Ellis on Olympic qualifiers: 'This is our lowest low'

2019-09-04 11:04

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis described the loss to Botswana as "our lowest low" after being eliminated from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers.

Ellis on Banyana victory: 'I challenged them to break the record'

2019-08-01 09:36

Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis revealed that she urged her players at half-time to break the previous long-standing record.

Ellis laments missed chances as Banyana suffer another loss

2019-06-14 10:15

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis lamented her side’s lack of goalscoring as their Achilles heel in a Group B defeat to China.

This is it, the moment is here - Desiree Ellis

2019-06-07 11:16

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis says the moment has arrived for her and her troops as they compete in their maiden World Cup tournament.

Banyana hammered by Norway in final WC warm-up game

2019-06-03 08:44

Banyana Banyana went down 7-2 in an international friendly match against Norway on Sunday at Stade Moulonguet in Amiens, France.

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 draw in opening 2020 Olympic qualifier

2019-08-31 07:13

Banyana Banyana played to a 0-0 draw against Botswana on Friday night at the National Stadium in Gaborone in the first leg of their first 2020 Olympic qualifier.

Banyana players need top level football to close gap to top sides - coach

2019-06-18 09:06

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis says she is proud of her charges despite failing to proceed to the last 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Ellis praises Banyana players despite defeat to Spain

2019-06-10 08:33

Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis said she is proud of her players despite being defeated by Spain in their opening World Cup Group B clash.

Banyana seek redemption in World Cup after woeful build-up

2019-06-07 07:28

Banyana Banyana make their Women's World Cup debut against Spain in the French port city of Le Havre having failed to win in 10 matches since qualifying.

Final squad lists for FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 announced

2019-05-27 15:21

With less than two weeks until the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, the final squad lists for the 24 participating teams have now been announced.

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.

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