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Determination and will power won the day – Desiree Ellis

Banyana Banyana will face hosts Zimbabwe in the final of the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship on Sunday, 24 September at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo. This is the repeat of the 2011 final, which South Africa lost. The Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana booked their spot in the final with a dramatic 5-3 victory on penalties over Zambia, after coming back from 3-0 ...

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Banyana Banyana stage the greatest comeback

Banyana Banyana staged the greatest comeback against a strong and determined Zambia side to book their spot in the final of the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship currently underway in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Down 3-0 in the 75th minute, the South Africans scored three quick goals to level the score at 3-3 at the end of regulation, forcing the match to a penalty ...

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It’s all about teamwork – Chantelle Esau

Banyana Banyana striker Chantelle Esau says she owes her good showing so far in the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship to team work. Esau has now scored three goals in three matches for the Sasol-sponsored South African Senior Women’s National Team in the tournament currently underway in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. In the first two games (Lesotho and Namibia), she was in the starting ...

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Desiree Ellis disappointed with performance

Interim head coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana, Desiree Ellis, is disappointed with the performance of her charges against Botswana. The two nations met in the final Group C match in the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe on Sunday, 17 September and played to a 1-1 draw. After making eight changes to the starting line-up, the South Africans ...

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