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Roxanne Barker of South Africa bumps off the challenge of China's Shanshan Wang. Picture: Roger Sedres/Gallo Images
Roxanne Barker of South Africa bumps off the challenge of China's Shanshan Wang. Picture: Roger Sedres/Gallo Images

Banyana Banyana’s star players Roxanne Barker and Noko Matlou have apologised to the nation for their poor display against China at the Rio Olympics.

Banyana lost their Group E match 2-0 against a Chinese team that were crushed 3-0 by host nation Brazil in the first game.

Despite being drawn in a tough group, Banyana Banyana were still expected to put up a fight.

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