Banyana Banyana crowned COSAFA Cup Champions

Banyana Banyana have won the COSAFA Cup after they defeated Botswana by two goals to one at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. This is the fourth consecutive time that they have won the regional tournament and now have won it for the seventh time, no other country comes close to that record.

Mamelodi Sundowns ladies, Oratilwe Mokwena was part of the successful side that did a tremendous job in the windy city, she said that “I have mixed emotions because we won the Cosafa Cup, it wasn’t easy we worked hard for it as we have been in camp for twenty-five days. As you know we did not have any training for almost seven months but at the end of the day it paid off”.

The 19 year- old made her senior national team debut in the tournament.

“As a youngster in the team it was a privilege to be sharing the dressing room with my role models and I was over the moon to be amongst the rest of the guys. Making my debut was something else, I got an assist and I almost even scored”, said Mokwena.