Banyana Banyana have been drawn in a relatively tough Group B for their maiden Fifa Women’s World Cup in France next year.
Safa president Danny Jordaan has confirmed that South Africa are among the favourites to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
Banyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk believes the Fifa Women’s World Cup is the start of a ‘new age’ for women’s football in South Africa.
Banyana Banyana have been awarded R2.4-million in bonuses by the South African Football Association (Safa) for the team’s performance at the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations (Awcon).
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) took the time to congratulate Safa for their great display of sportsmanship in the African Women’s Cup of Nations final.
Banyana Banyana arrived home to a warm welcome at the OR Tambo International Airport on Sunday after qualifying for their first-ever Fifa Women’s World Cup.
Banyana Banyana suffered a 4-3 defeat on penalties to defending champions Nigeria in the African Women’s Cup final at the Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana on Saturday afternoon.
Banyana Banyana trio Thembi Kgatlana, Janine Van Wyk and Lebohang Ramalepe have all been included in the Team of the Tournament after impressive displays throughout the African Women’s Cup of Nations.
Banyana Banyana striker Thembi Kgatlana walked away with the best player of the tournament award at the 2018 Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
South African Football Association (Safa) president Dr Danny Jordaan believes that Banyana Banyana players should be earning as much as the Bafana Bafana team.