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South African football has lost a feminist in Anele Ngcongca

The Bafana Bafana defender valued women who loved sport

The rise of SA players abroad is good for Banyana

The growing list of professional women footballers plying their trade at overseas clubs could be the missing piece the side needs to conquer the continent after five failed attempts.

Q&A Sessions: ‘Each generation must open doors for the next’ — Desiree Ellis

Desiree Ellis has a deep understanding of the development of women’s football in South Africa. The Banyana Banyana head coach talks to Luke Feltham about how the women’s game has changed over her 40-year career

Sport audit 2019: How SA’s national football teams performed

Banyana have failed to live up to expectations, while Bafana might just be finally coming good

Banyana: No choice but to build again

Failing to progress to the next stage of Olympic qualifying has put a dent in the growth of women’s football in the country

Effervescent, bright young light at the end of our tunnel

Noxolo Cesane's rise to Banyana Banyana has been incredible, and she is only going to keep improving

A women’s league will not solve all Banyana’s problems

The national team’s shortcomings in international competition stem from more than having no domestic league

Banyana get back up to build

The Cosafa Championship served as a route to success for South Africa in 2018 and they should attempt to utilise it in the same fashion this year

Pragmatic Netherlands look to scupper US juggernaut in Women’s World Cup final

The US team’s experience and nous will always be favoured on the biggest stage of all

Beware the group of death

From the powerful Germans to the sanguine Spanish, here’s everything you need to know about South Africa’s World Cup opponents

What should we expect from Banyana at the first World Cup?

Should we temper our expectations as Banyana Banyana enter their first World Cup?

It’s Banyana’s D-day landing

In Normandy, the team have one last chance to warm themselves up for the Women’s World Cup

Banyana running out of chances

Still without a win in 2019, the team has very little time to prepare for the World Cup

Mthandi’s waiting in the wings

The young striker can play forward or run the flanks, and has the World Cup firmly in her sights

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