WAFCON 2022: Super Falcons, Banyana Rekindle Rivalry In Rabat

July 4, 2022
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The Super Falcons and Banyana Banyana will clash in the highly anticipated Group C encounter at the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations on Monday (today).

The game will hold at the Prince Heritier Moulay El Hassan Stadium, Rabat.

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The Super Falcons defeated the Banyana Banyana 4-3 on penalties in the final of the competition four years ago in Ghana.

South Africa have however had the upper hand in recent outings between both teams.

Banyana Banyana have won two and lost one.

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Banyana head coach, Desiree Ellis emphasized the importance of getting a good result in the opening game of the competition.

“The first game of the tournament is always the biggest game and this makes it even better because it’s against defending champions Nigeria and because it is Nigeria, the game is bigger than what it is supposed to be,” Ellis told a press conference ahead of the game.

“We want to start well and we know it is going to be a tough encounter. They are not Champions for nothing,” she added.

“They have been consistent over the years and that is one area that we need to improve on; to be consistent in our performances and be classified amongst the best.

“It’s all about the three points at the moment and getting the tournament to a good start,” added Ellis.

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