They are expected to leave for Brazzaville, Congo on Wednesday, 2 September.
“As an Association, we would like to wish the team all the best in the upcoming All Africa Games. Banyana Banyana has done well over the years in the tournament getting to the final on two occasions – 2003 and 2007- while finishing fourth in the last edition in 2011. We are confident with the recent positive results, the team will do well and come back victorious from Brazzaville. We urge all the South Africans to be behind the team,” said SAFA CEO Dennis Mumble.
His sentiments were echoed by the team sponsors, Sasol.
“We are delighted to continue our association with SAFA. As a proudly South African company we remain committed to the development of women through sport and are particularly proud of Banyana Banyana’s participation in the All Africa Games. We want to congratulate all the players who have been selected to represent the country and we wish them all the best. As Sasol, we are behind the team and believe it will make South Africa proud,” said Maurice Radebe, Sasol Group Executive Committee member.