Cabinet congratulates Banyana Banyana

Friday, September 29, 2017

Cabinet has congratulated Banyana Banyana on winning the 2017 COSAFA Women's Championship after they triumphed 2-1 in the final against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo.

“Banyana Banyana carries the South African flag with pride and their performances continue to inspire other young and talented South Africans to excel,” said Cabinet on Friday.

Earlier this week, Sport and Recreation Minister Thulas Nxesi congratulated the team for being crowned the 2017 COSAFA Women's Champions.

"I take this opportunity to congratulate SAFA for this recent national team achievement and most importantly, the current Banyana coach Desiree Ellis. She once more stands out as the champion of patriotism by becoming the first individual to win the COSAFA Women's Championship as both a player and a coach,” Minister Nxesi said. – SAnews.gov.za

 

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