Ellis: 'Banyana improving despite defeat to USA'

2019-05-13 09:03

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis says she is satisfied with the preparations of her side despite a defeat to the USA Women's National Team.

Banyana Banyana add Norway to their WC preparations

2019-05-03 08:13

Banyana Banyana will conclude their 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup preparations with a clash against Norway.

LISTEN: Lessons learnt at the Cyprus Cup, says Ellis

2019-03-07 10:39

Desiree Ellis says a lot of lessons have been learnt at the 2019 Cyprus Women’s Cup as they prepare for the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Banyana Banyana duo invited to SONA

2019-02-05 11:26

Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis and forward Thembi Kgatlana have been invited to the 2019 State of the Nation Address.

Sweden honoured to face World Cup bound Banyana Banyana

2019-01-16 09:20

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis is elated to be facing two top European teams as her side begin preparations for the Women's World Cup.

Banyana duo, Onyango make shortlist for CAF awards

2018-12-14 13:58

Banyana Banyana head coach, Desiree Ellis and captain, Janine Van Wyk have been shortlisted alongside Denis Onyango for the 2018 CAF awards.

World Cup draw pots confirmed in latest women’s rankings

2018-12-07 11:56

The final FIFA Women's World Cup qualifiers have made their mark on the Women's Ranking ahead of Saturday's France 2019 draw.

Desiree Ellis chats to Sport24

2018-12-07 09:54

In an exclusive interview, Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis talks about the team’s success at AWCON and qualifying for the SWC.

Nigeria FA congratulates SAFA on good sportsmanship

2018-12-03 11:43

The NFF have congratulated SAFA on true sportsmanship following a congratulatory letter sent to Nigeria after the Super Falcons clinched the 2018 AFCON.

History beckons for Ellis and Banyana Banyana

2018-11-27 11:31

Banyana Banyana are just 90 minutes away from reaching their dream of qualifying for a spot in the Women's FIFA World Cup.


USA down Banyana Banyana in Women's World Cup tune-up

2019-05-13 06:59

Samantha Mewis scored once in each half and Carli Lloyd added a late goal as the United States dominated Banyana Banyana in a Women's World Cup tune-up.

SA among record number to bid for Women's World Cup 2023

2019-04-17 12:34

Alongside a record number of member associations, South Africa has moved forward with the bidding process for the 2023 Women's World Cup.

Banyana finish 10th in Cyprus Cup after defeat to Finland

2019-03-06 13:09

Banyana Banyana finished 10th at the Cyprus Cup after suffering a 3-0 defeat to Finland in their 9th/10th playoff clash in Paralimni.

Banyana Banyana go down to the Netherlands

2019-01-21 08:04

Two first half goals by the Netherlands were enough for see them beat Banyana Banyana in the inaugural Winnie Mandela International Challenge.

Desiree Ellis wins CAF Women's Coach of the Year

2019-01-09 07:06

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis, has been named the CAF Women’s National Team Coach of the Year for 2018.

Site inspection was a real eye-opener - Ellis

2018-12-11 08:55

Shortly after the draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Desiree Ellis went on a site inspection to check out where her squad will be based.

France set for women's World Cup draw

2018-12-07 11:00

With just six months to go anticipation is growing ahead of the 2019 women's World Cup as the French capital prepares to host the draw for the finals.

Ellis jets off to 2019 Women's World Cup draw

2018-12-07 08:27

Banyana Banyana will know the identity of their opponents at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup with the draw est to take place on Saturday.

Ellis rewrites history books as Banyana qualifies for World Cup

2018-11-28 11:26

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis has entered the history books by being the first coach to lead Banyana Banyana to a FIFA World Cup.

Banyana Banyana thrash Equatorial Guinea in 2018 Women’s AFCON

2018-11-22 07:41

Banyana Banyana shot to the top of Group B of the 2018 Women’s AFCON after a magnificent victory over Equatorial Guinea.

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