Banyana retain Cosafa Championship title in epic final

Banyana Banyana has won the 2018 Cosafa Women’s Championship crown after defeating Cameroon at the Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

South Africa claimed their fifth title with a  2-1  victory on Saturday.

Midfielder Refiloe Jane scored the opener for Desiree Ellis’ charges just before half-time. However, Cameroon’s Edith Ngo Mbeleck equalised in the 66th minute.

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It wasn’t over for the reigning champions, as Jane completed a brace in stoppage time to seal victory for South Africa.

Banyana Banyana has won all their five matches — defeated Madagascar 2-1, beat Botswana 1-0, walloped Malawi 6-0, brushed aside Uganda 2-0 and now defeating Cameroon in a thrilling final.

They have scored 13 goals and conceded only two. — Sport24

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