venue, on Saturday.
A mix of experience and new blood has national women’s soccer coach Joseph Mkhonza confident that the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana squad selected has what it takes to conquer the world ahead of their Monday departure for the 2013 Cyprus Women’s Cup
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.
Calling up his squad to Potchefstroom for preparations ahead of the Cyprus Cup with fixtures vs Korea Republic, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, Banyana Banyana coach Joseph Mkhonza keeps qualification requirements for the 2014 African Women’s Championship, 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cupand 2016 Olympic Games in mind
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 Kellogg’s® Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge is the largest event of its kind in South Africa. The Challenge takes place at the Southern Suburbs Sport and Recreation Centre in Rosettenville, from January 25, and in Cape Town at the Western Cape Sports School, in Kuils River, from February 15.
Basetsana aim for 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification, after another impressive year for South Africa’s U20 women’s football team.
In 1996, when South Africa hosted the African Cup of Nations, Thembi Mntambo was in high school. In January 2013, she will be part of the SABC Sport crew working on the AFCON broadcast… a dream come true! Read about her journey up the ladder and how she endured the tough times.
The USSA national club champs coach Tebogo Mokae says Gauteng leads improvement of women’s football in SA after TUT edged TUKS 2-1 in 2012 final
Kayla Ferreira has lead the U20 Team SA offensive in the pool, at the Zone VI Youth Games in Lusaka, winning five gold medals, including three individual first-placed finishes and gold medals in the 4x50m freestyle relay final and 4x100m medley relay final