Banyana Banyana


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Banyana Banyana

(bəˈnjɑːnə bəˈnjɑːnə)
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(Soccer) the South Africa women's national soccer team
[C20: from Nguni banyana the girls]
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Despite accommodation challenges of moving from one hotel to another, that did not dampen the spirit of Botswana senior women national team to boot out Banyana Banyana in an Olympic qualifier game played at Orlando Stadium on Tuesday.
Banyana Banyana's first finals appearance is unlikely to go further than the group stage after Li Ying's firsthalf goal all but ended their chances of progression.
South Africa's women's football team Banyana Banyana will for the first time earn the same amount of bonuses as the men's team when they take part in the Fifa World Cup from June 7.
She secured qualification for the "Banyana Banyana" by guiding them to victory over Mali in the semifinals of last year's Women's Africa Cup of Nations.
Although Nigeria's unexpected loss to the Banyana Banyana was only its second defeat by that country in more than two decades, it triggered fears among Nigerians that perhaps the women's team was no longer the supreme force of yore.
He showed me the way," says Anyango who is the club top scorer with 30 goals to her credit.Anyango who is a great admirer of South Africa national women football team, Banyana Banyana, aspires to play professional football in future.
Ghana's Black Queens earned a well-deserved draw against the Falcons during the group stages and South Africa's Banyana Banyana ("The Girls") put up stiff resistance in the semi-finals, even though they succumbed to Nigeria's wealth of experience.
The Banyana Banyana star was an out lesbian and LGBT community activist in her home, the township of KwaThema, on the outskirts of Springs, a city of 200,000 in Gauteng Province.
Also a prominent sports figure, Simelane had been a member of the South Africa national women's soccer team, Banyana Banyana. She was the first woman in KwaThema, her hometown, to publicly self-identify as a lesbian.
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- South Africa's national women's football team, Banyana Banyana, caused a major upset by beating tournament favourites