21 November 2018 – Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana go into battle in their second match of the 2018 Women’s AFCON where they will take on Equatorial Guinea tonight (Wednesday, 21 November 2018) at the Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana.
Kickoff is at 18h30 local time (20h30 SA Time).
South Africa won their first match 1-0 against Nigeria, the defending champions, and many expect them to cruise to victory over their opponents who lost 5-0 to Zambia. But Banyana Banyana forward, Leandra Smeda has warned against complacency, saying they have to play with the same motivation as they did against the Super Falcons. In their last meeting, Desiree Ellis’ charges defeated Equatorial Guinea 1-0 away under former coach Vera Pauw, to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Here is what Smeda had to say: