Champions of Africa
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟮𝟴 𝗔𝘂𝗴𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮.
Since her playing days, Desiree Ellis had always dreamt of lifting the coveted Women’s Africa Cup of Nations with Banyana Banyana. But for years, the women’s national football side was a team largely ignored and unsupported. Later appointed the national women’s coach, Ellis kept trying until years of dedication and perseverance culminated in one spectacular night in July when Banyana Banyana finally were crowned the Champions of Africa! Now, the women’s game is gaining momentum the world over, evidenced by the record-breaking crowds at the recent European Championships in England. Could our African triumph herald a new dawn for women’s football in South Africa?
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