The South African Football Association (SAFA) is hoping to take advantage of the world’s football mother body, FIFA’s women’s football strategy by enhancing the commercial side of the National Women’s League.
Grassroots football in Grassroots football in Zambia will benefit immensely after the staging of the 2018 Cosafa under 20 Championship which concludes on the 14th of this month.
Interest in women’s football has been growing steadily, especially since the international success of the national team, Banyana Banyana.
The South African women’s football team has secured top spot in Group A of the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) Women’s Championship in Port Elizabeth.
It will be a special day for Banyana Banyana mid-fielder, Mamello Makhabane, when she takes the field against Madagascar in the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) Women’s Championship match in Port Elizabeth on Monday.
Banyana Banyana successfully defended their Council of Southern Africa Football Associations Women’s Championship crown with a two-one win over Cameroon at the Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
The Limpopo provincial government, together with the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) and South African Football Association, will officially launch the upcoming 2018 Cosafa cup in Polokwane.
South Africa have established themselves as another dominant side in the COSAFA under-20 tournament.
Amajita, who are the defending champions, also led 5-0 at the break. South Africa’s next match is against Eswatini on Saturday.
South Africa has not had it easy in this tournament; they were pitted with one of the toughest teams in Group B and now have made it to the semi-finals.