May 28, 2024

Banyana Banyana | A call from the president ahead of WAFCON final

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“I will be sleeping at the airport, waiting for you to bring hope that cup.” said Ramaphosa during a video call he had with Banyana Banyana and coach Desiree Ellis ahead of their match with Morocco at the Africa Women Cup of Nations final.

Banyana Banyana have been a talk of the town due to their constant win in the recent matches, leading them to the finals against Morocco, where the president say the country awaits another win from them. SAFA has promised the team a packaging bonus of R9.2 Million upon winning the WAFCON trophy, leaving each play a chance to play for R400 000 bank notification.

Coach Desiree Ellis gave the start of the win, warming up the final by taking CAF Women’s Coach of the year for the third time. Mzansi has shared their utmost joy in witnessing former banyana banyana player Ellis, bag the win.  Banya Banyana will take on host Morocco Saturday 22:00 where about 35 000 fans are expected to witness the final.

The president took the initiative in congratulating the team for their wins and mentioned on them honouring the nations desire during the time of distress for the country. Before the call was cut, the South African flag was raised behind the players.