Banyana goal to win WAFCON


The target is obvious for Banyana Banyana going into the Caf Girls’s Africa Cup of countries (Wafcon), which is to carry the trophy.

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The competitors can be performed in Morocco between 2 and 23 July.

With the match now expanded to 12 groups from eight, Banyana striker Thembi Kgatlana is aware of that issues are going to be a bit completely different on the highway to the ultimate. And most significantly, there can be nice expectations from the South African senior nationwide ladies’s workforce after the facet misplaced out to Nigeria on penalties within the last over the past match held in Ghana in 2018.

And with that in thoughts, Kgatlana, who was named Participant of the Match and walked away with the highest scorer accolade in Ghana, says going into the continental match makes her excited and the intention is to win the WAFCON.

“There are two issues that we need to obtain as a workforce. The primary aim is to qualify for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand and the second is successful the match,” mentioned the Banyana striker, who performs her membership soccer for Spanish facet Atletico Madrid women workforce.

“I do know the expectations are excessive due to the best way I carried out within the final version of the WAFCON. So, going into this one, it simply brings a whole lot of pleasure and recollections for me. However, one factor that I’m taking a look at bringing on this match is to be a workforce participant. And once more, the match goes to be longer now with the quarter-finals. We’re going to want contemporary legs each time and the coaches will have the ability to relaxation me or every other participant through the match.”

Kgatlana and her Banyana teammates will as soon as be carrying the hopes of the nation because the workforce appears to be like to win the ladies’s Afcon for the very first time of their historical past.

Banyana, who arrived in Morocco on Wednesday, are in Group C with Nigeria, Burundi and Botswana

Their first match of teh match is in opposition to Nigeria on 4 July 4.


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