Women Football Banyana Banyana rectified errors to beat Senegal in second attempt – Ellis

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis has revealed why they managed to dominate Senegal in their 2-0 victory of the second international friendly played on Tuesday after in Thies, Senegal.

Banyana opened the scoring with a beautiful free kick by Amogelang Motau in the 13th minute of the match. Noxolo Cesane doubled the Sasol sponsored teams lead in the 43rd minutes.

Ellis had made changes at halftime as she brought in Linda Motlhalo for Kholosa Biyana and Sibulele Holweni for Amogelang Motau at halftime, while Senegal also made four changes to try and change the shape of the game.

“We played to our strengths today after looking at our errors in the first match, and that is how we managed to dominate the entire match,” said Ellis as quoted by SAFA website.

“We are happy with the performance we saw today and will continue to build on it.”


Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with en.Africatopsports.com.

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