BANYANA Banyana coach Augustine Makalakalane expressed his appreciation for the high standard of football displayed by his the girls during the Sasol League national championships at Seshego Stadium.
Makalakalane said most of players showed sense of urgency. "There was consistency with a high level of fitness from all the players. I was also impressed by Banyana players who brought their experience into their team," said Makalakalane.
"It was very difficult for our technical team to select players to reinforce Banyana squad. We believe the 15 players we have selected will assist in strengthening the team for the African Women Cup of Nations which will be hosted in the country in October."
The winning squad consisted of: Nocane Skiti, Fikiswa Xholo and Abongekile Dlani (Cape Town Roses), Matjila, Nkhumise and Rankwane (Detroit), Gugu Gabuza, Mokoma, Mervis Mkhize and Selepe (Falcons), Roxan Barker and Silindile Ngubane (Durban Ladies), Andisiwe Ndesi (City Lads) and Lesego Mogotsi (Halellujah Zebra Force).
Detroit, Falcon and Roses' players dominated the list with 10 of the 15 players.