International Friendly Match Report: Brazil Gives Banyana Banyana Another Footballing Lesson

International Friendly Match Report: Brazil Gives Banyana Banyana Another Footballing Lesson

  • South Africa continued to receive footballing lessons from Brazil in the second international friendly
  • La Seleccao hammered Banyana Banyana 6-0 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban
  • This was after the visitors saw off their hosts 3-0 last Friday at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto

Banyana Banyana now knows the difficulty of the task at hand ahead of them if they want a good showing at next year's FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The African champions were subjected to a 6-0 loss by their South American counterparts at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Monday night in front of a sparse crowd.

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Brazil overwhelmed South Africa 6-0. Image source: @SelecaoFeminina.
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The visitors' goals came through Adriana, Debora Cristiane de Oliveira (2), Beatriz Zaneratto Joao, Duda Francelino and Kathelle Sousa in the rout. This followed the comfortable 3-0 victory for the Brazilians at Orlando Stadium in Soweto last Friday.

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Coach Desiree Ellis had admitted before the visitors' tour of South Africa that the only way her charges would improve was to play the very best teams, something that the South African Football Association has obliged.

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After this series, she and the team will know where they stand, being ranked 54th on the planet in comparison to the ninth place that Brazil occupies,

Angola humiliates Bafana Bafana in CHAN qualifier, knocks them out

South Africa crashed out of qualifiers for the 2022 African Nations Championship to be hosted in Algeria.

As reported by Sports Brief, Bafana Bafana was hammered 4-1 by Angola in the second leg encounter that was held at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto. This ensured a 6-1 aggregate victory for the Palanca Negras, who won 2-0 in the first leg last weekend.

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South Africa has failed to qualify for the tournament since the 2014 edition, which the country hosted and was knocked out in the group stages. This was also the first time a senior Angolan national team - men and women - registered a victory in South Africa.

There'll be much food for thought for coach Hugo Broos who was in the stands while stand-in coach Helman Mkhalele took on his responsibility.

Source: Sports Brief News