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Banyana arrives for Falcons on Thursday

The Senior Women’s Team of South Africa, Banyana Banyana, will arrive in Lagos on Thursday for Saturday’s prestigious international friendly match against the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

The first of the two-leg friendly took place in Rustenburg on Sunday, June 3 with the two teams stalemating at 1-1. The Super Falcons’ goal was scored by veteran Stella Mbachu.

At the weekend, the Falcons pounded Mighty Warriors of Zimbabwe 4-0 to qualify for this year’s African Women Championship finals, on a 6-0 aggregate.

Banyana also completed a home-and-away battering of Zambia, winning 2-1 after hitting their opponents 4-1 away in Lusaka. Both teams are at the top of the African women football tree. However, the Falcons have never lost to the Banyana in any match, competitive or international.

NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, Chairman of Technical Sub-Committee, Barrister Chris Green, Chairman of Nigeria Women’s League, Chief (Mrs) Dilichukwu Onyedinma and NFF General Secretary, Barrister Musa Amadu are among dignitaries who will be at Saturday’s match.

The Banyana Banyana will return to South Africa aboard South African Airways flight immediately after the match on Saturday.



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