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Desiree Ellis on Amanda Dlamini’s retirement

Interim head coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana, Desiree Ellis, has described the retirement of Amanda Dlamini from the national team as a sad day for women’s football. Dlamini, a former Banyana Banyana captain, hung up her international boots on Tuesday, 9 January 2017 after a long career spanning 11 years, where she earned 105 caps. She is only one ...

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Amanda Dlamini retires from the national team

Former captain of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana, Amanda Dlamini has retired from the South African Senior Women’s National Team after an illustrious career spanning 11 years where she earned 105 caps. After not playing for Banyana Banyana for about a year, Dlamini – who was captain of the squad at the 2012 Olympic Games in London – said she has ...

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Banyana Banyana win CAF Women’s Team of the Year

Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana have been crowned the 2017 CAF Women’s National Team of the Year at the AITEO CAF Awards 2017 held in Accra, Ghana on Thursday night (4 December 2018). The glitzy ceremony was attended by among others, CAF President Ahmed, SAFA President Dr Danny Jordan and several African football legends including Didier Drogba of Cote d’Ivoire and Samuel ...

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Ellis names Banyana Banyana squad to face Sweden

Interim head coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana, Desiree Ellis, has named a squad of 26 players to face Sweden in two matches. Ellis has called up the bulk of the team that played at the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship held in Zimbabwe in September last year, and mixed it up with several overseas-based players who haven’t been in the ...

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