Ellis Proud Of Banyana Banyana AWCON Showing Despite Final Defeat To Nigeria


Banyana Banyana of South   Africa head coach,  Desiree Ellis is proud of her team’s performance at the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations despite their failure to win the title, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

The South Africans lost 4-3 on penalties to defending champions,  Nigeria in the final of the competition at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday.

Both teams cancelled out  each other for 120 minutes with Asisat Oshoala missing a penalty for Nigeria in the 74th minute.

It was a bitter end to a competition that started with so much promise following a 1- 0 win against the Nigerian ladies in their first game.

But Ellis insists the entire nation can be proud of the team’s performance in the competition which saw them pick a Word Cup ticket for the first time.

“First of all I will like to congratulate Nigeria for winning the AWCON for a record nine times. They have been a power house of…

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