12 January 2019 – Head coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana returned triumphant from Dakar, Senegal where she made history by becoming the first South African to win the 2018 CAF Women’s National Team Coach of the Year following a successful year for Banyana Banyana where they, amongst other achievements, qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup scheduled for France in June this year. Ellis also talks about Thembi Kgatlana, who came back with two trophies – the 2018 CAF Goal of the Year and CAF Woman Player of the Year. Banyana Banyana are in Cape Town to face the Netherlands and Sweden in international friendly matches, kickstarting their preparations for the World Cup.